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Metaphysical meaning of Pur (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Pur (mbd)
Pur, pûr, Purim, pu'-rim (Heb. fr. Pers.)--part; portion; lot; die; oracle.

Pur refers to the casting of lots and the consulting of astrologers by Haman the Agagite, the Jews' enemy, against the Jews to destroy them (Esth. 3:7; 9:24).

Purim is the name of a Jewish festival instituted by the Jews in remembrance of their deliverance from the destructive devices of the wicked Haman. Purim is the plural of Pur (Esth. 9:26-28).

Meta. Pur refers to superstitious belief in and fear of fate, luck, and astrological and psychic influences as having power for evil in one's life. Such error ideas and fears belong to the adverse consciousness, and if indulged in are destructive to one's true spiritual upbuilding and unfoldment.

Purim symbolizes the great joy and the new hold on spiritual life and substance that the overcomer realizes by means of his deliverance from the superstitious fears that Pur represents.

Preceding Entry: Punon
Following Entry: Put