Metaphysical meaning of Zeboim (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Zeboim (mbd)
Zeboim, ze–bo'–im (Heb.) – wild place; place of ravenous beasts; hyenas; carnivorous wild beasts generally, ravenous appetites; bestiality.

a A valley in Benjamin (I Sam. 13 :18). b A town that was occupied by Benjamites after the return from the Captivity (Neh. 11 :34).

Meta. A group of thoughts, deep within the life forces of man, that is given over to the expression of his beastly and sensual nature, appetite, and passion (place of ravenous beasts, ravenous appetites, bestiality; see ZEBOIIM). This thought center, at the stage of individual unfoldment signified in I Samuel 13: 18 and Nehemiah 11 :34, has come under the directive power of man's active faith in God (Benjamin), for upliftment.

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