Metaphysical meaning of Helah (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Helah (mbd)
Helah, he'-lah (Heb.)--worn away; scaled; rusted; sick; diseased; leprous; stroked; caressed; tenderness.

Wife of "Ashhur the father of Tekoa" (I Chron. 4:5).

Meta. The kindly, sympathetic, and tender qualities of the human soul (tenderness). But this phase of the soul also suggests corrupting, deteriorating tendencies (rusted, diseased). The soul qualities must be raised to spiritual expression before they will work wholly for man's good.

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Preceding Entry: heifer
Following Entry: Helam