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David’s Ephod
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ephod
Ephod (אֵפֹד‎, ephod). A garment worn by priests, especially one of the sacred vestments of the high priest.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ephod (Object)
EPHOD (OBJECT) [Heb ʾēpôd (אֵפֹוד)]. An item of priestly apparel. As a noun it appears 49 times in the Hebrew Bible, and it occurs once as a denominative verb (Lev 8:7). In three more instances (Exod 28:8; 39:5; Isa 30:22), a slightly different form of the word is used to accommodate a suffix. Since
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ephod
Ephod. Upper garment worn during religious services associated with the tabernacle or temple. “Ephod” generally referred to the ornamented vest that the high priest wore over a blue robe (Ex 28:31). Included with the ephod were the Urim and Thummim, the sacred lots. Sometimes “ephod” meant the complete
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ephod
Ephod ēʹfod, eʹfod [Heb. ʾēp̱ôḏ, ʾēp̱ōḏ, (Ex. 28:8; 39:5; Isa. 30:22); Akk. epadu, epattum; Ugar. ipd]. The name of a kind of garment, especially of the high priest, and perhaps of other coverings.The references to the high priest’s ephod in Ex. 28:4–40; 35:27; 39:2–30 describe a sleeveless
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ephod (Garment)
EPHOD (Garment) Upper garment worn during religious services associated with the tabernacle or temple. “Ephod” generally referred to the ornamented vest that the high priest wore over a blue robe (Ex 28:31). Included with the ephod were the Urim and Thummim, the sacred lots. Sometimes “ephod” meant the
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ephod
EphodEPHOD1. Father of Hanniel, a Manassite leader who helped direct the distribution of W Jordanian Canaan among the occupying tribes (Num 34:23).2. A sleeveless shoulder vestment worn by the high priest over other garments (Ex 28:28–29; 35:27; 39:2–21; Lev 8:7). See Dress. In color it was gold,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ephod
Ephod (Heb. ʾēp̱ōḏ)An ornate, sleeveless outer garment worn by the Israelite high priest. Exod. 28:6–10 describes the ephod as a garment made of fine, twisted linen decorated with gold, blue, purple, and scarlet material. Two shoulder pieces and a woven belt made of the same materials complete the
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ephod (Object)
EPHOD [ēˊfŏd] (Heb. ˒ēpōḏ, ˒ēpôḏ, from ˒pd “put [or pull] on”) (OBJECT).† An article of clothing worn primarily by the Israelite high priest; elsewhere it appears to be an image or some such solid object as well as an object used in divination.According to Exod. 28:5ff. (cf. 39:2ff.) the
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Ephod
EPHOD A special garment worn only by the high priest, although the exact nature of the ephod remains uncertain. The ephod worn by Aaron is described in detail in Exod 28:6–9 and 39:2–4; it was similar in shape to the chasuble and made of gold, violet, purple, and scarlet, with two onyxes on the shoulders
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
ephod
ephod. An ancient Israelite liturgical vestment of linen and beaten gold, most probably in the form of a waist-cloth with shoulder-straps. It is described in Ex. 28:6–12 and 39:2–5. It was worn apparently only by the high priest, but a similar garment entirely of linen was worn by other persons, as by
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ephod
Ephod, a sacred vestment originally appropriate to the high priest. Ex. 28:4.
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