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Metaphysical meaning of Asherim (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Asherim (mbd)
Asherim, a-she'-r;m (Heb.)--Asherahs; pillars; columns; groves; symbols of the goddess Asherah.

Heathen, idolatrous goddesses or worship (Exod. 34:13; I Kings 14:23).

Meta. Human love with its animal propensities. Through Jehoshaphat's allegiance to Jehovah, the inner forces (Judah) are purified. "He took away . . . the Asherim out of Judah" (II Chron. 17:6).

Preceding Entry: Asherah
Following Entry: Asherites