Metaphysical meaning of Baal-gad (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Baal-gad (mbd)
Baal-gad, ba'-al-gad (Heb.)--Gad is lord; the god of fortune is lord- lord of for tunes; possessor of fortune, lord of troops; troop of Baal. Gad is the ancient god of plenty and prosperity.

A city on the northern border of that part of Palestine which was conquered by the Israelites under Joshua; it was "in the valley of Lebanon under mount Hermon" (Josh . 11:17) .

Meta. Lebanon means white, and represents pure thoughts. Mount Hermon (lofty, prominent, sacred mountain) indicates a high, sublime state of mind. Baal-gad (Gad is lord, the god of fortune is lord, lord of fortunes), a city in the valley of Lebanon under Mount Hermon, signifies a realization of substance and bounty, but with a strong tendency toward the belief that the source of this good is in the outer formed or psychic world instead of in the inner formless Spirit. (See BAAL.)

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