Josua 6

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1 Jericho aber war verschlossen und verwahret vor den Kindern Israel, daß niemand aus oder ein kommen konnte.

2 Aber der HERR sprach zu Josua: Siehe da, ich habe Jericho samt ihrem Könige und Kriegsleuten in deine Hand gegeben.

3 Laß alle Kriegsmänner rings um die Stadt hergehen einmal; und tue sechs Tage also.

4 Am siebenten Tage aber laß die Priester sieben Posaunen des Halljahrs nehmen vor der Lade her; und gehet desselben siebenten Tages siebenmal um die Stadt und laß die Priester die Posaunen blasen.

5 Und wenn man des Halljahrs Horn bläset und tönet, daß ihr die Posaunen höret, so soll das ganze Volk ein groß Feldgeschrei machen, so werden der Stadt Mauern umfallen; und das Volk soll hineinfallen, ein jeglicher stracks vor sich;

6 Da rief Josua, der Sohn Nuns, den Priestern und sprach zu ihnen: Traget die Lade des Bundes, und sieben Priester lasset sieben Halljahrsposaunen tragen vor der Lade des HERRN.

7 Zum Volk aber sprach er: Ziehet hin und gehet um die Stadt; und wer gerüstet ist, gehe vor der Lade des HERRN her.

8 Da Josua solches dem Volk gesagt hatte, trugen die sieben Priester sieben Halljahrsposaunen vor der Lade des HERRN her und gingen und bliesen die Posaunen; und die Lade des Bundes des HERRN folgte ihnen nach.

9 Und wer gerüstet war, ging vor den Priestern her, die die Posaunen bliesen; und der Haufe folgte der Lade nach und blies Posaunen.

10 Josua aber gebot dem Volk und sprach: Ihr sollt kein Feldgeschrei machen, noch eure Stimme hören lassen, noch ein Wort aus eurem Munde gehen bis auf den Tag, wenn ich zu euch sagen werde: Machet ein Feldgeschrei! so machet dann ein Feldgeschrei.

11 Also ging die Lade des HERRN rings um die Stadt einmal; und kamen in das Lager und blieben drinnen.

12 Denn Josua pflegte sich des Morgens frühe aufzumachen; und die Priester trugen die Lade des HERRN.

13 So trugen die sieben Priester die sieben Halljahrsposaunen vor der Lade des HERRN her und gingen und bliesen Posaunen; und wer gerüstet war, ging vor ihnen her, und der Haufe folgte der Lade des HERRN und blies Posaunen.

14 Des andern Tages gingen sie auch einmal um die Stadt und kamen wieder ins Lager. Also taten sie sechs Tage.

15 Am siebenten Tage aber, da die Morgenröte aufging, machten sie sich frühe auf und gingen nach derselben Weise siebenmal um die Stadt, daß sie desselben einigen Tages siebenmal um die Stadt kamen.

16 Und am siebentenmal, da die Priester die Posaunen bliesen, sprach Josua zum Volk: Machet ein Feldgeschrei, denn der HERR hat euch die Stadt gegeben.

17 Aber diese Stadt und alles, was drinnen ist, soll dem HERRN verbannet sein. Allein die Hure Rahab soll leben bleiben und alle, die mit ihr im Hause sind; denn sie hat die Boten verborgen, die wir aussandten.

18 Allein hütet euch vor dem Verbanneten, daß ihr euch nicht verbannet, so ihr des Verbanneten etwas nehmet und machet das Lager Israels verbannet und bringet es in Unglück.

19 Aber alles Silber und Gold samt dem ehernen und eisernen Geräte soll dem HERRN geheiliget sein, daß es zu des HERRN Schatz komme.

20 Da machte das Volk ein Feldgeschrei und bliesen Posaunen. Denn als das Volk den Hall der Posaunen hörete, machte es ein groß Feldgeschrei. Und die Mauern fielen um, und das Volk erstieg die Stadt, ein jeglicher stracks vor sich. Also gewannen sie die Stadt.

21 Und verbanneten alles, was in der Stadt war, mit der Schärfe des Schwerts, beide Mann und Weib, jung und alt, Ochsen, Schafe und Esel.

22 Aber Josua sprach zu den zween Männern, die das Land verkundschaftet hatten: Gehet in das Haus der Hure und führet das Weib von dannen heraus mit allem, das sie hat, wie ihr geschworen habt.

23 Da gingen die Jünglinge, die Kundschafter, hinein und führeten Rahab heraus samt ihrem Vater und Mutter und Brüdern und alles, was sie hatte, und all ihr Geschlecht; und ließen sie draußen außer dem Lager Israels.

24 Aber die Stadt verbrannten sie mit Feuer und alles; was drinnen war. Allein das Silber und Gold und eherne und eiserne Geräte taten sie zum Schatz in das Haus des HERRN.

25 Rahab aber; die Hure, samt dem Hause ihres Vaters und alles, was sie hatte, ließ Josua leben. Und sie wohnete in Israel bis auf diesen Tag, darum daß sie die Boten verborgen hatte, die Josua zu verkundschaften gesandt hatte gen Jericho.

26 Zu der Zeit schwur Josua und sprach: Verflucht sei der Mann vor dem HERRN; der diese Stadt Jericho aufrichtet und bauet! Wenn er ihren Grund leget, das koste ihn seinen ersten Sohn; und wenn er ihre Tore setzet, das koste ihn seinen jüngsten Sohn!

27 Also war der HERR mit Josua, daß man von ihm sagte in allen Landen.

  

Exploring the Meaning of Josua 6      

Napsal(a) Rev. Julian Duckworth and New Christian Bible Study Staff

Joshua 6: The Fall of Jericho

Here, the first conflict for Israel in Canaan presents itself: the taking of the city of Jericho, which stands directly and obstinately in the path of the Israelites, preventing them from moving forward. This conflict embodies the whole essence and scope of all the rest of the conquests in the Joshua story, which in the inner meaning is to overcome and rule the things in our lives which oppose what God wants for us.

Jericho is to be taken with a siege, and God gives Joshua a procedure to follow: You shall march round the city once a day for six days in absolute silence. Seven priests shall carry seven rams’ horns before the ark. On the seventh day you shall march round the city seven times, and then the priests shall blow their trumpets. All the people are to shout with a huge shout, and then the walls of the city will fall down flat. And all the people are to go up and take the city.

This is quite unlike any other siege, where walls have to be scaled and fire catapulted in to burn things, but... this is a spiritual siege. The siege of Jericho represents how we are to lay siege to, or deal effectively with, our own evils and tendencies. It is the description blueprint for the battle between good and evil, which is our battle too. (See Doctrine of Faith 50).

In the Bible, Jericho is sometimes called the ‘city of palm trees’, giving a lovely idea of it. Its name means “a place of fragrance”, or, “his (the Lord’s) sweet breath”. It sounds perfect, but this has been usurped by invaders and takers who are now in complete possession of this sweet city and who will hold on for all they're worth (Apocalypse Explained 502[11]). This is really an account of the influence of hell in human life, and especially our unregenerate lives, when we are open to whatever feels self-gratifying.

Jericho, we hear, is shut up tight. It is not going to be an easy matter – because the work of regeneration never is – but this also describes hell’s fear; it is shut up tight because of the Israelites (Heaven and Hell 543). In us, when we become aware of a better way to live and we want to follow the Lord - whose yoke is easy and whose burden is light - hell will soon hit back in some devious imperceptible way to hold on to what it has got. It is scared of losing us.

This takes us to the siege and its tactics. The march once a day around the city for six days, carrying the ark, is to see every part of our situation from every angle, and it is also to parade our worship and adoration of the Lord (by parading the ark). The time period, six days, is always to do with the work involved in our regeneration as we see evil and shun it, pray to God, stand back and determine. (Arcana Caelestia 10373)

The seventh day involves seven marches round the city, then the trumpets and the shouts. This is the culmination, the Sabbath. For us, it is the avowal that we know the Lord is now ruling our will and our life and there will be no turning back or weakness of giving in. Jericho is now taken! The command is that every living thing in the city is to be completely destroyed because we must be unrelenting against all the things in our lives that go against God.

The gold, the silver, and the vessels of brass and iron, were put into the treasury of the house of Jehovah. The "gold and silver" represent the knowledges of spiritual truth and good, and "the vessels of brass and iron" represent knowledges of natural truth and good. In the profane hands of the idolaters of Jericho, those knowledges could be tools to serve dire falsities and evils. In the house of Jehovah, they could be serviceable knowledges, applied to good ends - hence their being salvaged. (See Heaven and Hell 487)

The prostitute Rahab (who had hidden Israel’s spies and confessed the Lord’s power) and all her family are brought out and given safekeeping. For us, this is the acknowledgement of the truth that we are sinful (as she was) and that if it were not for the Lord we would plunge into who knows what. But now we know and confess the power and truth of God. And then, the Israelites burn the city with fire and Joshua pronounces a curse on anyone who ever rebuilds this city. We are to abhor evil for what it is and be faithful to the Lord our God.

The story of the destruction of Jericho is then the pattern for all our resistance and resolve in seeing and overcoming evil, while confessing, as we do this, that the battle is the Lord’s. (Charity 166)

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Exploring the Meaning of Joshua 6      

Napsal(a) Rev. Julian Duckworth and New Christian Bible Study Staff

Joshua 6: The Fall of Jericho

Here, the first conflict for Israel in Canaan presents itself: the taking of the city of Jericho, which stands directly and obstinately in the path of the Israelites, preventing them from moving forward. This conflict embodies the whole essence and scope of all the rest of the conquests in the Joshua story, which in the inner meaning is to overcome and rule the things in our lives which oppose what God wants for us.

Jericho is to be taken with a siege, and God gives Joshua a procedure to follow: You shall march round the city once a day for six days in absolute silence. Seven priests shall carry seven rams’ horns before the ark. On the seventh day you shall march round the city seven times, and then the priests shall blow their trumpets. All the people are to shout with a huge shout, and then the walls of the city will fall down flat. And all the people are to go up and take the city.

This is quite unlike any other siege, where walls have to be scaled and fire catapulted in to burn things, but... this is a spiritual siege. The siege of Jericho represents how we are to lay siege to, or deal effectively with, our own evils and tendencies. It is the description blueprint for the battle between good and evil, which is our battle too. (See Doctrine of Faith 50).

In the Bible, Jericho is sometimes called the ‘city of palm trees’, giving a lovely idea of it. Its name means “a place of fragrance”, or, “his (the Lord’s) sweet breath”. It sounds perfect, but this has been usurped by invaders and takers who are now in complete possession of this sweet city and who will hold on for all they're worth (Apocalypse Explained 502[11]). This is really an account of the influence of hell in human life, and especially our unregenerate lives, when we are open to whatever feels self-gratifying.

Jericho, we hear, is shut up tight. It is not going to be an easy matter – because the work of regeneration never is – but this also describes hell’s fear; it is shut up tight because of the Israelites (Heaven and Hell 543). In us, when we become aware of a better way to live and we want to follow the Lord - whose yoke is easy and whose burden is light - hell will soon hit back in some devious imperceptible way to hold on to what it has got. It is scared of losing us.

This takes us to the siege and its tactics. The march once a day around the city for six days, carrying the ark, is to see every part of our situation from every angle, and it is also to parade our worship and adoration of the Lord (by parading the ark). The time period, six days, is always to do with the work involved in our regeneration as we see evil and shun it, pray to God, stand back and determine. (Arcana Caelestia 10373)

The seventh day involves seven marches round the city, then the trumpets and the shouts. This is the culmination, the Sabbath. For us, it is the avowal that we know the Lord is now ruling our will and our life and there will be no turning back or weakness of giving in. Jericho is now taken! The command is that every living thing in the city is to be completely destroyed because we must be unrelenting against all the things in our lives that go against God.

The gold, the silver, and the vessels of brass and iron, were put into the treasury of the house of Jehovah. The "gold and silver" represent the knowledges of spiritual truth and good, and "the vessels of brass and iron" represent knowledges of natural truth and good. In the profane hands of the idolaters of Jericho, those knowledges could be tools to serve dire falsities and evils. In the house of Jehovah, they could be serviceable knowledges, applied to good ends - hence their being salvaged. (See Heaven and Hell 487)

The prostitute Rahab (who had hidden Israel’s spies and confessed the Lord’s power) and all her family are brought out and given safekeeping. For us, this is the acknowledgement of the truth that we are sinful (as she was) and that if it were not for the Lord we would plunge into who knows what. But now we know and confess the power and truth of God. And then, the Israelites burn the city with fire and Joshua pronounces a curse on anyone who ever rebuilds this city. We are to abhor evil for what it is and be faithful to the Lord our God.

The story of the destruction of Jericho is then the pattern for all our resistance and resolve in seeing and overcoming evil, while confessing, as we do this, that the battle is the Lord’s. (Charity 166)

Swedenborg

Hlavní výklad ze Swedenborgových prací:

Die Himmlischen Geheimnisse 8815


Další odkazy Swedenborga k této kapitole:

Die Himmlischen Geheimnisse 728, 2799, 2838, 2973, 5955, 9396, 9416

Apocalypse Revealed 397, 529

Lebenslehre 59

True Christian Religion 284


Odkazy ze Swedenborgových nevydaných prací:

Apocalypse Explained 55, 458, 502, 700

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jericho
Jericho' signifies instruction and also the good of life because no one can be instructed in the truths of doctrine but he who is in...

Vor
In den meisten Fällen ist die Bedeutung von "vorher" ziemlich einfach, sowohl als eine Art der Beurteilung der relativen Zeit, als auch in der Verwendung...

israel
'Israel,' in Jeremiah 23:8, signifies the spiritual natural church. The children of Israel dispersed all the literal sense of the Word by falsities. 'The children...

Kommen
Coming (Gen. 41:14) denotes communication by influx.

herr
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sprach
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...

josua
Joshua is first mentioned in Exodus 17, where he is told to select men to fight for the children of Israel against the Amalekites in...

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

gegeben
Like other common verbs, the meaning of "give" in the Bible is affected by context: who is giving what to whom? In general, though, giving...

um
To encompass, as in Genesis 19:4, signifies to be contrary, or to attack and assault with a hostile intention.

stadt
In the ancient world cities were very nearly nations unto themselves – they existed within walls, with their own laws and customs, generally centered on...

sechs
Like most numbers in the Bible, "six" can have various meanings depending on context, but has a couple that are primary. When used in relation...

tage
"Day" describes a state in which we are turned toward the Lord, and are receiving light (which is truth) and heat (which is a desire...

Sieben
The number 'seven' was considered holy, as is well known, because of the six days of creation, and the seventh, which is the celestial self,...

Priester
Priests' represent the Lord regarding His divine good. When they do not acknowledge the Lord, they lose their signification of the Lord.

lade
Im Wort werden drei Archen erwähnt: die Arche Noah, die Arche der Binsen für das Kind Mose und die Bundeslade in der Stiftshütte. Alle drei...

Horn
The sounds of trumpets are heard in heaven when assemblies and appointments happen. So among the children of Israel, for whom everything was representative of...

groß
The word "great" is used in the Bible to represent a state with a strong degree of love and affection, of the desire for good;...

Sohn
'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...

nach
Laut Swedenborg existieren Zeit und Raum nicht in der spirituellen Realität; sie sind rein natürliche Dinge, die nur auf der physischen Ebene existieren. Das bedeutet,...

Gebot
Ein Befehl ist eine Anweisung, dass etwas getan werden muss, und richtet sich an eine Einzelperson oder an eine Gruppe. Es ist ein Imperativ, keine...

stimme
'Voice' signifies what is announced from the Word. 'Voice' often refers and is applied to things that cannot have a voice, as in Exodus 4,...

hören
'To hearken to father and mother,' as mentioned in Genesis 28:7, signifies obedience from affection. 'To hearken,' as mentioned in Genesis 30:22, signifies providence. See...

wort
'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...

tag
"Day" describes a state in which we are turned toward the Lord, and are receiving light (which is truth) and heat (which is a desire...

sagen
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...

Lager
Lager in der Bibel stellen geistliche Ordnung dar - die ganze Sammlung der Wünsche einer Person (oder einer Kirchengemeinde) nach dem Guten und die wahren...

frühe
Da die Sonne den Herrn repräsentiert, stellen der frühe Morgen und der Sonnenaufgang einen Zustand der Erleuchtung dar, bei dem nach einer Zeit der Dunkelheit...

Hure
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Hause
A "house" is essentially a container - for a person, for a family, for several families or even for a large group with shared interests...

Boten
'A messenger' signifies communication.

israels
'Israel,' in Jeremiah 23:8, signifies the spiritual natural church. The children of Israel dispersed all the literal sense of the Word by falsities. 'The children...

silber
'Silver,' in the internal sense of the Word, signifies truth, but also falsity. 'Silver' means the truth of faith, or the truth acquired from selfhood,...

gold
'Money' relates to truth.

Schatz
'Treasuries' denote knowledges of good and truth, and, in the opposite sense, evil and falsity.

Mann
In general, men are driven by intellect and women by affections, and because of this men in the Bible generally represent knowledge and truth and...

jung
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esel
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Land
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haus
A "house" is essentially a container - for a person, for a family, for several families or even for a large group with shared interests...

geschworen
'To sware' is a binding.

Vater
Vater bedeutet im Wort das Innerste, und in den Dingen, die der Ordnung des Herrn folgen, bedeutet es das Gute. Im höchsten Sinne bedeutet Vater...

mutter
In general, mothers in the Bible represent the Lord's church on earth, or the church among those who know and follow the Lord. In some...

feuer
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zeit
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