Jacob is told twice that his name will now be Israel. The first time is when he wrestles with an angel on his journey to...
'Lands' of different nations are used in the Word to signify the different kinds of love prevalent in the inhabitants.
"Behold I have two daughters,” etc. (Gen. 19:8), signifies the affections of good and truth, and the blessedness perceivable from the enjoyment thereof, by those...
City of Judah,' as in Isaiah 40:9, signifies the doctrine of love towards the Lord and love towards our neighbor in its whole extent.
Captains and Rulers (Jer. 51:23) signifies principal evils and falsities. Captains and Rulers (Ezek 33:6) signifies principal truths. See Chief Captains.