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What Is the Meaning of Urim and Thummim?
|What Is the Meaning of Urim and Thummim?
|Year of Publication
|Sperry, Sidney B.
|657, 690, 692–693
|Language - Hebrew; Linguistic Analysis; Linguistics; Translation; Urim and Thummim
In this article, Sperry analyzes the Assyrian and Babylonian similarities to the Hebrew Urim and Thummim to find a better translation than the unsatisfactory “lights and perfection.” He concludes that a better translation is “revelations and visions” or “revelations and manifestations.” He speculates on the manner in which the instrument functioned.
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