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Hesekiel 38:13

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13 Saba och Dedan och Tarsis' köpmän och alla dess unga lejon skola då utfråga dig: »Har du kommit för att taga rov, har du församlat dina skaror till att göra byte till att föra bort silver och guld, till att taga boskap och gods, ja, till att taga stort rov?»

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Main explanations:

The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 161


Other references to this verse:

Arcana Caelestia 3240

Apocalypse Revealed 859

Other New Christian Commentary

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Word/Phrase Explanations

dedan
Dedan (Gen. 10) signifies the knowledges of celestial things of an inferior order, such as consist in ritual observances. Dedan, in Jer. 49:8 signifies rituals...

föra
As with common verbs in general, the meaning of “bring” is highly dependent on context, but in general it represents an introduction to a new...

silver
'Silver,' in the internal sense of the Word, signifies truth, but also falsity. 'Silver' means the truth of faith, or the truth acquired from selfhood,...

guld
'Money' relates to truth.

boskap
Animals in the Bible generally refer to spiritual activity, the things we actually do on a spiritual level. "Cattle," as typically used in the Bible,...

Commentary

 

Silver      

By New Christian Bible Study Staff

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'Silver,' in the internal sense of the Word, signifies truth, but also falsity.

(References: Arcana Coelestia 1551)


'Silver' means the truth of faith, or the truth acquired from selfhood, or proprium.

(References: Arcana Coelestia 5291, Arcana Coelestia 9039; Matthew 25:14-18)


'Silver' signifies spiritual good or truth from a celestial origin.

(References: Heaven and Hell 115)


'Silver' means scientific truth.

(References: Arcana Coelestia 6112)


'Silver,' as in Genesis 20:16, signifies rational truth.

(References: Arcana Coelestia 2575, Genesis 20:16)


'Silver purified seven times,' as in Psalm 12:6, signifies divine truth.

(References: Arcana Coelestia 1551; Psalms 12:6)


'A piece of silver' signifies a truth, or a knowledge of truth.

(References: The Apocalypse Explained 675)


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