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Metaphysical meaning of Rimmon (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Rimmon (mbd)
Rimmon, rim-mon (Heb.)--full of substance; marrowy; pomegranate; the exalted; very high.

a A city of Judah (Josh. 15:32) that passed into the possession of the Simeonites (Josh. 19:7). b A border city of Zebulun (Josh. 19:13), given over to the Levites; called Rimmono in I Chronicles 6:77. c Father of Rechab and Baanah, captains under Ishbosheth, son of Saul (II Sam. 4:2). d A Syrian god (II Kings 5:18). e A rock in Benjamin near Gibeah, where six hundred Benjamites fled from the men of Israel and were saved (Judg. 20:47).

Meta. Fruitfulness, or the power to make fruitful (full of substance, marrowy, pomegranate). As a city of Judah it symbolizes the fructifying power of praise. Passing into the possession of the Simeonites, Rimmon would indicate greater obedience and receptivity to Truth. As a border city of Zebulun it refers to an increasing idea of order in individual consciousness, and the good results that follow. As a Syrian god Rimmon denotes the attributing of increase of good, fruitfulness, to the intellect guided by the senses, instead of knowing that Spirit is the source of all increase of good.

Preceding Entry: rich young man
Following Entry: Rimmon-perez