Metaphysical meaning of Shaphir (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Shaphir (mbd)
Shaphir (A. V., Saphir), sha'-phir (Heb.)--scratched; scraped; rubbed to a polish; fair; brilliant; bright; shining; beautiful; pleasing; delightful; clear toned; sonorous.

A city of Judah, that was prophesied against by Micah (Mic. 1:11).

Meta. The beauty and glory and joy of spiritual ideals (bright, shining, beautiful, fair, delightful, a city of Israel), destroyed out of consciousness by willful disobedience to Truth. "Pass away, O inhabitant of Shaphir, in nakedness and shame. "

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