Metaphysical meaning of Baal-peor (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Baal-peor (mbd)
Baal-peor, ba'-al-pe'-ôr (Heb .)-- lord of the chasm; yawning place; lord of the opening.

a Baal of Peor, or a form of Baal worship practiced in Peor (Num. 25:318); sometimes called only Peor, as in Joshua 22:17. b Baal-peor was an idol of the Moabites and the Midianites, and is said to have been worshiped in obscene ceremonies.

Meta. The exalting of sensuality.

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