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Metaphysical meaning of Hillel (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Hillel (mbd)
Hillel, hil'-lel (Heb.)--praise; rejoice; celebrate; shout for joy; shine forth.

A Pirathonite. His son Abdon was a judge of Israel (Judg. 12:13). He was of the tribe of Ephraim.

Meta. The action of the will (Ephraim) in praising and magnifying God--one's highest concept of Truth. (Pirathon means peak, top, prince, and Abdon represents a phase of the judging, discerning capacity in man, united to the activity of the will in establishing justice in consciousness.)

Preceding Entry: Hilkiah
Following Entry: Hinnom