John 1

Study the Inner Meaning

Aramaic NT: Peshitta

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1 ܒܪܫܝܬ ܐܝܬܘܗܝ ܗܘܐ ܡܠܬܐ ܘܗܘ ܡܠܬܐ ܐܝܬܘܗܝ ܗܘܐ ܠܘܬ ܐܠܗܐ ܘܐܠܗܐ ܐܝܬܘܗܝ ܗܘܐ ܗܘ ܡܠܬܐ ܀

2 ܗܢܐ ܐܝܬܘܗܝ ܗܘܐ ܒܪܫܝܬ ܠܘܬ ܐܠܗܐ ܀

3 ܟܠ ܒܐܝܕܗ ܗܘܐ ܘܒܠܥܕܘܗܝ ܐܦܠܐ ܚܕܐ ܗܘܬ ܡܕܡ ܕܗܘܐ ܀

4 ܒܗ ܚܝܐ ܗܘܐ ܘܚܝܐ ܐܝܬܝܗܘܢ ܢܘܗܪܐ ܕܒܢܝܢܫܐ ܀

5 ܘܗܘ ܢܘܗܪܐ ܒܚܫܘܟܐ ܡܢܗܪ ܘܚܫܘܟܐ ܠܐ ܐܕܪܟܗ ܀

6 ܗܘܐ ܒܪܢܫܐ ܕܐܫܬܕܪ ܡܢ ܐܠܗܐ ܫܡܗ ܝܘܚܢܢ ܀

7 ܗܢܐ ܐܬܐ ܠܤܗܕܘܬܐ ܕܢܤܗܕ ܥܠ ܢܘܗܪܐ ܕܟܠܢܫ ܢܗܝܡܢ ܒܐܝܕܗ ܀

8 ܠܐ ܗܘ ܗܘܐ ܢܘܗܪܐ ܐܠܐ ܕܢܤܗܕ ܥܠ ܢܘܗܪܐ ܀

9 ܐܝܬܘܗܝ ܗܘܐ ܓܝܪ ܢܘܗܪܐ ܕܫܪܪܐ ܕܡܢܗܪ ܠܟܠܢܫ ܕܐܬܐ ܠܥܠܡܐ ܀

10 ܒܥܠܡܐ ܗܘܐ ܘܥܠܡܐ ܒܐܝܕܗ ܗܘܐ ܘܥܠܡܐ ܠܐ ܝܕܥܗ ܀

11 ܠܕܝܠܗ ܐܬܐ ܘܕܝܠܗ ܠܐ ܩܒܠܘܗܝ ܀

12 ܐܝܠܝܢ ܕܝܢ ܕܩܒܠܘܗܝ ܝܗܒ ܠܗܘܢ ܫܘܠܛܢܐ ܕܒܢܝܐ ܕܐܠܗܐ ܢܗܘܘܢ ܠܐܝܠܝܢ ܕܡܗܝܡܢܝܢ ܒܫܡܗ ܀

13 ܐܝܠܝܢ ܕܠܘ ܡܢ ܕܡܐ ܘܠܐ ܡܢ ܨܒܝܢܐ ܕܒܤܪܐ ܘܠܐ ܡܢ ܨܒܝܢܐ ܕܓܒܪܐ ܐܠܐ ܡܢ ܐܠܗܐ ܐܬܝܠܕܘ ܀

14 ܘܡܠܬܐ ܒܤܪܐ ܗܘܐ ܘܐܓܢ ܒܢ ܘܚܙܝܢ ܫܘܒܚܗ ܫܘܒܚܐ ܐܝܟ ܕܝܚܝܕܝܐ ܕܡܢ ܐܒܐ ܕܡܠܐ ܛܝܒܘܬܐ ܘܩܘܫܬܐ ܀

15 ܝܘܚܢܢ ܤܗܕ ܥܠܘܗܝ ܘܩܥܐ ܘܐܡܪ ܗܢܘ ܗܘ ܕܐܡܪܬ ܕܒܬܪܝ ܐܬܐ ܘܗܘܐ ܠܗ ܩܕܡܝ ܡܛܠ ܕܩܕܡܝ ܗܘ ܡܢܝ ܀

16 ܘܡܢ ܡܠܝܘܬܗ ܚܢܢ ܟܠܢ ܢܤܒܢ ܘܛܝܒܘܬܐ ܚܠܦ ܛܝܒܘܬܐ ܀

17 ܡܛܠ ܕܢܡܘܤܐ ܒܝܕ ܡܘܫܐ ܐܬܝܗܒ ܫܪܪܐ ܕܝܢ ܘܛܝܒܘܬܐ ܒܝܕ ܝܫܘܥ ܡܫܝܚܐ ܗܘܐ ܀

18 ܐܠܗܐ ܠܐ ܚܙܐ ܐܢܫ ܡܡܬܘܡ ܝܚܝܕܝܐ ܐܠܗܐ ܗܘ ܕܐܝܬܘܗܝ ܒܥܘܒܐ ܕܐܒܘܗܝ ܗܘ ܐܫܬܥܝ ܀

19 ܘܗܕܐ ܗܝ ܤܗܕܘܬܗ ܕܝܘܚܢܢ ܟܕ ܫܕܪܘ ܠܘܬܗ ܝܗܘܕܝܐ ܡܢ ܐܘܪܫܠܡ ܟܗܢܐ ܘܠܘܝܐ ܕܢܫܐܠܘܢܝܗܝ ܐܢܬ ܡܢ ܐܢܬ ܀

20 ܘܐܘܕܝ ܘܠܐ ܟܦܪ ܘܐܘܕܝ ܕܠܘ ܐܢܐ ܐܢܐ ܡܫܝܚܐ ܀

21 ܘܫܐܠܘܗܝ ܬܘܒ ܡܢܐ ܗܟܝܠ ܐܠܝܐ ܐܢܬ ܘܐܡܪ ܠܐ ܐܝܬܝ ܢܒܝܐ ܐܢܬ ܘܐܡܪ ܠܐ ܀

22 ܘܐܡܪܘ ܠܗ ܘܡܢܘ ܐܢܬ ܕܢܬܠ ܦܬܓܡܐ ܠܐܝܠܝܢ ܕܫܕܪܘܢ ܡܢܐ ܐܡܪ ܐܢܬ ܥܠ ܢܦܫܟ ܀

23 ܐܡܪ ܐܢܐ ܩܠܐ ܕܩܪܐ ܒܡܕܒܪܐ ܕܐܫܘܘ ܐܘܪܚܗ ܕܡܪܝܐ ܐܝܟܢܐ ܕܐܡܪ ܐܫܥܝܐ ܢܒܝܐ ܀

24 ܗܢܘܢ ܕܝܢ ܕܐܫܬܕܪܘ ܡܢ ܦܪܝܫܐ ܗܘܘ ܀

25 ܘܫܐܠܘܗܝ ܘܐܡܪܘ ܠܗ ܡܢܐ ܗܟܝܠ ܡܥܡܕ ܐܢܬ ܐܢ ܐܢܬ ܠܐ ܐܝܬܝܟ ܡܫܝܚܐ ܘܠܐ ܐܠܝܐ ܘܠܐ ܢܒܝܐ ܀

26 ܥܢܐ ܝܘܚܢܢ ܘܐܡܪ ܠܗܘܢ ܐܢܐ ܡܥܡܕ ܐܢܐ ܒܡܝܐ ܒܝܢܬܟܘܢ ܕܝܢ ܩܐܡ ܗܘ ܕܐܢܬܘܢ ܠܐ ܝܕܥܝܢ ܐܢܬܘܢ ܠܗ ܀

27 ܗܢܘ ܗܘ ܕܒܬܪܝ ܐܬܐ ܘܗܘܐ ܠܗ ܩܕܡܝ ܗܘ ܕܐܢܐ ܠܐ ܫܘܐ ܐܢܐ ܕܐܫܪܐ ܥܪܩܐ ܕܡܤܢܘܗܝ ܀

28 ܗܠܝܢ ܒܒܝܬ ܥܢܝܐ ܗܘܝ ܒܥܒܪܐ ܕܝܘܪܕܢܢ ܐܝܟܐ ܕܡܥܡܕ ܗܘܐ ܝܘܚܢܢ ܀

29 ܘܠܝܘܡܐ ܕܒܬܪܗ ܚܙܐ ܝܘܚܢܢ ܠܝܫܘܥ ܕܐܬܐ ܠܘܬܗ ܘܐܡܪ ܗܐ ܐܡܪܗ ܕܐܠܗܐ ܗܘ ܕܫܩܠ ܚܛܝܬܗ ܕܥܠܡܐ ܀

30 ܗܢܘ ܕܐܢܐ ܐܡܪܬ ܥܠܘܗܝ ܕܒܬܪܝ ܐܬܐ ܓܒܪܐ ܘܗܘܐ ܠܗ ܩܕܡܝ ܡܛܠ ܕܩܕܡܝ ܗܘ ܡܢܝ ܀

31 ܘܐܢܐ ܠܐ ܝܕܥ ܗܘܝܬ ܠܗ ܐܠܐ ܕܢܬܝܕܥ ܠܐܝܤܪܝܠ ܡܛܠ ܗܢܐ ܐܬܝܬ ܐܢܐ ܕܒܡܝܐ ܐܥܡܕ ܀

32 ܘܐܤܗܕ ܝܘܚܢܢ ܘܐܡܪ ܕܚܙܝܬ ܠܪܘܚܐ ܕܢܚܬܐ ܡܢ ܫܡܝܐ ܐܝܟ ܝܘܢܐ ܘܩܘܝܬ ܥܠܘܗܝ ܀

33 ܘܐܢܐ ܠܐ ܝܕܥ ܗܘܝܬ ܠܗ ܐܠܐ ܡܢ ܕܫܕܪܢܝ ܕܐܥܡܕ ܒܡܝܐ ܗܘ ܐܡܪ ܠܝ ܕܐܝܢܐ ܕܚܙܐ ܐܢܬ ܕܢܚܬܐ ܪܘܚܐ ܘܡܩܘܝܐ ܥܠܘܗܝ ܗܢܘ ܡܥܡܕ ܒܪܘܚܐ ܕܩܘܕܫܐ ܀

34 ܘܐܢܐ ܚܙܝܬ ܘܐܤܗܕܬ ܕܗܢܘ ܒܪܗ ܕܐܠܗܐ ܀

35 ܘܠܝܘܡܐ ܐܚܪܢܐ ܩܐܡ ܗܘܐ ܝܘܚܢܢ ܘܬܪܝܢ ܡܢ ܬܠܡܝܕܘܗܝ ܀

36 ܘܚܪ ܒܝܫܘܥ ܟܕ ܡܗܠܟ ܘܐܡܪ ܗܐ ܐܡܪܗ ܕܐܠܗܐ ܀

37 ܘܫܡܥܘ ܬܪܝܗܘܢ ܬܠܡܝܕܘܗܝ ܟܕ ܐܡܪ ܘܐܙܠܘ ܠܗܘܢ ܒܬܪܗ ܕܝܫܘܥ ܀

38 ܘܐܬܦܢܝ ܝܫܘܥ ܘܚܙܐ ܐܢܘܢ ܕܐܬܝܢ ܒܬܪܗ ܘܐܡܪ ܠܗܘܢ ܡܢܐ ܒܥܝܢ ܐܢܬܘܢ ܐܡܪܝܢ ܠܗ ܪܒܢ ܐܝܟܐ ܗܘܐ ܐܢܬ ܀

39 ܐܡܪ ܠܗܘܢ ܬܘ ܘܬܚܙܘܢ ܗܢܘܢ ܕܝܢ ܐܬܘ ܘܚܙܘ ܐܝܟܐ ܕܗܘܐ ܘܠܘܬܗ ܗܘܘ ܝܘܡܐ ܗܘ ܘܐܝܬ ܗܘܝ ܐܝܟ ܫܥܐ ܥܤܪ ܀

40 ܚܕ ܕܝܢ ܡܢ ܗܢܘܢ ܕܫܡܥܘ ܡܢ ܝܘܚܢܢ ܘܐܙܠܘ ܒܬܪܗ ܕܝܫܘܥ ܐܝܬܘܗܝ ܗܘܐ ܐܢܕܪܐܘܤ ܐܚܘܗܝ ܕܫܡܥܘܢ ܀

41 ܗܢܐ ܚܙܐ ܠܘܩܕܡ ܠܫܡܥܘܢ ܐܚܘܗܝ ܘܐܡܪ ܠܗ ܐܫܟܚܢܝܗܝ ܠܡܫܝܚܐ ܀

42 ܘܐܝܬܝܗ ܠܘܬ ܝܫܘܥ ܘܚܪ ܒܗ ܝܫܘܥ ܘܐܡܪ ܐܢܬ ܗܘ ܫܡܥܘܢ ܒܪܗ ܕܝܘܢܐ ܐܢܬ ܬܬܩܪܐ ܟܐܦܐ ܀

43 ܘܠܝܘܡܐ ܐܚܪܢܐ ܨܒܐ ܝܫܘܥ ܠܡܦܩ ܠܓܠܝܠܐ ܘܐܫܟܚ ܠܦܝܠܝܦܘܤ ܘܐܡܪ ܠܗ ܬܐ ܒܬܪܝ ܀

44 ܗܘ ܕܝܢ ܦܝܠܝܦܘܤ ܐܝܬܘܗܝ ܗܘܐ ܡܢ ܒܝܬ ܨܝܕܐ ܡܢ ܡܕܝܢܬܗ ܕܐܢܕܪܐܘܤ ܘܕܫܡܥܘܢ ܀

45 ܘܦܝܠܝܦܘܤ ܐܫܟܚ ܠܢܬܢܝܐܝܠ ܘܐܡܪ ܠܗ ܗܘ ܕܟܬܒ ܥܠܘܗܝ ܡܘܫܐ ܒܢܡܘܤܐ ܘܒܢܒܝܐ ܐܫܟܚܢܝܗܝ ܕܝܫܘܥ ܗܘ ܒܪ ܝܘܤܦ ܡܢ ܢܨܪܬ ܀

46 ܐܡܪ ܠܗ ܢܬܢܝܐܝܠ ܡܢ ܢܨܪܬ ܡܫܟܚ ܡܕܡ ܕܛܒ ܢܗܘܐ ܐܡܪ ܠܗ ܦܝܠܝܦܘܤ ܬܐ ܘܬܚܙܐ ܀

47 ܘܚܙܝܗܝ ܝܫܘܥ ܠܢܬܢܝܐܝܠ ܟܕ ܐܬܐ ܠܘܬܗ ܘܐܡܪ ܥܠܘܗܝ ܗܐ ܫܪܝܪܐܝܬ ܒܪ ܐܝܤܪܝܠ ܕܢܟܠܐ ܠܝܬ ܒܗ ܀

48 ܐܡܪ ܠܗ ܢܬܢܝܐܝܠ ܡܢ ܐܝܡܟܐ ܝܕܥ ܐܢܬ ܠܝ ܐܡܪ ܠܗ ܝܫܘܥ ܥܕܠܐ ܢܩܪܝܟ ܦܝܠܝܦܘܤ ܟܕ ܬܚܝܬ ܬܬܐ ܐܢܬ ܚܙܝܬܟ ܀

49 ܥܢܐ ܢܬܢܝܐܝܠ ܘܐܡܪ ܠܗ ܪܒܝ ܐܢܬ ܗܘ ܒܪܗ ܕܐܠܗܐ ܐܢܬ ܗܘ ܡܠܟܗ ܕܐܝܤܪܝܠ ܀

50 ܐܡܪ ܠܗ ܝܫܘܥ ܥܠ ܕܐܡܪܬ ܠܟ ܕܚܙܝܬܟ ܬܚܝܬ ܬܬܐ ܡܗܝܡܢ ܐܢܬ ܕܪܘܪܒܢ ܡܢ ܗܠܝܢ ܬܚܙܐ ܀

51 ܐܡܪ ܠܗ ܐܡܝܢ ܐܡܝܢ ܐܡܪ ܐܢܐ ܠܟܘܢ ܕܡܢ ܗܫܐ ܬܚܙܘܢ ܫܡܝܐ ܕܦܬܝܚܝܢ ܘܡܠܐܟܘܗܝ ܕܐܠܗܐ ܟܕ ܤܠܩܝܢ ܘܢܚܬܝܢ ܠܘܬ ܒܪܗ ܕܐܢܫܐ ܀

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   Study the Inner Meaning
From Swedenborg's Works

Explanations or references:

Arcana Coelestia 20, 51, 870, 1069, 1093, 1608, 1748, ...

Apocalypse Revealed 6, 20, 58, 81, 200, 222, 256, ...

A Brief Exposition of New Church Doctrine 44, 57, 63, 98, 117

Conjugial Love 82, 129, 336

Divine Love and Wisdom 38

Divine Providence 159, 172, 230, 298

The Lord 1, 2, 9, 15, 18, 19, 32, ...

Sacred Scripture 2, 98, 109

Life 17, 51

Worlds in Space 122

Heaven and Hell 84, 129, 137

Interaction of the Soul and Body 5, 6

True Christian Religion 3, 39, 50, 59, 76, 85, 87, ...

The White Horse 14

The New Jerusalem and its Heavenly Doctrine 263, 278, 283, 284


References from Swedenborg's unpublished works:

Apocalypse Explained 22, 25, 27, 43, 64, 77, 82, ...

On the Athanasian Creed 85, 145, 171, 174, 197

Canons of the New Church 9, 16, 39, 40, 41, 43

Charity 160

Coronis (An Appendix to True Christian Religion) 19, 25, 54, 59

De Domino 39

De Verbo (The Word) 2, 17, 20

Divine Wisdom 1, 2

An Invitation to the New Church 5

Justification 0

Nine Questions 4

Spiritual Experiences 5131, 5378

Marriage 3, 39, 50, 59, 76, 85, 87, ...

Scriptural Confirmations 2, 6, 10, 14, 67, 79, 86, ...

Other New Christian Commentary

  Stories and their meanings:




Hop to Similar Bible Verses

Genesis 28:12

Exodus 31:18, 33:18, 34:6, 28

Leviticus 26:46

Deuteronomy 18:15, 18

1 Samuel 3:7

2 Chronicles 6:18

Nehemiah 9:14

Job 25:3

Psalms 2:2, 6, 7, 27:1, 32:2, 33:6, 36:10, 84:12, 85:11, 139:2

Proverbs 8:22

Isaiah 40:3, 45:4, 5, 53:7, 11

Zephaniah 3:15

Zechariah 9

Resources for parents and teachers

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 Baptism and Discipleship
John the Baptist prepared the way for Jesus' ministry. What, like John, prepares us to accept Jesus and become His disciples?
Sunday School Lesson | Ages 11 - 17

 Behold His Glory
Worship Talk | Ages over 18

 Books of the Word Flashcards with Introduction
An article about the Word and flashcards to help you learn books of the Old and New Testaments.
Activity | Ages 11 - 14

 Christmas Light
Worship Talk | Ages 7 - 14

 Does God Exist?
Evidence for God's existence is abundant, but God leaves people in freedom confirm or deny that His life is the source of everything in creation.
Sunday School Lesson | Ages 11 - 17

 In the Beginning Was the Word
Quotation from John 1 showing with a simple illustration showing the idea that the Lord is the Word made flesh.
Picture | Ages 4 - 14

 Introducing John's Gospel
A brief overview of the four gospels of the New Testament and an introduction to the Gospel of John.
Sunday School Lesson | Ages 11 - 17

 Memory Verse: Jacob's Ladder
Activity | Ages 4 - 14

 Memory Verse: Power of the Lord's Word
Activity | Ages 4 - 14

 Memory Verse: The Word of God
Activity | Ages 4 - 14

 Names of the Lord
Sunday School Lesson | Ages 9 - 12

 Prophecies of the Advent
Prophecies of Jesus' advent on earth often use the image of new light dawning in darkness to describe the spiritual impact His birth would have on the world.
Sunday School Lesson | Ages 11 - 17

 Quotes: Giving Thanks for Creation
Teaching Support | Ages over 15

 Quotes: The Word of God
Teaching Support | Ages over 15

 Return to Love
Worship Talk | Ages over 18

 The Incarnation and Being Human
Article | Ages 15 - 17

 The Light of Men
Spiritual tasks offer a reflection on a Biblical story and suggest a task for spiritual growth.
Activity | Ages over 18

 The Light Shineth in Darkness
Article | Ages 15 - 17

 The Lord as the Word
The Word is the Lord, talking to you, teaching you, helping you to understand what is good and right.
Worship Talk | Ages 7 - 14

 The Lord Gave the Word
Coloring Page | Ages 7 - 14

 The Power Of Showing Up
Spiritual tasks offer a reflection on a Biblical story and suggest a task for spiritual growth.
Activity | Ages over 18

 The Wonder of the Lord's Word
When we read the Word, we have to reflect on what we have read and try to live according to it. Only this will lead to our happiness, which is why the Word has been given.
Article | Ages 15 - 17

 The Word
Coloring Page | Ages 7 - 14

 The Word
This lesson discusses a story from the Word and suggests projects and activities for young children.
Sunday School Lesson | Ages 4 - 6

 The Word Made Flesh
A New Church Bible story explanation for teaching Sunday school. Includes lesson materials for Primary (3-8 years), Junior (9-11 years), Intermediate (12-14 years), Senior (15-17 years) and Adults.
Teaching Support | Ages over 3

 The Word Made Flesh
Worship Talk | Ages over 18

 The Word Made Flesh
Like Genesis, the Gospel of John begins with creation. While Genesis describes the creation of natural light, John describes a second creation into spiritual light.
Sunday School Lesson | Ages 11 - 17

 The Word Made Flesh (3-5 years)
Project | Ages 4 - 6

 The Word Made Flesh (6-8 years)
Project | Ages 7 - 10

 The Word Made Flesh (9-11 years)
Project | Ages 11 - 14

 The Word Project
A lesson for younger children with discussion ideas and a project.
Sunday School Lesson | Ages 4 - 6

 To Learn About the Lord, Look in the Word
Spiritual tasks offer a reflection on a Biblical story and suggest a task for spiritual growth.
Activity | Ages over 18

 True Light Giving Light to All
Two project ideas for picturing the Lord as the source of Light for every person.
Project | Ages 4 - 10

 Why Is the Word Holy?
Article | Ages 15 - 17

 Why the Lord Was Born on Our Earth
Five reasons why the Lord came on earth and what it means for us. Sample from the Jacob's Ladder Program, Level 4, for ages 9-10.
Religion Lesson | Ages 9 - 10

 You Are My Beloved Son (sheet music)
Song | Ages over 11


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