Leviticus 8:8
New International Version
He placed the breastpiece on him and put the Urim and Thummim in the breastpiece.

New Living Translation
Then Moses placed the chestpiece on Aaron and put the Urim and the Thummim inside it.

English Standard Version
And he placed the breastpiece on him, and in the breastpiece he put the Urim and the Thummim.

Berean Study Bible
Then he put the breastpiece on him and placed the Urim and Thummim in the breastpiece.

King James Bible
And he put the breastplate upon him: also he put in the breastplate the Urim and the Thummim.

New King James Version
Then he put the breastplate on him, and he put the Urim and the Thummim in the breastplate.

New American Standard Bible
He then placed the breastpiece on him, and in the breastpiece he put the Urim and the Thummim.

NASB 1995
He then placed the breastpiece on him, and in the breastpiece he put the Urim and the Thummim.

NASB 1977
He then placed the breastpiece on him, and in the breastpiece he put the Urim and the Thummim.

Amplified Bible
Moses then put the breastpiece on Aaron, and he put in the breastpiece the Urim and the Thummim [the sacred articles the high priest used when seeking God’s will concerning the nation].

Christian Standard Bible
Then he put the breastpiece on him and placed the Urim and Thummim into the breastpiece.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then he put the breastpiece on him and placed the Urim and Thummim into the breastpiece.

American Standard Version
And he placed the breastplate upon him: and in the breastplate he put the Urim and the Thummim.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he put upon him the breastplate and he put on the breastplate knowledge and truth.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and girded him with a girdle according to the make of the ephod, and clasped him closely with it: and put upon it the oracle, and put upon the oracle the Manifestation and the Truth.

Contemporary English Version
Next, he put on Aaron the sacred breastpiece that was used in finding out what the LORD wanted his people to do.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And binding it with the girdle, he fitted it to the rational, on which was Doctrine and Truth.

English Revised Version
And he placed the breastplate upon him: and in the breastplate he put the Urim and the Thummim.

Good News Translation
He put the breastpiece on him and put the Urim and Thummim in it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then he put the breastplate on him, and into it he placed the Urim and Thummim.

International Standard Version
He set the breastplate on him, placed the Urim and Thummim on top of the breastplate,

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he placed the breastplate upon him; and in the breastplate he put the Urim and the Thummim.

Literal Standard Version
and puts the breastplate on him, and puts the Lights and the Perfections into the breastplate,

NET Bible
He then set the breastpiece on him and put the Urim and Thummim into the breastpiece.

New Heart English Bible
He placed the breastplate on him; and in the breastplate he put the Urim and the Thummim.

World English Bible
He placed the breastplate on him; and in the breastplate he put the Urim and the Thummim.

Young's Literal Translation
and doth put on him the breastplate, and doth put unto the breastplate the Lights and the Perfections,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Moses Consecrates Aaron and His Sons
7He put the tunic on Aaron, tied the sash around him, clothed him with the robe, and put the ephod on him. He tied the woven band of the ephod around him and fastened it to him. 8Then he put the breastpiece on him and placed the Urim and Thummim in the breastpiece. 9Moses also put the turban on Aaron’s head and set the gold plate, the holy diadem, on the front of the turban, as the LORD had commanded him.…

Cross References
Exodus 28:30
And place the Urim and Thummim in the breastpiece of judgment, so that they will also be over Aaron's heart whenever he comes before the LORD. Aaron will continually carry the judgment of the sons of Israel over his heart before the LORD.

Numbers 27:21
He shall stand before Eleazar the priest, who will seek counsel for him before the LORD by the judgment of the Urim. At his command, he and all the Israelites with him--the entire congregation--will go out and come in."

Deuteronomy 33:8
Concerning Levi he said: "Give Your Thummim to Levi and Your Urim to Your godly one, whom You tested at Massah and contested at the waters of Meribah.

1 Samuel 2:28
And out of all the tribes of Israel I selected your father to be My priest, to offer sacrifices on My altar, to burn incense, and to wear an ephod in My presence. I also gave to the house of your father all the offerings of the Israelites made by fire.

1 Samuel 28:6
He inquired of the LORD, but the LORD did not answer him by dreams or Urim or prophets.

Ezra 2:63
The governor ordered them not to eat the most holy things until there was a priest to consult the Urim and Thummim.

Nehemiah 7:65
The governor ordered them not to eat the most holy things until there was a priest to consult the Urim and Thummim.


Treasury of Scripture

And he put the breastplate on him: also he put in the breastplate the Urim and the Thummim.

the breast plate

Exodus 28:15-29
And thou shalt make the breastplate of judgment with cunning work; after the work of the ephod thou shalt make it; of gold, of blue, and of purple, and of scarlet, and of fine twined linen, shalt thou make it…

Exodus 39:8-21
And he made the breastplate of cunning work, like the work of the ephod; of gold, blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen…

Song of Solomon 8:6
Set me as a seal upon thine heart, as a seal upon thine arm: for love is strong as death; jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire, which hath a most vehement flame.

the Urim

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.

Ezra 2:63
And the Tirshatha said unto them, that they should not eat of the most holy things, till there stood up a priest with Urim and with Thummim.









(8) And he put the breast-plate upon him.--Called more fully, "the breast-plate of judgment," which was also a distinctive pontifical garment, and which was made of the same costly materials and the same skilful work as the ephod. (See Exodus 28:15, &c.)

Also he put in the breast-plate the Urim and the Thummim.--Better, and he put into, &c. (see Exodus 28:30), that is, Moses put into the bag of the breast-plate (comp. Exodus 25:16) these material objects which were separate from the breast-plate, as well as from the gems set in the breast-plate. (See Exodus 28:30.)



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Then he put
וַיָּ֥שֶׂם (way·yā·śem)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7760: Put -- to put, place, set

the breastpiece
הַחֹ֑שֶׁן (ha·ḥō·šen)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2833: A pocket, rich, the gorget of the highpriest

on
עָלָ֖יו (‘ā·lāw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

him
אֶת־ (’eṯ-)
Direct object marker
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

and placed
וַיִּתֵּן֙ (way·yit·tên)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

the Urim
הָאוּרִ֖ים (hā·’ū·rîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 224: Part of the high priest's breastplate

and Thummim
הַתֻּמִּֽים׃ (hat·tum·mîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 8550: Perfections

in
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

the breastpiece.
הַחֹ֔שֶׁן (ha·ḥō·šen)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2833: A pocket, rich, the gorget of the highpriest


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