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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #642 - אֲפֻדָּה
1a) priestly garment, shoulder-cape or mantle, outer garment
1a1) worn by an ordinary priest and made of white stuff
1a2) worn by the high priest — more costly, woven of gold, blue, purple, scarlet, and linen threads provided with shoulder-pieces and a breast piece of like material, ornamented with gems and gold
1b) a metallic covering for idols, a plating over
1372) dp (פד PD) AC: Redeem CO: ? AB: ?: The pictograph p is a picture of the open mouth, the d is a picture of a door. Combined these mean "open the door". When one is redeemed they gird on their clothes for leaving. To bring back to an original state.
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) active noun of the preceding verb, putting on, binding on (of the Ephod), Exodus 28:8.
(2) covering (of gold), or over laying of a statue, Isaiah 30:22 i.q. צִפּוּי. They used to make the images of idols, of wood or earthenware, and then lay over them plates of gold or silver (περίχρυσα, περιάργυρα, ep. Jer. 6:34 ).
the Week of Proper 15 / Ordinary 20