High Priest’s Turban
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
High Priest
High Priest The chief or head priest at a location of worship. In the Bible, this most commonly refers to the high priest of Yahweh in ancient Israelite worship.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Mitre. kjv translation for turban, a kind of headdress worn by the high priest of Israel, in Exodus 28:4.See Priests and Levites.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Priest, High
Priest, High [Heb. hakkōhēn haggāḏōl—‘the great priest’; Gk. archiereús]; CHIEF PRIEST [Heb. hakkōhēn hārōʾš—‘the head priest’; Gk. archiereús]. I. Background II. Dress III. Origin and Importance IV. Responsibilities V. Postexilic Development VI. Greco-Roman Period
Turban [Heb. miṣnep̱eṯ, also ṣānîp̱, (Isa. 3:23), peʾēr (Ezk. 24:17, 23; 44:18), teḇûlîm (Ezk. 23:15)]; AV MITRE, TIRE, BONNET, DIADEM (Job 29:14; Ezk. 21:26), HOODS (Isa. 3:23), “dyed attire” (Ezk. 23:15); NEB also DIADEM (Ezk. 21:26).The OT mentions a variety of headgear. The high priest
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
MITRE* kjv translation for turban, a kind of headdress, worn by the high priest of Israel, in Exodus 28:4. See Priests and Levites.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
turban, a cloth draped, wrapped, or wound around the head to give protection or distinctive appearance. The turban functioned as a priestly garment (Exod. 28:4, 37, 39; 29:6; 39:28, 31; Lev. 8:9; 16:4) for Aaron and carried the golden plaque inscribed “Holy to the Lord” (Exod. 28:36–37). Job saw his
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
HOOD. The Heb. term ṣānı̂p appears in the KJV as “hoods” (Isa 3:23), and “mitre” (Zech 3:5). The RSV renders the term “turban” in both instances, which is correct as the term means “something wrapped around.” See Dress.
MITRE. A head covering or turban of linen, made for the high priest (except in Ezk 21:26 where the word translated “diadem” in KJV and “turban” in RSV refers to the headpiece worn by the prince of Israel). The mitre was worn by the high priest on the Day of Atonement (Lev 16:4).See Turban; High Priest,
Priest, High
PRIEST, HIGH. In Israel, as in many other states with historical priestly religions, a hierarchical system of graduated powers and responsibilities existed with a chief or high priest at the head of the organization. For over a millennium before Moses, each of the larger temples and religious centers
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
MITRE (av; Heb. miṣnep̱eṯ). One of the high priest’s holy garments. From the use of the Heb. verb in Is. 22:18 it is thought to have been a kind of turban (rsv) wound round the head. It is described in Ex. 28:4, 36–39. On it was worn ‘the plate of the holy crown’ engraved ‘Holy to the Lord’ (Ex. 39:28,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
High Priest
High PriestThe primary official of the Israelite cultus. According to the Torah, the office of high priest goes back to the Sinaitic revelation. From Aaron, an uninterrupted hereditary chain of high priests links the portable tabernacle of the wilderness to the Second Temple in Jerusalem (Num. 25:10–13).
TurbanA headdress made of cloth and wound around the head. Heb. pĕʾēr is a term for headgear in general, including ceremonial garlands (Isa. 3:20; 61:3, 10); it is used once for the high priest’s linen turban (Ezek. 44:18). Removal of one’s head covering was a normal part of mourning practices (cf.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
High Priest
High Priest (Heb. hākkōhēn hāggādōl “the great priest,” hākkōhēn hāmmāšiaḥ “the anointed priest”).† The Old Testament mediator between Yahweh and the people of Israel who, in addition to performing sacrifices and rituals like other priests, acted to expiate the sins of the nation on
Turban. †A headdress made of cloth and wound around the head. Heb. pe˒ēr is a term for headgear in general, including ceremonial garlands (Isa. 3:20; 61:3, 10; KJV “ornaments,” “beauty”; JB “wreath”); it is used once for the high priest’s linen turban (Ezek. 44:18). Removal of one’s head covering
Dictionary of New Testament Background
Priests, Jewish
PRIESTS AND PRIESTHOOD, JEWISHThis entry deals with the traditional view of the priesthood as it emerges from ancient biblical commentaries and age-old tradition. These sources illuminate our understanding of the NT.1. Descent and Duties of the Priests2. The High Priest3. New Testament and Talmudic
Dictionary of the Later New Testament & Its Developments
Priest, High Priest
Priest, High PriestIn the later NT writings the word priest (hiereus) occurs three times in Acts, fourteen times in Hebrews and three times in Revelation. In Acts it is used in a straightforward way during Luke’s historical account, twice to refer to the Jerusalem priests (Acts 4:1; 6:7) and once to
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
High Priest
High Priest. In the OT the head of the *Levitical priesthood whose institution and vestments are described in Exod. 28. Acc. to this account (usually assigned to *P), *Aaron, the brother of *Moses, was appointed the first high priest by Yahweh. The chief function of the high priest was the superintendence
mitre (Gk. μίτρα, ‘turban’). The liturgical head-dress and part of the insignia of a bishop. In the E. Church it takes the form of crown, decorated with medallions in enamel or embroidery; it is apparently derived from the crown of the Byzantine Emperors, and was not worn by bishops until after the
tiara, extra-liturgical Papal headdress. First mentioned in the ‘Vita’ of Pope Constantine (708–15), it was in its original form a kind of white Phrygian cap, called ‘camelaucum’, worn as a sign of the Papal prerogative. Not later than the 11th cent. a coronet was placed round its lower rim, to which
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