THESWEDENBORG- CONCO.RDANCE. A COMPIJETE iVORK OF REFERENOE Tü THÉ THEOLOGIOAL WRITINGS OF ~m anurI BASED ON THE ORIGINAL LATIN WRfTINGS OF TI-IE AUTHOR. ~ompilell, ~llitell, anll m:ranslatell bl! tue REV. JOHN FAULKNER POTTS, B.A. s~~~ r A Jo C 1V 1- 0 OLU.llE VI. ST. 10 Z. wrfH APPENDIX, LATIN-ENGLISH VOCABULARY, TABLE OF REPEATED PASSAGES,. AND LIST OF ERRATA ET CORRIGENDA. LONDON: S W EDE N BOR G SOC lET Y, (INS1ITUTED 1810) l, BLOOMSBURY STREET. 1902.
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-KEY TO THE ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THE CONCORDANCE. SINGLE·LETTER ALPHABETICAL LIST.A. Arcana Cœlestia. M. Marriage Love, or Conjugial Love.B. Brief Exposition. N. New Jerusalem and its Heavenly Doctrine.C. Doctrine of Charity. P. Divine Providence.D. Spiritual Diary. Q. Nine Questions.E. Apocalypse Explained. R. Apocalypse Revealed.F. Doctrine of Faith. S. Doctrine of the Holy Scripture.H. Heaven and Hell. T. True Christian Religion, or UniversaI Theology.1. Influx, or Intercourse of the Soul and Body. U. Earths in the Universe.J. Last Judgment. W. Allgelic Wisdom cOllcerning the Divine LoveL. Doctrine of the Lord. and Wisdom. SUPPLElVIENTARY LIST.Abom. AboIllination of Desolation, etc. 1 De Just. De Justificatione, etc.Ad. Advelsaria. 1 De Verbo.Ang. Idea. The Angelic Idea concerning the Docu. Tafels Documents concerning Swedenborg. Creation of the Universe by the Lord. (At 1 Ecc. Hist. Ecclesiastical History of the New the end of the D.Wis.) Church.Ath. De Athanasii Symbolo. Hist. Crea. Histor) of t.he Creation.C.J. Continuation of Last Judgmellt. : Inv. Invitation to the New Chm·ch.Cano Canons. : J. (Post.) Last Judgment (Posthumolls).Conv. Conversation with Angels. 1 Letter. Letter to Hartley.Coro. Coronis. i Life. Doctrine of Life.D.Min. Diarium Minus, 01 Lesser Diary. Il 5M. Five Memorable Relations.D.Love. Divine Love (Posthumous). P.P. Prophets and Psalm.s.D.Wis. Divine Wisdom (Posthumous). Scia. Doc. Sciagraphia Doctrinre NovreDe Conj. De Conjugio. i Ecclesiœ.De Dom. De Domino. . W.H. White Horse. MISCELLANEOUS ABB.REYIATIONS.Comp. Oomparisons occur in the sections referred to. Tr. Treated of The subject i8 treated of in thalDef. Defined. A definition i8 given. part of the Word which is ullder con·Des. De8clibed. The subject i8 further described. sideration.Enum. Enumerated. There is an enumeration in This is ta be read signifies. the passage referred ta of the things mentioned Quotation mark.. are used exclusivel) fOl quota. in the quotation. tions from the W ordoEx. E:cplained. The subject is fUl·ther explained. ] Brackets indicate a word or words which haVéExamp. Example. An example is given to illustrate been introduced either by the Latin EditaI or the statement. by the Compiler.Ill. IllU8trated. The subject is illustrated by passages ) Parentheses indicate that the matter is to be from the WOl·d. found in the original, but expressed in differentRefs. References are given to other passages of the words. Writings. 1 e. after a. number denotes that the reference is taSig. Signified. The snbject is 8ignified by "ome 1 the very end of the section refel"l"ed to. . passage from the W ord here quoted. Ali references at the end of quotations mean that the statement is wholly or partially repeated there. References to Works without a letter ta indicate the Work referred to are references ta the Worklast referred ta. The small figures at the upper right hand corner of the larger reference numerals are explained onp. vii. of the Introduction. 867
Wool WordWool. Lana. leason of which is that the wool npon lambs andWoollen. Laneus, Lanugillosus. sheep has a signification like that of the hail upor, man; and (these animals)=good. Ill.Woolbearing. Laniger. A.33016. His hairs white like the clean woal 37619. The wool of Zachar (Ezek.xxvii. 18)= (Dan.vii.9)=the Divine Natural as to trnth. In the natural good. ,To[(l . .. truth itself was replesented by white, which, 10428. That sins ... shaH become as wool (Is.i.18) being from good, is called clean woal. (= His external =good. Word. (Verbu~i,- good. 94701.) 3519s. By the wool of she.goats (Ex.xxv.4,etc.) is S;; ulm (of the Lord), and WaRD-VOX. signified the ultimate or ontermost of inuocence, which is in ignorance, such as thele is Vith the gentiles. ~167. The words of the letter are represented in (= the goot! that is from the good of mutual Ion. See the World of Spirits to the very life, in a beatltiful GOAl, at 9470.) order ... 58952. Thou shalt not wear wool and linen to 312. Words that are applicable solely to the ante gether (Deut.xxii.II); wool = good, and Iinen, diluvians. truth. 7601 s. 1288. The words Vere one (Gen.xi.I)=that there 93317. The worm shaH eat them like waol (ls.IL8) Vas one doctrine in particlilar. For Ii]> = doctrine ... wool=the 10e1 or exte1ior goods that are of the in general, and words, doctrine in particular, or the sensuous man. particnlars of doctrine. _ _2. That a word = ail doctrine concerning 94702. That wool = truth from a celestial origin, charity and the dcr:vative faith; and words, the which, in itself, is good. Ill. things of doctrine. Ill. - - . My wool, and my flax (Hos.ii.5) = the - - . By taking heed according to Thy ward ...exterual goods of love and truths of faith. Thy word have 1 laid np in mille heart ... 1 do not __ 4. Such truth as is in itself good, because it is forget Thy word (Ps.cxix. 7-16); word, in these the forro of celestial good, is signitied b)" wool, in passages, = doctrine in general. Ezek.xxvii.18, and iu Is.i.18. _ _3. To ride npon the word of truth (Ps.xh.4)= _ _ 5. Wool=celestial truth, which, relatiyely, is to teach the doctrine of truth . .. 27616.good. And therefore it is said, in Ezek.xliv.15-18, __4. Jehovah sent a word unto Jacob, and it hath that the priests ... shaH put on garments of linen, lighted upon Israel (Is.ix.8) = the doctrine of worship, . and no wool shaH come upoJi them. _ _6. Wool=celestial truth, which is the truth of external and internaI. - - . Mail (live th) by every word that proceeùeththe good of love; and, as those who are in this truth out of the mouth of God (Matt.i·.4). When anyonecannot be in spiritual truth ... it was ordered that no hcareth the word of the kingdom, and heedeth it not,garment should he woru of mixed waol and liuen. then cometh the evil one, and snateheth away that 101846. 10669". E·95 17. which was sown in his heart (Matt.xiii.9). Heaven 996014. Wool=the exte1ior good of the Spiritual and ealth shaH pass away, but My word shan not pass Chnrch. away (Matt.xxiv.35). In these passages, word = 104027. Wool=good in the externallllan. the Lords doctrine; and words, the things that are 10835. The cos (in the Sixth Earth) are wool. of His doctrine.bearing, like sheep. --". As words = ail things of doctrine, the com· mandmen ts are caned words. Ill. R,47. His head and His hairs were white as wool,like sn a (Rev. i. 14) = the Divine loye of the Divine 1409. The historicals are lepresentative, and ail thewisdolll in primes and in ultinlates. (= as j.o the good words significative. Ex. 1540. 1783.and trnth there. E.67.) 1492. It is the atfection that lies hidden in the __6. It is said like wool, and like snow, because words that constitutes the internai sense here; the wool = good in ultimates, and sno, truth iu words of the letter are not attended to ...u!tinJates; as also in ls.i. 18; for waol is from sheep, 1642". For the Lord alone is Disconrse and Word.by which is signified the good of charity. 1785. After these words, the word of Jehovah came M. 75 4 • The man· (of the Golden Age that we saw)was clad ... in a tunic of white woal. to Abmm in a vision (Gen.xv.I)=that after thecom· bats in childhood there was a revelation ... Words, in 266. One of the two Angels wore a waollen robe that the Hebrew language, =Things, here, the Things ac·shone with ftaming crimson. complished... The word of J ehovah to Abram is T. 722. Your reasoning is about goats wool. 335 2• nothing else than the Lords word to Himself; but in. 5°8. As the woal of a cloth is destroyed by moths. His childhood ... it could not appear otherwise than as a revelation. 1801. . D. 1371. The penalty of the woollen veil. 1373. 2587. On account of the ward of Sarah (Gen.xx. 18)1410, Gen. art. 3298. =the whole transaction ... 1866. Woolly-lanuginosum. 4357. 2861. It came to pass artel these words (Gen.xxii. E. 67. White waal = good in ultimates ... the 2o)=the Things transacted relating ta those who are
W ord-verbu1Jl 673 W ord-verbum within the Church; 101 words = Things. In the 8418. Gather the word of a day in its day (Ex. Origir.al Language, Things are called words. Ex. xvi.4) ... a word=the Thing of which it is said, 621 9. here, the man na. 3209. Theservant told Isaac all the words that he 8466. This is the word that Jehovah hath com- had done (Gen.xxiy.66) ... The words =the Things. manded (ver.16)=a command about it lrom the 4126. Thonght and will conjoin, not words. In Diviue; for a word = the Thing that is treated of. this worlù words do conjoin; but only when the 85 2 4. hearer believes that the speaker thillks and wills what 8-l95 3• The proprium lrom which the) will not act, is good. is signified by nor speaking a word (Is.lviii. 13). 4692. See WaRD (of the Lord) hare. 8693. When they ha"e a word (Ex.xYiii.16)=in 4714. Bring me word again (Gen.xxxvii.14)= everything that happens; for a word=a Thing that Knowledge. Ex. happens. 8698. 507 S, AIter these words (Gen. xl. 1) = alter the 8700. The word is too heavy for thee (ver. 18) == that things that precede; for words, in the Original it is not possible; for a heayy wcrd =[a. Thing] that Language, are Things as weil as words... The reason is not possible. the words in the Original Language=Thiugs also, is 8705. Bring thon the words to Gad (ver. (9) = that words, iu the internaI sense, = the truths of mediation ancl intercession. 8729. doctrine; and therefore ail Dhine truth in general 8717. Every great ward they shan bring ta thee is called the word. .. And, as nothing that cornes (el. 22) = eyerything lrom (it). 8]18. 8720. forth in the nniverse is anything, that is, a Thing, unless it is flom Divine gooù by Divine tlUth, there- 8772. These are the words that thou shalt speak fore the words in the Hebrew are also Things. Ill. .. . (Ex.xix.6)=inflnx to receive truths. 8774. 5272. This is the word that 1 spake unto Pharaoh 8861. God spake an these words, saying (EX.XX.l) (Gen.xli.28)=that which the Natural had thought ... = truths Diyine for those in the Heavens and on the for a word=a Thing. " Thus This is the word= earth. 8862, Ex. this is the Thing... As to word, in the Original 8868. Wha.t is inwaldly contained in the words of Language, a Thing is expressed by a word, and there- speech is plainly perceivcd there. fore a Divine re,elation is called a word; and, in the supreme sense, the Lord also; and, by the word, 9156. Upon ever) word of transgression (Ex.xxii.9) when predicated of the Lord, or of a revelation that = w hatever inj ury and loss. is lrom Him, there is signified, in the proximate sense, 9160. The word coming to God (,er.9)=examina. the Divine tlUth, lrom which come forth ail Things tion by means of truth. that are. 5283. 9261. From the ,word of a lie (Ex.xxiii.7)=from 5337 2. For the words anù tones with which the falsit) of eviJ. thoughtis clothee!, are nothing but additions-adjecta ... 9267. Pcrverteth the words of the just (ver.8)=so 56222. 1 watch over My word .. . (Jer.i.12)=(over) that they appear like truths of good for words the truth. = the Things themsel ves, thus tru ths lhe reaSOD 5752. He spake unto them these words (Gen.xliv. words=tluths, is that word, in the Original Lan- 6)=the influx of this Thing ... for words=Things; gUl1ge= that which is something, and that really exists moreover, in the Original Language, a lhing is ex- ... From this it is that Divine truth is called the pressed by this word-vocem. 5754· 5755· word. 6185. 1 will do according to thy word (Gen.xlvii. 9311e. 10 hear the words, or discourses (Luke 30) = that sa it shall be done. Yi.47)=to learn and know the precepts of faith that 63192. Spirits do not apprehend a mans words as a are from the Lord. man hears them, but as the man thinks. 9383. AH the words of J ehoyah, and ail the judg- 6982. 1 am not a man of words (Ex.iv.IO)=that ments (Ex.xxiY.3)=those things in the Ward that are(the truth Divine) has not the faculty of speech. Ex. of life in Il spiritual and a natural state. The words of Jehovah=those things in the Word that are of life ,7°58. AIl the words of Jehovah (Ex.iv.28)=the in a spiritual state. Ex.sevèral things of doctrine. 9385. AU the words that Jehoyah hath spoken Va 7509. To-morrow shall Jehovah do this word will do (id.)=reception then in the heart; for the(!f.x.ix.5)=that this will be Vith them for ever. words that Jehoyah hath spoken=truths lmm the 7510. And Jehovah did this word (ver.6)= the Word that are of life.effect. 9386. Moses ",rote aIl the words of Jehovah (Ex. 7562. He that feared the ward of Jehoyah (ver. 20) xxiv.4) =al imprinting on the life (of the) tl1lths lrom = the tliings that are of the Lord. 7564. the Word. 7931. Ye shaH keep this word. " . (Ex.xii.24)= 9401. (The coyenant) that Jehovah hath made withthat aU this shaH be observed. you upon al! these words (ver.8)=that there is COD- 8167. Isnotthis the word .. . (Ex.xiv.12)=sueh a junction with the Lord through eaeh and aIl things ofthing; for this word = this Thing. the Word ... AlI these words=each and aIl thiJlgS VOL. VI. zU
Word-verbum 674 Word (of the Lord)of the Ward; for the laws proinulgated llam Sinai, in 209. Thou hast observed My ward (Rev.iii.8) =the universal sense, =all Divine truth, thus the Ward made of life the truths lrom the Ward. 214. R.179.as ta each and ail things. 18 5. [A.] 9416. The ten words = ail the truths that are 288 9• Ta ride upon the word of Truth (Ps.xlv.4)=of doctrine, and the goods that are of life. (=a11 tlUths ta act lrom Divinc good through Divine truth. 298.Divine in (thll ·Word). 10688.) (=all truths in the 4 I l Il. Ta do the Lords words (Matt. vi. 24) = thecornplex. Life.62.) (= ail truths, for they incllHle good of life; fol truth, when a man does it, becomesthern. R.101 2.) T.286. E.I024 2• good. 9425. Everyone that hath words, let him come ta 433 2. If a man love Me, he will keep My words(Aaron anù Hur) (Ex. xxiv. 14) =that falsities are ta be (John XiV.23) ... because His commanùments, anùremoved therefrom; ta have words=to dispute about words=Divine truths, and ail Divine truth proceedstruths; for words=truths. llam Hirn, and that which proceeds lrom Him is Him 98181°. Ta speak the worda of Gad (John iii.34)= self.Divine truths. 455 12. Words (Ezek.iii.6)=dogmas. __13. The words that l speak unto you, they are 610·. The words that he shall speak agaiust thcspirit and they are life (John vi.63); the words ~Iost High (Dan. vii.25) = falsities destroying the truthsthat the Lord has spoken = Di vine tru ths. of the Church. __16. The word of Jehovah=the Divine truth. 617 3 • That l may eat Thy words (Jer.xv.16) = to998 7,Ex. appropriate His precepts, or Divine truths. So in Matt. 10362. Ta speak a word (Is.Jviii. 13) = ta think iV·3,4.such things. 749. Through the word of their testimony (Rev. 10535. The people heard this evil word, and they xii. Il) = throllgh the confession and ackuowledgrnent ofmourned (Ex.xxxiii.4)=their grief because they were the Diviue in His Human.not ta be pre-eminent ta others. 778 3 • A word against the Son of Man (}Iatt.xii.32) 10604. 1 will write on the tables the words ... = ta int,erpret the natural sense of the Ward according(Ex.xxxiv.l) = ... interior Divine things, th us those ta appearances. --6,Ex.which are of. the internaI sense, (and are) of love and 1049·. In a word.of faith. 1226. These are the true words of Gad (Rev.xix.9l 10682. Write for thyself these words (ver.27)=the =that theyare from the Lord, who is the Ward, andprimary truths that are ta be remembered and done. who is the Trnth.For by words are signified, in general, Things; inspccial, truths ... W rd of the Lord. Verbum (DomÏ1ii). See CELESTIAL JŒSE, HOLY SCRIPTURE, IN)(OST 10728. These are the worda that Jehovah hath SENSE, INTERNAL HISTORICAL SENSE, NATURALSENS~:,commanded, to do them (Ex. xxxv. 1) = instruction NEW TESTAMENT, OLD TESTA}IEin, SENSt> (OF" THEabout the primary thing of the Church, to which ail WORD), SENSE OF" LETTER, SUIREME S~;N~E, andthings relate ... fol these things are said about the SPIRITUAL SENSE.Sabbath. S~r HISTORY, and INSPIRATION. 254. Thus the Lord inspired the worda whichthe Spirits dictated ta the prophets ... And, as the See (llso many important quotations under READ.w~ came forth imrnediately frorn tl e-1gr , they ~ I. That the Word of the Old Testament containswere each fi11ed with the Divine, and contain in them alcana of Heaven ...selves an internaI sense ... 2. The Ward, beinlL the Lord8 cLiroIILthiLLllId,<!Y 8. The worda of the prophecy (Rev.i.3)=the must necessarily contain interiorly such things as aredoctrine of the New J erusalem. (= the truths t of Heaven, oLthll C1l-ur..ch, and of lai th ... are of the doctrin~oLHeaven. E.14.) 3. Without such life, the Word as ta the letter is dead; for the Word is like a man who .•. is both ) ~ 805. On those who love mere elegance of words, exterual and internaI ... 1~plays upon" words. 44. It is of the understanding ta hear the Ward, and 1954. The more the meaning of words. is looked at, of the will ta do it ...the less are the words attended ta ... 65. Certain, when taken up ta the first entrance 2040. Looking at words is attendec1 with this-that court of Hcavell, while l ",as réading the Word ...the mind is distracted lrom the meanings, and sticks said that they could not there understalld one whit ofin the words ... a ward or letter, but only what was signified in the 4233. The Angels perceive nothing but the intention, nearest interior sense, which they deelared ta be soend, or will; they know not their words; and there beautiflll, and in such arder of sequence, and sa affect·fore when the intention, end, and will ... are good, iug thern, that they called it la y.the worda may lail as they do lail, provided ..• that 66. The f~ stylesorthe Word. Ex. 1139. D.272I.nothing be saiù except what theperson thinks. 129. The true arder is, that a man should receive E. 482. To hear the word of the kingdom (Malt. wisdom llam the Lord that is, lrom HisWord.. fhenlC111.19) = the truths of the Church. ail t ings t"ollow ...
Word (of the Lord) 675 Word (of the Lord) 155. For the Ward of the Lord is such that thc 3 Many things in the Word are said according things contained in its inmosts relate a the Lord ... ta appearances, and even aecording ta thc fallacies of and His Kingdom; this is the sonrce of ail the life of the senses and yet in the internai sense are quite the Word. the contrary Still it does no harm ta those wwn 167e. Snch is the Ward of the Lord. Dcs. 855. simplicity of heart believe the Word as they apprehend 1264· 3376e. , it in the letter, provided they live1ll charity. The reason 426. For the Ward of the Lord is spiritnal, not is that the Ward teaches nothing else than that ~y. verbal. - - --- one should live in charity with his neig.hbour, and should love the Lord above ail things; and they who 589. The Word has been spoken according ta the appearances with man. do this have the internaIs in themselves; and sa, with thern, the fallacics taken from the sense of the letter - - . Ta con/hm false principles by the Ward is one are easily dispelled. thing, but it is 1 different thing ta believe in simplicity what is in the Ward. Ex. 14292. There is not a syllable or jot in the Ward that has not an internai sense ... 683". Celestial and spiritnal things are sa conjoined in the Ward, that in every particnlar there is a likeness 1461. Instruction iu Knowledges from the Word. of a marriage . . . Sig. and Ex. __2. The Knowledges must be from the Word; for nI. Every word-vox-in the Ward is from the Lord, Knowledges from the Ward are snch that they are (and therefore) signifies and involves something. open from the Lord Himself; for the Ward is i s IfJ 838. For the Ward of the LOId is snch, that wh~r /lom the Lord thro~ h Heaven, and thc L().):d~ fc is it treats 01!!LPJrr~n it trea~ of ail men ... with a in each and ail things ~ J:he ord ... whieh shows dlffeï.ence according ta the disposition of each; this is that the Lord, in His childhood, "as llot willing ta the universal sense of the Ward. imbue any Knowledges bnt those of the Ward ... 937. (Snch is) the Ward of the Lord in the internai 15022. The Ward of the Lord could not Jlossibly sense. In the sense of the letteI.Jj; aEPear o le have any life unless there were aIl jntelJla1...li se which ... yet these things involve arcana ... The very words regards Him. 15402. . . . are ... most general tenus, or vessels (containing) 50 many and snch great heavenly arcana ... that they 1540". If the men of the Most Ancient and Aneient ( clion never be exhansted ta the ten·thonsandth part ... Churches lived no,,", and read the Word, they ou1d Jlay no attention ta the sense of the letter, but ta the 11432. in ternal sense. 10252. The historical things of the Ward are not perceived in Heaven, but the things signified by them. 1542. Fol thc ~~ of !!e L~cLhas descended.1r m ) 1 The Word was wIitten not for man only, but also for Him- rough eaven, and therefore not the least p-art 07 a ward has been written that does not in volve j he Angels. When a man reads the "Yard, and a re- hends from it nothillg but the litel:aLs.l:lls the An els heavenlyarcana. 1619. O apprehend not the literai, bnt:- ~in~al sense. Examp~ - -- 16592. For not a syllable can be written in tile..JY.ord ) that has not been sent down f Heaven, and con· sequently in~hich the Angels d~ seEl h~lly-t I0432. When (men) have been regcnerated, they do things. Ilot receive any mmediate revelation, but only the things that &Il nsiiiiïated_ into them thr0.!!1:h the ~3·. If a man- supposes the truths of the Ward ta(( Word, and the preaching of the Word. be false, and confirms himself sa that he cannat see otherwise, he may be certain that sneh Spirits (as the I068 e. These doctrinal things (derived from the per- Nephilim) are with him ... ceptions and revclations of the Most Ancient Church) werc the Ward (of the Ancient Chnrch). 12412. 14092. 16902. In thc Ward Qf.the--LonEsJ.ife ... 1I51". The Word of the Lord does not treat of 1761. Spirits who reject the interior things of the orldly things, bnt involves Divine things. Ward. Des. 1190. The style of the Word-especially the pro- 1767. On the Holy Scripture, or Ward: that it has phetical Word-is such that whcn it treats of intel- stored within it Divine arcana, wh[Q.h Jl·jl--ûpe.n...tl/..gc:>od Spirits and An"els. Gen.art. 1869,continued. lectual things, it treats also of volnntary things. I I 94. For the Word of the Lord, in its bosom and ===. Vllen the Word of the Lord is being read by a man who loves tl~ord, and lives in-.Jlllarity, and recess, that i5, in its internai sense, never treats of also by a man who in Si~lplicity~art believes what -other things than those which are of His Kin"dom, is written, and has not formed principles contrary ta( andtlms a the Church. 1247. 16593. the truth of faith that is in the internai sense, it is 1408. The Word of the Lord is like a body in which preseI!ted by the Lord before the Angels in suehrr there is a. li . " soul: the things of the soul do not appear while the mind sa inheres in corporeal things bcauty -.-.-.and also with representâtives, andth1;wIih inexpressible variety in accordance with ail their state that it scarcely believes in the existence of the human at the time, that every_partieular is j>erceive<! as if it ( soul and flie uture life; but as saon as the rnind with- had life; whieh lifii is that which i~ in the_Word, and, ra,,"s-from eorpo~ things, the things of the soul nd life becom~ .ill2,nifest... It is the same ,Vlth the Word is tha.t from which the Ward ~I wh en it~as sent down (rom caven. 1769, xamps. 1770. 177!. N -of the Lord. Ex. 177 2. 3474· 17· .2053· 2061.
• Word (of the Lord) 676 Word (of the Lord) [A.] 1771°. Thus when the Lord lills the Word Vith 1874. Many things in the Word ... are said accord life, it is of snch efficacy that it penetrates to the ing to appearances and fallacies, .. in order that inmosts; but when He does not do so, it is the letter persuasions and cupidities may not be broken, but bent only, Vith scarcely any life. ... Moreover such things serve as common vessels to 1773. Spirits who in their bodily life had been cou tain spiritual and celestial things ... delighted with the Word of the Lord .•. have~ki d 1876. The (proper) names in the Word, like ail the of delightful heavenly_heat. Des. words of human speech, perish ... wh en they ascend __3. But the heat of those who had indeed been :<015· delighted with the Word, but had not been solicitous _ _2. (Thus) not anything 01 a word that is in the about the understaoding oLit, was only in the right Word can pass over ta a Spirit ... arm. 1878. Those who have despised the Word j those who 1774. Spirits who do not Vant to hear anything have abused the things in the Word as forn~s of speech about the interior things of the Word, although the) to provoke laughter; those who have supposed the cao understand them. Des. . . They interpret the Word to be of no account except to keep the common meaning of the Word from the letter according to their people in some restraint; those who have blasphemed fancies ... They are represented byan old WOlllan with the Word; and those who have profaned it, have a an ugly face ... But those who love the interiOl things miserable lot in the othcr life , .. For the Word is so of the Word are represented by a girl in early maiden holy in the Heaens that it is itself as it were Heaven hood ... ta the Angels; and, as there is a communion of the 1775. It has been a necessity that sorne revelation thonghts of al!, such Spirits cannot be Vith them, but should exist ... for a revelation, or Word, is a common arc separated, recipient v~ssel of spiritual and celestial things, thus 1879. Those who hold in hntred the intcrior things conjoining Heaven and earth •.. of the Word. Des. 1776°. The Word of the Lord is a dead letter; but it 1925. The Angels who spoke the Word of the Lord. is vivified by the Lord in the reader according to the Ill.capacity of each one; and it becomes living according 1936. In every wOld of the Word. , . there are to the life of his charity, and bis state of innocence, numberless things, more than the uniersal Heavcn jand this with inexhaustible variety. and the alcana thercin rnay he presented before the 1783. As each and aU things in the Word are Angels ... with perpetuaI variety to eternity.inspired, they cannot but be from a heavenly origin; 2094. Those who believe the Word in simplicitythat is, they must necessarily store up within them have no nced to kno al! these things, because they arecelestial and spiritual things j otherwise it Vould never in the end ...be the Word of the Lord. 2135, Pref.. Noue can sec the glory of the Lord that 1807°. So he who is in Divine things does not regard is in His Word, but those who are in faith, its charity,the Word of the Lord from the letter; but regards the and the good of charity, Sig.letter and the literaI sense as representative ... 2157. Ih everything of the Word there is an affection 1869. How rnany things there are in a single word of and a subject-res. Ex. 2275,Ex. 2802". 3839,Ex.the Word. Shown. - - . The experienee of one who had been delightcd 2162. Reprèsentativcs in the other life, thence withwith the ·Word. the Most Ancients, and thus in the Word. 2763. --", The Word. Sig. __o. - - . 3381. 3424. 1870. So each of the words of the Word of the Lordpresents in form its owo ides. ... and in the ideas 557 6 ,there are things iunumerable. Des. 2176°. The Word of the Lonl is wriUen uot only fol - - . The Word has beeo inspired, not ooly as to man, but also for Reaven together with man, and, ineach of its words, but also as to the little letters of fact, so, that when a man leads it, the Angels have from his rearling heavenly ideas, sa that in this wayeach Vord ... for in every jot there is something fromthat affection and life which is corn mon to the whole Heaven has been conjoined with the human race.Word ... 22092, 23 10", 1871. HoV the Word of the Lord appears before the 2177B. From this it is eviclent what is the holiness ofAngels, cannat be described, but sorne idea may be the Word to those who are in heavenly ideas ...formed (from the kaleidoscope) in which beautiful 2179°. The books of the Word have been writtcnimages are represented from thillgs rudely tossed about. (by mere representativcs, according to the style of aU. . , So it is with the Word of the Lord, especially ancient books).the Prophets. In the literaI sense there is scarcely 22423. If the sense of the letter Vere not accordinganything that does not appear destitute of arder; but to appearances, no one Vould understand and acknow·wh en it is being read ... it becomes more beautiful , .. Iedge the Word, thus would not receive it. (Continuee!as it ascends, and at last is presented before the Lord under INTERNAL SENSE.)as the image of a man, in which . , . Heaven is repre 23102, The Word is sent down lrom the Lord throughsented in its whole compass . , , Ueaveu to man, and is therefore a different thing in its 1872. The interiors of the Word represented as in origin.their first asc~nt. Des. _ _3, Would anyone say that the abominable airai!"
Word (of the Lord) 677 Word (of the Lord) of Lots daughters ... Voulel be related in the Divine 2799·. The rider on the White Horse = the Word, Word 1 or Jaeobs peeling rods ... unless they involved thus the Lord who is the Word. a deeply hidden Divine rneo.ning 1 2803·. In the bcginning was the Word- the Word _ _ 4. If it were not for the holy veneration for the = the Divine truth itself-and the Word was with books of the Word that has been impressed upon thern God, and God was the Word ... (John LI). (=the from ehildhood (the learned world) would easily say in Lord as to the Divine Human ; hence al! revelation, and theirhearts, that the Word is not holy except lrom thus also the Word itself, or Holy Scripture. 2894.) that impression; wh en yet it is ... becallse an internaI (= the Divine truth, thus the Lord Himself as to the sense, which is heavenly and Divine, is in it, which Divine Human. 3195•. ) (=a11 truth in the Heavens causes it to unite Heaven and earth, that is, angelic and on earth that is from the Divine. 370412.) (= the minds Vith human rninds, and thus these with the Divine truth. 41806. 46873. 5075. 52722,Ex. 53 212. Lord. 5922•. 6115". 6723 7678.) (=the Lord as to the 231 I. That the Word is ... distinct from al! other Divine truth. 8200.) 8535. 9093. 9144". 93 15•. writing, is eviden t from the faet, that not only do 9399°. 94293. 100766, Ex. H.137. S.2 3 • al! the names = Things, but ail the words also have a 2895. The Word has al ways existcd, but not the spiritual sense. (ContilJued nnd~r INTERNAL SEXSE.) Word that we have now. There Vas another Word in 2333 2• The words of the sense of the letter (are the lIost Ancient Church ... and another Word in wonderfnlly changed into spiritual and celestial ideas) the Ancient Church ... ; then came the Word written when it ascends from a man who is reading the Word through Moses and thc prophets; and lastly the Word to the sphere in whieh the Angels are. written through the Evangelists ... The reason there has al ways been a Word, is that by the Word there is 234;32. Sneh is the order and series in each and ail a communication of Heaven with earth ; and because things of the Word ... the Word treats of what is good and true, from which 2362. (This shows) how pure is the Word in the man is to live happy to eternity; and on this account internai sense, although it appears otherwise in the it treats, in the internai sense, of the Lord alone, letter. Examp. because ail good and truth arc from Him. 25163. Jn HlC literaI sense, the doctrine of faith 2896. The Word in the Most Ancient Church was not appears as if it had many things from the Rational, and a written Word, bllt was revealed to everyone who was even from the Natnral; but titis is because the Ward of that Church. For they were celestial men, and were is for man, and has been aecommodated to him; but therefore in the perception of good and truth ... and still, in itself, it is spiritnal fram a eelestial origin, thus had the Word written on their hearts. Ex. that is, from Divine truth conjoined with Divine good. 2897. From (t1e representatives and significatives 2520". 2547"· col!ected by those meant by Enoch ) was the Word in 25682. Ta regard the doctrine of faith from rational the Ancient Church. (These) were employed in their things, is not to believe the Word, or the elerivative Divine worship, in order that they might have corn· doctrine, until one is persuaded from rational things munication with Heaven ... ,They had a written Word that it is so; but to regard rational things from the also, which consisted of histories and prophecies, like 1 doctrine of faith, is first to believe the Word, or the the Word of the Old Testament; but this Word was derivative doctrine, and then to confirrn the same by lost in process of time. The Histories Vere called rational things. Ex. and Tl. The Wars of Jehovah, and the Prophecies were cal!ed . 25882. Those think from the affirmative who believe Parablea-l9imntiata, as is evident from N um. xxi. 14,27• that things are true becanse the Lord has saiel them in Theil histories Vere written in the prophetic style, and the Word .•. were for the most part made np histories. Ill. Theil _ _6. Man, bein~ born for both lives, ean, while in plophecies were written like those of the Old Testament. the world, be also in Heaven, through the Word, whieh Ill. .. Thus that Word had an internai sense. 2898.is for both worlds. 2899. The Word in the Jewish Church folloVed 2592. (Delight of a heathen philosopher Vith the afterwards, and Vas in like llIanner written by repre-Word on aeeount of its representative style. Its holi. sentatives and significatives, in order that it mightness affeeted him so deeply that he eould not endure have an internai sense unL!erstood in Heaven, and thatit.) 2593. -Sec H.322. there llIight be in this way a communication ... From 2686. (Thus) the Ancient Chnrch had writings both this it is, that if the Word be read byeven a littlehistorie and prophetie that were Divine and inspired, child, the Divine things therein are pereeived by theand whieh in their internai sense treatec1 of the Lord Angels.and His Kingdom, and they were the Word to them. 2900. As to the Word of the New Testament ...4964~· as the Lord spoke from the Divine Itse1f, the several 2702. Hagar saw a wel! of water=the Ward of the things spoken by Him were representative and signi-Lord, from whieh are truths. ficative of Divine thillgs, and thus of the heavenly _ 5 . Living water=truths from the Lord, or from things of His Kingdom and Church. ,His Ward, for He is the Ward. __6. 29043. The representatives and significativ~s in the .27622. Elijali and Elisha represented the Lord as ta Word are thns circumstanced: that, in thé supremethe Word. sense, eaeh and all things regard the Lord; and the
Ward (of the Lord) 678 Ward (of the Lord)very life of the Ward is from this. And, as they doctrine itself, that is, the Word, not oniy as to theregard the Lord, they regard His Kingdom also, for supreme, but also as ta the internaI, and the literaI,the Lord is the ail in His Kingdom. Ex. sense. Ex. [A.] 2909. Where it treats of truth, it treats of good 3413°. These are the earthly things with which thealso, for the sake of the heavenly marriage in every Word itself, which is the fountain of ail truth, isthing of the Ward. Refs. obstructed. 2953 2. There are ideas of mans thought which are 3416. For there are internaI truths everywhere in thethe abjects of the spiritual thoughts with the Angels, Word, but those who are in the mere memory·knolV·principally those ... which are from the Ward, because ledge of Knowledges, and not at the same time in theail things in the Ward are representative ... and it is Iife, wheu they read the Word, do not even see thoseat once obscled. that they are from the Word, because truths... Thus the posterior things of the Word appearthe spiritual and celestial things therein follow most ta them, but not the anterior things; that is, theperfectly disposed in their arder; and in bath thereis exterior things, but not the ·interior; and (this) is towhat is holy from the inmost sense, which treats solely sile nothing of what is Divine. Sig.of the Lord and His Kingdom. 34242. That the Word is living and gives Iife, is 3137. The Ward, being tmth Divine, is called a because in it, in the supreme sense, the Lord is treatcd fountain. of, and, in the inmost sense, His Kingdom ... so that 3228c. Thus tlle Ward is not Divine as ta its historical it is life itsclf that is in the Word, and that inf!ows things . .. 3229. into the minds of those who read the Word in a holy [state] ... 3229°. Thus the literaI sense is the Word only from the in ternal sense in it. -34322. As to the Word, the case is this: in the Most Ancient time ... there was no Word, for the 32632. Thc Church has not betn limited ta those who men of that Church had the Ward written on their have the Word . .. 3267. hearts; for the Lord taught them immediately through 33°1". Ta cali Elisha bald = ta blaspheme the Word, Heaven ... the veriest Word, ta them, was the Lord. as if there were no truth in it; for Elisha represented After this Church, another succeeded .•. and this, in tlie Lord as ta the Word. 52476,Ex. the beginning, had no otller Word, than what las 33043. The Word of the Lord is such that the histori gathered from the most ancient people, which Word cal things arc in their own serics, and the spiritual was representative of the Lord, and significative of his things of the internaI sense in theirs, sa that the former Kingdom; thus, ta them, the internaI sense was the may be viewed by the external man, and the latter by Ward itself. They had also a written Word, bath the internaI, aud that in this way there may be a historical and prophetical, which is no longer extant, correspondence between the external and the internai and in this there Vas in Iike manner an internaI sense man, and this by llleans of the Ward, for the Word is ... lhe Jewish ... nation accounted the prophetie the union of earth and Heaven ... Thus in everyone Ward holy from the fact that it resembled the ancient who, when reading the Word, is in what is holy, there Word in sound ... nor does the Christian world have is a union of his extelllal man which is on earth with ·a more hol) idea of the Word. his intclllal ",hiclt is in Heaven. __3. As it has fared Vith the Word in this way ... 33052. The Ward is Divine principally in this-that Hs snccessive states are described in this chapter. each and ail things in it do not regard one nation or 3436. Although the Word, as ta the literaI sense, is people, but the universal human race, that is ta say, such that things not true may be confirmed from it ... which has been, and which will be; and Vhat is still he who reads the Word for the purpose of growing wise, more universal, namely, the Lords Kingdolll in the that is, of doing what is good, and understanding what Heavens; and, in the supreme sense, the Lord Him is true, is instructed according ta his end and affection; self. As this is sa, the Word is Divine. for, UnknOl1l ta him, the Lord inflows, and enlightens 3310. For the good of life ta be of the Church, there his mind, anù, where he is in difficulty, gives under· must be doctrinal things from the Word ... (Otller standing from other passages. (Continued under SENSE OF LEfTER.) wise) there is indeed the good of life ..• as alllong the gentileswho have not the Word ... 34382. For the Word appears ta everyone according _._2. The seed =the Word of the Lord. ta his qnality. It is the good in man that receives the Word. 3439. As ta the Divine in the Word, theease is 3358. See ApPEARANCE, here. 3359. 3360. 3362. this: the Divine itself is in the supreme sense of the Word, because in this is the Lord; the Divine is also 33642. Fol the Lord is doctrine itsclf,and this is why in the internaI sense, beeause in it is the Lortl8 Heis called the Word, for the Word is doctrine ... Kingdolll in the Heavens, and hence this sense is 33822. For they who are in Heaven are in the idea called celestial and spiritual; the Di vine is also in the that ail things of the Word, in the internaI sense, treat litelal sense of the Word, because in it is the Lords of the Lord; and also that ail things of the Word are Kingdolll on earth .•. from the Lord. 3445". For the doctrine of charity and love, and life 3393. For each and ail things in the .Word, in the according ta it, is the whole Word, as the Lord teachcs snpreme sense, relate ta the Lord; and the Lord is in lI1att.xxii.37-40. .
Ward (of the Lord) 679 Ward (of the Lord) 3452e. No doctrinal things whatever, provided they --. The Word is said ta be c!osed, when understoodarc from the Word, are [to bel denied, for they are only as to the sense of the letter, and everything in itaccepted by the Lord, provided that he who is in them is assumed as doctrine; and it is still more closed wh enis in the life of charity, for ail things that are of the the things that favour the cupidities of the love ofWord can be conjoined with this Iife ... self and of the world are acknowledged as doctrinal 3454. The holy things of the Word are, the Lords things. Fully ex. _ _3. In proportion as a man is in the loves of selfDivine Ruman, love to Him, and love towards theneigh liour-these Unee are the principal things of the and of the world ... in the same proportion the WordinternaI sense, and are the holy things of the Word ... is closed ta him. Ex.A fourth is, that the Word, as to each and a11 things __e. Thus has the Ward been closed, when yet theof it ... is Divine; thu8 that the Lord is in the Word. Word is such that it is open een into Heaven, and through Heaven to the Lord; and it is closed only 3472. On correspondences and representations, especi relatively ta the man ...ally those which are in the Word. Gen.art. 3770. That all Churches and their doctrinal things 3476. The Word has becn given to man and Angels are from the Ward. Sig.that by it they may be present Vith the Lord; for theWord lS the medium for uniting earth with Heaven, 3771. That they opened the Ward. Sig. 3789.and through Heaven Vith the Lord. Ex. 3773. That meanwhile the Ward was closed. Sig. 3478. Those who, during their Iife here, have been and Ex.grcatly delighted with the Word, have such representa - - . The case is this. When any Church is beingtions (as the tabernacle) presented to their view. Des. established, the Word is at first closed to thern, but is then unclosed ... and they learn that all doctrine 3482. The language used in the Word, although it is founded on the two (great) comrnandments. Whenappears simple, and in some passages rude, is the these are regarded as the end, the Ward is opened; forangclic speech itself, but in its ultimate form. Ex. all the Law and the Prophets ... depend on them; 35093• For in proportion as the Word pcnetrates ... (so that) the men of the Church are then enlightenedmore interiorly into Heavcn, the more innumer&ble and in everything they see in the Word, because the Lordineffable the alcana becomc .. ; is then present with them by means of Angels, and 3540e. Sec JOB, hcre. He teaches them, without their knowing it ... Rut 36.S2. In the Church, or rather in the tract where in process of time Churches depart from these twothe Word is. commandments, and turn aside ... ta the things that 3665e. (Origin of the delight felt by a ehild in are cal!ed matters of faith, thus from life to doctrine;reading the Word.) and, in proportion as this is done, in the same pro 36863. The Word in the Ancient Church also had portion the Word is closed.thence the n&mes of places representativc, as had also 37862. The Word )las been given to the Church (tothe Word after their time, which is eal1ed M:oses and prevent doctrinal things from beiug supplied by mansthe Prophets. Rational, which, in spiritual and Divine things, is blind and illusive). . 370411. The reason the Lord so spoke (about theF&ther &nd the Son) was that the Word might be 3798. That the Lord, from natural good, has unreceived in both earth and Reaven . .. 37°5". covered the Ward as ta its interiors. Sig. and Ex. .. For the Word is uncovered from good. Ex. 370822. When man suffers himself to be enlightenedthrough the Word by the Lord, his obscurity becomes 38129. That the Word, which is Divine truth itse1f,Incid, for there is then opened an internai way, whereby vivifies the dead. Sig.influx and communic&tion takes place through Heaven 383ge. It is evident from this how holy the Wordfrom the Lord; but when he does not suffer himself to is; for there is holiness in ... love that is from thebe enlightened thlOugh the Word by the Lord, but by Divine, and thus in the things contained in the Word.his Own intelligence, then his obscurity becomes dark, 38574. On this account the Lord h&s spoken in theand thus false; for the internai way is c!osed ... Word according to the a.pprehension of man ... 3735 2 • Thus is evident the nature of the conjunction 4 210e ,Ex.of Heaven and earth throllgh the Ward; n&mely, that 3880. I will con fess J ehovah ... in the internaIa man who reads the Word holily, is, by such cor· sense, = the Word, and in the external, .the derivativerespond«lllces, closely conjoined with Heaven, and doctrine ... for al! the doctrine of.love and charitythrough Heaven with the Lord, althougb he be in must be from the Word, because, from himself, manthought solely about tbose things in the Word which knows nothing of things celestial and spiritual ...are in the sense of its letter. The Holy itself, 38983 • The reason the interior things of the Wordthat is then with the man, is from the influx of celestial are now being opened; is that the Church is at thisand spiIitual thoughts and affections, which are such day 50 vastated ... that although men know andwith the Angels. understand, still they do not acknowledge ... except 3768. That all the knowledge and doctrine of good a few who are in the life of good, and are called theand truth are from the Word. Tl. elect, who can now be instructed ... But where they 3769. That the Ward had been closed up. Sig. and are, the Lord alone knows; there will be few withinEx. the .Church ." .
Word (of the Lord) 680 Word (of the Lord) [A.] 39008. The whole Word is called a dcscrt, whan 42803. Incredible to say, the internaI man thinks init no longer serves for doctrinal things. Ex. . no other way (than according to correspondences), for 3901. The comparisons in the Word arc aIl ma.de by when the external man apprehends the Word according to the sense of the letter, the internaI man apprehendsmeans of significatives. 44346 . it according to the internaI sense, although the man 3954". Thus the Word has been given so as to serve is not aware of it lhile he lives in the body ...for man and Angels at the same time: in this theWord differs from all other writing. 43682. Many arc affeeted hy the Word of the Lord, and dcvote much labour to the reading of it; but still 3993. There are many things (herc) that Vould not there are few who have as the end to be instructed inbe worthy of mention in the Divine Word, unless there the truth; for most abide in their own dogma, whicbwere in them more arcane things than such as appear is the on1y thing that they study to confirm from thein the letter. Ex. Word Those only are in the affection of truth who 4°60. Not that the Lord .has come in person ... love to know what the truth is, and to searchfûr the Lord is present in thc Word, bccause a1l things the Scriptures fol this end; and no one is iu thisof the Word are from Him and abont Him. Sig. 7 affection but he who is in good, that is, in charity 4136", There is Dot a single word in the Word that towards the ncighbour, and, still more, he who is indoes not involve a heavenly arcallum, although to man love to the Lord.it appears as of no moment ... 4383". From this may bc infcrred the nature of the Word, that, being Divine, it contains in it infinite 41893. Those within the Church arc in good and things from its tirst origin, and, derivath"ely, un· truth , , . in . the direct line, becausc the) have the ntterable things that are of angelic wisdom; and,Word, and through the Word there is a direct communi· finally, only such things as are adapted to hnmancation with HeMen, and through Heaven with the Lord; but not for the gentiles, because they have not apprehension. the Word ... Tl. 4190. 4197. 43912. Divine revelation, or the Word. Tl. - - . 10 hide the interiors of thc Word. Sig. 41902. Christians are in what is false in believing 4442". This is why the Word has been writtcn in that Heaven is for them al one, bccausc thcy have thc snch a style. But the Word has this peculiarity beyond book of the Word written on paper bnt not on hearts. the Titings of thc ancients: that each of the subjects 42173. The like is the case ",ith cvelything in the represents, in a continuons series, the heaeuly and Word (as with the symbols in thc Holy Snpper), and spiritual things of the Lords Kingdom; and, in the a therefore the Word is· medium nniting man with the supreme sense, the Lord Himself ... and, what is more, Lord; and unlcss there "ere snch a uniting medium, they are real correspondenccs, which are continnons Hcaven could not inflow with man ... and, if it were through the tlllee Heavens from the Lord. removèd, no one could he led to good ... That the 4444 2• (The J ews) acknowledge Moses and the Church .of the Lord where the Word is, is like the Prophets, and thus the Word. This, in itself, is ho1y; heart and 1ungs . .. Rcfs. but as regards them it is not holy; for they regard 42313. My words shall not j);Iss aVay = that themse1ves in eerything therein, and thus make tlle (although the extelnal and internaI ithings of the Word worldly, and evcn carthly. former Church will rerish) the Word of the Lord will 4480. Vhatever has been written in the Word, is remain... Thc words of the Lord are all things that spiritual in itseIf and in its essence. It is known that are in the Word. (Moreover) the Jewish nation has the Word is spiritual, but its spiritnality does not been prcservcd for the sake of the Word. appcal in the letter, for in this it is woddly, especially 4279. As the Word is from the Lord, and descends in the historical parts. But when it is being read by from Him through Heaven to man, it is Divine as to man, the woddly things therein become spiritual in every particu1ar; and, as it has descended flom the thc Spiritual Vorld, that is, with the Angels ... Lord, so it ascends, that is, is elevated, to Him, anù 4690". For the Word of the J;.ord is universal, and this. throngh the Hcavens ... (sa that) when the Word comprchends in genera1 every Chm·ch. 47 692,Examp. 1 ascends as it .desccnds, it is Divine in the Lord, 1 4692. That words-vc1ba = truths, is bccause ail thc eelestial in the ThÏ1"d Heaven, spiritual in the Second 1 Word in Heaven is from the Lord, and therefore, in Hcaven, and cclestial and spiritual natnral in the the internai sense, words = trnths, and the Word, First Heaven. But in the Chnrch with man, the in gelleral, all Divine truth. 4703· 5075. 5272. Word, as to the sense of the letter, is natnral, that is, worldlyand earthly. (Continued under RJo:AD.) The 47202• Instruction by means of the Word. Sig. supreme sense of the Word, in which the Lord is 4791. Therefore tho~e who love the Word of the treated of, is for the Third Heaven; its internaI sense, Lord, aild desire from it the Knowledges of truth and in which the Lords Kingdom is treated of, is for the good, belong to the province of the tongue ... some Second Heaven; the lower sense, in which the internaI tothe tongue itself, sorne to the larynx and trachea, sense is determined to the nation that is there mentioned, some to the throat, sorne to the gunls, and somc to the is for the First Heaven; and the 10west or literaI sense lips. is for man ... who is, however, of such a nature that 4807. For the Lord spoke (in Matt.xxv.) as every· the interior sense, and even the intel1lal and the where.i.n the Word of the Old and New Testaments, by supreme, can be comlllnnicated to him ... representati.. . es and significatives; for to speak (in this
Word (of the Lord) 681 Word (of the Lord) vay) is to speak to the World and Reaven at the same things of faith from the genuine fountain, and they time ... Such speech i~ Divine, because univelsal, and are appropriated to him from the Divine. TI. 60472. therefore belongs to the Word. 5147. 54324. When such read the Word, they scan it Vith 48146. Fol whatever is written in the Word is of the sole end of confirming the doctrillals they have such a natnre· that Vith the Angels it is turned into learned, for thc sake of gain; and sorne of them scan a corresponding sense, which does not at aU appeal in the Word that they may see the nakedness of the the scnse of the letter ... land . .. 6047". _ _.5. But those who are in the affection of truth 48683. If (the Jews) are told that the Word is ... DlOst holy, evcn every tittle of it, they acknowledge it for the sakc of trnth and of lite .•. have indeed faith and conjoin themselves, bnt from such a lust . .. 4911. in the doctrinals of the Church; but still they scan the Word for no other end than the truth ... for it 4903. The internai sight ... is not in the light of is everywhere said, Here is the Ohm·ch ... and there Heaven, lnless it is in faith in the Lord, and from fore the Word should be scanncld with devont prayel that faith rcads the Word. to the Lord for enligh tenment. 49232. TheJewsalll1 some Ohristians believe that ... 5466. The holiness thal is sometimes pelceived in a in the Word there is some concealcd meanillg, which man when he is reading the Word, has many such they cali mystical. Ex. arcanll. in it. 49266. Palace=the Word. 5492. When the Word goes to the Inmost Heaven, 4966. Primary things for the interpretation of the each and all things of the WOld pass into affectionsWord. Sig. and Ex. 5237. which are of love and charity, .. 49896. Aftcr death, a man retains nothing of the 5502. For in the Word evelything is holy, and thehistorical th ings of the Word ... but only the spiri tuai holiness is from the heavenly marriage of good andand Divine things that he had learnt from the Word, tlllth. This is why Heaven is in the Word, aal conand had applied to his Iife. sequently the Lord ... inSOfiluch that He is the Word. 50892. Unless mans thought can be elcvated above 5620J2. John the Baptist represented the Lord as tosensnons things he cannot underst&nd any interior the Word, which is the Divine truth on earth.thing in the Word . 5702. Spirits from the Christian world, on being compeUed to hear the interiors of the Word, were 51263, From yonth to early manhood, communication seized with so great a nausea that they felt as if goingis opened between the N atnral and the Rational ... by to vomit . .. The reason (the Christian world is such)llearing and reading the Word. is that they have no affection of truth for the sake of 51362. As the Word could not be Vritten except by truth ... Theil thinking and speaking anything from representatives ... even of places ... the Ohurch Vas the Word ... is from habit acquired froDJ early child successively preserved in the land of Oanaall. 6516", Ex. hood ... 7439°. 5719. They who despise and ridicule the Word in 5275. Things happened in this way ... chicfly for the letter ... and are in no love towallls the neigh the sake of the Word, that it JIlight bc written bour ... rel.lte to the vitiated things in the blood. (l"eprescntatively) ... and thus might be serviceable 5922. For the Word is Divine truth for the use of not only to the man of the Church, but also tu the the Church. Angels ... for they perceic Divine things from it, _ _6. The Word, as to the external sense, is in a and so are affected with holy emotions, which ale cloud, for the reason that human minds are in dark communicated to the man who reads the Word from ness; and therefore if the Word Vere not in a cloud, affection, .. 5316. it would be understood by scarcely anyone, an.l the 53296. The Word has becn given that Angels may be holy things of the internai sense would also be profaned with man ... by the wicked. Sig. 5402. The doctrinals of the Church , .. are nothing 5952°. The Lord does not openly teach anyone but seientifics, until one has seen from the Word trnths, but ... inspires, unknown to the man, the whether they arc true, and in this way made them apperception and derivative choice that this is true his own. becanse the Word says so .. , _ _ 2. There are two ways of procuring the tmths of 6023. Scicntifics are rnled by truths, when truth is faith-by doctrinals, and by the Word. When a man acknowledged because the Lord has said 50 in theprocures them by doctrinals only, he has faith in Word. those who havc drawn them from the Word ... But 60472. See ENLIGHTEN; here. 7012. 7503°. 87802. when he procures them himse1f, lrom the Word, and 9300. 93822. 9405. 10215. 102902. ct seq. thereby confirma them in himself as true, he believes thern because they are from the Divine ... When a 6221°. In its descent(from the LOIdthrough Heaven)man il! able to view them from his own judgment, if, the Word has clothed itself with forms adapted to the then, he docs not consul t the Word, in order to see apprehension in the triplicate Heaven, and at last withfrom it whether theyare true, they remain in him as a forll1 adapted to the apprehension of man ...mere scientifics; while if he does consult the Word, 6222 2• The Intellectual of the Church, is to perceivefrom the affection and end to know truths, he then, from the Ward what is the truth of faith and the goodwhen he has found them procures for nimself the of charity.
Ward (of the Lord) 682 Ward (of the Lord) [A. 6222]3. For the Intellectual of the Church is that 6880. The Divine itself cannat commuuicate itselfwhen a man reads the Word, and carefully compares ta anyone except through the Divine Human, nor theone passage with another, he perceives therefrom wbat Divine Human, .except . through the Divine truth,is to be believed, and what is to be done. (Oontinued which is the Holy Spirit: this is meant by all thingsunder ENLIGHTEN.) were made through the Word (John i.3). 6280. The Divine Human before the Lords advent _ _ 0. For whatever proceeds from the Lord is the... was J ehovah Himself infiowing. through Heaven veriest reality in the univel:se: .such is the Divinewhen He was speaking the Word ... truth, which is called the Word through which ail things were madc. 70043. 8861 3. 6333 3• The Word is giveu that it may unite Heavenand earth ... and therefore has been so written that 6947. The Word is the Divine truth proceeding fromit is spiritually apprehended by thc Angels when it is the Lords Divine Human. naturally apprehended by man; and in this way what 6971. That if they do not ohey what is announced is holy inllows through the Angels, and through this from the Word, instead of beiug a spiritual and rational thc union is effected. Such is the Word in bath the man, they will become non-spiritual and non-rational. historicals and propheticals ... Sig. and Ex. --<. The historicals have been given in arder that 6997 e. Thus the Word ... in its interior bosom, through thcm infants and children may be initiated into has genuine tmths stored in it, aud, in its inmost the reading of the Word ... bosom, Divine truth itsclf, which proceeds immediately 6343 3. That thc Ward is holy, and, in its interiors, from the Lord, thus also the Divine good, that is, the must holy, is very eviùent from the fact that there is Lord Himself.a heavenly marriage in every single particular of the 7004. For the Word which is uttered by a Spirit or Word, namely, a marriage of good and truth, thus Angel, proceeds llam the Lords Divine Human. , Heaven; and that, in the inmost sense, there is in evcry single particular the marriage of the Lords 7°553, Ho the prophets wrote the Word. See Divine Human with His Kingdoiu and Church; nay, PROPHET, here. in the supreme sense, the union, in the Lord, of the 7206. The Word = the Divine truth proceeding Divine itself and the Divine Human. These most holy from the Divine good of the Lords Divine Human. things are in every single particular of the Word; a 7262. In itself the Ward is nothing but the doctrine plain indication that the Word has descended from the of love ta the Lord, and of charity towards the neigh. Divine. Ex. 70223. bom. III, 6620. From these things it may be known what 7573". The voice of Jehovah=truth Divine and its infini te things there are in every Thing of the Word power, thus the Word ... for it has descended from the Lord through Heaven 764310. John the Baptist represented the Word. Ex. although it appears very simple to those whose ideas are closed. Ex. 7933. Accordin/!; ta the promise in the Word. Sig. 6621. The thought of those who ",hen they rcad and Ex. the Word had studied only the art of criticism .. , 8°78. The insinuation of faith by an intelllal way have been represented as closed lines. , ,and a de is effected lIy the reading 01" the Word, and by en· rivatie texture. " D.1951. 2041. lightenment by the Lord then, which is given accord· ing ta the quality of the affection, that is, according ta 6714. Moses represents the Lord as ta the Divine law, which is the Word, the end ta know truth. 6752. That the law, in the widest sense, is the 8456. No truth ... of the Word becomes truth witl! whole Word. Ill. a man until it has received life from the Divine, and _ _9, For converse with the Lord is through the it receives Iil"e through the insinuation of the truth Word. Sig. which proceeds from the Lord that is called the truth 6757°. For the Word has been written not for man of peace. Ex. only, but also for Spirits and Angels. 8535, The testimony, in the universal sense, = the 6774. Study there in the Word. Sig, and Ex. Word ... 6776. Instruction in truths from the Word. Sig. 8615°. The Word has been sa wlitten that eerything in it ... corresponds ta things in· Heaven; and from 6777. The doctrine. of charity euriched from the this the Word has Divine force, and conjoins Heaven Word. Sig, with earth ; for when the Word· is read on earth, the 67893. Unless the internaI of the Word inl10ws with Ange-Is in Heaven are moved ta the holiness that is in those who read the Ward and remain in the literaI the internaI sense. This is effecteà through the COI· sense, there is not effected the conjunction of truth respondences of aIl the particulars iu it. from the Ward with good; and the internaI of the 8652°. Because the Word is in the Ohmch, and, Word inl1ows, and is conjoined with good, when the man regards the Word as holy; and he does this when through the Word, the presence of the Lord. 8768. he is in good. 8686. The trnth throngh which man is led (when 6822°. Everyone must first acquire truth from the being regenerated) is the Word; for this is truth doctrine of the Ohmch, and afterwards from the Word Divine, of the Lord ..• 86942. Revelation means enlightenment when the
Word (of the Lord) 683 Word (of the Lord)Word is being read, and the perception then; for and that this was the reason they had not rccognizedthose in good, and who long for truth, are so taught the holuless of the Word; and it was testified, further,from the Word; whereas those not in good cannot be that ail who have been in the truths of faith, and intanght from the Word, but. only confirmed in such a life aceording to them, have held the Word to bethings as they have been instructed in from infancy, holy, and have perceived it to be so when reading it;whether they are true or false. (Continued nnder and in this way they were shown that the cause hadREVELATION. ) not been in the Word, but in thclllselves; for those 87803. When sneh read the Word, they are quite who are in a life of good have their interiOlS openee!blilld to the truth th80t dues not make a one with their into Reaven, ",hence the Ruly of the Word inflowsdoctrine. Examp. lrom the Angels ; whcreas those in a life of evil have 8783 2. The learned ... believe that they would re thcir interiors closed towards Heaven, and opened iutoceive the Word more favourably if heavenly things Hell, whence inflows the contrary. Examp.were set forth nakedly, and if they had not been writ 9033. This (apparent truth) is not to be denied, forten in sueh a simple style; but they are very mueh to do SO would dcstroy faith in the Word; and if thismistakeu, for they would then have rejeeted it more is destroyed no one can live spiritually, because manthan the simple ... for bnman learning induces this has spiritual life through faith lrom the Word. 9036.darkness with those who trust in their own intelli See also 9039.gence. Ill. 9049". The reason worldly men were not to under 88643• Rence it is that the Lord is called the stand, Vas to prevent them from profaning the inWord. teriors of theWord ... for the most frightful Hell of 8902°. In this does the Word differ lrom, distance, ail is that of the profaners of the Word.and snrpass ail other writing. 9094. For the Angels see the arcana of thc Word in 8904. That the Word is not to be applied to con/hm light lrom the Lord, in which innllmerable things arefalsities and evils. Sig. and Ex. presented to the view which do not lail into the words 8920~. (The descent of the Word through the of speech, and not even into the ideas of thought,Heavens. See DIVIN), lRUTH here.) with men, so long ..s they are in the body. 8931. That ail things of the Word are through 91273. Let thorn remain in their belief, providedinflux from the Divine through Heaven. Sig. and Ex. they bclieve that there is holiness in the Word ... - - . What Jehovah speaks is truth Divine, thus 914410. The quality of the Divine Word in the Jewthe Word which is in the Church. ish Chnrch. Rep. __3. For the Lord now began (at Sinai) to reveal _ _ Il. Judah=the Lord as to the Word, and as tothe Word, which was to serve mankind for doctrine doctrine from the Word.and life; first, through Moses, and afterwards through 9152°. "Then a man of the Chllrch who is in thethe prophets ..• good of faith, is rcading th,e Word, the Angels adjoin 8939". Whoever wishes to be happy to cternity .•. themselves to him, and are delighted with the man,let him know and believe that thc Word is the only because with the wisdom which then inf!ows to themdoctrine which teaches how man ought to livc ... through the Word from the Lord. Renee is the con 89412. The trnths from whieh the Lord is to be junction of Reavcn with man, which would not existworshipped, are to be taken from no other source than at ail without the Word; for the Word is such that,the Word, because in every single tbing therein there in its Original Language, theie is not a jot that doesis life from the Divine. Ex. 8943,Ex. not affect the Angels, and conjoin thern with man. 8962. These combats are effected through the truths This ... has been shown me from Heaven.of faith that are lrom the Word; (otherwise) the man 9212°. There would bc no conjunction Vith Heayendoes not overcome, because the Lord is in no others. withont the Word, that is, without Divine truth896 4. revealed. (Which in our Earth is the Word. 92163. 8971. It is known to everyone within the Church 9 2 76 7.)that the Word is ... most holy. This is (actnally) 9222. Truth Divine is the Word; and the doctrineperceivecl by those who arc in the truths of faith and of the Church is the derivative truth.a life according to them, for, while reading the Word, __2. They who blaspheme or deny the Word, cantheyare continually kept in the idea of what is holy ; receive nothing of the truth and good of faith ; forwhereas (others) do not ... pe,ceive anything of what the Word teaches the existence of the Lord, of Heavenis holy in the Word ... and those who at heart deny and Hell, etc., which, without the Word Vould bethe holiness of the Word, say also ... that writings qllite unknoVn; and therefore they who deny theof men are more elegant ... When told (there) that Word, cannot receive anything that the Word teaches ;the Word is holy and Divine as to every jot ... and for, when they read or hear it, what is negative occurs,when shown to the life that ail things in the Word which either extinguishes the truth, or turns it intocontain a spiritual sense ... they acknowlcdged it, falsity; and therefore the first of ail things for thebut said that as thcy had not known this they are man of the Church to do is to bclieve the Word, andblameless. But it was found that they had lived at this is indeed the primary thing with him who is intheir pleasure, without conscience, and had therefore the truth of faith anù good of charity; whercas withat heart denied the Divine ... and ail things of faith, those who are in the cvils of the loves of self and of
Ward (of the Lord) 684 Ward (of the Lord)the world, the primary thing is 1/ot to believe the 9411. Vhen those who are in enlightenment areWord, for they reject it the moment they think about reading the Word, they see the Lord ... This takesit, anù also blaspheme it. If a man saw the magni. place solely in the Word, and not in any other writing.tude and nature of the blasphemies (of such) against 9414. See MOSES, here. 9419. 9421. 9435. et seq.the Word, he would be horrified: the man himself is not aware of them while in the world, 9416. The two tables=the book of the lal, thatbecanse they lie hidden behind the ideas of his a.ctive is, the Word, in the whole complex. Ex.thought ... But they are revealcd in the other life. 9422. The top of the monntain, ,,,here Jehovah wasFurther ex. = the highest or inmost of the law or Word; the [A.] 9256<. The heart and lungs (of the Chnrch) are lest of the mountain=the internai of the law or where the Word is; and the lest of the members and Word, such as is in Heaven; and the parts beneath viscera are where the Word is not. the mountain, whlre the elùers and people were, =the external of t.he law or Word, which is its cxternal 9349 z. There is not a.n iota, 01 point of a. letter, or little hom, in the letter of the Word that does not sense. contain in itself the holy Divine; accordillg to the 9424. Truths from the Word from which there is Lords words in lIIatt.v.18; and Lnke xvi.17 ... and doctrine, support the Word. Rep. therefore, IIndcr the Divine PlOvidence, it has been - - . Ail the doctrine of the Church must be from effected, that the Word, especially the Word of the the Word .. , but the doctrine must be collected from Otd Testament, has been prcserved as to every jot and the Word. (Continued under ENLIGHTEN.) H.311(g). point from the time lhcn it was wl·itten. It lIas been Refs. shown me from Hea.ven, that in the Word not only 9430. The u!timate of the Word relatively obscure. every word, but also every syllable, and, increùible to Sig. and Ex. say, every little horn of a sylla.ble, in the Original _ _ 0. lherefore let ail beware of injuring the Word Langnage, involves lhat is holy, lhich is maùe in any way; for they who do so, injure the Divine perceptible to the Angels of the Inmost Heaven. itself. Further ex. 9457°. At this day the only medium of conjunction 9351. The principal rea.son (why the Lord assnmed (with Heaven) is the Word. the Hmnan 011 our Earth) Vas for the sake of the Word, in order that it might be written in our Earth, 9468. The Word is the Divine truth that proceeds and then be pnblished throllgh the whole Earth; and, from the Lords Divine good ... once pllblished, be preserved for ail posterity; and that 9779. The Church through the Word from the Lord. in this way it -might be made manifest, even to ail in Sig. the other life, that God has become Ma.n. (Ali these 9780. The Word is the doctrine of good. Ex. statements fully ex. 9352-9356.) Fut·ther ex. 9358 9780z. lherefore, for the Word to be understood, it 93 6 1. must be known what good is; and no one knows lllat 9370. lt treats (in Ex.xxiv.) of the Word given by good is unless he lives in I)ood according to the Word. the Lord through Heaven, its quality, that it is Divine Ex. in both the interna.I and external senses; and that 9817. The influx of the Lord through the Word into through it there is conjunction of the Lord with man. ail who are in the good of love. Sig. and Ex. 9372. 937 8 . 9401. 9403. 9419. - - . For the Lord inflows Vith the man of the 937 22. There are many in the Word who represent Church chiefly through the Word. Ex. the Lord as to truth Divine, that is, as to the Word; l0028 z• Afterwards interior trnths are 1ealll t, suchbut the chief among them are Moses, Elijah, Elisha, as are collected from the Word by those who are in 1 and John the Baptist. Ill. enlilYhtenment· for these co11oot its interior sense from _ _3. The Word is compared to a reed shaken Vith vari~ns passag~s where the sense of the letter is the lind Vhen it is explained at pleasure. Ex. explained; and, from these, truths still more interior 93 822. They "ho are thus ilIuminateù, understand are afterwards drawn forth by those who are en·the Word as to its interion., and therefore they make lightened ...for themselves doctrine from the Word, to whieh they 100339 • For the Word that is from Him is the Divineapply the sense of the letter ... (Continued under filling the universal Heaven ...ENLIGHTEN.) 101°5 2• That there must be doctrine frolTl the Word 9383z. That ail things in the Word are of life. in ordcr for the Word to be understood. Refs.Sig. and Ex. H·3 11 (g). 9405· The eoming and presence of the Lord in the 10126. Hence the Word of the Lord may he calledWord. Sig. and Ex. as it ,veie Heaven in ultimates. 2 9406 • The Divine truth that makes Hea.ven and 10131•. The Church makes a one with Heaven; thethe Chutch is the Word. 9407,Ex. Word is what conjoins them; the Lord is in the Word, 11 94 0 7 • Ali things of the Word a.re translucent from and the Lord is the Word.the Lord. Ex. 10251°. It is the Word that mnst be the source of 9410°. See SWEnEXBOllG, here. ail the truths of the Church; for the Word is the