Metaphysical meaning of Hepher (mbd)
Hepher, he'-pher (Heb.)--a digging; a well; an excavation; a pit; a search; an exploration; a spying out.
a A man of the tribe of Manasseh, the head of the family of the Hepherites (Num. 26:32). b Son of Ashhur of the tribe of Judah (I Chron. 4:6). c One of David's guard (I Chron. 11:36). d A city of Canaan that was conquered by Joshua (Josh. 12:17).