Thum|mim «THUHM ihm», noun (plural).
(in the Old Testament) certain objects worn in or upon the breastplate of the Jewish high priest. See Urim. (Cf.Urim)
[< Hebrew thummīm]

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  • Urimand Thummim — U·rim and Thum·mim (yo͝orʹĭm ən thŭmʹĭm, o͝orʹĭm; to͝omʹĭm) pl.n. Sacred objects carried inside the breastplate of the high priest of ancient Israel and used as oracular media to divine the will of God.   [Partial translation of Hebrew ’ûrîm… …   Universalium

  • Thummim — Thum mim, n. pl. [Heb., pl. of th[=o]m perfection.] A mysterious part or decoration of the breastplate of the Jewish high priest. See the note under {Urim}. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • URIM et Thummim — Oraculum seu modus erat, in Vet. Test. divina responsa accipiendi, solis Pontificibus peculiaris: de quo legitur exodi c. 28. v. 30. Levitici c. 8. v. 8. Numer. c. 27. v. 19. Deuterovomii c. 33. v. 8. Iusserat namque DEUS amiculo Sacerdotali,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Urim and Thummim — U•rim and Thum•mim [[t]ˈyʊər ɪm, ˈʊər ; ˈθʌm ɪm, ˈtʊm [/t]] n. pl. jud objects worn in the breastplate of the Jewish high priest and used, perhaps like lots, to determine God s will. Ex. 28:30 • Etymology: 1530–40; partial trans. of Heb ūrīm… …   From formal English to slang

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