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Lexicon :: Strong's H224 - 'ûrîm

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אוּרִים
Transliteration
'ûrîm
Pronunciation
oo-reem'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Plural of אוּר (H217)
Strong’s Definitions

אוּרִים ʼÛwrîym, oo-reem'; plural of H217; lights; Urim, the oracular brilliancy of the figures in the high-priest's breastplate:—Urim.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's H224 in the following manner: Urim (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's H224 in the following manner: Urim (7x).
  1. Urim = "lights"

    1. stones kept in a pouch on the high-priest's breastplate, used in determining God's decision in certain questions and issues

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אוּרִים ʼÛwrîym, oo-reem'; plural of H217; lights; Urim, the oracular brilliancy of the figures in the high-priest's breastplate:—Urim.
STRONGS H224:
אוּרִים noun masculine Urim (plural intensive, mostly with article the Urim, and mostly joined with תֻּמִּים which see) תֻּמֶּיךָ וְאוּרֶיךָ לְאִישׁ הֲסִידֶךָ Deuteronomy 33:8 thy Thummim and thy Urim has the man of thy favour, i.e. the Levite tested at Massah & Meribah; הָאוּרִים וְהִתֻּמִּים were put into the הַמִּשְׁפָּט חשֶׁן of the high priest Exodus 28:30; Leviticus 8:8 (P); this חשֶׁן (which see H2833) was a little bag or pouch worn on breast of high, priest, to hold the Urim & Thummim; the name הַמִּשְׁפָּט ח׳ was given because of decisions made by that which was within it; thus, Eleazar was to inquire of י׳ for Joshua הָאוּרִים בְּמִשְׁפַּט Numbers 27:21 (P); Saul prayed הָבָה אוּרִים opposed to הבה תֻּמִּים, 1 Samuel 14:41 Greek Version of the LXX, so We Dr (MT omits former, and reads תָּמִים in latter); י׳ did not answer Saul בָּאוּרִים or by dreams or prophets 1 Samuel 28:6; post-exilic Jews reserved difficult questions until there stood up a priest לְאוּרִים וּלְתֻמִּים Ezra 2:63; Nehemiah 7:65 (here alone without article) These passages give little information; Greek Version of the LXX δήλωσις καὶ ἀλήθεια, Vulgate doctrina et veritas, Symm φωτισμοὶ καὶ τελεώτητες; JosAnt. iii. 8. 9 thinks of the twelve gems of face of bag as giving decision by shining; PhiloVit. Mos. iii thinks of two small images (א׳ & ת׳), probably embroidered in the cloth of the bag, like oracle-images of Egypt (Diod1,48, 75 AelianVar. Hist.14, 34); EwGeschichte iii, 309; Antiq. 295, of two stones of different colours for sacred lot, on this see Dr 1 Samuel 14:41 where Greek Version of the LXX אוּרִים & תֻּמִּים as object of give, δος = הָבָה; compare הִפִּילוּ 1 Samuel 14:42, וַיִלָּכֵד 1 Samuel 14:41 (used of taking by lot 1 Samuel 10:20; Isaiah 7:14, 16); see also We & RSOTJC Lect x. N 4; BährSymbolik, of one thing within bag, a sacred pledge to high priest of the enlightenment & perfection he would receive from י׳ when called to make sacred decisions; KaEx 544 sees the sacred pledge in the twelve sacred gems themselves, that stimulate priest to self-sacrifice & perfect sanctification.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

28:30

Leviticus

8:8

Numbers

27:21

Deuteronomy

33:8

1 Samuel

10:20; 14:41; 14:41; 14:41; 14:42; 28:6

Ezra

2:63

Nehemiah

7:65

Isaiah

7:14; 7:16

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H224 matches the Hebrew אוּרִים ('ûrîm),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:30 - And thou shalt put in the breastplate of judgment the Urim H224 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:8 - And he put the breastplate upon him: also he put in the breastplate the Urim H224 and the Thummim.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 27:21 - And he shall stand before Eleazar the priest, who shall ask counsel for him after the judgment of Urim H224 before the LORD: at his word shall they go out, and at his word they shall come in, both he, and all the children of Israel with him, even all the congregation.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:8 - And of Levi he said, Let thy Thummim and thy Urim H224 be with thy holy one, whom thou didst prove at Massah, and with whom thou didst strive at the waters of Meribah;
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 28:6 - And when Saul enquired of the LORD, the LORD answered him not, neither by dreams, nor by Urim, H224 nor by prophets.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 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 H224 and with Thummim.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:65 - And the Tirshatha said unto them, that they should not eat of the most holy things, till there stood up a priest with Urim H224 and Thummim.

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