Inner Meaning: Prophets, Psalms (Schreck translation - updated)

This is a translation of: Librorum Propheticorum et Psalmorum Davidis, by Emanuel Swedenborg

The original work was not published by its author.

Translated into English by J. E. Schreck


This study is a nicely organized outline of the internal sense of the books of the Prophets in the Old Testament and all of the Psalms. It was written by Swedenborg, but not published in his lifetime. It's a very helpful overview/study guide to the internal sense of these portions of the Word.

About this translation:

This version of Swedenborg's Prophets and Psalms preserves the text of Rev. J.E. Schreck's 1900 translation from Latin to English. It has been slightly modified for online use. Scripture references have been made into hyperlinks. References to numbering in the Hebrew and Latin Bible translations have been dropped. References to the table of subjects have been converted to hyperlinks. The updates were made by the New Christian Bible Study editors in 2014-15.

Created or translated by: J. E. Schreck

Date of creation: 2015

Credit: Thanks to the Swedenborg Foundation for the permission to use this translation.

Copyright: New Christian Bible Study Corp.

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License: Used with permission - see terms

About: The original Latin was translated into English, by Rev. J. E. Schreck, and published in 1900 by the Swedenborg Foundation. NCBS editors have reformatted and numbered the text so that it can be used alongside Bible chapters online.

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Suggested Citation:

The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms. [Written in 1761, not published by the author.] Translated by J. E. Schreck. Retrieved from: