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14 Bible Verses about ephods

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Exodus 28:4

And these are the garments that they will make: A breast piece and an ephod and a robe and a tunic of specially woven fabric, a turban and a sash. And they will make holy garments for Aaron your brother, and for his sons to serve as priests for me.

Exodus 28:6-13

and they will make the ephod of gold, blue and purple, [and] crimson [yarns], and finely twisted linen, the work of a skilled craftsman. It will have two joining shoulder pieces at its two edges, so that it can be fastened. And the waistband of his ephod, which is on it, will be of like work to it--gold, blue, and purple and crimson [yarns] and finely twisted linen.read more.
"And you will take two onyx stones and engrave on them the names of the {Israelites}, [with] six of their names on the one stone and the remaining six on the second, according to their genealogies. [As the] work of a skilled stone craftsman, [with] seal engravings you will engrave on the two stones the names of the {Israelites}; you will make them mounted [in] gold filigree settings. And you will set the two stones on the ephod's shoulder pieces [as] stones of remembrance for the {Israelites}, and Aaron will bear their names before Yahweh on his two shoulder pieces for remembrance. "And you will make gold filigree settings.

Exodus 39:2-7

And he made the ephod [of] gold, blue, and purple and crimson [yarns], and finely twisted linen. And he hammered out the leaves of gold, and he cut off cords to weave in the midst of the blue and in the midst of the purple and in the midst of the crimson and in the midst of the linen--[the] work of a skilled craftsman. They made joined shoulder pieces for it; it was joined on its two edges.read more.
And the waistband of his ephod, which {was of one piece with it}, [was of] like work, gold, blue, and purple and crimson [yarns], and finely twisted linen, as Yahweh had commanded Moses. And they made onyx stones mounted [in] gold filigree settings, engraved [with] seal engravings according to the names of the {Israelites}. And he set them on the ephod's shoulder pieces [as] stones of remembrance for the {Israelites}, as Yahweh had commanded Moses.

Leviticus 8:7

Then he put the tunic on him and tied the sash [around] him; then he clothed him with the robe and put the ephod on him; then he tied the ephod's waistband [around] him and fastened [the ephod] to him with it.

Judges 17:5

The man Micah had for himself {a shrine}, and he made an ephod and teraphim, and {he appointed one of his sons} who became a priest for him.

Judges 18:17-20

And the five men that went to spy out the land went up, and they entered there [and] took the carved divine image, ephod, teraphim, and the molten image. The priest [was] standing [at] the entrance of the gate [with] the six hundred men armed [with] the weapons of war. When these went to Micah's house, they took the divine carved image, ephod, the teraphim, and the molten image, and the priest asked them, "What [are] you doing?" And they said to him, "Keep quiet! Put your hand on your mouth and come with us and be for us a father and a priest. Is it better being a priest for a house of one man or being a priest for a tribe and clan in Israel?"read more.
{The priest accepted the offer}, and he took the ephod, teraphim, and molten image and went along with the people.

1 Samuel 2:28

And I chose him from all the tribes of Israel to be a priest to me, to go up to my altar, to burn incense, and to bear an ephod before me. I gave to the house of your ancestor all the offerings made by fire by the {Israelites}.

1 Samuel 22:18

Then the king said to Doeg, "You turn and attack the priests!" So Doeg the Edomite turned and attacked the priests himself, and on that day he killed eighty-five men who wore [the] linen ephod.

1 Samuel 23:9

When David learned that Saul [was] plotting evil against him, he said to Abiathar the priest, "Bring the ephod here."

Hosea 3:4

The children of Israel will remain for many days without a king and prince, without sacrifice and stone pillar, ephod and teraphim.

2 Samuel 6:14

Now David [was] dancing with all [his] might before Yahweh, and David [was] wearing a linen ephod.

1 Chronicles 15:27

Now David was clothed with a robe of fine linen; so also all the Levites who were carrying the ark, the singers, and Kenaniah the chief of the singing. And David wore a linen ephod.

Judges 8:27

Gideon made an ephod [out of] it, and he put it in his town in Ophrah, and all Israel prostituted [themselves] to it there, and it became a snare to Gideon and his family.