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Metaphysical meaning of Cainan (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Cainan (mbd)
Cainan (more properly Kenan), cå-i'nan (Heb.)--possessor; acquisitor; centralizer; one who fixes and establishes his center; acquisition.

Named twice in the genealogy of Jesus Christ (Luke 3:36, 37); the second Cainan in this genealogy is called Kenan in Genesis 5:9.

Meta. Cainan, named in the genealogy of Jesus Christ, and meaning possessor, centralizer, one who fixes and establishes his center, symbolizes the establishing of one's outer consciousness and organism in the truth that the whole man, even the body, is in essence spiritual. Thus does one prepare oneself for the new or Christ birth. Through this new birth, even the very outermost phase of man's organism undergoes a change from seeming material to spiritual expression and manifestation--the body takes on its real spiritual nature.

Preceding Entry: Cain
Following Entry: Calah