Among the ancients the term "valley" was a symbol of deep things, of secrets; in Hebrew the word is derived from a term which signifies "deep." Hidden within the etymological meaning of the word is "that which lies remote from sight, such as counsels and designs which are deep or close." When the Lodge is said to stand in the "lowest vale," the symbolism is that of secrecy, and indicates the secrecy with which the acts of the Lodge should be concealed.Daniel 2:22 - Job 12:22

Biblical References

Daniel 2:22

He revealeth the deep and secret things: he knoweth what is in the darkness, and the light dwelleth with him.

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Job 12:22

He discovereth deep things out of darkness, and bringeth out to light the shadow of death.

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