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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

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  Stories and their meanings:

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Bible Word Meanings

filho
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espada
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Passar
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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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Commentary

 

Balances      

By New Christian Bible Study Staff

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

(References: Apocalypse Revealed 313)


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