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Hosea 4:1

German: Luther (1545)         

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1 Höret, ihr Kinder Israel, des HERRN Wort; denn der HERR hat Ursach, zu schelten, die im Lande wohnen. Denn es ist keine Treue, keine Liebe, kein Wort Gottes im Lande,

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From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

der Propheten und der Psalmen Davids 187


Other references to this verse:

Arcana Coelestia 3122, 6180

Apocalypse Revealed 405, 757


References from Swedenborg's unpublished works:

Apocalypse Explained 513, 1100

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Word/Phrase Explanations

Kinder
A child is a young boy or girl in the care of parents, older than a suckling or an infant, but not yet an adolescent....

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...

Herr
The Lord, in the simplest terms, is love itself expressed as wisdom itself. In philosophic terms, love is the Lord's substance and wisdom is His...

Wort
'Word,' as in Psalms 119:6-17, stands for doctrine in general. 'The Word,' as in Psalms 147:18, signifies divine good united with divine truth. 'Word,' as...

wohnen
Many people were nomadic in Biblical times, especially the times of the Old Testament, and lived in tents that could be struck, moved and re-raised...

gottes
Der Herr ist die Liebe selbst, ausgedrückt in der Form der Weisheit selbst. Die Liebe ist also sein Wesen, sein Innerstes. Die Weisheit - das...

Commentary

 

Daughters      

By New Christian Bible Study Staff

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"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 who do not violate the divine and holy principle of the Lord.

(References: Arcana Coelestia 2362, Genesis 19:8)


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