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Metaphysical meaning of Harbonah (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Harbonah (mbd)
Harbonah, har-bo'-nah (Heb. fr. Pers.)--ass driver; very warlike; destruction; desolation.

One of the seven chamberlains of King Ahasuerus. He was the one who called the attention of the king to the gallows fifty cubits high that Haman had made to hang Mordecai on: "so they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai" (Esth. 7:9, 10). In Esther 1:10 the name is spelled Harbona.

Meta. One of the seven senses of man's outer, carnal consciousness, under the dominion of the concerted, dominating, personal will (Ahasuerus the king). The stubborn, fighting, destructive attitude of this sense (ass-driver, very warlike) helps to get rid of the error in mind that Haman represents, when the will, because of its union with love (Esther), begins to see into and take sides with the Truth.

Preceding Entry: Hararite
Following Entry: Hareph