Spiritual Summary of GENESIS 49    previous  -  next  -  text  -  details  -  Genesis  -  BM Home  -  Full Page

AC 6328. In this chapter the subject treated of in the internal sense is not the descendants of Jacob, and what would befall them; but the truths of faith and the goods of love which the twelve tribes named from the sons of Jacob represent and signify.

AC 6329. It first treats of faith separated from charity, which is utterly rejected. This faith is "Reuben," " Simeon," and "Levi."

AC 6330. It then treats of the celestial church, which is the "tribe of Judah, and in the supreme sense there, of the Divine Human of the Lord.

AC 6331. Then of the rest of the tribes according to the states of good and truth which they represent.

AC 6332. Lastly of the celestial spiritual church which is "Joseph;" and here also in the supreme sense of the Divine Human of the Lord.

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