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Metaphysical meaning of Arpachshad (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Arpachshad (mbd)
Arpachshad (A. V., Arphaxad), ärpachs'-had (Heb.)--providential regeneration; realm of astrology; limits of Chaldea.

Son of Shem (Gen. 10:22); called Arphaxad in Luke 3:36.

Meta. A belief in man that his good depends wholly upon something outside of himself--his ruling star, fate, providence--instead of knowing that he holds in his own thoughts the power to establish within himself and his world what he wills.

Preceding Entry: Aroerite
Following Entry: Arpad