Part of speech: noun

A Jewish priestly vestment.

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Usage examples "ephod":

  1. That the Ephod was used for discovering the divine will, is seen from 1 Sam. - "Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1", Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg.
  2. They had girt me about with a linen ephod, and had hoped to leave me there; 'as long as he liveth, ' they had said, 'he shall be lent unto the Lord. - "Father and Son", Edmund Gosse.
  3. He put on his surplice with the conviction that in that white ephod the truest embodiment of Christian purity was brought within sight of the darkened world. - "The Perpetual Curate", Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant.