In Leviticus 6:16, 'Aaron and his sons eating the remainder' signifies a person’s reciprocation and making something one's own. This represents conjunction by means of...
'Length' symbolizes goodness, here, the goodness of the church, for the same reason that 'breadth' symbolizes truth. This is because 'length means the sweep of...
'Sanctuary' signifies the truth of heaven and the church. 'Sanctuary,' as in Ezekiel 24:21, signifies the Word.
Most places in Swedenborg identify “ten” as representing “all,” or in some cases “many” or “much.” The Ten Commandments represent all the guidance we get...
As children, most of us at some point frustrated our mothers into using the phrase “if I've told you once, I've told you a thousand...
To give food, as in Genesis 41:48, signifies to store up.
Cities of the mountain and cities of the plain (Jer. 33:13) signify doctrines of charity and faith.