Ephod sentence example

ephod
  • 41, Sept.), which could only be drawn where there was an " ephod " and a priest (I Sam.
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  • This same narrative dwells upon the graven images, ephod and teraphim, as forming the apparatus of religious ceremonial in Micah's household.
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  • For the prophet's function became in an increasing degree a function of mind, and not merely of traditional routine or mechanical technique, like that of the diviner with his arrows or his lots which he cast in the presence of the ephod or plated Yahweh image.
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  • In addition to a tunic (kuttoneth) and a seamless mantle or robe (meil), he wore the breastplate (hoshen), the ephod, and a rich outer girdle.
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  • 5.; Goliath's sword lying behind the "ephod " or plated image at Nob, I Sam.
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  • In the divided state of the nation, indeed, this sanctuary was hardly visited from beyond Mt Ephraim; and every man or tribe that cared to provide the necessary apparatus (ephod, teraphim, &c.) and hire a priest might have a temple and oracle of his own at which to consult Jehovah (Judges xvii., xviii.); but there was hardly another sanctuary of equal dignity.
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  • 1 But from other passages it seems that the ephod had been a familiar object whose use was by no means so restricted.
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  • 2 Nevertheless, while the propheticral teaching came to regard the ephod as contrary to the true worship of Yahweh, the priestly doctrine of the post-exilic age (when worship was withdrawn from the community at large to the recognized priesthood of Jerusalem) has retained it along with other remains of earlier usage, legalizing it, as it were, by confining it exclusively to the Aaronites.
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  • An intricate historical problem is involved at the outset in the famous ephod, which the priest Abiathar brought in his hand when he fled to David after the massacre of the priests of Nob.
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  • For the form of the earlier ephod the classic passage is 2 Sam.
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  • 14, where David girt in (or with) a linen ephod dances before the ark at its entry into Jerusalem and incurs the unqualified contempt of his wife Michal, the daughter of Saul.
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  • The favourite view that the ephod was also an image rests partly upon 1 Sam.
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  • 9, where Goliath's sword is wrapped in a cloth in the sanctuary of Nob behind the ephod.
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  • 27, Gideon made an ephod of gold, about 70 lb in weight, and "put" it in Ophrah.
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  • For example, the ephod, an object of divination, is still retained, but it is now restricted to the high-priest; and his position as head of a theocratic state, and his ceremonial dress with its heathenish associations presuppose a past monarchy.
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  • 36 (Greek text) is that this method of casting the sacred lot was closely connected with divination by the ephod, and was the prerogative of the priests.
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  • Here it is stated that they are kept in a square pouch which is worn upon the high priest's breast ("the breastplate of judgment"), and attached to the ephod.
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  • Thus the association of the Urim and Thummim with the ephod, which appears in the oldest narratives, is retained in the Priestly Code (P).
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  • 9), which is followed by their massacre, the flight of Abiathar (xxii.), and the transference of the sacred ephod to David (xxiii.
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  • So he made an ephod, which is a priestly garment, and he consecrated his own son to be a priest.
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  • It was curiously wrought with gold and purple, and fastened to the ephod with chains of gold.
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  • Relying upon the known custom of performing certain observances in a practically, or even entirely, nude condition, it seems plausible to infer that the ephod was a scanty wrapping, perhaps a loincloth, and this view has found weighty support.
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  • (See Ephod; Gideon.) Chapter ix.
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  • 6).8 Here, however, the emphasis laid upon the ephod brought by Abiathar, the survivor of the house of Eli (cf.
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