The Apocalypse Explained According To The Spiritual Sense (volume 3); In Which The Arcana Therein…

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byEmanuel Swedenborg

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894. Excerpt: ... "In that day' signifies the Lord's coming; and "five cities in the land of Egypt speaking with the lips of Canaan" signifies that then some who are natural will become spiritual, and will acknowledge the truths of genuine docTrine, and will worship the Lord from good of charity (this may be seen particularly explained above, n. 223c). So here it is said "five cities," to mean some at that time, also some truths of doctrine. 7. In the same, "There shall be left in it gleanings, as in the shaking of an olive tree, two three berries in the top of the bough, four five in the branches of the fruitful tree " (xvii. 6). And in Luke: Jesus said, "From henceforth there shall be five in one house divided three against two, and two against three " (xii. 52). That in these passages "five" signifies some, and all who are such, may be seen above (n. 523), where these passages are explained. There was a law given to the sons of Israel That whoever had stolen an ox, and had killed it or sold it, should pay back five oxen (Exod. xxii. 1). Here an "ox" means in the spiritual sense the good of the natural man; "to pay back five oxen for an ox" signifies that one should make sufficient amends for what he had perverted and extinguished; "to steal" means to take away, "to kill" to extintinguish, and "to sell" to pervert. 8. "The fifth part" also signifies as much as is sufficient, in Leu. v. 16; vi. 5; xxii. 14; xxvii. 13, 15, 19, 27, 31; Num. v. 6-S. Likewise The fifth part that Pharaoh took from the land of Egypt during the seven years of plenty (Gen. xli. 34; xlvii. 24). Likewise At the fifth rib at which Abner smote Asahel with the hinder end of his spear (2 Sam. ii. 23); "at the fifth" signifying as much as was sufficient for death; for the same number that signifies some...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894. Excerpt: ... "In that day' signifies the Lord's coming; and "five cities in the land of Egypt speaking with the lips of Canaan" signifies t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:230 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.48 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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