Meaning of Urim and Thummim

U•rim and Thum•mim

Pronunciation: (yoor'im, oor'- thum'im, toom'-), [key]
— Judaism. Judaism.
  1. objects, possibly made of metal or precious stones and inscribed with symbols, worn in the breastplate of the high priest and used, perhaps like lots, to determine God's response to a question answerable by “yes” or “no.” Ex. 28:30.
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