Spiritual Meaning of GENESIS 36:20-28
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AC 4648. Verses 20-28. These are the sons of Seir the Horite, the inhabitants of the land; Lotan and Shobal and Zibeon and Anah, and Dishon and Ezer and Dishan; these are the chiefs of the Horite, the sons of Seir in the land of Edom. And the sons of Lotan were Hori and Hemam; and the sister of Lotan was Timna. And these are the sons of Shobal; Alvan and Manahath and Ebal, Shepho and Onam, And these are the sons of Zibeon, both Aiah and Anah.Ď this is the Anah who found the mules in the wilderness, as he fed the asses for Zibeon his father. And these are the children of Anah; Dishon, and Oholibamah the daughter of Anah. And these are the sons of Dishon; Hemdan and Eshban and Ithran and Cheran. These are the sons of Ezer; Bilhan and Zaavan and Akan. These are the sons of Dishan; Uz and Aran.

[2] "These are the sons of Seir the Horite, the inhabitants of the land," signifies truths therefrom in their order; "Lotan and Shobal and Zibeon and Anah, and Dishon and Ezer and Dishan," signifies their quality; "these are the chiefs of the Horite, the sons of Seir," signifies the chief truths of good from the former; "in the land of Edom," signifies in the Lordís Divine Human; "and the sons of Lotan were Hori and Hemam, and the sister of Lotan was Timna," signifies a second class of truths; "and these are the sons of Shobal; Alvan and Manahath and Ebal, Shepho and Onam," signifies a third class and their quality;

[3] "and these are the sons of Zibeon, both Aiah and Anah," signifies a third class and their quality; "this is the Anah who found the mules in the wilderness," signifies truths from memory-knowledges; "as he fed the asses for Zibeon his father," signifies when he was in memory-knowledges; "and these are the children of Anah; Dishon, and Oholibamah the daughter of Anah," signifies a third class and their quality; "and these are the sons of Dishon; Hemdan and Eshban and Ithran and Cheran," signifies a fourth class and their quality; "these are the sons of Ezer; Bilhan and Zaavan and Akan," signifies a fourth class and their quality; "these are the sons of Dishan; Uz and Aran," signifies a fifth class and their quality.

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Author:  E. Swedenborg (1688-1772). Design:  I.J. Thompson, Feb 2002. www.BibleMeanings.info