A cloth draped, wrapped, or wound around the head to give protection or distinctive appearance. The turban functioned as a priestly garment (Exod 28:4,; Exod 28:37, Exod 28:39; Exod 29:6; Exod 39:28, Exod 39:31; Lev 8:9; Lev 16:4) for Aaron and carried the golden plaque inscribed “Holy to the Lord” (Exod 28:36-37). Job saw his justice as being “like a robe and a turban” (Job 29:14), but Isaiah’s indictment of Jerusalem’s women included removal of their turbans (Isa 3:23). Ezekiel saw the humiliation of Judah in similar terms (defiant Jerusalem doting on Babylonians with flowing turbans, Ezek 23:15) or in the bypassing of normal mourning by the wearing of the turbans as usual (Ezek 24:17, Ezek 24:23). In his vision of the Temple, turbans were part of levitical garb (Ezek 44:18). Zechariah’s vision saw the priestly Joshua fitted with a clean turban in preparation for high-priestly duty (Zech 3:5).
4These are the vestments that they shall make: a breastpiece, an ephod, a robe, a checkered tunic, a turban, and a sash. When they make these sacred vestments f ... View more
37You shall fasten it on the turban with a blue cord; it shall be on the front of the turban.
39You shall make the checkered tunic of fine linen, and you shall make a turban of fine linen, and you shall make a sash embroidered with needlework.
6and you shall set the turban on his head, and put the holy diadem on the turban.
28and the turban of fine linen, and the headdresses of fine linen, and the linen undergarments of fine twisted linen,
31They tied to it a blue cord, to fasten it on the turban above; as the Lord had commanded Moses.
9And he set the turban on his head, and on the turban, in front, he set the golden ornament, the holy crown, as the Lord commanded Moses.
4He shall put on the holy linen tunic, and shall have the linen undergarments next to his body, fasten the linen sash, and wear the linen turban; these are the ... View more
36You shall make a rosette of pure gold, and engrave on it, like the engraving of a signet, “Holy to the Lord.”37You shall fasten it on the turban with a blue c ... View more
14I put on righteousness, and it clothed me;
my justice was like a robe and a turban.
23the garments of gauze, the linen garments, the turbans, and the veils.
15with belts around their waists, with flowing turbans on their heads, all of them looking like officers—a picture of Babylonians whose native land was Chaldea.
17Sigh, but not aloud; make no mourning for the dead. Bind on your turban, and put your sandals on your feet; do not cover your upper lip or eat the bread of mo ... View more
23Your turbans shall be on your heads and your sandals on your feet; you shall not mourn or weep, but you shall pine away in your iniquities and groan to one an ... View more
18They shall have linen turbans on their heads, and linen undergarments on their loins; they shall not bind themselves with anything that causes sweat.
5And I said, “Let them put a clean turban on his head.” So they put a clean turban on his head and clothed him with the apparel; and the angel of the Lord was s ... View more