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The man Micah had a shrine, and he made an ephod and teraphim,[a](A) and installed one of his sons, who became his priest.(B)

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  1. 17:5 An ephod and teraphim: cultic paraphernalia. An ephod was a priestly garment, especially that worn by the high priest (cf. Ex 28 and 39), which contained a pocket for objects used for divination. Teraphim were household idols (Gn 31:19, 34–35; 1 Sm 19:13), which may also have had a divinatory function.