Ezekiel 16:57

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57 Before thy wickedness was disclosed, as at the time of thy reproach of the daughters of Syria, and all that are around her, the daughters of the Philistines, who despise thee on every side.

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From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 139


Other references to this verse:

Arcana Coelestia 1197, 3024, 6729, 9340

Apocalypse Revealed 350, 880

A Brief Exposition of New Church Doctrine 100

The Lord 64


References from Swedenborg's unpublished works:

Apocalypse Explained 817, 1045

Other New Christian Commentary

  Stories and their meanings:


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Word/Phrase Explanations

wickedness
'Wickedness' signifies evil, and 'iniquity' signifies falsities.

time
Time is an aspect of the physical world, but according to Swedenborg is not an aspect of the spiritual world. The same is true of...

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

the daughters of
The daughters of Rabbah' signify people who are in natural good and falsify the truths of the church.

daughters
"Behold I have two daughters,” etc. (Gen. 19:8), signifies the affections of good and truth, and the blessedness perceivable from the enjoyment thereof, by those...

Syria
'Syria,' as in Ezekiel 27:16, signifies the church regarding knowledges of truth and good.

philistines
The Philistines play a large role in the Bible as one of the longest-standing and most bitter rivals of the people of Israel, clashing with...

side
'Side' signifies good or spiritual love.


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