Genesis 36:1

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1 And these are the generations of Esau, the same is Edom.

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From Swedenborg's Works

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Arcana Coelestia 3228, 4639, 4640, 4641, 4642

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Bible Word Meanings

Esau (Gen. 28:5, etc.) signifies the truth of good in the natural principle. Esau (Gen. 32:3) signifies celestial good in the natural principle.

'Edom' or 'Idumea,' as in Isaiah 34:5, signifies those who are in evil and in falsities thence derived.