Ephod meaning

ĕfŏd, ēfŏd
A vestment worn by ancient Hebrew priests.
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A richly embroidered outer vestment worn by Jewish priests in ancient times: Ex. 28:28
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(biblical, Judaism) A priestly apron, or breastplate, described in the Bible in Exodus 28: vi - xxx, which only the chief priest of ancient Israel was allowed to wear.
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Origin of ephod

  • Middle English from Late Latin from Hebrew 'ēpôd ℵpd in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Classical Hebrew.

    From Wiktionary