MYS215: The Bible tells us that the Jewish high priest had two mysterious objects known as the Urim and Thummin to help him receive messages from God. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli explore what they were, how they worked, and what we know about them.
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- Dictionary of the Old Testament
- International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (Q-Z)
- Tyrian purple
- Murex sea snails
- Joseph Smith—History
- Jewish Encyclopedia article
- A Talmud passage on the Urim and Thummim
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