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Hem of garment

Hem of garment.

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 15:38 Numbers 15:39 ) which gave a symbolical meaning to it. [See DRESS]


Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Hem of garment'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.