42 verses

Exod 25:7

(NIV)
and onyx stones and other gems to be mounted on the ephod and breastpiece.

(ESV)
onyx stones, and stones for setting, for the ephod and for the breastpiece.

Exod 28:4

(NIV)
These are the garments they are to make: a breastpiece, an ephod, a robe, a woven tunic, a turban and a sash. They are to make these sacred garments for your brother Aaron and his sons, so that they may serve me as priests.
(ESV)
These are the garments that they shall make: a breastpiece, an ephod a robe a coat of checker work a turban, and a sash. They shall make holy garments for Aaron your brother and his sons to serve me as priests.

Exod 28:6

(NIV)
‘Make the ephod of gold, and of blue, purple and scarlet yarn, and of finely twisted linen – the work of skilled hands.
(ESV)
“And they shall make the ephod of gold, of blue and purple and scarlet yarns, and of fine twined linen, skillfully worked.

Exod 28:12

(NIV)
and fasten them on the shoulder pieces of the ephod as memorial stones for the sons of Israel. Aaron is to bear the names on his shoulders as a memorial before the  Lord.
(ESV)
And you shall set the two stones on the shoulder pieces of the ephod, as stones of remembrance for the sons of Israel. And Aaron shall bear their names before the  Lord on his two shoulders for remembrance.

Exod 28:15

(NIV)
‘Fashion a breastpiece for making decisions – the work of skilled hands. Make it like the ephod: of gold, and of blue, purple and scarlet yarn, and of finely twisted linen.
(ESV)
“You shall make a breastpiece of judgment, in skilled work. In the style of the ephod you shall make it—of gold, blue and purple and scarlet yarns, and fine twined linen shall you make it.

Exod 28:25

(NIV)
and the other ends of the chains to the two settings, attaching them to the shoulder pieces of the ephod at the front.
(ESV)
The two ends of the two cords you shall attach to the two settings of filigree, and so attach it in front to the shoulder pieces of the ephod.

Exod 28:26

(NIV)
Make two gold rings and attach them to the other two corners of the breastpiece on the inside edge next to the ephod.
(ESV)
You shall make two rings of gold, and put them at the two ends of the breastpiece, on its inside edge next to the ephod.

Exod 28:27

(NIV)
Make two more gold rings and attach them to the bottom of the shoulder pieces on the front of the ephod, close to the seam just above the waistband of the ephod.
(ESV)
And you shall make two rings of gold, and attach them in front to the lower part of the two shoulder pieces of the ephod, at its seam above the skillfully woven band of the ephod.

Exod 28:28

(NIV)
The rings of the breastpiece are to be tied to the rings of the ephod with blue cord, connecting it to the waistband, so that the breastpiece will not swing out from the ephod.

(ESV)
And they shall bind the breastpiece by its rings to the rings of the ephod with a lace of blue, so that it may lie on the skillfully woven band of the ephod, so that the breastpiece shall not come loose from the ephod.

Exod 28:31

(NIV)
‘Make the robe of the ephod entirely of blue cloth,
(ESV)
“You shall make the robe of the ephod all of blue.

Exod 29:5

(NIV)
Take the garments and dress Aaron with the tunic, the robe of the ephod, the ephod itself and the breastpiece. Fasten the ephod on him by its skilfully woven waistband.
(ESV)
Then you shall take the garments, and put on Aaron the coat and the robe of the ephod, and the ephod, and the breastpiece, and gird him with the skillfully woven band of the ephod.

Exod 35:9

(NIV)
and onyx stones and other gems to be mounted on the ephod and breastpiece.

(ESV)
and onyx stones and stones for setting, for the ephod and for the breastpiece.

Exod 35:27

(NIV)
The leaders brought onyx stones and other gems to be mounted on the ephod and breastpiece.
(ESV)
And the leaders brought onyx stones and stones to be set, for the ephod and for the breastpiece,

Exod 39:2

(NIV)
They made the ephod of gold, and of blue, purple and scarlet yarn, and of finely twisted linen.
(ESV)
He made the ephod of gold, blue and purple and scarlet yarns, and fine twined linen.

Exod 39:5

(NIV)
Its skilfully woven waistband was like it – of one piece with the ephod and made with gold, and with blue, purple and scarlet yarn, and with finely twisted linen, as the  Lord commanded Moses.

(ESV)
And the skillfully woven band on it was of one piece with it and made like it, of gold, blue and purple and scarlet yarns, and fine twined linen, as the  Lord had commanded Moses.

Exod 39:7

(NIV)
Then they fastened them on the shoulder pieces of the ephod as memorial stones for the sons of Israel, as the  Lord commanded Moses.

(ESV)
And he set them on the shoulder pieces of the ephod to be stones of remembrance for the sons of Israel, as the  Lord had commanded Moses.

Exod 39:8

(NIV)
They fashioned the breastpiece – the work of a skilled craftsman. They made it like the ephod: of gold, and of blue, purple and scarlet yarn, and of finely twisted linen.
(ESV)
He made the breastpiece, in skilled work, in the style of the ephod, of gold, blue and purple and scarlet yarns, and fine twined linen.

Exod 39:18

(NIV)
and the other ends of the chains to the two settings, attaching them to the shoulder pieces of the ephod at the front.
(ESV)
They attached the two ends of the two cords to the two settings of filigree. Thus they attached it in front to the shoulder pieces of the ephod.

Exod 39:19

(NIV)
They made two gold rings and attached them to the other two corners of the breastpiece on the inside edge next to the ephod.
(ESV)
Then they made two rings of gold, and put them at the two ends of the breastpiece, on its inside edge next to the ephod.

Exod 39:20

(NIV)
Then they made two more gold rings and attached them to the bottom of the shoulder pieces on the front of the ephod, close to the seam just above the waistband of the ephod.
(ESV)
And they made two rings of gold, and attached them in front to the lower part of the two shoulder pieces of the ephod, at its seam above the skillfully woven band of the ephod.

Exod 39:21

(NIV)
They tied the rings of the breastpiece to the rings of the ephod with blue cord, connecting it to the waistband so that the breastpiece would not swing out from the ephod – as the  Lord commanded Moses.

(ESV)
And they bound the breastpiece by its rings to the rings of the ephod with a lace of blue, so that it should lie on the skillfully woven band of the ephod, and that the breastpiece should not come loose from the ephod, as the  Lord had commanded Moses.

Exod 39:22

(NIV)
They made the robe of the ephod entirely of blue cloth – the work of a weaver –
(ESV)
He also made the robe of the ephod woven all of blue,

Lev 8:7

(NIV)
He put the tunic on Aaron, tied the sash round him, clothed him with the robe and put the ephod on him. He also fastened the ephod with a decorative waistband, which he tied round him.
(ESV)
And he put the coat on him and tied the sash around his waist and clothed him with the robe and put the ephod on him and tied the skillfully woven band of the ephod around him, binding it to him with the band.

Num 34:23

(NIV)
Hanniel son of Ephod,
the leader from the tribe of Manasseh son of Joseph;
(ESV)
Of the people of Joseph: of the tribe of the people of Manasseh a chief, Hanniel the son of Ephod.

Judg 8:27

(NIV)
Gideon made the gold into an ephod, which he placed in Ophrah, his town. All Israel prostituted themselves by worshipping it there, and it became a snare to Gideon and his family.

(ESV)
And Gideon made an ephod of it and put it in his city, in Ophrah. And all Israel whored after it there, and it became a snare to Gideon and to his family.

Judg 17:5

(NIV)
Now this man Micah had a shrine, and he made an ephod and some household gods and installed one of his sons as his priest.
(ESV)
And the man Micah had a shrine, and he made an ephod and household gods, and ordained one of his sons, who became his priest.

Judg 18:14

(NIV)
Then the five men who had spied out the land of Laish said to their fellow Danites, ‘Do you know that one of these houses has an ephod, some household gods and an image overlaid with silver? Now you know what to do.’
(ESV)
Then the five men who had gone to scout out the country of Laish said to their brothers, “Do you know that in these houses there are an ephod, household gods, a carved image, and a metal image? Now therefore consider what you will do.”

Judg 18:17

(NIV)
The five men who had spied out the land went inside and took the idol, the ephod and the household gods while the priest and the six hundred armed men stood at the entrance of the gate.

(ESV)
And the five men who had gone to scout out the land went up and entered and took the carved image, the ephod, the household gods, and the metal image, while the priest stood by the entrance of the gate with the 600 men armed with weapons of war.

Judg 18:18

(NIV)
When the five men went into Micah’s house and took the idol, the ephod and the household gods, the priest said to them, ‘What are you doing?’

(ESV)
And when these went into Micah’s house and took the carved image, the ephod, the household gods, and the metal image, the priest said to them, “What are you doing?”

Judg 18:20

(NIV)
The priest was very pleased. He took the ephod, the household gods and the idol and went along with the people.
(ESV)
And the priest’s heart was glad. He took the ephod and the household gods and the carved image and went along with the people.

1Sam 2:18

(NIV)
But Samuel was ministering before the  Lord – a boy wearing a linen ephod.
(ESV)
Samuel was ministering before the  Lord, a boy clothed with a linen ephod.

1Sam 2:28

(NIV)
I chose your ancestor out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to go up to my altar, to burn incense, and to wear an ephod in my presence. I also gave your ancestor’s family all the food offerings presented by the Israelites.
(ESV)
Did I choose him out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to go up to my altar, to burn incense to wear an ephod before me? I gave to the house of your father all my offerings by fire from the people of Israel.

1Sam 14:3

(NIV)
among whom was Ahijah, who was wearing an ephod. He was a son of Ichabod’s brother Ahitub son of Phinehas, the son of Eli, the  Lord’s priest in Shiloh. No one was aware that Jonathan had left.

(ESV)
including Ahijah the son of Ahitub, Ichabod’s brother, son of Phinehas, son of Eli, the priest of the  Lord in Shiloh, wearing an ephod. And the people did not know that Jonathan had gone.

1Sam 21:9

(NIV)
The priest replied, ‘The sword of Goliath the Philistine, whom you killed in the Valley of Elah, is here; it is wrapped in a cloth behind the ephod. If you want it, take it; there is no sword here but that one.’

David said, ‘There is none like it; give it to me.’

(ESV)
And the priest said, “The sword of Goliath the Philistine, whom you struck down in the Valley of Elah, behold, it is here wrapped in a cloth behind the ephod. If you will take that, take it, for there is none but that here.” And David said, “There is none like that; give it to me.”

1Sam 22:18

(NIV)
The king then ordered Doeg, ‘You turn and strike down the priests.’ So Doeg the Edomite turned and struck them down. That day he killed eighty-five men who wore the linen ephod.
(ESV)
Then the king said to Doeg, “You turn and strike the priests.” And Doeg the Edomite turned and struck down the priests, and he killed on that day eighty-five persons who wore the linen ephod.

1Sam 23:6

(NIV)
(Now Abiathar son of Ahimelek had brought the ephod down with him when he fled to David at Keilah.)

(ESV)
When Abiathar the son of Ahimelech had fled to David to Keilah, he had come down with an ephod in his hand.

1Sam 23:9

(NIV)
When David learned that Saul was plotting against him, he said to Abiathar the priest, ‘Bring the ephod.’
(ESV)
David knew that Saul was plotting harm against him. And he said to Abiathar the priestBring the ephod here.”

1Sam 30:7

(NIV)
Then David said to Abiathar the priest, the son of Ahimelek, ‘Bring me the ephod.’ Abiathar brought it to him,
(ESV)
And David said to Abiathar the priest, the son of Ahimelech, “Bring me the ephod.” So Abiathar brought the ephod to David.

2Sam 6:14

(NIV)
Wearing a linen ephod, David was dancing before the  Lord with all his might,
(ESV)
And David danced before the  Lord with all his might. And David was wearing a linen ephod.

1Chr 15:27

(NIV)
Now David was clothed in a robe of fine linen, as were all the Levites who were carrying the ark, and as were the musicians, and Kenaniah, who was in charge of the singing of the choirs. David also wore a linen ephod.
(ESV)
David was clothed with a robe of fine linen, as also were all the Levites who were carrying the ark, and the singers and Chenaniah the leader of the music of the singers. And David wore a linen ephod.

Isa 30:22

(NIV)
Then you will desecrate your idols overlaid with silver and your images covered with gold; you will throw them away like a menstrual cloth and say to them, ‘Away with you!’

(ESV)
Then you will defile your carved idols overlaid with silver and your gold-plated metal images. You will scatter them as unclean things. You will say to them, “Be gone!”

Hos 3:4

(NIV)
For the Israelites will live for many days without king or prince, without sacrifice or sacred stones, without ephod or household gods.
(ESV)
For the children of Israel shall dwell many days without king or prince, without sacrifice or pillar, without ephod or household gods.
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