Headdress formed by wrapping long strips of cloth around the head. A distinctive headdress formed part of the garb of the high priest (Exodus 28:4,Exodus 28:37,Exodus 28:39;
Exodus 39:28,Exodus 39:31;
Leviticus 16:4). Removal of one's turban was a sign of mourning or shame (Isaiah 3:18-23;
Ezekiel 24:17,Ezekiel 24:23). See Cloth, Clothing; Headband; Headdress.
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Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'TURBAN'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".