אפד אפוד 


'ephowd; ay-fode' rarely 'ephod



Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

probably of foreign derivation

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: -142.1a

KJV Translation Count — 49x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: ephod (49)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. ephod
a. priestly garment, shoulder-cape or mantle, outer garment
1. worn by an ordinary priest and made of white stuff
2. worn by the high priest-more costly, woven of gold, blue, purple, scarlet, and linen threads provided with shoulder-pieces and a breast piece of like material, ornamented with gems and gold

Strong's Definitions

'ephowd, ay-fode'; rarely ephod, ay-fode'; probably of foreign derivation; a girdle; specifically the ephod or high-priest's shoulder- piece; also generally, an image: — ephod.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Onyx stones, and stones to be set in the H646, and in the breastplate.


And these are the garments which they shall make; a breastplate, and an H646, and a robe, and a broidered coat, a mitre, and a girdle: and they shall make holy garments for Aaron thy brother, and his sons, that he may minister unto me in the priest's office.


And they shall make the H646 of gold, of blue, and of purple, of scarlet, and fine twined linen, with cunning work.


And thou shalt put the two stones upon the shoulders of the H646 for stones of memorial unto the children of Israel: and Aaron shall bear their names before the LORD upon his two shoulders for a memorial.


And thou shalt make the breastplate of judgment with cunning work; after the work of the H646 thou shalt make it; of gold, of blue, and of purple, and of scarlet, and of fine twined linen, shalt thou make it.


And the other two ends of the two wreathen chains thou shalt fasten in the two ouches, and put them on the shoulderpieces of the H646 before it.


And thou shalt make two rings of gold, and thou shalt put them upon the two ends of the breastplate in the border thereof, which is in the side of the H646 inward.


And two other rings of gold thou shalt make, and shalt put them on the two sides of the H646 underneath, toward the forepart thereof, over against the other coupling thereof, above the curious girdle of the H646.


And they shall bind the breastplate by the rings thereof unto the rings of the H646 with a lace of blue, that it may be above the curious girdle of the H646, and that the breastplate be not loosed from the H646.


And thou shalt make the robe of the H646 all of blue.