Metaphysical meaning of Tabor (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Tabor (mbd)
Tabor, ta'-bôr (Heb.)--heaped up; highest part; height; summit; umbilicus; navel, i. e., height of the belly; mound; hill; mountain. a A mountain in Palestine, on the border of Issachar (Josh. 19:22). It was from this mountain that Barak went to defeat Sisera and the army of Jabin, king of Canaan (Judg. 4:6, 12, 14). b The name of a Levitical city of Zebulun (I Chron. 6:77). c "The oak of Tabor" is mentioned in I Samuel 10:3. The reference here is believed to be to a grove of oak trees on or near the border of Benjamin.

Meta. A high place in consciousness, a very exalted group of thoughts, or thought center (heaped up, highest part, height, summit, mountain; a mountain in Palestine, a Levitical city, and a grove of oak trees, oaks denoting great strength and protection). "Tabor and Hermon rejoice in thy name." Mountains always stand for thoughts of a lofty character.

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