Metaphysical meaning of Tishbite (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Tishbite (mbd)
Tishbite, tish-bite (fr. Heb.)--carrying off; appropriating; captivating; capturing; leading away; making a prisoner; leading captive.

A native of the town of Tishbi, or Thisbe, of Naphtali; Elijah the prophet is called a Tishbite (I Kings 17:1).

Meta. Elijah the prophet signifies the spiritual I AM of man's consciousness. This I AM, when in activity in one's higher thoughts (Israel), is a Tishbite, one that makes captive, brings into subjection to Spirit (appropriating, captivating, leading captive), and in time brings to the Christ standard, all one's thoughts and activities.

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Preceding Entry: Tirzah
Following Entry: Titus