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Hebrew: אוּרִים —transliteration: Urim (plural of ur: flame)
Meaning: flames, lights
The mysterious Urim are mentioned 7 times in Scripture (Exodus 28:30; Leviticus 8:8; Numbers 27:21; Deuteronomy 33:8; 1 Samuel 28:6; Ezra 2:63; Nehemiah 7:65). They were sometimes used in revealing God’s judgment and are related to the holy breastplate of the high priest.
“When [King] Saul saw the camp of the Philistines, he was afraid and his heart trembled greatly. When Saul inquired of the Lord, the Lord did not answer him, either by dreams or by Urim or by prophets.” —1 Samuel 28:5-6 NASB