Metaphysical meaning of forty days and forty nights (mbd) forty days and forty nights (I Kings 19:8). Meta. Completeness--foursquare. "And the city lieth foursquare, and the length thereof is as great as the breadth...the length and the breadth and the height thereof are equal" (Rev. 21:16). ________________________ Preceding Entry: Fortunatus Following Entry: fruit of the vine View the discussion thread.