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In those ancient times, shoes such as ours, were not in use; and the foot was protected only with sandals or soles, fastened round the foot with straps. It was, therefore, not only necessary from motives of cleanliness, but also a very great refreshment, in so hot a country, to get the feet washed at the end of a day's journey; and this is the first thing that Abraham proposes.
pohon(TB)/kayu(TL) <06086> [tree.]
Rest in the shade was the second requisite for the refreshment of a weary traveller.