The importance which the later Jews, especially the Pharisees, ( Matthew 23:5 ) attached to the hem or fringe of their garments was founded upon the regulation in ( Numbers 15:38Numbers 15:39 ) which gave a symbolical meaning to it. [See DRESS]
Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Hem of garment'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.