Metaphysical meaning of Atroth-beth-joab (mbd)
Atroth-beth-joab (A. V., Ataroth, the house of Joab), at'-roth beth-jo'-ab (Heb.)--crowns of the house of Jehovah-father. Atroth and Ataroth are the same word, meaning crowns; head ornaments. (See ATAROTH .)
Meta. Atroth, or Ataroth, means crowns, and beth means house; therefore Atroth-beth-joab means crowns of the house of Joab. Joab (Jehovah is father) led David's army that defeated and slew Absalom. Joab represents the executive power of love--the pivotal center within man that preserves the unity and integrity of soul and body--the individual will acknowledging Jehovah God as its source and inspiration. Atroth-beth-joab signifies the honor and glory (crowns) that belong to the substance clothed ideas (house) that are generated in consciousness by that for which Joab stands; also the victory, the dominion, and the results of good that are realized by the individual who entertains and sustains these ideas (victory, dominion, and reward are other symbolic meanings of a crown).