Spiritual Meaning of
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Writing and engraving on tables signify in the Word those things which must be impressed on the memory and on the life, and which are therefore to be lasting; as in the following passages:--
Write it before them on a table, and impress it on a book, that it may be for the latter day forever even to eternity (Isa. 30:8).
The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron, with a point of a diamond; it is graven upon the table of their heart, and upon the horns of your altars (Jer. 17:1).
Jehovah said, Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it For the vision is yet for the appointed time; though it tarry, wait for it; because coming it will come (Hab. 2:2, 3).
from AC 9416
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|Author: E. Swedenborg (1688-1772).||Design: I.J. Thompson, Feb 2002.||www.BibleMeanings.info|