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Metaphysical meaning of Ur (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Ur (mbd)
Ur, ûr (Heb.)--light; region of light; East; Orient; brightness; brilliance; splendor; fire; flame; blaze.

a "Ur of the Chaldees" was the place of Abraham's nativity (Gen. 11:28-31). b Father of Eliphal, who was one of David's mighty men (I Chron. 11:35).

Meta. Understanding, intelligence, active in man, or the inner spiritual phase of man's being, whence true light shines throughout the consciousness (light, region of light, East, brightness, splendor, fire, blaze); also the shining of that light.

Preceding Entry: upper chamber
Following Entry: Urbanus