Metaphysical meaning of Edom (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Edom (mbd)
Edom, e'-dom (Heb.)--red; reddish; ruddy.

a The name that was given to Esau because of the red pottage for which he sold his birthright to Jacob (Gen. 25:30; 36:1-19). b The country where Esau's descendants lived (Gen. 36:l6); this country is also called Mount Seir and Idum├Ža.

Meta. The outer man, the body, or the carnal, physical phase of man's consciousness and organism.

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Preceding Entry: Eder
Following Entry: Edomites