[b-hebrew] Ephod in Judges 8

K Randolph kwrandolph at gmail.com
Mon Apr 27 17:38:32 EDT 2009


Vadym:

The ephod is most often mentioned in connection with worship and temple
service, hence even a garment can become a snare, especially such a fancy
one. People would tend to look to it for its religious significance.

Karl W. Randolph.

On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 9:22 AM, Vadym Zhuravlov <Vadym.Zhuravlov at cern.ch>wrote:

> Karl,
>
> > Hence my understanding that Gideons ephod is one made of gold thread
> > woven into cloth.
>
> This is exactly the point of my confusion. If ephod is a type of
> vestment, then I do not understand the meaning of WYZNW )XRYW and WYCG
> )WTW B(YRW (Judg. 8:27), while if the meaning of ephod is an image,
> then the sense of both expressions becomes clear.
>
> Vadym Zhuravlov
> --
>



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