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Metaphysical meaning of Mizar (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Mizar (mbd)
Mizar, mi'-zär (Heb.)--smallness; reduced; little; few; brought low; insignificant; despised; dishonored.

A hill near the Hermons; the little mountain, margin (Psalms 42:6). It is thought to have been a summit of Lebanon.

Meta. Mount Hermon signifies a high, sublime state of mind. The Hermons, or three peaks of Hermon, bespeak the exaltation of the triune God; the lifting up, in conscious recognition, of the three phases or activities of the Infinite--Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, or mind, idea, and expression.

The mountains of Lebanon represent pure thoughts.

Mizar (meaning little, smallness brought low, and believed to have been a summit of Lebanon, from which the writer of the 42d Psalm seems to have obtained a view of the Hermons) is representative of meekness, lowliness, humbleness of thought, which is one of the characteristics of the Christ mind; having let go of self-pride and self-seeking, the individual opens his consciousness to Truth. The mind of Christ, of divine love, "vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up . . . taketh not account of evil." Expressing in the individual, it makes him willing for the personal to be made very small, that God may be exalted: in the words of the hymn, "Content to fill a little space, if Thou be glorified."

Preceding Entry: Mitylene
Following Entry: Mizpah