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Metaphysical meaning of Kittim (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Kittim (mbd)
Kittim (in A. V., every instance except Genesis 10:4 and I Chronicles 1:7, Chittim), kit'-tim (Heb.)--the cut off; the rejected, outsiders; islanders; schismatic; barbarous; uncivilized; terrible; gigantic; reprobate; damned.

a Son of Javan and grandson of Japheth, Noah's son (Gen. 10:4). b Descendants of Javan; and their country, Cyprus, and islands and parts of the coast of the Mediterranean (Num. 24:24).

Meta. A phase of the outer, sense-reasoning mind in man, as opposed to the inner, true spiritual understanding. This phase of thought must be cut off, rejected, by the individual who would progress spiritually, since it is an outsider, uncivilized, and reprobate so far as Truth is concerned.

Preceding Entry: Kitron
Following Entry: Koa