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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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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Turban'. Holman Bible Dictionary. 1991.

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