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a girdle of, worn by Elijah (2 Kings 1:8) and John the Baptist (Matt. 3:4)

Leather was employed both for clothing (Num. 31:20; Hebrews 11:37) and for writing upon.

The trade of a tanner is mentioned (Acts 9:43; 10:6, 32). It was possibly learned in Egypt.