Metaphysical meaning of Stachys (mbd) Stachys, sta'- chys (Gk.)--standing; an ear of grain; an ear of corn. A Christian at Rome, whom Paul saluted in his Epistle to the Romans. It is thought from his name that he wasGreek (Rom. 16:9). Meta. A positive, illumined, intellectual thought of substance, subject to spiritual direction and use (standing, an ear of grain, a Christian). ________________________ Preceding Entry: Spirit Following Entry: stars View the discussion thread.