Thummim


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Thummim

(ˈθʌmɪm)
n
(Bible) Old Testament See Urim and Thummim
References in classic literature ?
Should kings and nations from thy mouth consult, Thy counsel would be as the oracle Urim and Thummim, those oraculous gems On Aaron's breast, or tongue of Seers old Infallible; or, wert thou sought to deeds That might require the array of war, thy skill Of conduct would be such that all the world Could not sustain thy prowess, or subsist In battle, though against thy few in arms.
Oracles, such as the urim and thummim, are a means of legal ruling and the prerogative of priests.
Elections are our urim and thummim, the means by which we divine the will of the People, our sovereign god, as invisible and inscrutable as the one worshipped in ancient Jerusalem.
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Currently, the most commonly used definition is given by ISO 9000, where quality is expressed through a set of characteristics: "the extent to which a set of intrinsic features meet the requirements" (Thummim & Tang 1996).
Radak suggests that it was through the Urim and Thummim. At any rate, Samuel presents Saul to the people, declaring: 'See ye him whom the Lord hath chosen, that there is none like him among all the people?' And all the people shouted, and said: 'Long live the king!' (I Sam.
In fact, Strang followed the model of Smith's career as he reported visions, translated ancient records with the Urim and Thummim, and recorded revelations taken from the words of Deity.
Ever since he correctly called all 35 Senate races and 49 out of the 50 states in the presidential race of 2008, Silver, who began his career analyzing baseball, has become the urim and thummim of American statistics.