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Hebrew: peer

Ex. 39:28 (Revised Version, “head-tires”); Ezek. 44:18 (Revised Version, “tires”), denotes properly a turban worn by priests, and in Isa. 3:20 (Revised Version, “head-tires”) a head-dress or tiara worn by females

The Hebrew word so rendered literally means an ornament, as in Isa. 61:10 (Revised Version, “garland”), and in Ezek. 24:17, 23 “tire” (Revised Version, “head-tire”).

It consisted of a piece of cloth twisted about the head. In Ex. 28:40; 29:9 it is the translation of a different Hebrew word (migba’ah), which denotes the turban (Revised Version, “head-tire”) of the common priest as distinguished from the mitre of the high priest. (See MITRE.)

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