Matthew 5

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1 And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and when he was set, his disciples came unto him:

2 And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying,

3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

4 Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

5 Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

6 Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.

7 Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

8 Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.

9 Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

10 Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

11 Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.

12 Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.

13 Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.

14 Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.

15 Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house.

16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

17 Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil.

18 For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.

19 Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.

20 For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.

21 Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment:

22 But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.

23 Therefore if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath ought against thee;

24 Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way; first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.

25 Agree with thine adversary quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him; lest at any time the adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and thou be cast into prison.

26 Verily I say unto thee, Thou shalt by no means come out thence, till thou hast paid the uttermost farthing.

27 Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not commit adultery:

28 But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.

29 And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell.

30 And if thy right hand offend thee, cut if off, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell.

31 It hath been said, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement:

32 But I say unto you, That whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery: and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced committeth adultery.

33 Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths:

34 But I say unto you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven; for it is God's throne:

35 Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool: neither by Jerusalem; for it is the city of the great King.

36 Neither shalt thou swear by thy head, because thou canst not make one hair white or black.

37 But let your communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil.

38 Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:

39 But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.

40 And if any man will sue thee at the law, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloke also.

41 And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain.

42 Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.

43 Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy.

44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;

45 That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.

46 For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same?

47 And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? do not even the publicans so?

48 Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.

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Explanation of Matthew 5      

By Rev. John Clowes M.A.

Verses 1, 2. Truth Divine, in conjunction with Divine Good in the Lord's Divine Humanity, instructs the church by the Word.

Verse 3. Teaching that they have conjunction of life with the Lord who acknowledge in heart that no one knows, understands, and is wise of himself, but from the Lord, since in this acknowledgement there is internal truth and good.

Verse 4. And that they have conjunction of life with the Lord, who are in spiritual desolations, because those desolations are succeeded by a clearer perception of good and truth from the Lord.

Verse 5. And that they have conjunction of life with the Lord, who restrain the lusts of the external or natural man, because in such case the external or natural man becomes receptive of the truth and good of charity.

Verse 6. And that they have conjunction of life with the Lord, who are in the affection of good and truth, because good and truth from the Lord are in that affection.

Verse 7. And that they have conjunction of life with the Lord, who show mercy to others, because they receive the Lord's mercy in the same degree.

Verse 8. And that they have conjunction of life with the Lord, who reject the love of evil, because they are enlightened by Divine Truth in the intellectual principle.

Verse 9. And that they have conjunction of life with the Lord, who subdue the cravings of evil, because they are regenerated of the Lord.

Verse 10. And that they have conjunction of life with the Lord, who fight and conquer in temptations, which are from hell, because thereby the internal man is opened to, and has communication with, heavenly goods and truths.

Verses 11, 12. And that all goods and truths derived from the Word, and received by man, are more closely conjoined with the Lord, and more fully confirmed in states of opposition from infernal spirits, than at any other time, and that this has been the case from the beginning.

Verse 13. That the affection of truth from the Lord constitutes the church, but not truth without its affection, such truth being of no use whatever.

Verse 14. That Divine Truth and the intelligence thereof are in the truths and goods of the church, and if united with the love of good, cannot be obscured by falsities.

Verse 15. That for this purpose, they ought not to be subjected to the things of man's natural will, but to be exalted by affection in the intellectual mind, and thus to guide and to direct the things of the will.

Verse 16. That thus truth becomes good, and is acknowledged to be from Good Divine.

Verses 17, 18. That the Lord, as to His Humanity, fulfilled all things of the Word, which endures for ever, and must needs in all things be accomplished.

Verse 19. That to oppose the good of the Word in the will, and its truth in the understanding, is to reject all spiritual good and truth; but that to cherish the good and truth of the Word, is to receive spiritual life.

Verse 20. That the Word ought to be observed in the spirit, as well as in the letter, or in its internal sense, as well as in its external, otherwise no internal spiritual life can be received from it.

Verses 21-23. That there are three degrees of opposition to the good of the Word, or charity; first, depraved thought; secondly, depraved intention; thirdly, depraved will; and that each contains in itself its proper punishment, which is slighter in the former degree than in the latter.

Verses 23, 24. That the life of charity is to be preferred to the life of piety; but that the life of piety is not on that account to be discarded.

Verses 25, 26. That in states of spiritual accusation there is need to exercise gentleness and compassion towards the accusing spirits, lest the spirit of fretfulness and bitter judgement should be excited, and thence spiritual imprisonment should ensue.

Verses 27, 28. That adultery is of the spirit, and that whoever wilfully indulges craving, is an adulterer.

Verse 29. That evil ought to be rejected from the thought.

Verse 30. And also from the affection.

Verses 29, 30. Otherwise the whole man must perish.

Verses 31, 32. That good shall not reject its own proper truth, unless it favours evil; and that the truth so rejected cannot be conjoined to any other good.

Verses 33-38. That Divine Truths are to be confirmed from the Lord, and not from man.

Verse 36. Because man of himself cannot understand anything.

Verse 37. That the celestial man does not reason about truths, because he has a perception thereof from good.

Verses 38-42. That man ought not to resist evil from himself, but from the Lord,

Verses 39, 40, 41. and to be patient and contented as far as possible under its assault,

Verse 39. whether the assault be against good,

Verses 40, 41. or against truth.

Verse 42. That good ought to be communicated freely, and also truth.

Verses 43, 44. That genuine charity is kind and well disposed towards all, doing good to, instructing, and interceding for all.

Verse 45. That it restores in man the Divine image and likeness by regeneration from the Divine, which is the source of good and truth to all, whether they receive or reject.

Verses 46, 47. That the joys of heaven are not in natural affection and thought, but in spiritual, and thence in natural.

Verse 48. Therefore the spiritual affection of charity ought to be cherished, because it is in man the image and likeness of the Lord.

From Swedenborg's Works

Explanations or references:

Arcana Coelestia 202, 374, 1010, 1011, 1017, 2360, 2371, ...

Apocalypse Revealed 20, 23, 48, 194, 209, 271, 285, ...

Conjugial Love 153, 316, 340, 468, 482, 494

Divine Love and Wisdom 427

Divine Providence 33, 111, 152, 159, 173, 219, 292, ...

Doctrine of the Lord 9, 11, 17, 49

The Doctrine of the New Jerusalem Regarding the Sacred Scripture 51, 57, 90

Doctrine of Life 2, 17, 73, 78, 84, 104

Doctrine of Faith 21

Worlds in Space 169

Heaven and Hell 214, 260, 270, 271, 357

True Christian Religion 43, 96, 156, 226, 262, 278, 309, ...

The White Horse 11

The New Jerusalem and its Heavenly Doctrine 121, 140


References from Swedenborg's drafts, indexes & diaries:

Apocalypse Explained 14, 118, 122, 152, 223, 228, 250, ...

Charity 190

De Verbo (The Word) 4, 14

Divine Wisdom 7, 11

Spiritual Experiences 261, 1325, 5562, 5944

Spiritual Experiences (Interim Diary) 4775

Marriage 43, 96

Scriptural Confirmations 4, 6, 12, 20, 30, 68, 81, ...

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seeing
The symbolic meaning of "seeing" is "understanding," which is obvious enough that it has become part of common language (think about it; you might see...

multitudes
'A multitude' relates to truths.

into a mountain
'To be taken up into a mountain,' as in Revelation 21:10, signifies being taken up into the third heaven, because it says 'in the spirit.'...

disciples
When we read the Gospels and see Jesus addressing the disciples, we assume His words are meant for us as well. And indeed they are!...

opened
To open,' as in Revelation 9, signifies communication and conjunction.

poor
The poor, maimed, lame, and blind,' as in Luke 14:21, signify the uninstructed Gentiles who were in lives of good.

spirit
'The seven spirits' in Matthew 12:45 signify all falsities of evil, and as a result, a total extinction of goodness and truth. 'The seven spirits'...

kingdom
In the most general sense, a kingdom in the Bible represents a church. In a more specific sense, a kingdom represents a church in regards...

heaven
"Air" in the Bible represents thought, but in a very general way – more like our capacity to perceive ideas and the way we tend...

hunger
'Hunger,' or 'famine,' signifies evils of life. 'Hunger,' or 'famine,' signifies desiring good from affection, because 'bread,' in the internal sense, is the good of...

righteousness
The word "righteous" has taken on a bit of negative shading in modern language. That may be because we hear it most often as part...

filled
'To be satiated,' as in Revelation 19:21, signifies being nourished by lusts, and taking them in with delight.

see
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persecuted
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revile
To revile something – or "reproach," as it is often translated – represents making a direct and deliberate attack on what is spiritually true, in...

persecute
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say
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rejoice
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glad
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reward
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cast
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under
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world
The term "world" has both general and more specific meanings in the Bible, including the relatively literal sense of the natural, physical world. In more...

city
Cities of the mountain and cities of the plain (Jer. 33:13) signify doctrines of charity and faith.

light
(Luke 15:8.) By the woman lighting a candle to find the piece of silver she had lost, is signified inquisition in herself from affection.

candle
(Luke 15:8.) By the woman lighting a candle to find the piece of silver she had lost, is signified inquisition in herself from affection.

Put
'To put' has reference to order, arrangement, application, and influx.

bushel
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candlestick
(Luke 15:8.) By the woman lighting a candle to find the piece of silver she had lost, is signified inquisition in herself from affection.

shine
“Light” in the Bible represents divine truth, ideas which pour out to us from the Lord’s infinite love. It makes sense, then, that when something...

glorify
'To glorify' signifies acknowledgment and confession.

come
Coming (Gen. 41:14) denotes communication by influx.

the law
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fulfil
When the Lord said that all things which were written concerning him were fulfilled, he meant that all things were fulfilled in their inmost sense.

Jot
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Tittle
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least
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the least
'Tittle' or 'the least' in the Word represents heavenly things.

Scribes and Pharisees
'The righteousness which is to exceed that of the Scribes and Pharisees,' signifies interior righteousness.

scribes
'A scribe,' as in Isaiah 33:18, denotes intelligence. 'A scribe,' as in Matthew 23, signifies the Word from which doctrine is derived.

pharisees
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enter
All changes of place in the Bible represent changes in spiritual state. “Entering” – usually used as entering someone’s house or “going in unto” someone...

heard
Thanks to modern science, we now understand that hearing actually happens in the brain, not the ears. The ears collect vibrations in the air and...

said
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...

Raca
'To say 'Raca'' signifies considering a person to be nothing, or to be vile.

gift
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rememberest
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go
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way
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reconciled
'To be reconciled' signifies the fading of anger, enmity, or hatred.

quickly
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officer
'Officer' denotes doctrines or principles of interpretation.

prison
'A hold,' 'a den,' or 'dungeon,' as mentioned in Revelation 18:2, signifies hell, because people who are there are in confinement.

Farthing
To pay the uttermost farthing, as in Matthew 5:21, 26, signifies the punishment which is called eternal fire.

body
The body (Matt. 6:22), signifies the man (homo). "His body shall not remain all night upon the tree" (Deut. 21:23), signifies lest it should be...

writing
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To
'To jubilate' or 'make a joyful noise' signifies worship from the delight of good.

fornication
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make
'Make mention' denotes communication.

white
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cheek
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turn
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mile
'Mile' signifies progressions in a series according to thoughts.

borrow
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neighbour
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pray
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rise
It is common in the Bible for people to "rise up," and it would be easy to pass over the phrase as simply describing a...

just
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