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Metaphysical meaning of Adnah (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Adnah (mbd)
Adnah, ad'-nah (Heb.) -- delight; pleasure; rest.

a An Israelite of the tribe of Manasseh (I Chron. 12:20). b An Israelite of the tribe of Judah (II Chron. 17:14).

Meta. The understanding that true overcoming, joy, and peace (pleasure, delight, rest) are the products of love, good judgment, and praise; they are not brought about by personal will. (Both men named Adnah were captains of thousands, and mighty men of valor. Adnah, the Manassite, was a captain under Saul first, but he left Saul and went to David. The other Adnah was one of Jehoshaphat's captains. Manasseh symbolizes understanding; Saul--personal will; David --love; Jehoshaphat--the development in consciousness of the idea of judgment; Judah--praise.)

Preceding Entry: Admah
Following Entry: Adoni-bezek