'Hills' signify the good of charity.
'Samaria,' as in Amos 4:1. 6:1, signifies the spiritual church perverted.
The Lord, in the simplest terms, is love itself expressed as wisdom itself. In philosophic terms, love is the Lord's substance and wisdom is His...
Coming (Gen. 41:14) denotes communication by influx.
As with many common verbs, the meaning of “to say” in the Bible is highly dependent on context. Who is speaking? Who is hearing? What...
When Jacob had his famous dream, of a staircase leading to heaven, he named the place "Bethel," which is Hebrew for "the house of God."...
Gilgal signifies the doctrine of natural truth, serving for introduction into the church.
Morning comes with the rising of the sun, and the sun – which gives life to the earth with its warmth and light – represents...
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...
Cities of the mountain and cities of the plain (Jer. 33:13) signify doctrines of charity and faith.
'Waters' signify truths in the natural self, and in the opposite sense, falsities. 'Waters' signify particularly the spiritual parts of a person, or the intellectual...
'Mizraim' signifies the same thing as Egypt.
The Lord is love itself, expressed in the form of wisdom itself. Love, then, is His essence, His inmost. Wisdom - the loving understanding of...
"Sodom" in the Bible represents the love of self and the love of ruling or dominating others springing from the love of self. This is...