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Ezekiel 1:9

English: Young's Literal Translation         

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9 joining one unto another [are] their wings, they turn not round in their going, each straight forward they go.

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From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 124


Other references to this verse:

Arcana Coelestia 9509

Apocalypse Revealed 239

Sacred Scripture 97

Other New Christian Commentary

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wings
'Wings' signify spiritual truths. 'Wings,' when related to the Lord, signify the divine spiritual. In the opposite sense, 'wings' relate to falsities and rationalizations from...

turn
Swedenborg says that the Lord is the sun of heaven, and like the natural sun of our world shines on everyone, good or evil. What...

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Commentary

 

161 - Seven Other Breaches      

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: Seven Other Breaches

Topic: Second Coming

Summary: We look at seven more issues that people can perceive as major problems with Scripture; and we look at the Divine remedy that heals all breaches.

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

References:
Exodus 17:14-16
Deuteronomy 7:6
1 Samuel 15:2-3
Nehemiah 13:23-25
1 Kings 8:63
1 Chronicles 29:21
Ezekiel 1:4-10
Revelation 4:7-8; 22:1-2
Leviticus 10:1
Numbers 16:29
1 Samuel 14:34
Exodus 32:9-end
Nahum 1:1
Judges 4:21
2 Kings 19:35
Judges 3:21-22
Psalms 137:8; 68:1-2
Deuteronomy 28:53-57
John 19:23
Revelation 19:11

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Spirit and Life Bible Study broadcast from 11/20/2013. The complete series is available at: www.spiritandlifebiblestudy.com

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2 Kings 19:35

English: King James Version         

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35 And it came to pass that night, that the angel of the LORD went out, and smote in the camp of the Assyrians an hundred fourscore and five thousand: and when they arose early in the morning, behold, they were all dead corpses.

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Explanations or references:

Arcana Coelestia 7879


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Apocalypse Explained 654

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Word/Phrase Explanations

night
The sun in the Bible represents the Lord, with its heat representing His love and its light representing His wisdom. “Daytime,” then, represents a state...

angel
'A messenger' signifies communication.

the Lord
The Bible refers to the Lord in many different ways, which from the text seem indistinguishable and interchangeable. Understood in the internal sense, though, there...

lord
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...

smote
To strike or smite, when used in the Bible, means to attack, harm or destroy, and is usually in reference to an attack on someone’s...

camp
Camps in the Bible represent spiritual order – a person’s (or a church community’s) whole collection of desires for good and true ideas on how...

hundred
It's a landmark for a young child to count to 100; it sort of covers all the "ordinary" numbers. One hundred is obviously significant for...

fourscore
Swedenborg tells us that 80, like 40, can represent a state of temptation, when we face and battle our desires for evil – and that...

five
Five also signifies all things of one part.

thousand
As children, most of us at some point frustrated our mothers into using the phrase “if I've told you once, I've told you a thousand...

early
Since the sun represents the Lord, the early morning and sunrise represent a state of enlightenment, with a new and clear understanding coming after a...

morning
Morning comes with the rising of the sun, and the sun – which gives life to the earth with its warmth and light – represents...

dead
Dead (Gen. 23:8) signifies night, in respect to the goodnesses and truths of faith.

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