'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...
The relationship between men and women is deep and nuanced, and one entire book of the Writings – Conjugial Love or Love in Marriage –...
'The man of the right hand,' as in Psalm 80:17, signifies the Lord with respect to the Word. He is called 'the man of the...
In Genesis 27:22, 'voice' relates to truth, and 'hand,' to good.
'The left hand' in a negative sense signifies falsity which is used to produce evil.
Heavens are celestial and spiritual things. Consequently, they are inmost things, both of the Lord's kingdom in heaven the and in the earth. This also...
'To sware' is a binding.
'Lives' is used in the plural, because of the will and understanding, and because these two lives make one.
'Perpetual' in the literal sense, means to the end of one’s life, after death, and eternity.
Half and double in reference to numbers in the world have a similar signification as the numbers themselves.
'Sanctuary' signifies the truth of heaven and the church. 'Sanctuary,' as in Ezekiel 24:21, signifies the Word.
"Man" is a tricky word to discuss, because the Hebrew of the Old Testament uses six different words that are generally translated as "man," with...