Origin of ephodMiddle English from Ecclesiastical Late Latin from Classical Hebrew (language) efod from afad, to put on
A vestment worn by ancient Hebrew priests.
Origin of ephodMiddle English from Late Latin from Hebrew 'ēpôd ℵpd
From Classical Hebrew.
- 41, Sept.), which could only be drawn where there was an " ephod " and a priest (I Sam.
- By means of this passage we are, as Ginzberg has shown, able to correct the corrupt reading " the holy Ephod " (vi.
- In the days of Saul and David) it was the priest with the ephod or image of Yahweh who gave answers to those who consulted him.
- This same narrative dwells upon the graven images, ephod and teraphim, as forming the apparatus of religious ceremonial in Micah's household.
- 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.