'Wickedness' signifies evil, and 'iniquity' signifies falsities.
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...
To revile something – or "reproach," as it is often translated – represents making a direct and deliberate attack on what is spiritually true, in...
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The daughters of Rabbah' signify people who are in natural good and falsify the truths of the church.
"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,' as in Ezekiel 27:16, signifies the church regarding knowledges of truth and good.
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' signifies good or spiritual love.