Ezekiel 1:8

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English: Young's Literal Translation         

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8 and hands of man under their wings -- on their four sides, and their faces and their wings -- [are] to them four;

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From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 124


Other references to this verse:

Arcana Coelestia 9509

Apocalypse Revealed 239

Sacred Scripture 97

Other New Christian Commentary

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Word/Phrase Explanations

hands
Scientists believe that one of the most crucial developments in the evolution of humans was bipedalism – walking on two legs. That left our hands...

under
Generally speaking things that are seen as lower physically in the Bible represent things that are lower or more external spiritually. In some cases this...

wings
'Wings' signify spiritual truths. 'Wings,' when related to the Lord, signify the divine spiritual. In the opposite sense, 'wings' relate to falsities and rationalizations from...

four
The number "four" in the Bible represents things being linked together or joined. This is partly because four is two times two, and two represents...

sides
'Side' signifies good or spiritual love.

faces
“The eyes are the windows of the soul.” That’s a sentiment with roots somewhere in murky antiquity, but one that has become hopelessly cliché because...

Resources for parents and teachers

The items listed here are provided courtesy of our friends at the General Church of the New Jerusalem. You can search/browse their whole library at the New Church Vineyard website.


 Ezekiel's Vision
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

 Ezekiel’s Vision (3-5 years)
Project | Ages 4 - 6

 Ezekiel’s Vision (6-8 years)
Project | Ages 7 - 10

 Ezekiel’s Vision (9-11 years)
Project | Ages 11 - 14

 Vision of the Prophet Ezekiel
Project | Ages 7 - 17


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