Genesis 34:18

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English: Young's Literal Translation         

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18 And their words are good in the eyes of Hamor, and in the eyes of Shechem, Hamor's son;

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From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

Arcana Coelestia 4471


Other references to this verse:

Arcana Coelestia 2943, 4430, 4444


References from Swedenborg's unpublished works:

Apocalypse Explained 443

Word/Phrase Explanations

words
'Word,' as in Psalms 119:6-17, stands for doctrine in general. 'The Word,' as in Psalms 147:18, signifies divine good united with divine truth. 'Word,' as...

Hamor
'Hamor, the father of Schechem,' represents the truth of the church among the ancients. 'Hamor, the father of Schechem,' signifies the good of the church...

Shechem
In Genesis 12:6, 'Abram’s passing through the land unto the place Shechem' signifies a new state of the Lord when the celestial aspects of love...

son
Marriages in the Bible represent the union we all can have between the desire for good and the understanding of truth (or an understanding of...


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