According to my computer's dictionary they are "two objects of a now unknown nature, possibly used for divination, worn on the breastplate of a Jewish high priest." To know for sure I will have to do more research.
Yes, after research I am interested in your opinion of it.
OK, Phoenix, I will keep the notice until I find out.
communication devices that allowed "god" to stay in communication(divination) with his earthly oligarchs (the high priests). it's how god "knew" things when he wasn't around. it provided for his "omnipresent" capability.
Where did you find that, Ivan, I would like to c heck it out as I've not found anything of any consequences yet.
Very interesting use of modern technology labels to explain such an ancient concept. Device?
Come to think of it, a replacer of "the ark of the covenant" built on the Bible's instructions revealed it as some type or receiver so Ivan's post is likely to be such device.
Seemingly not elements. Not minerals. But some type of organic compound that works like a "mood ring". But more substantial like opals that change with body energy. Somehow thought of as a bypass to the brain and direct soul communication with Gods.
Too way cool. Somebody get more info. Really interesting.
Urim and Thumin were two objects probably cast of precious stones and used by priests for obtaining an oracle or prediction. Not much is Known of their Form or makeup, They would be cast by priest to gain this oracle.
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