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Ezequiel 5:1

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1 E tu, ó filho do homem, toma uma espada afiada; como navalha de barbeiro a usarás, e a farás passar pela tua cabeça e pela tua barba. Então tomarás uma balança e repartirás os cabelos.

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From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 128


Other references to this verse:

Arcanos Celestes 2788, 2799, 3301, 9806

Apocalipse Revelado 47

Doutrina Do Senhor 15, 28

Doutrina de Escritura Santa 16, 35


References from Swedenborg's drafts, indexes & diaries:

Apocalypse Explained 66, 577, 908

De Verbo (The Word) 10, 25

Related New Christian Commentary

  Stories and their meanings:

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Jeremias 19:1

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Bible Word Meanings

filho
Swedenborg tells us that space and time in the physical world correspond to states of life in the spiritual world. So when the Bible talks...

espada
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...

Passar
'To pass,' as in Genesis 31:52, signifies flowing in. 'To pass the night,' as in Genesis 24:54, signifies having peace. 'To pass through,' as in...

cabeça
The head is the part of us that is highest, which means in a representative sense that it is what is closest to the Lord....

balança
The balances mentioned in Revelation 6:5 signify the estimation of goodness and truth.

From Swedenborg's Works

 

The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms #127

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

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127. Internal Meaning of Ezekiel, Chapter 4

Representation of the perverted church in the church. (2)

1-2 He should represent the falsities of the church, and the church besieged by them. (2)

3 He should represent the hardness of their heart, from which it is that they have no fear; (2)

4-8 he should also represent the church besieged by falsities of evil and evils of falsity. (2)

9-16 He should represent the falsification and adulteration of the sense of the letter of the Word, (2)

17 by which everything of the church has perished. (2, 3)

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Ezequiel 4:1

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1 Tu pois, ó filho do homem, toma um tijolo, e pô-lo-ás diante de ti, e grava nele uma cidade, a cidade de Jerusalém;

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From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 127


Other references to this verse:

Arcanos Celestes 1296, 9807

Apocalipse Revelado 350, 880

A Brief Exposition of New Church Doctrine 100

Doutrina Do Senhor 15, 28, 64

Doutrina de Escritura Santa 16

True Christian Religion 130, 782


References from Swedenborg's drafts, indexes & diaries:

Apocalypse Explained 63, 655, 805

On the Athanasian Creed 165

Coronis (An Appendix to True Christian Religion) 56

Spiritual Experiences 2283

Related New Christian Commentary

  Stories and their meanings:

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Isaías 20:3

Ezequiel 5:1, 2, 12:3, 11

Bible Word Meanings

filho
Swedenborg tells us that space and time in the physical world correspond to states of life in the spiritual world. So when the Bible talks...

cidade
In the ancient world cities were very nearly nations unto themselves – they existed within walls, with their own laws and customs, generally centered on...

jerusalém
Jerusalem, on Mount Zion, signifies the doctrine of love to the Lord, and how it governs your life. Jerusalem first comes to our attention in...

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