Metaphysical meaning of Jeroham (mbd)
Jeroham, jer'-o-ham (Heb.)--He (Jehovah) is compassionate; who finds mercy; he will cherish; he will love.
a Father of Elkanah of the hill country of Ephraim, and grandfather of Samuel the prophet (I Sam. 1:1). b There were several other Israelites by this name (I Chron. 9:8, 12; 12:7; 27:22; Neh. 11:12).
Meta. Spiritual ideas of divine love, mercy, tender compassion, and support (He is compassionate, who finds mercy, he will cherish, he will love) becoming active in the various faculties of individual consciousness that are represented by the tribes to which the Israelitish men by this name belonged: the will (Ephraim), faith (Benjamin), love (Levi), and judgment (Dan).
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