New International Version
He placed the breastpiece on him and put 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.
Darby Bible Translation
And he put the breastplate on it, and put on the breastplate 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,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He put in the breastplate the Urim and the Thummim - The Urim and Thummim are here supposed to be something different from the breastplate itself. See Clarke's note on Exodus 28:15, See Clarke's note on Exodus 28:16, See Clarke's note on Exodus 28:30.
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Also put the Urim and the Thummim in the breastpiece, so they may be over Aaron's heart whenever he enters the presence of the LORD. Thus Aaron will always bear the means of making decisions for the Israelites over his heart before the LORD.
He is to stand before Eleazar the priest, who will obtain decisions for him by inquiring of the Urim before the LORD. At his command he and the entire community of the Israelites will go out, and at his command they will come in."
About Levi he said: "Your Thummim and Urim belong to your faithful servant. You tested him at Massah; you contended with him at the waters of Meribah.
1 Samuel 2:28
I chose your ancestor out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to go up to my altar, to burn incense, and to wear an ephod in my presence. I also gave your ancestor's family all the food offerings presented by the Israelites.
1 Samuel 28:6
He inquired of the LORD, but the LORD did not answer him by dreams or Urim or prophets.
The governor ordered them not to eat any of the most sacred food until there was a priest ministering with the Urim and Thummim.
The governor, therefore, ordered them not to eat any of the most sacred food until there should be a priest ministering with the Urim and Thummim.
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