Jeremiah 47:7

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7 How shall it be quiet, when the Lord hath given it a charge against Ascalon, and against the countries thereof by the sea side, and there hath made an appointment for it?

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From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 113

Other references to this verse:

Arcana Coelestia 1197, 8093, 9340

References from Swedenborg's unpublished works:

Apocalypse Explained 817

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Word/Phrase Explanations

When something is described as quiet, still or calm in the Bible, it represents the state of peace that comes with being aligned with the...

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...

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...

'The sea and the waves roaring' means heresy and controversies in the church and individual.

'Side' signifies good or spiritual love.