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Noun: ephod  'e,fód
  1. A part of the sacerdotal habit among Jews, being a covering for the back and breast, held together on the shoulders by two clasps or brooches of onyx stones set in gold, and fastened by a girdle of the same stuff as the ephod. The ephod for the priests was of plain linen; that for the high priest was richly embroidered in colours. The breastplate of the high priest was worn upon the ephod in front

Derived forms: ephods

Encyclopedia: Ephod