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何西阿書 9:7

Chinese: Union (Traditional)         

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7 以色列人知道降罰的日子臨近,報應的時候到。民說:作先知的是愚昧;受靈感的是妄,皆因他們多多作孽,大懷怨恨。

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From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 192


Other references to this verse:

属天的奥秘 2242, 6588

The Lord 4, 48


References from Swedenborg's unpublished works:

Apocalypse Explained 624

Scriptural Confirmations 9, 75

Other New Christian Commentary

  Stories and their meanings:


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何西阿書 5:9

阿摩司書 8:2

彌迦書 7:4

路加福音 21:22

Word/Phrase Explanations

以色列
'Israel,' in Jeremiah 23:8, signifies the spiritual natural church. The children of Israel dispersed all the literal sense of the Word by falsities. 'The children...

以色列人
'Israel,' in Jeremiah 23:8, signifies the spiritual natural church. The children of Israel dispersed all the literal sense of the Word by falsities. 'The children...


The relationship between men and women is deep and nuanced, and one entire book of the Writings – Conjugial Love or Love in Marriage –...

知道
Like so many common verbs, the meaning of "know" in the Bible is varied and dependent on context. And in some cases – when it...


As with common verbs in general, the meaning of “come” in the Bible is highly dependent on context – its meaning is determined largely by...

先知
The idea of a "prophet" is very closely tied to the idea of the Bible itself, since the Bible was largely written by prophets. At...


To be mad' signifies being spiritually insane.

Commentary

 

054 - A Thread in the Seamless Garment: Figs throughout Scripture      

By Jonathan Rose

This video is a part of the Spirit and Life Bible Study series, whose purpose is to look at the Bible, the whole Bible, and nothing but the Bible through a Swedenborgian lens.

Title: A Thread in the Seamless Garment: Figs throughout Scripture

Topic: Word

Summary: A look at the imagery of figs and how it relates to our spiritual and moral actions. An examination of bibical literalism and scholarly deconstruction, finding both wanting.

Use the reference links below to follow along in the Bible as you watch.

References:
John 19:23-24
Psalms 22:18
Matthew 24:32
Isaiah 34
Revelation 6:12-13
Matthew 7:15; 12:33
Numbers 20:5
Deuteronomy 8
Judges 9:10
Song of Solomon 2:11-13
Jeremiah 8:13-22; 24:1; 29:17
Hosea 2:12; 9:7-end
Joel 1:7
James 3
Matthew 24:31

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Spirit and Life Bible Study broadcast from 8/17/2011. The complete series is available at: www.spiritandlifebiblestudy.com

The Bible

 

Hosea 9:7

English: King James Version         

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7 The days of visitation are come, the days of recompence are come; Israel shall know it: the prophet is a fool, the spiritual man is mad, for the multitude of thine iniquity, and the great hatred.

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From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 192


Other references to this verse:

Arcana Coelestia 2242, 6588

The Lord 4, 48


References from Swedenborg's unpublished works:

Apocalypse Explained 624

Scriptural Confirmations 9, 75

Other New Christian Commentary

  Stories and their meanings:


Hop to Similar Bible Verses

Hosea 5:9

Amos 8:2

Micah 7:4

Luke 21:22

Word/Phrase Explanations

days
The expression 'even to this day' or 'today' sometimes appears in the Word, as in Genesis 19:37-38, 22:14, 26:33, 32:32, 35:20, and 47:26. In a...

visitation
The end time of the church and each individual, is called 'the visitation,' and precedes judgment. 'Visitation' is nothing but an exploration of the quality...

come
Coming (Gen. 41:14) denotes communication by influx.

israel
'Israel,' in Jeremiah 23:8, signifies the spiritual natural church. The children of Israel dispersed all the literal sense of the Word by falsities. 'The children...

know
Like so many common verbs, the meaning of "know" in the Bible is varied and dependent on context. And in some cases – when it...

prophet
The idea of a "prophet" is very closely tied to the idea of the Bible itself, since the Bible was largely written by prophets. At...

man
The relationship between men and women is deep and nuanced, and one entire book of the Writings – Conjugial Love or Love in Marriage –...

mad
To be mad' signifies being spiritually insane.

multitude
Intellectual things – ideas, knowledge, facts, even insight and understanding – are more separate and free-standing than emotional things, and it’s easier to imagine numbering...

iniquity
In Isaiah 59:6, 'webs' and 'garments' signify aspects of the understanding, or thought, 'Iniquity' and 'violence,' aspects of the will, or works.


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