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Metaphysical meaning of Hor (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Hor (mbd)
Hor, hôr (Heb.)--to be high; to conceive; to think; a height; a mountain; Mount Hor--the mountain of mountains.

a A mountain in the wilderness, where Aaron died and where his son Eleazar was clothed with the priestly garments and became high priest of Israel (Num. 20:22-29). b A mountain on the northern border of the land of Canaan (Num. 34:7)

Meta. A much exalted state of thought in man. It is here that the ruling power of the intellectual consciousness (Aaron the first high priest of Israel), which has become the executive power of the divine law to the highest religious and spiritual thoughts of the individual (Israelites), ceases its activities, seemingly, and sinks back into the subconscious mind (Aaron died on Mount Hor). It is here, too, that spiritual strength, through the individual's recognition of God as his supporting, sustaining power (Eleazar takes the place of high priest), becomes the directive quality of the higher consciousness of divine law into which the individual is entering.

Preceding Entry: Hophra
Following Entry: Horam