Questions tagged [urim-and-tummim]

First mentioned in Exodus 28:30 and worn by the Israelite high priest.

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Were the אוּרִ֥ים Urim & תֻמִּֽים Thummim ever returned (after the Babylonian exile) to fulfill Ezra 2:63?

In Ezra 2:63, invalid kohanim could not eat at the second temple until אוּרִ֥ים Urim & תֻמִּֽים Thummim approved their meals with valid levites : "The Tirshatha ordered them not to eat of the ...
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What were the “Urim and Thummim” (KJV)?

The first mention of these two objects occurs in Exo. 28:30, in which it is written, 30 And thou shalt put in the breastplate of judgment the Urim and the Thummim; and they shall be upon Aaron's ...