Metaphysical meaning of Arioch (mbd)
Arioch, a'-rl-och (Gk.)--lionlike; venerable.
Meta. The Arioch of Genesis 14:1 represents the seeming power, strength, and dominion (lionlike) that sex lust has over man; also, the belief so prevalent among all peoples that the secret desires and habits pertaining to the sex life must be good and must have been ordained of God because of ages of acceptance and practice. Therefore they are regarded as sacred (venerable). It is natural to man to accept, as true and unchangeable. ideas and habits that have been universally believed and acted upon for ages.