Mentioned only in Mark 6:9 and Acts 12:8 . The sandal was simply a sole, made of wood or palm-bark, fastened to the foot by leathern straps. Sandals were also made of seal-skin (Ezek. 16:10 ; lit. tahash, "leather;" A.V., "badger's skin;" RSV, "sealskin," or marg., "porpoise-skin"). (See SHOE .)
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Sandals". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".