What is sd. by Babel, 1283, 1295, 1304, 1306-1308, 1321, 1322.
Babel d. worship whose externals appear holy, but the interiors are profane, 1182;
worship in which there is the love of self, thus profaned worship, 1326;
also what vastates, 1327:6.
Babel d. the profanation of good; Chaldea d. the profanation of truth, thus those who have self for the end in worship; to whom worship is for the sake of self and the love of ruling, for which holy goods serve as means, Chaldea d. those whose holy things are not true, 1368, 3901:8, 6534:6.
Babylon. See BABEL.
Back (tergum). See also AFTER.
The voluntary of man is presented from the back, from correspondence with the Grand Man, 8194.
To go after them, when it relates to the Divine, d. to protect the voluntary against infernals, for they are from the back, 8194.
Back. See BACKWARDS.
Back Parts (posteriora).
They who deny the Word do not see the back parts of Jehovah: shown, 10584s.
To see the back parts of Jehovah d. the external things of the Word, the Church, and worship, 10584.
Backwards (retro). See also AFTER.
That one ought not to look away from good to truth, thus backwards: illustrated, 7923, 8516;
What to look from good to truth means, explained; and what from truth to good, which is the inverse, and what to look from good is, according to the order of heaven, and that then the Lord has rest, and as it were man also, 8505, 8506, 8510.
He who is led of the Lord by means of good is he that lives according to Divine order, thus in the Lord, 8512.
What is implied by backwards, 248.
What to look backwards, or to look back (respicere), s., 2454, 7857.
To look backwards d. to turn from good in which there is the celestial, to the doctrinal of faith, and so to leave good, 5895:5, 5897:9.
To turn back again to take a garment d. to turn from the good of truth in which one is to the doctrinal of truth, 3652.
To go backwards d. to be in evil: shown, 10584e.
The skins of badgers d. external goods, 9471.
Bake, To. See To BOIL.
Baker d., in the internal sense, the sensual things subject to the voluntary part; whence this is, 5078, 5082.
Concerning Balsam, 1343e.
That there were Divine prophecies with others than the Israelites, exemplified by Balsam, 2898.
Baldness d. that there is no truth: shown, 3307(?);
See HAIR (pilus).
Baldness d. deprivation of the intelligence of truth and the wisdom of good: shown, 9960.
Band, See under BOND and TROOP.
What is sd. by the bank of the river, 5205.
The bank of the stream d. the state of falsity, 7308.
When it is an ensign, 8624.
Baptism (baptismus). See INUNDATION.
What baptism is; briefly, 2702e.
Doctrine of Baptism, 10386-10392.
Baptism is a sign that a man is of the Church, and a memorial that he is to be regenerated by means of the truths of faith and a life according to them, 10386-10388.
The waters of baptism also signify temptations, 10389.
Because baptism is a sign and a memorial, therefore a man can be baptised when an infant as well as when an adult, 10390.
Baptism does not bestow faith, nor salvation, but it testifies of these, if anyone is being regenerated, 10391.
Explanation of Mark xvi.16: baptising d. regeneration by the Lord by means of truths from the Word, 10392.
How infants represented baptism, 2299.
Baptism d. initiation into the Church and those things which are of the Church, and this s. regeneration and those things which are of regeneration, 4255:5.
Baptism s. regeneration, for this is effected by spiritual combats, it also s. temptation, 5120:12.
Washings formerly and baptism today s. regeneration by means of the truths of faith, because waters d. the truths of faith, 9088.
Washing d. purification, but complete washing, or that of the whole body, which is called baptising, d. regeneration: shown, 10239.
The baptising of the Lord was a representative of the glorification of the Lord's Human by means of temptations, 10239:4.
Washing the feet of the Lord's disciples (John xiii.5-10) is explained, 10243.
Bar. See STAFF.
Bared, See BERED,
Barley d. good of the natural or external man: shown, 7602.
What barren s.; that truths were not received, 3857.
That the barren called themselves dead was because they had no goods and truths, which are sons and daughters, 3908.
Barren d. no life from truth and good: shown, 9325;
also the nations who are not in good, because they are not in truths, and yet desire truths that they may be in good: shown, 9325:7.
Base d. support, 9643;
by means of the truth of faith from good, 9748.
The base of the layer, in which purification took place, d. the natural: shown; the subject of the ten bases near the Temple of Solomon, etc., is explained, 10236.
Basin d. the good of the natural, 7920;
and the natural, 7922.
Basis, See BASE.
Basket (canistrum). See BASKET (corbis).
Basket d. the voluntary part as containing good: shown, 5144.
Perforated baskets d. voluntary things without termination in the middle, 5145:2.
Basket (corbis seu canistrum)
d. the sensual delight, and is predicated of good, and a bowl or goblet d. the sensual scientific, which is the ultimate, and is predicated of truth, 9996.
Be, To, Being. See ESSE.
Beam. See ROOF.
Beams for the dwelling d. the good which supports heaven, 9634.
Bear, To (partare).
To bear d. to continue in a state of good and truth, so to exist and subsist, 9500;
to exist and subsist: briefly shown, 9737;
to preserve, 9900.
Bear, To. See To BRING FORTH.
Before the flood they believed that the Lord would come, but aged and bearded; thence was the religious observance as to the beard, 1124.
Beards d. sensual scientifics which are ultimate truths, 9960:3.
Beast (bestia). See also WILD BEAST.
Beasts live according to order, but not man, 6372.
That there is an influx into the lives of beasts is known 1633.
There is an influx from the spiritual world into the souls of beasts and into their bodies, but it is differently received; concerning which, 3646.
Beasts are in the order of their own nature, and, therefore, there is a general influx into them from the spiritual world, 5850.
All scientifics are in loves: illustrated from beasts, 6323.
Concerning some who live like beasts which have little of life, and life was inspired into them through angels, 3647.
Man has a connection with the Lord above beasts, and thence he cannot die, 4525.
The distinction between man and beasts is that man has an internal, that he can be elevated towards the Lord, can see external things in himself, can think of Divine things, and can be conjoined to the Lord, and so can live after death, 9231.
How much man is above beasts, 6323:3.
Beasts of various kinds were represented when discourse with angels was about affections: beautiful animals, tame(?) and useful, when about good affections, and hideous, fierce, and useless when about evil affections, 3218.
Beasts in the Word and rituals r. goods and truths with man; and whence this is, 2179.
Beasts s. affections; evil with the evil, and good with the good, 45, 46, 142, 143, 246, 714, 715, 719, 776.
That beasts d. affections is from the representatives in the spiritual world, 51982.
That beasts s. such things as are of affection and inclination, illustrated from representatives in heaven, 9090:2.
Beasts in the sacrifices sd. celestial and spiritual things, 1823;
tame and useful beasts, the celestial things which are of good, and the spiritual things which are of truth: shown, 3519:2;
principally in the sacrifices, 3519s,
Beasts sd. goods: shown, 2180.
Evil beasts sd. evil affections, 719.
There are beasts that s. the voluntary things, and those that s. the intellectual things of man; what they are, 2781.
That beasts sd. affections and inclinations such as man has in common with them: references; and, therefore, they were used in sacrifices: references, 9280.
Man and beast d. interior and exterior evil of lust, and interior and exterior good or evil, 7424;
From man even unto beast d. the interior and exterior evil lusts, 7872.
A beast of burden d. what is stupid and but little conscious, 9040.
Beast of Burden (jumentum). See BEAST.
Beast, Wild (fera).
Beasts and wild beasts d. affections and lusts, 45, 46.
Wild beasts d. what is living and good, 774;
also the living; why, 841, 908;
also s. ferine, 908:3;
the viler things in man, 1030;
the evils and falsities of the love of self and the world, thus those who are in these: shown, 9335;
also the upright gentiles, because they are in falsities: shown, 9335:5.
Evil wild beasts d. a lie from the life of lusts, 4729;
vastation of the evil from falsity, and damnation from the evil thereof: shown, 7102:2.
Wild beast of the field d. those who are in the delights of external truth, 9276.
Beauty (pulchritudo). See also COMELINESS.
Old women who have lived well, when they enter heaven, return to the flower of their youth, and become most beautiful, 553.
Everything beautiful is from good, 553, 3080, 4985.
The beauty of angels, which is ineffable, is from good through truth, 4985.
The beauty of angels is ineffable, because they are forms of heaven, 5199.
Angels are forms of love and charity, and love and charity shine forth from their faces, in a type, 3804:2, 4735:2, 4797, 4985e, 5199, 5530, 9879, 10177:4.
What beautiful form and beautiful in look s., 3821, 4985. See FORM.
Beauty d. truths from good, thence beautiful in look d. what is of faith, 5199.
Bed d. the natural: shown, 6188;
the inmost; when, 7354.
A bed is attributed to Jacob: shown; and when he is thought of, a bed appears in which there is a man, because a bed d. the natural, and so does Jacob, 6463s.
The head of a bed d. the interior natural, 6188.
To sit upon a bed d. to turn oneself to the natural, 6226.
Bedchamber (cubiculum). See HOUSE.
Bee. See INSECT.
Beer-Lahairoi d. Rational Divine Good born of the Divine Truth, 3194;
also Divine Light, 3261.
Beer-Sheba d. doctrine, 3466;
the state and quality of doctrine: namely, that it is Divine to which human rational things are adjoined, 2614, 2723;
the doctrine of charity and faith, 2858, 2859;
charity and faith, 5997.
Befall, To. See HAPPENINGS,
Beginning (principium). See PHANTASY and PERSUASION.
What the beginning s., 16.
He who holds false principles makes all things favour them, 362, 794.
He who confirms false principles from the Word; his quality, and that ho does so easily, 589.
That the persuasion of what is false makes the life of his understanding, which life is hurtful, 794, 806.
That the principles of what is false prevent the operation of remains, 798.
That falsities do not condemn so much, unless they are from evils, and thereby men are confirmed in falsities, 845.
How it is with accepted principles; that those in them cannot even see truths, 1017.
That they who imbibe false principles are vastated, 1106;
they are reduced to ignorance, and afterwards are imbued with truths of faith, 1109.
How direful and horrifying are the persuasions of the antediluvians, 1270.
That the spheres of persuasions and principles of falsity excite confirmations of the false, 1510, 1511.
The sphere of phantasies is in the appearance of a cloud, 1512.
That there are three kinds of persuasions of what is false; concerning which, 1673.
Persuasions of what is false from the love of self, and from the love of the world; the difference, 1675:5.
That principles of whatever kind, even truths, may be contaminated by a false principle: an example concerning faith, 2385:3.
That they do not suffer themselves to be persuaded against their principles; if the love of self and of the world inflates them, it partakes of a kind of fire, 2385:2.
How ideas bend themselves and enter successively into persuasions, or principles of what is false; and how they are bent towards goods and truths in the regenerated, 1874, 1875.
How what is false can be confirmed by many things so that it still appears as if true; and how truth is confirmed: exemplified, 2482-2490.
There is nothing which may not be infused into principles of what is false as confirming them, 2567.
There is an affirmative principle, a negative principle, and a doubtful principle, 2568.
There are two principles, one of folly, and the other of wisdom, 2568:4.
What it is to see from principles, or ends and causes, 2572.
There are two principles of thinking, the affirmative and the negative; and there is a doubtful principle before they deny or affirm, 2588:2.
They who are ignorant of principles are not able to reason, 3748.
That the essence and quality of a beginning is drawn and passes into the sequents, 3939:3.
The quality of those who are confirmed in the principles of what is false, 3986:4.
A confirmed principle of falsity does not admit the Divine, 3986:4.
What are the principles of intelligence in which angels are above men, 4318.
The principles of falsity entirely overshadow truths, 4674:2.
From a false principle the deductions become false in a continuous series, 4717e, 4720e.
A principle is like a soul from which is the life of the rest, 4736.
The principles of falsity and the delights of life therefrom cannot be cast out except by temptations, 5037.
Whence are the beginnings of many diseases, 5718.
Whence is the leading principle, 6047:2.
What the beginning of might s., 6344.
A principle so called is indistinguishable, 7236, 9002.
The principles of the truth of faith are entirely without effect with man, unless the Lord insinuates an affection of spiritual love, 7342.
Everyone in the other life retains the principles of faith which he had in the life of the body, 8313.
The beginnings of motions and senses are in the head, 9656.
What the beginnings are like, 9656.
The will and understanding are in their beginnings in the head, 10044.
To say what is contrary to principles confirmed through his loves, is to say what is contrary to the man himself, 10307e.
Behind, See BACK.
Being. See ESSE.
Bells d. all things of doctrine and worship which pass to those who are of the Church, 9921.
What the serpent going on his belly s., 247, 248.
What the fruit of the belly s., 3911.
See To BRING FORTH.
Belt (balteus). See CANDLE.
Bend Oneself Down, To (inflectere se). See TO BOW ONESELF DOWN.
Benjamin d. the spiritual-celestial man, Joseph, the celestial-spiritual, 3969:3;
or Benjamin, faith in which is charity, or truth in which is good, and Joseph, charity from which is faith, or good from which is truth, 3969:3;
Benjamin is the spiritual of the celestial, and Joseph, the celestial of the spiritual: shown, 4592:5.
Benjamin d. a medium, 5411;
concerning which see 5411:2, 5413, 5443;
interior truth, 5600, 5631;
the spiritual medium, 5639;
the internal, because a medium; from the celestial of the spiritual as a father, and from the natural as a mother, 5686, 5689;
as a medium, what was born after all; concerning which see 5688;
new truth, 5804, 5806, 5809, 5812, 5816, 5830;
a medium; why so; interior truth with respect to that in the natural with the father, 5843;
a conjoining medium, and how it partakes of both, 5822;
the truth of the good of the spiritual Church, which is Joseph, 6440.
Joseph and Benjamin d. the uniting medium represented by the veil, 9671.
What Bered s., 1958.
Bereft, To be Bereaved (orbus, orbari).
Bereaved, when it relates to the Church, d. to be deprived of its truths, 5536, 5632.
The beryl, the onyx, and the jasper d. the spiritual love of truth, or the external good of the Spiritual Kingdom, 9872.
What Tarshish s., 1156.
What Bethel s., 1450, 1451, 1453, 1557.
Bethel d. the cognitions of celestial things which are in childhood, 1451;
good in the ultimate of order, 3729;
the cognitions of good and truth, in particular the natural in which interiors are terminated, 4539.
The God of Bethel d. the Divine in the Natural, thus in the ultimate of order, 4089, 4539.
El Bethel d. the Holy Natural; El, the Divine: Bethel, the Natural, 4559, 4560.
Bethlehem d. the spiritual of the celestial in a new state; Ephrath, the same in a former state: shown, 4594.
Bethuel d. the good of the nations of the first class, 2865, 3665, 3778:2.
Betroth, To (desponsare). See BRIDEGROOM.
Bewail, To. See To WEEP.
Bezaleel who did works d. those who are in the good of love, with whom the Church would be established, 10329.
Bilhah, Rachel's maidservant, s. exterior affections serving for mediums, 3849.
Bind, To (ligare).
What to bind s., when temptations are treated of, 2813.
Binding Together (colligatio). See BUNDLE.
Why the birds were not divided in the sacrifices, 1832.
Birds are represented when angels discourse on thoughts, ideas, and influx, 3219.
A vision that represented obscure and deformed birds, also others noble and beautiful, when the discourse was on the influx of thoughts, and that those who were in falsity fell down from an angelic society, 3219.
Concerning the baneful flying thing with the Egyptians, 7441. See INSECT.
Concerning a beautiful bird which shall signify the inhabitants of Mars, 7620-7622. See MARS.
Birds d. rational and intellectual things, 40:3, 745, 776, 991;
intellectual things, thoughts, ideas, reasons, thus truths and falsities: shown, 5149, 7441;
phantasies and falsities, 778, 866, 988.
Birth (nativitas). See GENERATION.
Births d. those things that belong to faith, 1145, 1255;
derivations of the Church, 1330;
derivations, but when it relates to the Lord, d. what is from the Divine Rational, and from this, the Natural, 3279;
truth, because it is born of good, 4070;
truths from good, or the things of faith from charity, 4668;
the rebirth through faith and charity, 5598.
To be born d. to be reborn or regenerated, 5160.
Conceptions and bearing are spiritual, and what things are understood, 3860, 3868.
See also To BRING FORTH.
Birthright. See PRIMOGENITURE.
Bitter, Bitter Herbs or Bitterness (amarum, amaror seu amarstudo).
Bitter herbs d. undelightful things, and the undelightful things of temptation: shown, 7854.
Bitter d. what is undelightful, 8349.
What bitumen s., 1299.
Bitumen d. good mixed with evils, 6724.
The avaricious, when they are excoriated like swine, from being black become white, 939.
In the habitation of dragons, black spirits were seen, 950.
One who considered he had lived holily without works of charity became black, 952.
Black d. evil, especially man's proprium, 39935, 3994.
The black cattle in the lambs d. the proprium of innocence; concerning which, 3994-4001.
Concerning the correspondence of the kidneys, the ureters, and the bladder, 5380-5386.
The functions of those who constitute the sphincter of the bladder or urethras, 5389.
A boil of blains d. unclean things from evils with blasphemies, and blains d. blasphemies, 7524.
Blamelessness, in the original language, is expressed by a word that also means cleanness and purity.
It relates to the affection of truth, 2526.
They who in heart deny the Word blaspheme it: shown, 9222.
The blasphemies which are from the intellectual part, and those from the voluntary, 9221, 9222:4.
Blast d. the truth of spiritual good, 8815.
Bless, To (benedicere).
To bless d. to be fructified from the affection of truth, 2846;
conjunction, 3504, 3514, 3530, 3565, 3584;
that it was so done, 4309;
a wish for conjunction, and fructification therefrom, 6091, 6099;
foresight and providence, 6298;
to intercede, 7963.
To bless, when one bids farewell to one leaving, d. to wish prosperity, 3185.
What is sd. by to be blessed, 981, 1731.
To be blessed d. to be arranged in spiritual and celestial order, 3017.
To be blessed by Jehovah d. to be enriched with the good of love, 3406.
What blessed of Jehovah s., 1096 1422, 3119.
Blessed of Jehovah d. Divine Good, and also Divine Truth therefrom, 3140;
all good from the Lord, 8674.
What blessing s., 1096, 1420, 1422.
It s. love and charity from the Lord, and various things therefrom, which are consequents and increments in good and truth, 4981;
happiness to eternity, which is not. What it is in time: illustrated, 8939;
the reception of Divine Truth, and by means of it conjunction with the Lord, 10495.
May God bless d. a beginning, 3260.
Blessedness, from which Asher was called, in the highest sense, d. eternity; in the internal sense, the happiness of eternal life; in the external sense, the delight of affections, 3938, 3939.
Blind, Blindness (coecus or coecus, coecitas).
Blindness is predicated respecting those who are in falsities, also respecting those who are in iguorance: shown, 2383.
Blind d. no faith, because no cognitions; and in the Word d. those who are in ignorance of the truth, because they are outside the Church, but when instructed receive faith: shown to some extent, 6990.
The cruel and violent, in the other life, are delighted to see blood, 954.
Blood s. violence offered to charity, and all evil, 374, 1005;
what is holy, as the Lord Himself, love, and charity, 1001;
the holy truth which proceeds from the Lord, and, in the opposite sense, truth falsified and profaned: shown, 4735, 6978, 7317, 7326;
holy truth which relates to the good of innocence, 7846, 7877;
Divine Truth of the Divine Good which is from the Divine Human of the Lord, and what is reciprocal on man's part, 7850 (see SUPPER);
Divine Truth: shown, 9127;
the Divine Truth which proceeds from the Lord: shown, 9393;
Divine Truth, and it is the Lord's blood, 10026;
Divine Truth: references, 10210;
the intellectual proprium; and flesh d. the voluntary proprium: shown, 10283:2.
Blood crying s. guilt, 376.
By eating of blood profanation was formerly represented, 1003.
Blood being demanded d. remorse of conscience, 5476.
The blood of grapes d. Divine Good from the Lord's Divine Love, 6378.
The blood of the lamb d. the truth of the good of innocence, 7846.
To shed blood d. to offer violence to Divine Truth from Good: shown, 9127.
What the Lord's blood shed with water s., 9127:6.
Blood sprinkled upon the altar round about, and on the foundation of the altar, s. the union of the Divine Truth with the Divine Good in the Lord, 10047.
What is meant by the Lord redeeming man by means of His blood, in the external, internal, and inmost sense; that it means this, that He subjugated the hells, and restored all things to order in heaven, and that otherwise man could not be saved, 10152:2;
that this was done through His Divine Human: shown, 10152:5.
Blue (caeruleum or caeruleum).
The angels of the planet Jupiter are clothed in blue, and blue is loved by them, 8030.
Blue is twofold, from red, or flame colour, and from white, or a lucid colour; that which is from red, or flame colour, is the celestial love of truth, or the external of the good of the Celestial Kingdom, but that which is from white, or a lucid colour, is the spiritual love of good, or the internal good of the Spiritual Kingdom, 9868, 9870.
Bluish Purple. See PURPLE.
Body (corpus). See FLESH throughout.
What is meant by to be withdrawn from the body, or not to know whether one is in the body or out of the body, 1883.
That man does not rise again in the body, but immediately after death, and then he is in a body: illustrated, 5078.
The state of man's body in the other life, as to its quality, 5079.
A man is regenerated so that external things may render obedience to internal, 911, 913.
Concerning spirits who appear as corporeal; they are those who regard themselves in all and everything, 4221.
The corporeal degree regarded in itself is the receptacle of sensations, thus also, together with them, it is a corporeal living thing, 5077.
The corporeal life of a man appears to spirits as a black mass, but that of those who are in faith, as woody; from experience, 5865.
There are spirits who appear with a gross body; they are those who have altogether persuaded themselves against the Divine, and so closed their interiors, 5991.
Worldly and corporeal concerns destroy heavenly ideas; from experience, 6309.
Concerning corporeal spirits, 6318.
The soul is the esse of man's life, the body is the existere therefrom, 10823.
There is a likeness of the soul and body in everything with man, 1910.
All things that are in the body represent the spiritual things that are in the Lord's kingdom, 2996, 2998.
There is a correspondence of the gestures with the affections of the mind, 7596.
Those things pertaining to man which pass from thought to speech, and from the will into act, thus into the body, flow according to a general influx by means of correspondences, 5862.
The corporeal things of man are ruled from the general influx, 5990.
There is a general influx into the actions and speech of the body, 6192, 6211.
The thoughts and speech of the angels are circumstanced as the interior things in the body are, as compared with the external form of the body, 3347.
Body d. the good of love: illustrated and shown, 6135:2;
the receptacle of good, 6135.
To come in the body, when said of servants, d. with truth, but without delight, 8977, 8978, 8984.
From the head through the neck into the body c. to the influx of the Celestial Kingdom into the Spiritual, 9913, 9914.
Chief of the body-guards d. the primary things of interpretation, 4790, 4966, 5084.
Boil (ulcus). See WOUND and BLAIN.
Boil, To (coquere).
Boiled with water d. that which goes forth from the truth of faith: shown, 7857.
To boil and seethe on the sixth day for the Sabbath d. preparation for conjunction, 8496.
To boil stands for the conjunction of good, and to seethe, for the conjunction of truth: shown, 8496.
To boil flesh d. to prepare for the use of life: shown, 10105.
Pot d. doctrine: shown, 10105.
Bond (vinculum). See CONSCIENCE.
Those who are without conscience are ruled only by external bonds, 1077:2,1080, 1835.
These bonds become nothing in the other life, however one has lived according to them, 1835.
What external bonds are, and that they are taken away in the other life, 1944:2;
and when they are taken away the interiors rage against innocence, 2126.
All affections are bonds, and they are external and internal, 3835.
Unless the Lord ruled the evil by means of external bonds, they would all become insane, and the human race would perish, 4217:3.
Those who are in external bonds can perform the more eminent duties well, and they do good deeds from those bonds; concerning whom, 6207:2.
Bonds d. loves; internal bonds are the affections of truth and good, external bonds are the loves of self and the world, 9096.
What the bands of the neck s., 3542:4. See NECK.
Bondage (servitus). See SERVANT.
Concerning those in the Grand Man who correspond to the bones, 5560-5564.
Those who constitute the bones have little spiritual life, 5560, 5561.
They are those who have been evil, but still have the remains of good after vastations, 5561;
and because these are the bones, they have general, though almost indeterminate, thought, 5562.
Pains are felt in various places of the skull occasioned by falsities from lusts; whence they are, 5563.
Scientifics in spiritual things are as the bones in the body, 8005.
Bones d. the intellectual proprium, thus the proprium as to truth, and, in the opposite sense, as to falsity: shown, 3812;
the ultimate of the Church, thus they are representative; concerning which, 6592.
By the rib, or bone, is sd. the proprium, 147, 148, 149.
What bone from bones, and flesh from flesh s., 157.
My bone and my flesh d. conjunction as to truths and goods, 3812, 3813.
Not to break a bone of the paschal lamb d. that the scientific shall be whole, 8005.
The Ancient Church had the Books of the Wars of Jehovah, and of the Enunciations of the Prophets, cited by Moses, 2686.
The interior memory is the book of life, 2474;
because in it are inscribed the things which belong to the will, 9386:2.
The book of life d. the internal, and those things which are said to be written there are from the Lord: illustrated and shown, 10505:3.
To be blotted out of the book of life d. to perish as to spiritual life, 10505, 10506.
To write in a book d. for remembrance: shown, 8620.
Border (limbus). See also BOUNDARY.
Border d. the termination from good lest they be assailed and injured by evils, 9492.
Borders, See FRINGES,
Born, To be (nasci). See BIRTH.
Born in the House (natus donlus).
What born in the house s., 1708.
Borrow, To. See MUTUAL.
Bosom (sinus). See also BREAST.
The quality of those who relate to the sinuses in the brain, and those who relate to the longitudinal sinus, 4048.
The bosom d. that which is one's own, thus the proprium, and appropriation by means of love: shown, 6960:2.
In the vegetable kingdom on earth there is nothing that does not in some manner represent the Lord's kingdom, 1632.
The celestial and spiritual things of the Lord flow into nature, and therefrom is the vegetative soul or life, 1632.
A certain man skilled in botanical science, raised into paradisiacal scenes, saw shrubberies and lower gardens of immense extent, 4529.
The green in the tree and in the herb of the field s. the scientific and the sensual, 7691.
Bound (vinctus). See PRISON and PIT.
What is sd. by the bound in prison: shown, 5037.
To be bound d. to be separated, 5452.
The bound in the pit d. the spiritual ones who before the Lord's coming were detained in the lower earth, and afterwards were elevated into heaven: shown, 6854.
In every boundary d. as far as truth which is from good extends itself, 8063.
To enlarge the boundary d. the multiplication and extension of truth from good, 10675.
Bow d. the doctrine of truth: shown, 2686.
A shooter with the bow, and darts, and arrows or javelins d. doctrine, also, in the opposite sense, falsity, 2686, 2709.
The shooter with the bow d. the spiritual man, 2686;
the man of the spiritual Church, 2709;
the spiritual man, and, in the opposite sense, those who fight against him, 6422.
To be slain with javelins d. to perish as to spiritual good, 8800.
Bow Oneself, To (curvare se).
To bow oneself, when it is predicated respecting a lion, d. to put oneself in power, 6369.
Bow Oneself Down, To (incurvare se).
To bow oneself down d. the effect of humiliation, 2153;
also to rejoice, 2927, 2950;
To bend oneself d. to be glad; and to bow oneself down d. to rejoice.
Bending down d. exterior humiliation, and of those who are of truth; bowing down d. interior humiliation, and of those who are of good, 5682, 7068.
To bow oneself down with the face to the earth d. humiliation, 6266.
To bow oneself down, when spoken of the evil, d. respect from fear, 7788.
He bowed himself down d. insertion for conjunction, 8663.
To bow oneself from afar off d. humiliation and adoration at heart, and then influx of the Lord, 9377.
What is sd. by the bowels and by going forth from the bowels, 1803.
To come forth from the womb, and from the loins is predicated of good; but to be separated from the bowels, of truth, 3294.
Concerning the correspondence of the viscera with the Grand Man, 5171-5189.
Bowl d. the truth of faith which is from the good of charity, and, in the opposite sense, falsity by means of what is evil, and also falsity from evil: shown, 5120:2;
that which is interiorly true, 5736.
Bowl or goblet d. the sensual scientific, and is predicated of truth, but a basket d. the sensual delight, and is predicated of good, 9996:2.
Almond-shaped bowls d. scientifics from good, 9557.
Bowls (crateres). See VESSEL.
Boy (puer). See INFANT.
The education of boys on the earth is very bad; an experience of boys fighting, to which they are incited by parents, 2309.
Boy d. innocence and charity: shown, 430;
innocence,-properly guiltless: shown, 5236;
the first age of the Church, 4672.
Boys s. various things, here the rational, 2782;
and the Divine Rational in a certain state, 2793;
the simple, when they are adjoined to old men, 7661.
Nose-rings and bracelets were given to brides, the former to be put on the nose, the latter on the hand; and by the nose-ring is sd. good, by the bracelets, truth, and by the bride, the Church, 3103, 3105.
A bracelet on the king's arm is a significative of truth from which is power, 3105.
Brain (cerebrum, cerebellum).
The operation of heaven into the brain observed; and that the left part of the brain is for rational or intellectual things, 3884.
Concerning the Grand Man, and the correspondence with the cerebrum and the cerebellum, 4039-4055.
All things of the brain are according to the heavenly form, 4040-4042.
The circumvolutions in the brain are according to that form, 4041.
Thus by means of man there is descent from heaven into the world, and ascent from the world to heaven, 4042.
In the heavens there are heavens and societies which relate to the cerebrum and the cerebellum both as a whole and in part, 4045.
The quality of those who relate to the dura mater, 4046.
The quality of those who relate to the pia mater, 4047.
The quality of those who relate to the sinuses and the longitudinal sinus, 4048.
The quality of those who relate to the ventricles, 4049.
The quality of those who relate to the infundibulum; and its representation, 4050.
The quality of those who relate to the isthmus, and the knots of glands, 4051.
They who are in the will of good, and are in good therefrom, relate to the cortical substances, and they who are in the understanding of truth, and in the affections therefrom, relate to the fibres, 4052.
The right part of the brain stands for those who are in the will of good, and the left part of the brain stands for those who are in the understanding of truth, 4052.
As in heaven there is a sphere of ends, which are uses, so in the brain; and there are societies which only have for their end the pleasures of friendship; respecting which, 4054.
How the fibres of the cerebellum and the cerebrum have changed with respect to the face, 4326.
Concerning those who relate to the viscid excrementitious matters of the brain; they enter into the chambers of the brain, even into the spinal marrow, and induce insanities and death; an experience, 5717;
of what quality they are, and whence, 5717.
Those who relate to the thick phlegm of the brain, 5718.
Concerning the viscid matters of the brain, in which there is something vital; the conscientious relate to them; respecting whom, 5724.
The left part of the brain is for truths and falsities, the right part for good and evil, 5725.
See also 4052 above.
The inhabitants of Mars relate to the medium between the cerebrum and the cerebellum, 7480, 7481.
The inhabitants who love cognitions, and not a life according to them, relate to the interior membrane of the skull, and they who are accustomed to speak without affection, and to substract thoughts from others, relate to that membrane made bony, 7748.
Bramble d. spurious good, 9277:4.
Bramble-bush d. scientific truth, 6832, 6833, 6834.
The branches of the lampstand d. the truths from good, 9551, 9555, 9556.
Branches, See SHOOTS,
Brass d. natural good: shown, 425, 1551.
Breach d. falsity by reason of the separation of truth from good, and the injury therefrom: shown, 4926, 9163e.
See also BARLEY, CORN, DRINK, FLOUR, FOOD, MEAT-OFFERING, WATER, WHEAT.
Bread means every kind of food in general: shown, 2165;
also sacrificial things: shown, 2165.
What the bread and wine in the Holy Supper are, 1798:3.
When a man is in what is holy of the Holy Supper, there is a correspondence with angels, 3464, 3735.
Why in the Catholic Religion bread only is given in the Holy Supper, end not wine, 10040:2.
As the case is with truth in relation to good, so also is water in relation to bread, or drink to food, in nourishment, 4976.
Bread and water are spoken of when all the goods of love and truths of faith are sd.: shown, 9323.
Bread d. the Lord's flesh, and this is His Divine Good: shown, 3813.
See FLESH and SUPPER.
Bread s. the celestial and the spiritual, 276, 680, 681;
what nourishes the life of heaven; and in what manner also the life of hell: illustrated, 8410;
the good of celestial love, 10686.
What bread in the Holy Supper s. is the Lord, thus all the celestial things of love, therefore to love celestial food, 2165:4, 2177:7.
By bread in the Holy Supper, and in the Lord's Prayer, angels perceive the good of love, and the Lord, 3735:2.
Bread in the Holy Supper s. the Lord, thence His love towards the human race, and the reciprocal love of man; concerning which, 4211, 4217:2, 4735.
When bread means all kinds of good it d. spiritual life, 6118.
Breads upon the table in the Tabernacle rd. celestial and spiritual love, and in that the Lord Himself, 3478.
See To EAT, FEAST, and FOOD.
The bread of faces upon the table d. the Lord as to celestial good, 9545.
The bread of sacrifices, see MEAT-OFFERING.
The meat-offering, which was bread, and the drink-offering, which was wine, sd. such things as belong to the Church, as also in the Holy Supper: illustrated, 10137.
To break bread, 5405. See To BREAK.
To eat bread in the sweat of the countenance d. to be averse, 276.
Not to eat bread and drink water throughout forty days and nights d. a state of temptation, 10686.
What to eat together in the Holy Supper s., 2187.
Breadths d. truths, 3433, 3434.
Breadth d. truth: shown, 4482.
Length d. good, breadth d. truth, 1613;
and illustrated by extensions in the heavens, 10179.
What length, breadth, and height s., 650.
Length, breadth, and height d. good, truth, and what is holy therefrom, because they are extensions with respect to the Lord, who is the centre, 4482:3.
A land broad of space d. an extension of truth which pertains to the Church, 4482.
Break, To (frangere).
To break bread was representative of mutual love in the Ancient Church: illustrated and shown, 5405.
To be broken and a fracture d. dissipation, as also the injury inflicted on truths and goods: shown, 9163.
Breast d. the good of charity; in the supreme sense, the Divine Spiritual of the Lord, 10087.
To recline on the breast, or in the bosom, d. to be loved, 10087:2;
and John reclined on the Lord's breast, because he was representing the works of charity, 10087.
Breastplate. See HABERGEON.
Breastplate, The Priest's (pectorale). See URIM.
Breasts d. the affections of good and truth: illustrated and shown, 6432.
Breath (spiraculum). See under INSPIRATION.
Breathe, To. See BREATHING and INSPIRATION.
The breathing of the men of the Most Ancient Church was internal, as is that of the angels, the external was only tacit, 6072, 8052, 1118-1120.
The most ancient people had an internal breathing, and they breathed according to their state of love and faith in the Lord, 97, 1119, 3892.
It was succeeded by external breathing, and so by speech by means of words, 608, 805:3.
In course of time it became external, and no internal breathing remained, 1120.
Distinct choirs were perceived, who pertained to the voluntary respiration, and to the spontaneous respiration of the lungs, 3351.
Of what quality the breathing of the Popes is, when they are in the Consistory, 3750:2.
Concerning the Grand Man, and the correspondence of the heart and lungs, 3883-3886.
See also HEART and LUNGS.
The alternate pulses of the heart insinuate themselves into those of the lungs, 3884:3.
There is breathing in heaven, 3884.
Breathing observed in heaven, also the pulse of the heart, 3885.
The respirations and pulses are manifold, according to the societies there, and their states of faith and love, 3886, 3887, 3892, 3893.
There are two kingdoms in heaven, the Celestial and the Spiritual; the Celestial pertains to the province of the heart, and the Spiritual to the lungs, 3887.
The influx of the Celestial Kingdom into the Spiritual is as that of the heart into the lungs, 3887.
The heart and lungs rule in the whole body, and mutually flow in, 3887:2, 3889, 3890.
The heart corresponds to the will, breathing, to the understanding, 3888.
Concerning the correspondence of the heart with those things which belong to love, and of the lungs with those which belong to faith, 3889.
An experience respecting the breathing of heaven, 3891, 3893.
They who are dedicated to the voluntary respiration are distinct from those who are dedicated to the involuntary, 3893.
The evil cannot breathe in heaven, but as it were suffocate, 3894.
The well-disposed are inaugurated into the breathings of heaven, 3894a.
The persuasive, in the other life, suffocates; an experience concerning it, 3895.
The breathing of the inhabitants of Mars is internal; something respecting it, 7362.
Breathing being made d. what was undelightful and wearisome ceased, 7411.
The Lord breathed into the disciples, and said, "Receive ye the Holy Spirit," is explained; that inspiration d. the life of faith, 9229.
To breathe d. the state of the life of faith, and therefrom the soul and spirit, 9281.
What to breathe into the nostrils s., 96, 97.
Breeches of Linen (femoralia lini).
Breeches of linen d. the external of conjugial love: illustrated and shown, 9959;
also protection from the hells, 9962.
Bricks d. falsities which they framed, 1296;
and clay d. the evil which they invented, 6669;
the fictitious and false things which are injected by the evil, 7113.
Bride, Bridegroom (sponsa, sponsus). See HUSBAND, MAN, WIFE, WOMAN.
The Lord is called the Bridegroom from love, which flows in from Him, 3207.
Bridegroom d. the representative of the Church with the posterity of Jacob, 7047;
good, and the bride d. truth: shown, 9182:5.
A bride represented the Church, and therefore a nose-ring and bracelets were given to her; concerning which, 3103, 3105.
The Church was compared to a bride, and in ancient time brides were given vessels of silver, and of gold, and garments, to signify truth, good, and their adornment, which belong to the Church, 3164, 3165.
The veil, with which brides covered the face, when they first saw the bridgeroom, d. the appearances of truth, 3207.
To be betrothed d. agreement, and therefrom conjunction, 8996.
Betrothal d. the first conjunction, which is of the internal man without the external, marriage d. the conjunction of the external also: shown, 9182.
Briers and thorns d. falsity and lust, 2831:9. See THORN.
Thorn and brier d. falsities and evils therefrom, 9144:6.
A pricking brier d. the falsity of the concupiscences of self-love; and a grieving thorn d. the falsity of the concupiscences of the love of the world, 9144:6.
What brimstone s., 1299.
Brimstone s. the hell and the devastation of the evils of the love of self, 2446.
The fire of brimstone d. falsity from the love of self, 2446.
Bring, To. See To CARRY.
Bring Forth, To, Bearing (parere, partus).
Bearing and conception stand for the thoughts and the fashion of the heart, 264.
Spiritual conceptions and bearing are the things which are sd., 3860, 3868.
The things that pertain to bearing s. those that belong to regeneration: shown, 9325.
To bring forth d. to exist, 2621, 2629;
to acknowledge in faith and in act, 3905, 3915, 3919.
To bear upon the knees d. to acknowledge for one a own, 6585.
Bearing and to bring forth stand for fertility in doctrinal matters, 2584.
See also BIRTH, GENERATION.
The fruit of the belly d. acknowledgment, and also conjunction, 3911.
To conceive d. to receive; to bring forth d. to acknowledge, 3919.
The pain of one in labour is the greatest pain, and it d. despair: shown, 8313:2.
Abortion d. when truths and goods do not succeed in their order, 9325.
Broad, See BREADTH.
They were called brethren in the Church from good, but this was changed when doctrine succeeded to the place of life, 3803.
They who are in charity are in conjunction with the Lord, and are called brethren, 4191.
They are called brethren who are in truths from good; they are also called brethren by the Lord, 5409.
All are called brethren by the Lord who have anything of the good of charity from Him, 5686, 5692.
Formerly brethren were so called from spiritual affinity, but not so afterwards; why, 6756.
Why the Lord called those brethren who were in good, 6756s.
They were called brethren, because they were from Jacob, others were called companions: shown, 6756:5.
They who are together in one society, in the other life, are in fraternity, 4121.
Charity is the brother of faith, 367.
The internal and external Church are brothers, the First and Second Ancient Church also, 1222.
The good of the rational is the brother; truth, the sister, 2508e, 2524, 2556.
The brother is so called from good, he is also the neighbour, 2360.
Brother d. good, also truth, 3303;
a blood-relation by virtue of good, 3815.
Brothers d. goods, 4121.
Good is relatively the lord, and truth, the servant; and they are also brothers, 4267.
Brothers d. the truths of the Church, 6756.
The affection of good and the affection of truth in the natural man are situated as brother and sister; but the affection of truth called forth from the natural man into the rational is as a married woman, 3160.
Man with brother d. the good of truth, 3459.
To set before thy brethren and my brethren, that they may judge, d. judgment from what is just and fair, 4167.
A man to a brother d. mutually, 4725.
The conjunction of good and truth is rd. by two married partners, and by two brothers, but with a difference; concerning which, 9806:2.
By father, mother, brothers, children, and many names of relationship, are sd. goods, and truths, also evils and falsities: shown, 10490.
Brother and companion d. good and truth, 10490.
Brother-in-Law. See HUSBAND'S BROTHER.
Bruchus, See LOCUST.
Bruise. See under WOUND,
Bruise, To (tundere).
To bruise and to grind d. the disposition of truths in series, and to prepare good, so that it can be applied to uses: shown, 10303.
See TO GRIND,
Man, from his proprium and hereditary nature, much worse than the brute animals, 637:2, 3175.
Why brute animals, dying, live no more, 5114:5.
Some are inwardly brute animals, although they appear as men externally, 6318.
Brutes act through their loves, and the affections thereof, 6323:2.
Build, To (aedificare).
To build d. to raise up that which is fallen, 153.
What to build a house s., 1488.
To build d. the increase of good from truth, 4390.
To be built, when it relates to offspring, d. to live, 3916.
Bullock (juvencus). See CALF and Ox.
Bulrush d. what is mean, but still is derived from truth; and in the opposite sense, 6723.
Truths with man are arranged in series, and these are sd. by sheaves and bundles in the Word: shown only by references cited, 10303.
See also SHEAF.
Scientifics and truths in man are arranged bundlewise: illustrated, 5881.
Those things which are in minds are arranged bundlewise: illustrated, 7408.
Bundles d. doctrinals, 4686, 4687;
series of things in minds, 5339;
series in which truths are arranged, also bindings together, 5530.
See also GATHERINGS and SERIES,
Burdens d. bond-services, 6660;
infestations by falsities, 6757;
spiritual combats, 7105.
Burial. See To BURY.
Burn, To (adolere). See FIRE.
Burnt-Offering (holocaustum). See SACRIFICE.
Bury, To, Burial, Sepulchre (sepelire, sepultura, sepulchrum).
I have spoken with those who were buried, 4622d;
To bury d. rejection, 6246;
also that the state of representation was taken up by another, 3256.
To be buried d. rejected, 4564;
to rise again, 4621;
the renewal of the Church, 6522;
regeneration, also resurrection, resuscitation, and renewal, because similar things are involved, 6554.
To be buried in a good old age; what it s. 1854.
That Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob were buried in the land of Canaan s. regeneration and resurrection, because the Church was there, 6516.
Sepulchre s. resurrection and regeneration, and, in the opposite sense, damnation: shown, 2916, 2917;
resuscitation; the reason; whence, 5551.
To go down to the sepulchre mourning d. to die, 4785.
To cause to go down in evil and sorrow to the grave d. to perish, 5832.
Bush (virgultum). See TREE.
Butler d. sensual things subordinate and subject to the intellectual part, 5077, 5082.
Butter d. the celestial, 2183;
the celestial rational, 2184;
celestial good; and honey d. what is happy, pleasant, and delightful, which are from celestial good, 5620:3.
See also HONEY.
Butterfly (papilio). See WORM and INSECT.
A comparison of the state of the blessed, after death, with the state of butterflies, 3000.
A comparison of the conjugial state with the same, 2758.
A representation of the state of spirits, in their world, when they are preparing for heaven, by the changes of small worms into butterflies; respecting which; then they are in their own heaven, 8848.
Buy, To (emere).
To buy d. to appropriate, 4397;
shown, 5374, 5406, 5410, 5426;
redemption, 6458, 6461.
Acquisition d. the good of truth, and purchase d. truth, 4487.
See also SILVER.
What the purchase of silver s., 7999.
Bought with silver d. what is acquired in the natural by the spiritual, 7999e.
Buz (Bus or Buz).
Uz and Buz d. various religious systems, 2860, 2864.
By-Path. See WAY.