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Urim and Thummim   Listen
Urim and Thummim

noun
1.
Lots thrown to determine God's answers to yes-no questions.






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"Urim and Thummim" Quotes from Famous Books



... announced to him the presence of the "golden plates" giving an account of the fate which attended the early inhabitants of America. With these plates would be found the only means by which they could be read, the wonderful spectacles known as the "Urim and Thummim." Joe was not averse to such a revelation, for his hazel rod and his "peek-stone" had already failed him. There had been various religious awakenings in the neighborhood, and when the various sects began to quarrel over the converts ...
— Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 26, August, 1880 - of Popular Literature and Science • Various



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