Psalms 49:7

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English: King James Version      

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7 None of them can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him:

   Study the Inner Meaning
From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 299


Other references to this verse:

Arcana Coelestia 9506


References from Swedenborg's unpublished works:

Scriptural Confirmations 19, 100

Other New Christian Commentary

  Stories and their meanings:


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Word/Phrase Explanations

none
'No one,' or 'none' denotes the negative side of something.

Redeem
'To redeem' signifies vindication and liberation, because there are two words in the original language, which mean 'redemption.' One means vindication from evil, and the...

Brother
There are two ways "brother" is used in the Bible, ways that are still reflected in modern language. One denotes an actual blood relationship; the...

give
Like other common verbs, the meaning of "give" in the Bible is affected by context: who is giving what to whom? In general, though, giving...

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...

Ransom
In Exodus 30:12, 'they shall give every a person a ransom for his soul,' signifies being purified or liberated from evil by the truth of...


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