Daniel 11:2

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2 Now will I show you the truth. Behold, there shall stand up yet three kings in Persia; and the fourth shall be far richer than they all: and when he has grown strong through his riches, he shall stir up all against the realm of Greece.

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From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 182


Other references to this verse:

Arcana Coelestia 3708, 9642

Apocalypse Revealed 34, 720


References from Swedenborg's unpublished works:

Apocalypse Explained 31, 50

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Word/Phrase Explanations

show
'Shew' signifies instruction to the life.

truth
There's a great deal of talk in Swedenborg about "truth" as a concept – it's how we learn the Lord's will, what we must seek...

stand
'To stay with,' as in Genesis 32:4, relates to the life of truth when accompanied by good, and in this instance, it means to take...

three
The Writings talk about many aspects of life using the philosophical terms "end," "cause" and "effect." The "end" is someone’s goal or purpose, the ultimate...

kings
The human mind is composed of two parts, a will and an understanding, a seat of loves and affections, and a seat of wisdom and...

fourth
'The fourth watch' signifies the first state of the church at break of day, when good begins to act by truth.

riches
When the Bible talks about riches, it is talking about spiritual wealth, not worldly wealth – ideas and knowledge about the Lord and spiritual things,...

greece
Greece, in the Word, signifies the nations about to receive the truths of doctrine. Greece signifies the same as ‘isles.’ The king of Greece represents...


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