Metaphysical meaning of Bashan (mbd)
Bashan, ba'-shan (Heb.)--light, sandy soil; smooth, fertile soil; fruitful.
Meta. Life and substance, inexhaustible and limitless (smooth, fertile soil, fruitful) when the animal forces (herds) are properly directed and handled by the understanding (half tribe of Manasseh to whom the land of Bashan was assigned).