Metaphysical meaning of Shen (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Shen (mbd)
Shen, shen (Heb.)--tooth; tusk; ivory; tine; prong; comb; sharp rock; peak; summit; dividing in twain; change; mutation.

A place in Palestine near which Samuel set up the stone Ebenezer, in memory of Jehovah's helping the Israelites to defeat the Philistines (I Sam. 7:12).

Meta. The analyzing and assimilating of the true ideas that are gained through prayer. (Tooth and peak are meanings of Shen. Teeth are used for the breaking up and masticating of food, and in consciousness they refer to the analyzing and assimilating of ideas, preparatory to their use in sustaining the organism. "Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God," said Jesus; thus we understand that everybody needs the strength and sustaining power of true words if he is to abide in life and wholeness.)

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