Metaphysical meaning of Gath (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Gath (mbd)
Gath, gath (Heb.)--wine press; wine vat; fortune.

A city of the Philistines (I Sam. 5:8; Amos 6:2).

Meta. A group of thoughts in the sense consciousness of man that believe in trial (wine press), and look upon all experiences from the standpoint of seeming trial and suffering. Thus it causes the one who gives heed to it to become conscious of that which appears to be evil, when he should be busy seeing and believing in good only and thus coming into a consciousness of the blessing aspect of all his overcoming.

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Preceding Entry: Gatam
Following Entry: Gath-hepher