Metaphysical meaning of Zorah (mbd)
Zorah (in A. V., Neh. 11:29, Zareah; Joshua 15:33, Zoreah), zo'–rah (Heb.)--stricken; smitten; scourged; prostrated; terrified; panic; hornet; place of hornets; hornets' town; leprosy.
A city in the lowland of Judah (Josh. 15 :33), and also mentioned as being on the border of Dan (Josh. 19 :41). It was inhabited evidently by the Danites, since it was the home of Manoah, the father of Samson (Judg. 13:2). It was resettled by some of the children of Judah after the return from the Babylonian captivity (Neh. 11 :29).
Meta. A thought center in the subconsciousness (a city in the lowland of Judah) that is bowed under fear of oppression and affliction (stricken, smitten, prostrated, terrified), that is of a stinging, petulant nature (hornet, place of hornets),and that is in need of purifying (leprosy).
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