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Metaphysical meaning of Malcam (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Malcam (mbd)
Malcam (A. V., Malcham), mal'-cam (Heb.)--their king; their ruler; their counseling.

a Son of Shaharaim by Hodesh, a Benjamite (I Chron. 8:9). b The idol Molech (Zeph. 1:5, "their king," margin).

Meta. Setting up the outer reasoning or thinking consciousness as king, thus giving it dominion in one's life. Especially does Malcam as referring to the idol Molech signify the worship of the intellect, or reason, directed entirely by the senses, by the prejudices, seemings, customs, and desires of the outer man. (See MOLECH.)

Preceding Entry: Malachi
Following Entry: Malchiel