Urim And Thummim

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Exodus 28:30

And you will put the Urim and the Thummim on the breast piece of judgment, and they will be on the heart of Aaron when he comes before Yahweh, and Aaron will bear the judgment of the {Israelites} on his heart before Yahweh continually.

Leviticus 8:8

Then he placed the breastpiece on him and put the Urim and the Thummim into the breastpiece;

Deuteronomy 33:8

And of Levi he said, "Your Thummim and your Urim [are] for {your faithful one}, {whom you tested at Massah}; you contended [with] him at the waters of Meribah.

Ezra 2:63

The governor said to them that they could not eat from the holy food of the sanctuary until there was present a priest for the Urim and Thummim.

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Exodus 28:30

And you will put the Urim and the Thummim on the breast piece of judgment, and they will be on the heart of Aaron when he comes before Yahweh, and Aaron will bear the judgment of the {Israelites} on his heart before Yahweh continually.

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Nehemiah 7:65

So the governor said to them that they could not eat the most holy food until a priest could come with Urim and Thummim.

Numbers 27:21

He will stand before Eleazar the priest, who will ask for him by the decision of the Urim before Yahweh. On {his command} they will go out, and at {his command} they will come in, [both] he and all of the {Israelites} with him, the entire community."

1 Samuel 14:41

Then Saul said to Yahweh the God of Israel, "{Render a decision perfectly}." Jonathan and Saul were chosen [by lot] and the people went out.

1 Samuel 28:6

And Saul inquired of Yahweh, but Yahweh did not answer him, not by dreams or by the Urim or by the prophets.

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Urim and thummim » Instances of consulting God by

Judges 1:1

After the death of Joshua, the {Israelites} inquired of Yahweh, saying, "Who will go up first for us against the Canaanites to fight against them?"

Judges 20:18

Then the {Israelites} got up and went up [to] Bethel, and they inquired of God, saying, "Who will go up first for the battle against the descendants of Benjamin?" And Yahweh said, "Judah [will go] first."

1 Samuel 30:7-8

Then David said to Abiathar the priest, the son of Ahimelech, "Please bring the ephod here for me." So Abiathar brought the ephod to David. And David inquired of Yahweh, saying, "Should I pursue after this band [of raiders]? Will I overtake them?" He said to him, "Pursue [them], for you will certainly overtake them, and you will certainly rescue them."

Judges 20:28

and Phinehas son of Eleazar, son of Aaron, [was] standing {before it} [to minister] in those days), saying, "Should we go out once more to battle against the descendants of Benjamin our relatives, or should we stop?" And Yahweh said, "Go up tomorrow; I will give them into your hand."

1 Samuel 23:9-11

When David learned that Saul [was] plotting evil against him, he said to Abiathar the priest, "Bring the ephod here." And David said, "O Yahweh, God of Israel, your servant has clearly heard that Saul [is] seeking to come to Keilah to destroy the city because of me. Will the rulers of Keilah deliver me into his hand? Will Saul come down as your servant has heard? O Yahweh, God of Israel, please tell your servant!" And Yahweh said, "He will come down."

Urim and thummim » Illustrative of the light and perfection of Christ, the true high priest

Deuteronomy 33:8

And of Levi he said, "Your Thummim and your Urim [are] for {your faithful one}, {whom you tested at Massah}; you contended [with] him at the waters of Meribah.

Urim and thummim » Placed in the breastplate of the high priest

Leviticus 8:8

Then he placed the breastpiece on him and put the Urim and the Thummim into the breastpiece;

Exodus 28:30

And you will put the Urim and the Thummim on the breast piece of judgment, and they will be on the heart of Aaron when he comes before Yahweh, and Aaron will bear the judgment of the {Israelites} on his heart before Yahweh continually.

Urim and thummim » Only priests could interpret

Nehemiah 7:65

So the governor said to them that they could not eat the most holy food until a priest could come with Urim and Thummim.

Deuteronomy 33:8

And of Levi he said, "Your Thummim and your Urim [are] for {your faithful one}, {whom you tested at Massah}; you contended [with] him at the waters of Meribah.

Ezra 2:63

The governor said to them that they could not eat from the holy food of the sanctuary until there was present a priest for the Urim and Thummim.

Urim and thummim » Were wanting in the second temple

Nehemiah 7:65

So the governor said to them that they could not eat the most holy food until a priest could come with Urim and Thummim.

Ezra 2:63

The governor said to them that they could not eat from the holy food of the sanctuary until there was present a priest for the Urim and Thummim.

Urim and thummim » Israelites consult

Judges 1:1

After the death of Joshua, the {Israelites} inquired of Yahweh, saying, "Who will go up first for us against the Canaanites to fight against them?"

Judges 20:18

Then the {Israelites} got up and went up [to] Bethel, and they inquired of God, saying, "Who will go up first for the battle against the descendants of Benjamin?" And Yahweh said, "Judah [will go] first."

Judges 20:23

The {Israelites} went up and wept before Yahweh until evening and inquired of Yahweh, saying, "Should we again draw near from the battle against the descendants of Benjamin, our relatives?" And Yahweh said, "Go up against them."

Urim and thummim » In the breastplate

Leviticus 8:8

Then he placed the breastpiece on him and put the Urim and the Thummim into the breastpiece;

Exodus 28:30

And you will put the Urim and the Thummim on the breast piece of judgment, and they will be on the heart of Aaron when he comes before Yahweh, and Aaron will bear the judgment of the {Israelites} on his heart before Yahweh continually.

Urim and thummim » Sometimes no answer by, in consequence of the sin of those consulting

1 Samuel 28:6

And Saul inquired of Yahweh, but Yahweh did not answer him, not by dreams or by the Urim or by the prophets.

Urim and thummim » God to be consulted by

Numbers 27:21

He will stand before Eleazar the priest, who will ask for him by the decision of the Urim before Yahweh. On {his command} they will go out, and at {his command} they will come in, [both] he and all of the {Israelites} with him, the entire community."

Urim and thummim » Eleazar to ask counsel for joshua, after the judgment of

Numbers 27:21

He will stand before Eleazar the priest, who will ask for him by the decision of the Urim before Yahweh. On {his command} they will go out, and at {his command} they will come in, [both] he and all of the {Israelites} with him, the entire community."

Urim and thummim » Withheld the answer from king saul

1 Samuel 28:6

And Saul inquired of Yahweh, but Yahweh did not answer him, not by dreams or by the Urim or by the prophets.