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Etymology [ edit ]
Hebrew Bible [ edit ]
The turban worn by the High Priest was much larger than the head coverings of the priests and was wound so that it formed a broad, flat-topped turban, resembling the blossom of a flower. The head covering of the priests was different, being wound so that it formed a cone-shaped turban, called a migbahat. It was to be made of fine linen, and like all the holy garments, it was to be made by 'gifted artisans ... filled with the spirit of wisdom'. Rashi writes that the High Priests's turban was identical to the turbans of the other priests.
The priestly crown (Hebrew tzitz צִיץ "blossom" "flower") was attached to the turban by means of two sets of blue cords: one going over the top of the head and the other around the sides of the head at the level of the ears (Exodus 39:31).
Talmud [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
- Jacob Neusner Yoma Page 16 "And he placed the breastpiece on him, and in the breastpiece he put the Urim and the Thummim. And he set the turban ... Then Moses took the anointing oil, and anointed the tabernacle and all that was in it, and consecrated them.
- Chaim Miller The Gutnick Edition Chumash Book of Exodus: With Rashi's Commentary 2005 Page 285 "(It was thus ready) for service (in the Tabernacle) as God had commanded Moshe. 27 They made the checkered Tunic from linen through a professional weaver, for Aharon and for his sons, 28 the linen Turban (for Aharon),..."
- Exodus 28:39
- Exodus 28:3
- "Rashi on Exodus 28:41".