Metaphysical meaning of Shelanites (mbd) Shelanites, she'-lan-ites (fr. Heb.). The "family" of Shelah, the son of Judah (Num. 26:20). Meta. Thoughts springing from and like to that in consciousness which is signified by Shelah. (See SHELAH.) ________________________ Preceding Entry: Shelah Following Entry: Shelemiah Print View the discussion thread.