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Metaphysical meaning of Beth-nimrah (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Beth-nimrah (mbd)
Beth-nimrah, beth-nlm'-rah (Heb.)--house of spots; speckled house; house of leopard (so-called because of his spots); place of flowing pure water; house of limpid sweet water.

A city of Gad that had been taken from the Amorites (Num. 32:36).

Meta. "Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots ? then may ye also do good, that are accustomed to do evil" (Jer. 13:23). Beth-nimrah (house of spots, speckled house, house of leopard; a city that had belonged to the Amorites) signifies a very iniquitous state of thought and activity in the Amoritish phase of man's consciousness. Place of flowing pure water, house of limpid sweet water, meanings that are also contained in the name, Beth-nimrah, bespeak the truly cleansing character of life, life being in reality spiritual and manifesting spiritually when it is directed by high, true, spiritual thinking. (Beth-nimrah was taken from the Amorites, destroyed, and rebuilt by the Israelitish tribe of Gad. It was fortified by them and was made a sheepfold; sheep refer to the pure, natural life in man.)

Preceding Entry: Beth-merhak
Following Entry: Beth-pazzez