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What priestly accoutrement's name means "perfections" in Hebrew: the Urim or the Thummin?




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Answer: the Thummin

In Hebrew Urim means "lights" and Thummin means "perfections" - some claim that they mean "revelation and truth." They were a method of divination used by the Israelites to reveal God's will. Note that no one knows exactly what they were. Some speculate that they might have been stones kept in Aaron's breast plate.

Exodus 28:30 - And thou shalt put in the breastplate of judgment the Urim and the Thummim; and they shall be upon Aaron's heart, when he goeth in before the LORD; and Aaron shall bear the judgment of the children of Israel upon his heart before the LORD continually.


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