Jeremiah 50:40

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40 As when Sodom and Gomorrah and their neighbouring towns were overturned by God, says the Lord, so no man will be living in it, and no son of man will have a resting-place there.

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From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 116


Other references to this verse:

Arcana Coelestia 2220

Apocalypse Revealed 502, 717, 757

The Lord 53

True Christian Religion 158


References from Swedenborg's unpublished works:

Apocalypse Explained 653, 1029, 1037

Other New Christian Commentary

  Stories and their meanings:


Hop to Similar Bible Verses

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Amos 4:11

Word/Phrase Explanations

Gomorrah
'Sodom' signifies the evil of self-love, and 'Gomorrah,' the falsity derived from it.

god
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says
As with many common verbs, the meaning of “to say” in the Bible is highly dependent on context. Who is speaking? Who is hearing? What...

the Lord
The Bible refers to the Lord in many different ways, which from the text seem indistinguishable and interchangeable. Understood in the internal sense, though, there...

lord
The Lord, in the simplest terms, is love itself expressed as wisdom itself. In philosophic terms, love is the Lord's substance and wisdom is His...

man
The relationship between men and women is deep and nuanced, and one entire book of the Writings – Conjugial Love or Love in Marriage –...

son
'A son,' as in Genesis 5:28, signifies the rise of a new church. 'Son,' as in Genesis 24:3, signifies the Lord’s rationality regarding good. 'A...

son of man
The Lord, in some places, calls Himself 'the son of God,' at other times, 'the son of man (ἄνθρωπος).' This is always according to the...


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