Genesi 7

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1 E l’Eterno disse a Noè: "Entra nell’arca tu con tutta la tua famiglia, poiché t’ho veduto giusto nel mio cospetto, in questa generazione.

2 D’ogni specie di animali puri prendine sette paia, maschio e femmina; e degli animali impuri un paio, maschio e femmina;

3 e parimente degli uccelli dei cieli prendine sette paia, maschio e femmina, per conservarne in vita la razza sulla faccia di tutta la terra;

4 poiché di qui a sette giorni farò piovere sulla terra per quaranta giorni e quaranta notti, e sterminerò di sulla faccia della terra tutti gli esseri viventi che ho fatto".

5 E Noè fece tutto quello che l’Eterno gli avea comandato.

6 Noè era in età di seicento anni, quando il diluvio delle acque inondò la terra.

7 E Noè, coi suoi figliuoli, con la sua moglie e con le mogli de’ suoi figliuoli, entrò nell’arca per scampare dalle acque del diluvio.

8 Degli animali puri e degli animali impuri, degli uccelli e di tutto quello che striscia sulla terra,

9 vennero delle coppie, maschio e femmina, a Noè nell’arca, come Dio avea comandato a Noè.

10 E, al termine dei sette giorni, avvenne che le acque del diluvio furono sulla terra.

11 L’anno seicentesimo della vita di Noè, il secondo mese, il diciassettesimo giorno del mese, in quel giorno, tutte le fonti del grande abisso scoppiarono e le cateratte del cielo s’aprirono.

12 E piovve sulla terra per quaranta giorni e quaranta notti.

13 In quello stesso giorno, Noè, Sem, Cam e Jafet, figliuoli di Noè, la moglie di Noè e le tre mogli dei suoi figliuoli con loro, entrarono nell’arca:

14 essi, e tutti gli animali secondo le loro specie, e tutto il bestiame secondo le sue specie, e tutti i rettili che strisciano sulla terra, secondo le loro specie, e tutti gli uccelli secondo le loro specie, tutti gli uccelletti, tutto quel che porta ali.

15 D’ogni carne in cui è alito di vita venne una coppia a Noè nell’arca:

16 venivano maschio e femmina d’ogni carne, come Dio avea comandato a Noè; poi l’Eterno lo chiuse dentro l’arca.

17 E il diluvio venne sopra la terra per quaranta giorni; e le acque crebbero e sollevarono l’arca, che fu levata in alto d’in su la terra.

18 E le acque ingrossarono e crebbero grandemente sopra la terra, e l’arca galleggiava sulla superficie delle acque.

19 E le acque ingrossarono oltremodo sopra la terra; e tutte le alte montagne che erano sotto tutti i cieli, furon coperte.

20 Le acque salirono quindici cubiti al disopra delle vette dei monti; e le montagne furon coperte.

21 E perì ogni carne che si moveva sulla terra: uccelli, bestiame, animali salvatici, rettili d’ogni sorta striscianti sulla terra, e tutti gli uomini.

22 Tutto quello ch’era sulla terra asciutta ed aveva alito di vita nelle sue narici, morì.

23 E tutti gli esseri che erano sulla faccia della terra furono sterminati: dall’uomo fino al bestiame, ai rettili e agli uccelli del cielo; furono sterminati di sulla terra; non scampò che Noè con quelli ch’eran con lui nell’arca.

24 E le acque rimasero alte sopra la terra per centocinquanta giorni.

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Exploring the Meaning of Genesis 7      

Napsal(a) Joe David

In Genesis 7:1-24, the literal text is the heart of the "Noah and the Ark" story. Noah and his family go into the ark, and bring animals with them, two by two. A great flood comes, and the world is drowned, but the ark is safe, floating on the flood.

In the internal sense, the flood signifies the destruction of the "Most Ancient Church" - a stage in human development that was - at first - characterized by a simple monotheism, and an innocence, and a high degree of spiritual awareness.

Adam and Eve, in the Garden of Eden, symbolize that initial human spiritual state, before "the fall", when they eat the forbidden fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. Then, the story of Cain and Abel, and listing the descendants of these people, trace - in the inner meaning - the gradual but pervasive corruption of the spirituality of that church.

In Genesis 7, a flood of water - representing a tide of evil and falsity - destroys that corrupted church. The people of that church effectively destroy their own spiritual lives.

In the Noah story, the Lord preserves the remnants of good and truth that still exist (represented by Noah, his family, and the selected animals), to provide for the beginning of a new church. That's what is meant by the ark and its preservation.

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Hlavní výklad ze Swedenborgových prací:

Arcana Coelestia 701, 702, 703, 704, 706, 707, 708, ...

Doctrine of the Sacred Scripture 103

The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 408

True Christian Religion 279


Další odkazy Swedenborga k této kapitole:

Arcana Coelestia 470, 482, 565, 566, 661, 705, 747, ...


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Apocalypse Explained 419, 538, 633, 644, 650

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