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Metaphysical meaning of Alvan (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Alvan (mbd)
Alvan, al'-van (Heb.)--sublime; tall.

Son of Shobal, a descendant of Seir the Horite (Gen. 36:23); in I Chronicles 1: '10 he is called Alian.

Meta. A lofty concept, of man's seemingly material consciousness, concerning the apparently sensual or physical phase of his organism--a glimpse of the truth that even the outer man has his origin in Spirit. (See SHOBAL.)

Preceding Entry: Alvah
Following Entry: Amad