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Metaphysical meaning of Lo-debar (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Lo-debar (mbd)
Lo-debar, lo-de'-bär (Heb.)--without order; disorderly; no leader; not governed; rebellious; no shepherd; without pasture; no issue; barren; without speech; dumb; not the word or oracle; false; untrue.

A city of Gilead to the east of the Jordan; it was the home of Machir the son of Ammiel. Machir cared for Jonathan's lame son, Mephibosheth, until David took him into his own house (II Sam. 9:4, 5; 17:27).

Meta. The disorderly, undisciplined, barren, substanceless (without pasture), and unillumined (not the word or oracle) state into which the consciousness of man comes when the personal will (Saul) has been exercised without restraint. (See MEPHIBOSHETH and MACHIR.)

Preceding Entry: Lod
Following Entry: Logos