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Hosea 11:6

Finnish: Pyhä Raamattu (1933/1938)         

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6 Miekka on riehuva hänen kaupungeissansa, on hävittävä hänen salpansa, on syövä syötävänsä, heidän neuvonpiteittensä takia.

   Study the Inner Meaning
From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 194

Other references to this verse:

Arcana Coelestia 2799, 9496

Other New Christian Commentary

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A 'sword,' in the Word, signifies the truth of faith combating and the vastation of truth. In an opposite sense, it signifies falsity combating and...



199 The Sword      

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: The Sword

Topic: Salvation

Summary: We look at a number of interesting passages about "the sword," and ponder nonliteral imagery that is used of swords in Scripture.

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

Genesis 3:24
Joshua 11
Judges 1:8, 25; 20:37; 4:15
Jeremiah 50:37
Ezekiel 6:1-3; 14:17; 21:9-15, 28; 28:7; 21:18-21
Deuteronomy 32:42
2 Samuel 18:8
Psalms 55:20-21; 57:4; 59:6-7; 64:3
Proverbs 12:18; 30:14
Isaiah 1:19-20; 49:1-2; 31:8
Jeremiah 46:10; 49:37
Ezekiel 33:27
Hosea 11:6
Nahum 3:15
Matthew 10:34
Luke 2:34-35
Hebrews 9:12
Revelation 1:16; 19:15, 21

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