Metaphysical meaning of Elim (mbd)
Elim, e'-llm (Heb.)--terebinths; palm trees; trees; oaks.
The second camping place of the Israelites after they crossed the Red Sea: "And they came to Elim, where were twelve springs of water, and threescore and ten palm trees: and they encamped there by the waters" (Exod. 15:27).
Meta. A realization of fullness of life, strength, and cleansing Truth for the whole man; also a realization of victory (twelve is a number representing fullness in the spiritual. Springs of water stand for life and cleansing; oaks signify strength and protection; and palm trees denote victory).