マタイによる福音書 5:28

Study the Inner Meaning

Japanese Bible

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28 だが,あなた方に告げるが,女を情欲を抱いて見つめる者はみな,心の中ですでにその女と姦淫《かんいん》を犯したのだ。

   Study the Inner Meaning
From Swedenborg's Works

Explanations or references:

Arcana Coelestia 2371, 4903, 8910, 8911

Conjugial Love 153, 340, 494

Divine Providence 111, 152

Doctrine of Life 78

True Christian Religion 313, 326


References from Swedenborg's unpublished works:

Apocalypse Explained 340, 600

Other New Christian Commentary

  Stories and their meanings:



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