Spiritual Meaning of EXODUS 13:19
AC 8101. Verse 19. And Moses took the bones of Joseph with him; for swearing he had called the sons of Israel to swear, saying, Visiting God will visit you; and ye shall bring up my bones with you from hence. "And Moses took the bones of Joseph with him," signifies the representative of a church, which they had; "for swearing he had caused the sons of Israel to swear, saying," signifies a binding; "Visiting God will visit you," signifies when this last state and first state of the church would come; "and ye shall bring up my bones with you from hence," signifies as above, the representative of a church with them, and not a church, which moreover is in what is internal.
AC 8102. It is needless to unfold these words further, because they have been already unfolded at (Gen. 50:24, 25); where like words occur (n. 6590, 6592). EXODUS 13:19 previous - next - text - summary - Exodus - Full Page
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