Metaphysical meaning of Ephah (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Ephah (mbd)
Ephah, e'-phah (Heb.) covered, as with the wings of a fowl; brooded; overcast; obscured; darkened; gloom; weak; weary; languid; faint.

a Son of Midian and grandson of Abraham (Gen. 25:4). b A place mentioned with Midian in Isaiah 60:6. e A concubine of Caleb's (I Chron. 2:46).

Meta. Darkened and obscure phases of thought and soul in which the Spirit of God is working--over which Spirit is brooding, as it were that Truth may blossom forth and come to fruition in due time. The prophecy in Isaiah, wherein Ephah is mentioned, bespeaks the clearing up of the phases of mind that are symbolized by Ephah.

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