'Noah,' as in Genesis 5:29, signifies the ancient church, or the parent of the three churches after the flood.
Fowl signify spiritual truth; a bird, natural truth; and a winged thing, sensual truth. Fowl signify intellectual things. Fowl signify thoughts, and all that creeps...
'Lives' is used in the plural, because of the will and understanding, and because these two lives make one.
Every herb in the Word signifies some species of scientifics. 'Herb bearing seed,' as mentioned in Genesis 1:29, signifies every truth which regards use. 'Green...
Flesh has several meanings just in its most obvious form. It can mean all living creatures as when the Lord talks about the flood "destroying...
The relationship between men and women is deep and nuanced, and one entire book of the Writings – Conjugial Love or Love in Marriage –...
Bloods signify evil, in Ezek. 16:9.
'Shem,' as in Genesis 10:21, signifies the ancient church in general.
Canaan signifies a worship in things external without internals, which arose out of the internal church corrupted, called Ham. Thus it is that Ham is...
A vineyard signifies the church where the Word is, by which the Lord is known. (Apocalypse Revealed 650)
The "midst" of something in the Bible represents the thing that is most central and most important to the spiritual state being described, the motivation...
The number "two" has two different meanings in the Bible. In most cases "two" indicates a joining together or unification. This is easy to see...
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...
It's a landmark for a young child to count to 100; it sort of covers all the "ordinary" numbers. One hundred is obviously significant for...
'Nine' signifies conjunction.