Metaphysical meaning of Abiram (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Abiram (mbd)
Abiram, a-bl'-ram (Heb.)--father of elevation; father of altitude, i. e., high or proud; the exalted (one) is (my) father; high father.

a Son of Eliab, one of those who conspired against Moses and Aaron and was swallowed up by the earth (Num. 16:1-33). b The eldest son of Hiel the Bethelite, who rebuilt Jericho (I Kings 16:34)

Meta. This name can denote either the arrogance of pride or the nobility of true spiritual exaltation. Abiram, the son of Eliab, signifies presumptuous, arrogant, and rebellious thoughts or tendencies that are caused by spiritual pride (father of altitude, i. e., high or proud). The Abiram of I Kings 16:34 symbolizes a lofty thought, or spiritual ideal (the exalted one is my father).

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Preceding Entry: Abinoam
Following Entry: Abishag