Definition of ephod in English:

ephod

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Pronunciation: /ˈiːfɒd
 
, ˈɛfɒd
 
/

noun

  • (In ancient Israel) a sleeveless garment worn by Jewish priests.
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    • Samuel is portrayed as an excellent servant who ‘was ministering before the Lord, a boy wearing a linen ephod’.
    • Like the jewels in the ephod and the breastplate, we are precious in the eyes of God the Father and of God the Son.
    • And Doeg the Edomite turned, and he fell upon the priests, and slew on that day fourscore and five persons that did wear a linen ephod.

Origin

late Middle English: from Hebrew 'ēp̱ōḏ.

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