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Metaphysical meaning of Tophel (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Tophel (mbd)
Tophel, to'-phel (Heb.)--sticking; adhering; cement; lime; mortal; whitewash; patching up; falsehood; foolishness; fetid; ill-seasoned; unsavory; insipid; vile; quagmire; decay

A place in the wilderness near Paran (Deut. 1:1).

Meta. Thoughts of an adhesive nature (sticking, adhering, cement, lime, mortar). These adhesive thoughts in one's consciousness, if not balanced by a proper releasing attitude of mind, will cause one to hold fast to old thoughts and habits that are no longer of use in the consciousness, and so will lead to error and deterioration (falsehood, unsavory, vile, fetid, decay, foolishness, quagmire).

Preceding Entry: Tolaites
Following Entry: Topheth