What does urim and thummim mean?

Definitions for urim and thummim
ˈyʊər ɪm, ˈʊər-; ˈθʌm ɪm, ˈtʊm-urim and thum·mim

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Urim and Thummimnoun

    lots thrown to determine God's answers to yes-no questions

Wiktionary

  1. Urim and Thummimnoun

    The sacred devices (not always physical) used for casting lots

    Etymology: Transcription of Hebrew האורים והתומים.

  2. Urim and Thummimnoun

    A set of seer stones bound by silver bows into a set of spectacles, that founder Joseph Smith, Jr. said he found on the hill Cumorah and used to interpret the golden plates.

    Etymology: Transcription of Hebrew האורים והתומים.

Freebase

  1. Urim and Thummim

    In ancient Israelite religion and culture, Urim and Thummim is a phrase from the Hebrew Scriptures or Torah associated with the hoshen, divination in general, and cleromancy in particular. Most scholars suspect that the phrase refers to specific objects involved in the divination.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Urim and Thummim

    two ornaments attached to the breastplate of the Jewish high-priest which, when consulted by him, at times gave mysteriously oracular responses.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of urim and thummim in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of urim and thummim in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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