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Definition of "ephod" [eph•od]

  • A vestment worn by ancient Hebrew priests. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ephod" in a sentence
  • "Pentateuch, but to be a priest, -- for in his ministry he wears the linen ephod, the _ephod bad_, and even the pallium (1Samuel ii."
  • "And the curious girdle of the ephod, which is upon it, shall be of the same, according to the work thereof; even of gold, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen."
  • "And the ends of the chains themselves, thou shalt join together with two hooks, on both sides of the ephod, which is towards the rational."