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14 Bible Verses about ephods

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Exodus 28:4

These are the garments that they are to make: a breast piece, an ephod, a robe, a checkered tunic, a turban, and a sash. They are to make holy garments for Aaron your brother and for his sons to serve me as priests.

Exodus 28:6-13

"They are to make the ephod from gold, along with blue, purple, and scarlet material and fine woven linen, all of it skillfully worked. It is to have two shoulder-pieces attached to its two edges so it can be joined together. The skillfully woven band that is on it is to be made like it, that is, of one piece with it, of gold, blue, purple, and scarlet material, and fine woven linen. read more.
You are to take two onyx stones and engrave the names of the sons of Israel on them, six of their names on one stone, and the six remaining names on the other stone. Engrave them according to their order of birth. With work like a jeweler engraves on a signet, you are to inscribe the two stones with the names of the sons of Israel, and you are to mount them in settings of gold filigree. You are to put the two stones on the shoulder pieces of the ephod as stones of remembrance representing the sons of Israel, and Aaron is to carry their names into the LORD's presence on his two shoulders as a memorial. You are to make settings of gold filigree,

Exodus 39:2-7

He made the ephod out of gold, blue, purple, and scarlet material and fine woven linen. They hammered out gold sheets and cut off threads to work into the blue, purple, and scarlet material and into the fine linen, a work of skillful design. They made connecting shoulder pieces for the ephod and attached them to its two edges. read more.
The skillfully woven band that was on it was made like it, of one piece with it: of gold, blue, purple, and scarlet material and fine woven linen, just as the LORD commanded Moses. They prepared the onyx stones, engraved with the names of the sons of Israel like the engraving on a signet, and mounted them in settings of gold filigree. He put them on the shoulder pieces of the ephod as stones of remembrance for the sons of Israel, just as the LORD commanded Moses.

Leviticus 8:7

Then he clothed Aaron with the tunic, girded him with the band for priests, clothed him with the robe, placed the ephod on him, girded him with the skillfully woven band of the ephod, and bound it on him.

Judges 17:5

This man Micah had his own shrine, had crafted his own ephod and some household idols, and had installed one of his sons as a priest.

Judges 18:17-20

the five men who had gone to scout out the land arrived, entered Micah's home and confiscated the carved image, the ephod, the household idols, and the cast image. Meanwhile, the priest stood outside by the entrance to the gate with the 600 men armed with military weapons. After they went into Micah's home and took possession of the carved image, the ephod, the household idols, and the cast image, the priest challenged them. "What are you doing?" he asked them. They told him, "Shut up and keep quiet. Come with us and be our spiritual father and priest. It's better for you, isn't it, to be a priest to an entire tribe and family in Israel than to be priest to the home of one man?"read more.
The priest was happy to oblige, so he took the ephod, the household idols, and the carved image and went along with the army.

1 Samuel 2:28

that I had chosen him out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to offer up burnt offerings on my altar, burn incense, and carry the ephod in my presence? And did I not give to your ancestors' family all the Israeli fire-offerings?

1 Samuel 22:18

Then the king told Doeg, "You turn and attack the priests." Doeg the Edomite turned and attacked the priests. That day he killed eighty-five men who carry the linen ephod.

1 Samuel 23:9

David knew that Saul was devising evil plans against him, and so he told Abiathar the priest, "Bring the ephod."

Hosea 3:4

Likewise, the people of Israel will dwell a long time without a king, without a prince, without sacrifice, without sacred pillars, and with neither ephod nor teraphim.

2 Samuel 6:14

dancing in front of the LORD with all of his strength and wearing a linen ephod.

1 Chronicles 15:27

David wore a robe made from fine linen, as did all of the descendants of Levi who were carrying the ark, the singers, and Chenaniah the music and choir director. David also wore a linen ephod.

Judges 8:27

Gideon crafted the booty into an ephod and enshrined it in his home town of Ophrah. Then all of Israel committed spiritual adultery with it there, and it became a snare for Gideon and his household.

1 Samuel 2:18

Now Samuel was ministering in the LORD's presence, as a boy wearing a linen ephod.

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