Ephraim was the second son born to Joseph in Egypt and was, along with his older brother Manasseh, elevated by Jacob to the same status...
'Money' relates to truth.
Calves of the lips (Hos 14:2) are confessions from the affection of truth.
In Isaiah 19:1, "Jehovah rides upon a light cloud, and comes into Egypt", signifies the visitation of the natural man from spiritual-natural Divine Truth, for...
Dew, in Deut. 32:2 signifies the multiplication of truth from good, and the fructification of good by truth.
Chaff is mentioned in Matthew 3:12 signifies falsity of every kind, derived from an infernal origin.
'Smoke' signifies divine truth in extremes, because 'fire' which gives off smoke, signifies love. 'Smoke' also signifies the same thing as 'cloud' in many places....
The Bible refers to the Lord in many different ways, which from the text seem indistinguishable and interchangeable. Understood in the internal sense, though, there...
The Lord is love itself, expressed in the form of wisdom itself. Love, then, is His essence, His inmost. Wisdom - the loving understanding of...
'Lands' of different nations are used in the Word to signify the different kinds of love prevalent in the inhabitants.
The heart means love. A good heart means love to the Lord and to the neighbor while a hard or stony heart means the love...
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...
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...
In the Word three terms are used to mean bad things that are done. These three are transgression, iniquity, and sin, and they are here...
'A son,' as in Genesis 5:28, signifies the rise of a new church. 'Son,' as in Genesis 24:3, signifies the Lord’s rationality regarding good. 'A...
Because a nearer and stronger divine influx through the heavens disperses truths among the wicked, 'wind' signifies this dispersion of truth and the resulting conjunction...
'Treasure,' as in Matthew 13:44, signifies divine truth in the Word.
'Samaria,' as in Amos 4:1. 6:1, signifies the spiritual church perverted.
To be with child, (Gen. 38:24), signifies to produce something.