Genesis 9:6

Study the Inner Meaning

English: King James Version

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6 Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man.

   Study the Inner Meaning
From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

Arcana Coelestia 1009, 1010, 1011, 1012, 1013


Other references to this verse:

Arcana Coelestia 972, 999


References from Swedenborg's unpublished works:

Spiritual Experiences 155

Other New Christian Commentary

  Stories and their meanings:


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Word/Phrase Explanations

man
"Man" is a tricky word to discuss, because the Hebrew of the Old Testament uses six different words that are generally translated as "man," with...

blood
The internal meaning of “blood” is a little tricky, because Swedenborg gives two meanings that seem quite different. In most cases, Swedenborg links blood with...

Image
'An image' signifies falsities from self-derived intelligence.

God
The Lord is love itself, expressed in the form of wisdom itself. Love, then, is His essence, His inmost. Wisdom - the loving understanding of...

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