This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...meant by the dragon, as above, are to be released from their confinement, and that then a communication is to be opened ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...meant by the dragon, as above, are to be released from their confinement, and that then a communication is to be opened between them and others; that this is what is signified, is evident from what has been said above, consequently from the series of things, and from their connexion with what follows, in a spiritual sense; what now follows from verses 4--6 treats of those who were taken.up by the Lord into heaven, on whose account the dragon was removed and shut up. 845. And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them, signifies that the truths of the Word, according to which all are judged, were opened, and that then they were taken up from the lower earth, who had been concealed by the Lord, that they might not be seduced by the dragon and his beasts. The reason why this is the signification of these words, is, because by the thrones upon which they sat, are not signified thrones, but judgment according to the truths of the Word; that by the thrones seen in heaven is represented judgment, may be seen above, n. 229; that nothing else is signified by the thrones, upon which the four-and-twenty elders sat, and upon which the twelve apostles are to sit, and that all men are judged according to the truths of the Word, may also be seen above, n. 233; from which it is plain, that by judgment was given unto them, is signified that judgment wasgiven unto the truths of the Word. The reason why they are meant whc were taken up by the Lord from the lower earth into heaven, and who in the meanwhile had been concealed there that they might not be seduced by the dragon and his beasts, is, because this is said of the souls which had been beheaded, and of the dead, afterwards mentioned, not that they were dead to themselves, ..Read Less
Very Good + No Jacket. Book Minor edgewear. Title continues "Wherein are Disclosed the Arcana There Foretold, which have Heretofore Remained Concealed". Translated from the Latin of Swedenborg, with this new translation by the Rev. John Whitehead.
Very Good with no dust jacket. Green cloth hardcovers with gilt titles on spine. Bright and clean with only faint rubbing. Volume 2 has light stains on covers. Ink name on front free endpapers, else interiors clean and tight. 8vo.
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