the thong or fastening by which the sandal was attached to the foot. It occurs int he proverbial expression in ( Genesis 14:23 ) and is there used to denote something trivial or worthless. Another semi-proverbial expression in ( Luke 3:16 ) points to the fact that the office of bearing and unfastening the shoes of great personages fell to the meanest slaves.
Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Lachet,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".