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Metaphysical meaning of Hosah (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Hosah (mbd)
Hosah, ho'-sah (Heb.)--refuge; shelter; protection; trust; hope; confidence.

a A city on the border of Asher (Josh. 19:29). b One of the doorkeepers of the Temple during David's reign (I Chron. 16:38); his place of watch was "westward, by the gate of Shallecheth" (I Chron. 26:16).

Meta. A trusting, hopeful spirit in man that becomes a true haven (refuge) to him at all times, and especially when he is passing through some overcoming experiences in which the error side of things appears to be triumphing over the true.

Preceding Entry: Horonite
Following Entry: Hosanna