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Metaphysical meaning of Hethlon (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Hethlon (mbd)
Hethlon, heth'-lon (Heb.)--swathed, bound about; wrapped up; place of concealment; lurking place; stronghold.

A place mentioned by Ezekiel as being on the north (Ezek. 47:15).

Meta. The strong tendency of intellectual man, through his highest sense reasonings, to keep the Truth wrapped up and hidden from view instead of clearing it up so that it can be comprehended in its fullness and reality. (Hethlon was on the north border of the land. North signifies above, in man's consciousness, and refers here to the reasonings of the intellect guided by outer observation and by the senses. Man can never, through reason alone, find God or come into an understanding of spiritual Truth. The understanding of Spirit springs from the indwelling Holy Spirit. Man receives this understanding by inspiration.)

Preceding Entry: Heth
Following Entry: Hezekiah