Holman Bible Dictionary
Headdress formed by wrapping long strips of cloth around the head. A distinctive headdress formed part of the garb of the high priest (Exodus 28:4 ,Exodus 28:4,28:37 ,Exodus 28:37,28:39; Exodus 29:6; Exodus 39:28 ,Exodus 39:28,39:31; Leviticus 8:9; Leviticus 16:4 ). Removal of one's turban was a sign of mourning or shame (Isaiah 3:18-23; Ezekiel 24:17 ,Ezekiel 24:17,24:23 ). See Cloth, Clothing; Headband; Headdress.
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