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Machir (Machir).
Machir d. truth from good: shown, 6584.

Machpelah (Machpelah).
Machpelah d. the faith which is in obscurity, 2935;
regeneration, 2970.
The cave of the field Machpelah d. the beginning of regeneration, 6548.
The spiritual signification that lies concealed in it is the reason that reference to the cave Machpelah is so often repeated, 6551.

Magi. See WISDOM.

Magic (magia). See SORCERESS
Magical things are effected by means of the abuse of correspondences, 6052.
Sorceries, incantations, and magic are the abuse of Divine order; how it is effected: illustrated, 7296, 7337:3.
Sorceries and incantations are the arts of presenting truths as falsities, and falsities as truths, 7297.
Concerning the hieroglyphics and magical things of the Egyptians, 6692:2.
That there was a representative Church with the Egyptians is evident from their hieroglyphics and magical things, 7097.
They are prone to magic who ascribe all things to themselves, and contrive evil arts to arrive at honours, 6692:2.
Rods were assigned to magicians from representatives in the other life, 7026.
Magicians can induce dulness of perceiving truths; how, 7298.
The power of exercising magical things is at length taken away from magicians, 7299.
They learn magic in the other life, who in the world have contrived and devised several arts against the neighbour, 7097:3.
Sorceries and magics are learned in the other life by many of those who from cunning contrived arts defrauding others, and ascribed all things to their own prudence, 7296.
What it is to imitate Divine things from study and art: illustrated from phantastic imitation with spirits; but they so appear in external things, though in internal they are filthy and diabolical, 10284:5, 10286.
Magicians, in the good sense, d. interior scientifics, and wise men d. exterior scientifics: shown, 5223;
and, in the opposite sense, they who pervert spiritual things, 5223:5.
Magic d. the perverted application of such things as are of order in the spiritual world, 5223e.
That by Egypt are sd. scientifics contrary to the truths of the Church, is because they turn the scientifics of the Church into magical things, 6692.

Magog (Magog).
What Gog and Magog s., 1151.

Mahalath (Machalath).
Mahalath, the daughter of Ishmael, the son of Abraham, d. the affection of truth from a Divine origin, 3687.

Mahanaim (Mahaneim).
What Mahanaim s., 4237.

Maid-Servant (ancilla). See also AFFECTION.
In the Ancient Church offspring who were born of maid-servants with the consent of the wife were acknowledged as legitimate, 3915.
To procreate children by maid-servants was tolerated, so that they might be represented who were outside the Church, and such maid-servants were called concubines, 2868.
Maid-servants betrothed to their lord or his son were representative, 8995:5.
Maid-servants d. external affections, or external bonds, 3835, 3849.
Handmaid (famula) and maid-servant d. the affirmative medium, thus serving for the conjunction of good and truth, or of the external and internal man, 3913, 3917, 3931.
Rational and scientific things are servants, and their affections are maid-servants, 2567.
When the intellectual part is the mistress, or lady, the affection of sciences and cognitions which belongs to the exterior man is the maid-servant, 1895.
A maid-servant behind the mill-stones d. that faith is altogether in the last place, 7780.
An Israelitish daughter sold as a maidservant d. the affection of truth from natural delight, 8993:2;
what its quality is, 8994:2.
The sons of a maid-servant d. those who are outside the Church, 9281.

Make, To (facere). See also To CREATE.
What the distinction is between to create and to make, 472.
They did d. the effect, 5951.
It came to pass involves a new state, 4979, 4987, 4999, 5074, 5466;
is used in the Hebrew language in place of a distinction, 4987, 5074.
It came to pass involves a new state; and "it was" or "it came to pass" is used in the place of a distinction, as also "and" is, 5578.
God doing d. providence, 5264, 5273;
and thence the event, 5284.
To do, when spoken of God, d. order, 6573.
To do d. the will, 9282. See WILL.

Make Ready, To (parare). See To PREPARE.

Male (masculus).
What is sd. by male, 749. See MAN (vir).
Male d. the truth of faith, 2046, 7838.
Male, in general, thus in animals, s. truths; female s. goods, 4005:2.

Malice (malitia).
Concerning the most malicious at a depth beneath the heel of the foot; their quality, from experience, 4951.
The malicious who sit in an intermediate chamber, 4951e.

Mamre (Mamre).
What the oak-groves of Mamre s., 2144, 2145.
The oak-groves of Mamre d. interior perception, 1616.
Mamre d. the quality and quantity of the thing to which it is adjoined, 2970:2, 4613.

Man (homo). See also ADAM and ANGEL.

The Lord is the Man.
The Lord alone is Man; the regenerated are men therefrom, 49, 288;
shown, 477.
The Lord alone is Man; all others are called men therefrom, 565.
The Lord alone is Man; and men are called men therefrom, 1894:2.
The Lord is the only Man; and men are men so far as they are His images, consequently so far as they are in good, 8547.

Man's Conjunction with the Lord.
Man is so created that the Divine of the Lord may descend through him into nature, and, as it were, ascend from nature, 3702.
The Lord in the union of His Human Essence with the Divine regarded His own conjunction with the human race, 2034:2.
The Lord's conjunction with the human race takes place by means of those who are in the good of love and charity, thus by means of the Church: illustrated, 9276:3.
Without the Church, where the Word is, the human race would perish, 10452:3.

Man's Nature.
Man is recipient of life; he is not life, 2021.
Man does not live from himself, but is an organ recipient of life, 3318:2.
Man can receive the Divine by means of affection; and he has a reciprocation by means of which he appropriates it to himself, otherwise than the beasts do; wherefore he cannot die, 5114:4.
Man in not a man from his form, speech, and thought, but from good and truth; and in these he can view the Divine, and receive it perceptibly: illustrated, 5302;
it is otherwise with a beast; from experience, 5302.
Man is born into no exercise of life, but is imbued with all things, otherwise than the brutes, 1050:2.
Man is not born into natural truth, still less into spiritual truth, but must learn everything; otherwise he would be viler than the brutes, 3175.
In man there are three things: the corporeal, the natural, and the rational; and they communicate, 4038.
There are with man steps, as of a ladder, from interior to exterior things, 5114:3.
What reigns universally with man is in all things in general and particular, thus what the quality of the man is in general is such in all things and each thing, 6159.
Man is as the quality of his love is: illustrated from angels and spirits, 10177:4.
Man is as the quality of his love is, also as to the understanding, 10284:2.
Man is nothing else than the affection of good and truth, if he be as he ought, 10264:2.
The whole man is a resemblance of his will, and therefrom of his understanding: illustrated from end, cause, and effect, 10076:2.
In every idea of thought there is the whole man, 10298:5.
Man is such as he is as to good, not such as he is as to truth without it: illustrated, 10367:2.
A man, or spirit is nothing else than his own truth and his own good: illustrated, 10298.
The end makes the man, 10284:2.
Concerning man's freedom, and how he lives and is led from the Lord by means of angels and evil spirits, see FREEDOM.
Concerning the successive states of man according to his ages, 10225. See AGE.
Man's ideas are relatively very obscure, 2367.
The states of life are inverted with the righteous and the unrighteous, 9283e.
The interiors of man look outward, or downward from the man, but are elevated inward, or upward from the Lord, 10330:2.

Man's State by Heredity.
Man would he born in the rational but that order is destroyed with him, 1902;
but he is now miraculously made rational by an external way, 1902:2.
Man is worse than the brute animals, 637:2.
Man is nothing but evil, 987;
illustrated; wherefore he must be regenerated, 3701:2.
The life of the natural man is contrary to the life of the spiritual man, before the man is regenerated: illustrated, 3913:3.
A man feels it irksome to think about celestial and spiritual things, not so about sensual and worldly things, 4096:2.
He who is in inverted order is little sensible respecting heaven; examples; because the world rules heaven with him: illustrated, 9278:2.

Man in relation to the Spiritual World.
Man after death appears as a man from head to foot, and is endowed with the same faculties, 5883.
Angels appear in the human form according to the truth from good which they receive from the Lord, 8988:3.
Men as to their souls have their situation in the Lord's kingdom, 1277.
Good men as to their souls are in one angelic society, 2379.
Heaven has a continual and inseparable connection with the human race illustrated, 9216:3;
and this by means of the Word, 9216:3.
The Word appears before the Lord as the image of a man, in which heaven is represented, 1871e.
The arrangement of truths with man is according to the order of angelic societies, 10303:3.
In the other life, so far as spirits are in order, or in good, they appear as men, and so far as they are not in order, or in evil, they appear as monsters, 4839:2.
Empires and kingdoms, as to their spiritual things, are represented as one man, and the Lord's Church through the whole world is so represented, 7396.
Men, if they were in the spirit, would be able to converse at any distance, 1277.
When spirits come to a man, and enter into his affections, they know not otherwise than that those things which belong to the man are their own, 4186.
With every man there are at least two spirits and two angels, 697.
Concerning the spirits and angels with man, 5846-5866, 5976-5993.
All things flow in with man that he thinks and wills, 5846.
With a man there are two spirits from hell and two spirits from heaven, 5848.
By means of them there is communication, 5849.
If the spirits from hell were taken away the man would die, 5849, 5854:3.
What man's order should be, and what it is, 5850.
The spirits with man vary according to his affections, 5851.
When spirits from hell are with a man, they are in the world of spirits, and then in the man s loves, 5852.
When spirits come, they instantly enter into all things of his memory, 5853, 5857, 5859, 5860.
Spirits suppose that the things belonging to a man are their own, 5853, 5858.
Spirits flow into the things thought, and angels into ends, and by means of good spirits into those things which are of faith and charity with man, 5854.
Man is in the fellowship of spirits as to the interiors; and the societies in which he has been are shown to him, 5861.
Spirits do not know that they are with man, 5862.
If they knew they would destroy him, 5863, 5864.
Man's corporeal appears to spirits as a black mass, and that of those who are in faith as woody; an experience, 5865.
The intercourse of the soul and the body, 6053-6058, 6189-6215, 6307-6327, 6466-6496, 6598-6626.
The soul is the man himself who lives after death; and it is better to call it the spirit, or interior man, than the soul, 6054.
A spirit appears in the other life as a man, with all things which belong to a man, 6054:2.
The internal man is created to the image of heaven, and the external to the image of the world: illustrated, 6057.
So that in man the spiritual world is conjoined with the natural world, 6057:3.
Spirits enter into all things of man's memory, and suppose them to be their own, 6192, 6193, 6198, 6199;
and they know not that they are with man, 6192. See INFLUX.
Everyone appears in the human form according to the reception of good and truth from the Lord; and so angels of heaven are in a beautiful form, but infernal spirits are in a form scarcely human, and so as to the whole hell, any society, and each one in a society there, 6605, 6626.
A man is in the least things as in the greatest, 6571, 6626.

Internal and External Man.
Concerning the internal and external man, 9701-9709. See INTERNAL.
Concerning being in externals with an internal, see EXTERNAL.
The internal is heaven in man, and the external is the world in him, 10472.
Man is internal and external; the former is in heaven, the latter in the world, and this latter ought to obey, 5368.
The internal man is formed to the image of heaven; and the external, to the image of the world, 6057, 9706;
and the intellectual and voluntary things are opened successively; concerning which, 9279:2.
Man is formed to the image of the world, and to the image of heaven: references, 9279:3.
Man is a heaven in the least form; and he is created to the image of heaven as to his interiors, and to the image of the world as to his exteriors, 6013.
Man is a little heaven, 4279:2.
Man is a heaven and the Church in the least form: references, 9279:3.
In the man of the Church in particular, the case is as in the Church in general, because man is a small heaven, and because the Church is as the heart and lungs, 9276:5.

The Grand Man.
All the societies in the heavens together constitute as it were one man, 684.
Therefore heaven is called the Grand Man, as well as on account of the correspondence of all things with man, 1276.
They who are in the Grand Man make one in the heavens and on the earths, 2853:2.
All heavenly societies pertain to some region in the body; and heaven is the Grand Man, 2996, 2998.
In the Grand Man the head is the celestial, the body the spiritual, and the feet the natural, 5328.
There must be many earths to constitute the Grand Man, 6807.
Heaven before the Lord is as one man, and also the Church in general: references, 9276:8.
The heavens are as a man as to voluntary things, and as to intellectual things; the Celestial Kingdom being the voluntary, and the Spiritual Kingdom being the intellectual, 9835.

Man's Correspondence with the Grand Man.
All parts of the body correspond to the Grand Man, 3021.
Heaven corresponds to the Lord, and man as to all things in general and particular corresponds to heaven, thence heaven is the Grand Man, 3624-3649, 3741-3750, 3883-3896, 4039-4055, 4218-4228, 4318-4331, 4403-4421, 4523-4534, 4622-4634, 4652-4660, 4791-4806, 4931-4953, 5050-5062, 5171-5190, 5377-5396, 5552-5573.
From heavenly order the angels know all things that are in man, 3626.
Everything exists and subsists by means of another, and there is a connection by means of a former with the First, 3627, 3628.
Outer and inner forces act into all forms that they may subsist; outer forces are not alive, and inner forces are alive, which correspond to each other, 3628:2.
There are several societies of heaven to which one organ and member corresponds, and the more there are the stronger they are, 3629.
It cannot be known that natural effects are from spiritual things, because it appears altogether otherwise, 3630, 3632.
Influx into the muscles of the face; an experience, 3631.
Heaven is immense, and relatively few, there, are from this earth, 3631.
Spiritual things flow into natural things, as is evident from actions flowing from the will, and speech from thought, 3632.
Divine order terminates in external things with man, 3632.
Spirits and angels appear as men; whence, 3633.
The Lord is the common centre, and everyone is a centre of influxes in the heavenly form, 3633.
Man is a little heaven from love and charity, 3634.
The heart corresponds to celestial things, and the lungs to spiritual thugs, 3635.
The Lord is the Sun of heaven, and the light therefrom in which is intelligence, and the heat in which is love; and there are correspondents therefrom 3636, 3643.
The Lord, in the supreme sense, is the Grand Man; and He came into the world and made the Human Divine, that all things might relate to Him, 3637.
They who are in heaven are in the Lord, yea, in His body, 3637e, 3638.
The societies of heaven keep a constant situation, howsoever man, spirit, or angel is turned; and from this it is evident that heaven is the Grand Man from the Lord, 3638, 3639.
The hells also have a constant situation, under the soles of the feet; and that some therefrom appear above and elsewhere is a phantasy, 3640.
They who are in the hells have an opposite situation - with the head downward and the feet upward; thus they act in unity, 3641.
Thought and speech with angels penetrated towards hell, but on the way it was changed into the opposite: namely, good and truth into evils and falsities; and so they also made one, 3642.
A man has his situation in the Grand Man, as to his soul, while he lives in the body, 3644, 3645.
The Lord's kingdom is a kingdom of ends and uses, 3645.
There is an influx and correspondence of the Grand Man with the beasts also, but it is according to their souls, thus otherwise than with man; several things concerning which, 3646.
Concerning some who lived as beasts; they had little of life, but life from the angels was successively breathed into them, 3647.
There is a correspondence of the Grand Man with subjects of the vegetable kingdom; concerning which, 3648.
The Grand Man is from the influx of the Lord's life, who is the only Man, and celestial and spiritual things flow in therefrom with man, 3741.
There are varieties of the Grand Man, as of organs members, and viscera in the human body, 3744, 3745;
in general they relate to those things which belong to the head, the breast, the abdomen, the genitals, and to the internals and externals, 3746.
There are three degrees of life in man; from experience, 3747:2.
The erudite know nothing about the Grand Man, 3747-3749. See LEARNED.
Concerning the Grand Man and the correspondence of the heart and lungs, 3883-3896.
The correspondence with the Grand Man, 3883.
Heaven is in man, 3884.
Man is a small heaven in the least form, 4041e.
By means of man ascent into heaven is given, and descent into the world, 4042.
Spirits and angels are men, and a man is a man from intelligence and wisdom 4051.
Concerning the Grand Man, and concerning correspondence in general, 4218-4228.
The Lord alone is Man; and angels, spirits, and men are men so far as they receive Divine things from the Lord, 4219, 4220.
There is a correspondence in each single organic form, and in the parts of their parts, 4222;
and with the functions of the organs; and for that reason with the organs themselves, because they act in unity, 4223, 4224.
It is not only with the visible organic forms, but also with the invisible, by means of which there are internal senses and affections, 4224.
They who are in love to the Lord and in charity towards the neighbour are within the Grand Man, and they who are in the love of self and the world are outside him; concerning which, 4225.
From the situation of spirits and their application to myself I was able to know what was their quality, 4403.
Concerning the correspondence of the eye and of light with the Grand Man, 4523-4533.
Man is a small natural and spiritual world, 4523:2, 4524.
Man has connection with the Lord more than the beasts, and therefrom he cannot die, 4525.
Concerning the correspondence of the taste, tongue, and face with the Grand Man, 4791-4805.
Concerning the correspondence of the hands, arms, shoulders, feet, soles, and heels with the Grand Man, 4931-4953.
Concerning the correspondence of the loins and genitals with the Grand Man, 5050-5062.
Concerning the correspondence of the viscera and the interiors of the body with the Grand Man, 5171-5189.
From the situation and the influx it may be known to what province angelic societies pertain, 5171.

Human Correspondences.
Concerning the correspondence of man and all things in man with the heavens: references, 10030e.
All representatives in nature relate to the human form, and they signify according to their relation to those things: illustrated, 9496, 10185.
Those things which are on the right side with man relate to good from which is truth; and those things which are on the left relate to truth from good, 9604;
and thus by both conjoined is signified the marriage of good and truth, 9604.

He is not named Adam, but man, and is the Most Ancient Church, 478, 479.
By man is sd. the Church, and everything of the Church, 768.
Man d. good: shown, 4287.
Man-man (vir homo) d. truth from good, 4287e.
Man (vir) d. the intellectual, thus truth; and man (homo) d. the voluntary, thus good: illustrated, 9007.
Man and beast d. the interior and exterior evil of lusts, 7424, 7523;
also interior and exterior good or evil, 7424;
shown, 7523.
From man even unto beast d. interior and exterior lusts, 7872.

Man (vir).
Man s. the internal man (homo), or intelligence, 158.
By man the intellectual and the rational are sd., 265, 749, 1007.
Man stands for intelligence and for truth, 3134.
Man d. the intellectual, thus truth; and man (homo) d. the voluntary, or good: illustrated, 9007.
What is sd. by man and wife, and by man (homo) and wife, 915, 2517.
Husband r. good, wife truth; why, 3236.
When man is named, wife d. the affection of good; when a married man, wife d. the affection of truth, 4510.
When it is said man and woman man d. truth, or falsity, woman good, or evil; when it is said husband and wife, husband d. good, or evil, wife truth, or falsity; the reason is in the celestial and spiritual Church, 4823.
A knowing man is predicated of the affection of truths, 3309.
A man of the field d. the good of life from doctrinals, 3310.
A man with his brother d. the good of truth, 3459.
A man to his brother d. mutually, 4725.
A man said to his brother d. a general perception, 5502.
They saw not a man his brother d. they did not perceive the truth of any good, 7716.
A man his companion is not to be understood with respect to two, but with respect to one person, 9149.
A man to a neighbour, or to a companion d. mutually, and the conjunction of truth and good, 10555.

Manasseh (Menascheh). See EPHRAIM.
Manasach d. the new will in the natural, 5351, 5353;
shown, 5354:11, 6222;
the voluntary of the Church, 6222:6, 6238e;
the good which is of the voluntary, born in the natural from the internal, 6234, 6238, 6267.
The new voluntary, which is Manasseh, is the good of charity, 6222:6.
Ephraim d. the man of the external spiritual Church, and Manasseh d. the man of the external celestial Church, 6296.

Mandrakes, See DUDAIM.

Manna (manna).
It is called manna because it is not known by one not regenerated what the good of truth is, 8462.
Manna d. spiritual good, or the good of truth; in the supreme sense, the Lord: shown, 8464:2.

Manner. See WAY (modus).

Man-Servant. See SERVANT.

Mansions (mansiones). See also SOCIETIES,

Marah (Marah).
Marah d. the state and quality of temptation; concerning which here, 8350.

Marriage (conjugium).

Conjugial Love.
Conjugial love is from the Lord's love towards the whole human race, 686.
Conjugial love is the fundamental of all loves, 686.
See what is said respecting LOVE.
Conjugial love was the heavenly happiness of the Most Ancient Church, 995:3.
They who are of the spiritual Church are not in a conjugial relation before they are in good and therefrom in truths, 8809.
The conjugial principle was not with the Jews for the reason that they were interiorly in falsity and evil, 8809.
The Doctrine respecting Marriage, 10167-10175.
Love truly conjugial is the union of two minds from the marriage of good and truth: illustrated, 10168, 10169.
Its delight is internal and external, and it is heavenly; but external without internal is earthly, such as is that of animals, 10170.
One does not know what conjugial love is unless he be in good and truth from the Lord, 10171.
It must by between one husband and one wife, 10172.
To rule in marriage destroys it, 10173.
Marriages are holy, and, therefore, not to be injured, 10174.
Adulteries are profane, and from hell, 10174.
They who take delight in adulteries do not believe those things which are of the Church and heaven, because the love of adultery is from the marriage of evil and falsity, which is infernal, 10175.

The Divine and the heavenly Marriage.
Between the Rational Good of the Lord and Truth from the Natural there was not a marriage, but a covenant like the conjugial covenant; though the union of the Divine Essence with the Human and of the Human with the Divine is the Divine marriage, 3211.
In the Lord there is the Divine marriage of good and truth, from which is the heavenly marriage: shown, 2803.
Concerning the Divine marriage, and concerning the heavenly marriage, 2803.
The celestial marriage is solely between the Divine Good and the Divine Truth, and only in the Lord and several other things, 2508.
The heavenly marriage is from the marriage of Divine Good and Truth, and of the Divine Truth and Good, in the Lord, 2618.
The nature of the heavenly marriage; and that it is in the proprium, 155, 252, 253.
Every doctrinal of faith has in itself the heavenly marriage, 2516.
The heavenly marriage, or the conjugial relation of good and truth is not effected between the good and truth of one degree, but between those of the higher and the lower, as between that of the external man and the internal man, and so forth: illustrated, 3952.
The law of marriages is the celestial from the Lord's kingdom, 162.
Marriages with the most ancient people were heavenly; but with their posterity for the sake of offspring, because from heaven on account of the Lord's coming, 1123.
Betrothing is the first conjunction, which is of the internal man without the external; marriage is the conjunction of the external also: shown, 9182:4.

Marriages in Heaven and in the World.
Concerning marriages; how they are considered in heaven; and concerning adulteries, 2727-2759.
What conjugial love is, and whence it is, are not known at the present time, 2727.
Conjugial love is from the marriage of the Divine Good and Truth, and of Truth and Good, 2728, 2729.
The Most Ancient Church was in that love, not its posterity, 2730.
Conjugial love is to will to be another's, and this reciprocally, or mutually and alternately; the marriage between conjugial partners is as that between the understanding and will, 2731.
They who are in conjugial love dwell together in the inmost things of life, 2732.
They who are in conjugial love are together in heaven; but they who are not, are separated, 2732.
Marriages are the seminaries of each kingdom; mutual love is therefrom, and several other things; adulteries are against heaven, laws, and order, 2733:2.
The happiness of marriage is happiness in each life, 2734.
Conjugial love is represented by means of the beauty of a virgin, and by the adamantine auras, 2735.
Conjugial love is innocence, and they who are in that are in the inmost heaven, 2736.
They who are in conjugial love have the interiors opened, and the Lord's kingdom is in them, and they are receptive of heavenly loves, 2737.
Mutual love is from conjugial love, 2733:2, 2737, 2738.
From the marriage of good and truth exist all loves, the varieties of which are ineffable; the qualities in the marriages are according to the consanguinities and affinities, 2739.
Conjugial love cannot be given except between two conjugial partners, 1907, 2740.
Conjugial love, or good and truth, continually flows in, but it is turned according to reception, 2741.
There is a resemblance of conjugial love with some, from many causes, which are recounted, but still it is not conjugial love, 2742.
Lascivious love emulates conjugial love, 2742.
The dog Cerberus signifies a guard lest anyone should pass from the delight of heavenly conjugial love to the delight of infernal conjugial love, 2743.
In what manner progressions from conjugial love to heavenly things, and on the other side to infernal things, by means of delights and freedom, are made, 2744.
What is the quality of those who do not love their husbands, but think meanly of them, 2745;
concerning adulteries, 2746-2757.
Conjugial love is heaven; it is represented in the kingdoms of nature, in pupae which become flying insects, 2758.
The simple in faith, who have lived in conjugial love and have had conscience, come into heaven, 2759.
Why marriages were contracted within families, 471e, 453e;
Some from a certain earth have a perception whether there be the conjugial, from the idea of the conjunction of good and truth in their minds; concerning which, 10756.
Concerning their manner of choosing to themselves a wife in a certain earth in the universe, 10837.
They have only one wife, because having several is against Divine order, 10837e.

Laws of Marriage.
The marriage of a man with one wife is clearly perceived by him who has perception, not so by him who has conscience, 865.
Conjugial love exists in the marriage of one wife with one man; if between several it is lasciviousness, 1907.
Where the Church is, it is not permitted to have several wives, except with the Jews, because the Church was not with them, 4537:2.
At this day it is not allowed to have several wives, nor to have a concubine for a wife; the reasons, 9002e.
They were not to contract marriages with the nations, lest they should become idolatrous, and evils and falsities should be mingled with goods and truths, 4444:4;
it was allowed to make marriages with the nations which received the worship of Jehovah, who were called sojourners, 4444:5.
Marriages between those who are of different religions are heinous, 8998.
Marriages are most holy, and adulteries are most profane, 9961:4.
He who has pressed a virgin must take her to wife, 4444:3.

The Universal Marriage.
There is a marriage of celestial and spiritual things in heaven, in the Church, with every individual, in each thing of nature, and in each thing of the Word, 2173.
The most ancient people likened all things to marriages, 54;
thus the understanding and the will, 54, 55.
There is in the universe in each thing a likeness to marriage, 718, 747, 917.
A likeness of marriage is all things in general and particular of nature, 5194.
In all things in general and particular there is a likeness of marriage illustrated, 7022.
In every particular of the Word there is a likeness of a marriage, 683e, 793, 801:2, 2516:2, 2712:3.
In every particular of the Word there is a heavenly and a Divine marriage shown, 6343:2, 8339e.
In every particular of the Word there is a heavenly marriage, and, in the supreme sense, the Divine marriage, or the Lord, 4137e.
There is a heavenly marriage, and, in the supreme sense, the Divine marriage, in all things in general and particular of the Word, 7945;
shown, 8339.
In every particular of the Word there is a marriage of good and truth: references, 9263e, 9314.
A marriage of good and truth is in every particular of the Word; thus the Lord, or Jesus Christ, is in the particulars, 5502.
In the Word where good is treated of, truth is also treated of, and where evil is treated of, falsity is also treated of; on account of the marriage, 5138.

Marriage of Good and Truth.
Between a man and his wife there is as it were a natural marriage as of the understanding and the will, 5682, 718.
There is a marriage between good and truth, 2063.
Spiritual good cannot be conjoined to those who are in the truths of faith alone, and not in good, otherwise than as concubines, 8981:2, 8986.
Marriage between those who are in truths without affection, who are men, and those who are in the affection of truth from the delight of natural love, if with love, is to them as a means and not as an end, 8994.
How the illegitimate conjunction of good and truth becomes legitimate: illustrated, 9182, 9184.

Correspondences, Representations, and Significations.
The loins correspond to conjugial love, and also the organs of generation; from experience, 5050-5062.
They are in a state of peace, 5050, 5051.
They are in the inmost heaven, and most wise, 5052;
because conjugial love is the fundamental of all loves, 5054.
They who are in the contraries to conjugial love, inflict pain in the loins and members there, 5059, 5060.
By Jesus Christ is sd. the Divine marriage, 3004-3010. See CHRIST.
That they should not contract matrimony with the nations was representative that good and falsity, and evil and truth, should not be conjoined, 3024:6.
Where, in the Word, marriages are treated of, the heavenly marriage, which is of good and truth, is sd., and, in the supreme sense, the Divine marriage which is in the Lord, 3132.
Reformation, which is the initiation and conjunction of truth and good, is as a virgin when she is betrothed, and afterwards when she is coupled to a husband, 3155.
It was permitted to those who were in externals, for the sake of representation, to add a concubine to a wife, but not to those who are in internals, and who are in good and truth; therefore not to Christians, to whom it is adultery, 3246:3.
The celestial are from the marriage of good and truth, not the spiritual, who are called the sons of concubines, 3246:4.
Marriages were contracted between families of their own nation, so that they might represent heaven, and the conjunctions of societies there as to good and truth, 3665:4.
Marriages and the things pertaining to marriages s. the conjunctions of good with truth, and of truth with good: shown, 4434.
Marriage rd. the heavenly marriage, which is of good and truth, 4535:3.
Marriage, in the supreme sense, is the Divine Itself and the Divine Human, in the Lord; in the relative sense, the Lord and heaven, that is, the Divine Good and the Divine Truth there, 6179.
The conjunction of good and truth was rd. by two conjugial partners, and by two brothers, with a difference; concerning which, 9806:2.

Married Partner. See under WIFE.

Marrow (medulla).
Who and of what quality they are that relate to the spinal marrow, 5717, 8593;
and who and of what quality they are that relate to the medulla oblongata, 9670:2.

Mars (Mars).
Concerning the inhabitants and spirits of the planet Mars, 7358-7365, 7475-7486, 7620-7622, 7742-7750.
Where it appears to spirits, 7358.
They speak very softly; the speech is internal, or by means of the Eustachian tube, 7359, 7360.
The face and eyes correspond, and they have no hypocrisy whatever, 7360.
Such speech the most ancient people on this earth had; concerning which, 7361.
They have internal breathing, 7362.
Hence they are of a celestial genius, 7362.
In that earth there are societies, and not empires; they who agree in mind consociate with each other, 7363.
They who think and will evilly are ejected from the society, 7364.
Thence lusting for dominion and gain, and of ruining their consociation, is obviated, 7364.
They appear to themselves as men, such as they were in the world; the reasons, 7475.
They are the best among those who are in the world of this sun, 7476.
They more than others acknowledge and adore the Lord, and believe that He rules heaven and the universe, 7477.
Their humiliation is inmost and profound; concerning which, 7478. See HUMILIATION.
They believe that there is nothing with themselves but what is unclean and infernal, and that all good is from the Lord, 7479.
They relate to the medium between the thought from affection and the affection of thought, thus the medium between the cerebellum and cerebrum, 7480, 7481;
and therefore they cannot dissemble, 7480, 7481.
Spirits of our earth are, as it were, insane within their sphere, 7482.
The lower part of the face of the inhabitants, in the place of the beard, is black, but the upper part is as the faces of the inhabitants of our earth, 7483.
They feed on fruits and pulse, 7484.
They are dressed in garments woven from bark fibres, 7485.
They know how to make fluid fires, by which they have light in the time of evening and night, 7486.
I saw a flaming object of various colours adhering to the hand, which sd. celestial love with several of the inhabitants, and that flaming object was changed into a bird of beautiful colours, but which at length became stony, which sd. spiritual love with the inhabitants there who receded from love, 7620, 7622.
I also saw a spirit rising up through the region of the loins to that of the breast, who sought to persuade that he was in the Lord, and he sought to take that bird away; but presently he set it at liberty, signifying that they are in such a persuasion, 7621, 7622.
A beautiful bird s. the inhabitants of Mars who are in celestial love, and its becoming stony s. those there who love cognitions, and not a life according to them, 7742, 7743;
especially those who contrive to speak by means of the lips and countenance, and to remove themselves from affections, and to withdraw the thoughts from others, 7745.
By this they judge evilly of others and heaven, and well of themselves, 7747.
They relate to the interior membrane of the skull made bony, 7748.

Marvel. See MIRACLE.

Massah (Massah).
Massah d. the quality of the state of temptation as to truth, 8587;
temptation against the Divine with respect to the Jews, 8588.

Mater, Dura and Pia (mater dura et pia).
Concerning the correspondence of the dura and pia mater in the brain, 4046, 4047.

Matrix (vulva). See WOMB.
A miscarrying matrix d. the perversion of good and truth, 9325:4.

Me (me).
As for me d. what is certain, 6981, 6995.

Meal. See FLOUR.

Measure (mensura).
Everyone has his own measure of evil and good, and it is infilled in the other life: shown, 7984:3.
Concerning measures for liquid and dry things, which were the hin, the cor, the bath, the ephah, the homer, and the omer, 10262.
Measure d. the state of a thing as to truth and good: shown, 9603:2.
Hin d. the quantity of conjunction, 1026:2.
Numbers and measures s. spiritual and celestial things, 647-650.
Weight d. the state of a thing as to good; measure, as to truth, 3104:2.

Meat. See FOOD,

Meat-Offering (mincha).
What the meat-offering of flour, fine flour, and cake, in the sacrifices, s., 2177.
The meat-offering d. celestial good, and the drink-offering spiritual good, similar to the bread and wine in the Holy Supper: shown, 4581:4.
The meat-offering, which was bread, and the drink-offering, which was wine, s. such as pertain to the Church, thus good and truth: illustrated and shown, 10137:8.
The bread of which the meat-offering consisted, upon the burnt-offerings and sacrifices, d. the purification of the celestial man in the inmost; the cake, in the internal and the wafers, in the external: shown, 9993, 9994.
That not only flesh but also meat-offerings which were breads, were offered in sacrifices, was because sacrifices were not accepted in heaven, but breads, therefore both were offered, 10079:2.
Flesh in particular s. spiritual good, but breads, celestial good, 10079e.
Celestial things in their order are rd. by bread, cakes, and wafers of unleavened things, 9992.

Mediation (mediatio).
What mediation is: illustrated, 8705.

Medicine. See PHYSICIAN.

Meditate, To (meditari). See To THINK.

Medium. See MIDDLE.

Medulla. See MARROW.

Meet, To, Meeting (convenire, conventus).
To meet, when used in reference to the Lord, d. His presence and influx, 10147, 10148, 10197.
The tent of meeting, which was placed outside the camp, d. the external of the Word, of the Church, and of worship in which are internals, 10547.

Meet, To (occurrere). See also To RUN.
To meet d. to command, 7099;
thought, 7158.
To meet him d. influx, 4235.
To meet anyone in the way d. opposition, 7042.
To run to meet d. agreement, 3806.
To go to meet d. to be conjoined, 7054.
To stand to meet d. manifestation, 7159;
influx, 7308.
To go forth to meet d. application, 8662.

Melchizedek (Malchizedech).
Melchizedek d. the celestial things of the Interior Man with the Lord, 1725:2.

Memorial (memoriale).
When memorial is spoken of respecting the Lord it d. the quality in worship, and is predicated of truth, 6888.
Memorial d. the quality of the state, 7881.
For a sign and for a memorial d. that it should be perpetually remembered, 8066, 8067.

Memory (memoria). See also under AFFECTION and ANGEL.
Concerning the two memories of a man and a spirit, the exterior, or that of the body, and the interior, or that of the rational man, 2469-2494.
Man has two memories, 2469-2471.
He does not know this, 2470, 2471.
What things pertain to the exterior memory, and what to the interior, 2471, 2480.
A man speaks from the exterior memory by means of the language of words; a spirit speaks from the interior memory by means of a universal language, 2472, 2476.
How much the interior memory excels the exterior, 2473.
All things which a man has seen, heard, thought, spoken, and transacted, are inscribed on the interior memory; and that is his book of life, 2474.
A man has with him after death all things of the exterior and interior memory, 2475;
but it is not allowed him to use in the other life those things which are of the exterior memory, for several reasons; concerning which, 2476, 2477, 2479.
how it is when a spirit flows in from the exterior memory; an experience, 2478.
Languages and sciences pertain to the exterior memory, which are of no use to man, but he cultivates the rational by means of them, 2480.
After death man loses nothing from the exterior memory, nor from those things which belong to it; experiences, 2481-2483, 2485, 2486.
The exterior memory, also the interior, which are organic, are described, 2487.
Spirits know all things which are in man's memory and thought, 2488.
The things of the interior memory manifest themselves by means of a sphere, 2489;
on the interior memory also are imprinted those things which a spirit hears and sees in the other life, but with a difference; concerning which; and so spirits can be instructed, 2490.
Concerning spirits which relate to the interior memory, 2491.
In the other life memories are made visible as hard substances; concerning which; the quality of the hardness with several classes, 2492.
Angels do not care for the past and the future, but still they receive from the Lord the most perfect memory; in everything of their present there ms the past and the future, 2493.
Men who are in the good of love and of charity have angelic intelligence and wisdom, but they do not come into them until they successively put off corporeal and worldly things, 2494.
The things in the exterior memory are scientifics, and those in the interior memory are truths; the former are in the light of the world, but the latter in the light of heaven, 5212.
The things which induce habit are separated from the external memory, and stored in the internal, 9723.
There is an interior memory, from which spirits speak, 1639.
Those things which are inscribed on the interior memory are impressed on the life, 4841.
Scientifics which are of the exterior memory are most perplexed and shady, 2831:10.
The things which become of the life vanish from the external memory, 9394:4.
Truths are vessels recipient of good, or they are perceptions of variations of form, according to the changes of state, 3318:2.
Spirits and angels retain in the memory what they see and hear, and therefrom they increase wisdom to eternity, 6931.
The spirits of Mercury relate to the memory of subjects not material, 6696. See MERCURY.
All things in general and particular which enter with man by means of the senses, remain in his memory, 7398.
The evils which have been done by infernals in the life of the body, from time to time come before them, 7721.
Spirits and angels know all things which are in man's memory, when they are present, 6192, 6193, 6198, 6199, 6214.
The things which are of faith and love are seated continually in the memory, even when other things are thought of and transacted, 8067.
These things are said to be perpetually in the understanding and in the will, 8067.
The things of the memory serve the intellectual part as a mirror for seeing things spiritually: illustrated, 9394;
but the intellectual does not call forth anything but what favours its loves and preconceived principles, 9394.
The scientifics of the memory compared to muscles, 9394:5;
Various things concerning the scientifics which are the things of the memory, 9922:2.
The things which are impressed on the memory with the good, are according to the heavenly form, 9931.
The sea d. a collection of scientifics from which there is reasoning about truths, and also the natural and sensual which are the containants: shown, 9755.

Menstruous Things (menstrua).
Menstruous things d. what are unclean, 4161.

Mercenary. See HIRELING.

Merchant, Merchandise (mercator, mercatura).
Merchants d. those who have cognitions of good and truth; and merchandise, those cognitions themselves: shown, 2967.
To trade d. to procure cognitions, and to communicate them: shown, 4453.
To wander through the land trading d. also to fructify truths from good, 5527.

Mercury (Mercurius).
Something concerning the spirits of Mercury, 2491.
Concerning the spirits of Mercury, 6808-6817, 6921-6932, 7069-7079, 7170-7177.
In the Grand Man they constitute the memory of abstract things from merely material things, 6808.
When they excited cities and places from my memory, they did not remain about temples and palaces, but about the facts and transactions there, 6809.
They care nothing about terrestrial and corporeal things, 6810.
What a great desire they have to acquire cognitions to themselves; an experience 6811.
They know more than others what is in the universe, 6812.
They inquire in societies of such things as they know, 6813.
They are conceited, 6813.
They are not willing to use vocal speech, 6814.
Although they have abundant cognitions, they have not strength of judgment, 6814.
This was said to them, that they should perform a use from cognitions, but they said that cognitions are uses, 6815.
They cannot be together with spirits of our earth, because these love worldly and material, not so abstract subjects, 6816.
In perspicuity, thinking, and speaking they surpass others, because they are not in material things, 6921.
How quickly they ran through the things which were in my memory, 6922.
They use such quickness when they speak in a volume, 6923.
How quickly they judge respecting the discourse of others if there is an affection of elegance or erudition, 6924.
They wander through the universe for the purpose of acquiring cognitions, 6925, 6926.
They flee from spirits who are in material things, 6925, 6926.
They go in companies, 6926.
They told me that there are some hundred thousand earths, 6927.
They differ exceedingly from spirits of our earth, 6928.
I spoke with them respecting the inhabitants of our earth, saying how material they are, 6929.
They know that knowledges are printed on this earth, and they twice sent me a printed sheet, to indicate that they know, 6930.
Spirits retain in the memory all things which they see and hear, 6931.
When anyone speaks with them concerning terrestrial and material things, they then change them into others, and often into opposites, 7070.
An example of how they darkened meadows, forests, streams, when represented to them, 7071.
Not so birds, because they signified cognitions, 7072;
nor lamps of light, because they signify truths which are from good, 7072.
Nor were they willing to hear about sheep and lambs, because they did not know what innocence, which is the lamb, is, 7073.
They do so-namely, change topics,-not for the sake of deceiving, but from other reasons; concerning which, 7074, 7075.
They speak with men of their own earth, 7075.
They do not tell others what they know, but communicate all to their own, 7076.
Because they are conceited from cognitions, spirits from our earth told them what they knew and what they did not know, 7077.
Afterwards an angel told several things which they did not know, and that they could not know even the generals to eternity, 7077.
The quality of their humiliation in the mass was seen, 7077:2.
The spirits of Mercury do not appear at a definite distance and quarter, as others do, because they wander through the universe, 7078.
Their planet with the sun appears at the back, 7078.
They applied themselves to the spirits of Venus on the other side; and they were in concord; and then a change in the brain was felt therefrom, 7170.
The spirits of Mercury say that they believe in God, and that very many spirits from our earth believe in none, 7172.
The Lord appeared to the spirits of Mercury in the Sun, and then also to others, when they were humbled, 7173.
Then a great light was seen by some, 7174.
A female from their earth was seen; her quality; both her way and in what she was clothed, 7175.
The spirits of Mercury wish to appear as crystalline globes, 7175.
Oxen and cows there; of what form, 7176.
The sun of the world appears large with those there, and then there is a temperature not too hot, because heat comes from the height and density of the atmosphere, and from the incidence of the sun's rays being direct or oblique, 7177.
The spirits of Mercury often come to the spirits of Saturn to elicit cognitions, 9106.

Merit (meritum).
See RIGHTEOUSNESS, HIRE, CHARITY (where it is shown that Charity is apart from Merit), THEFT.
A man is not saved by means of temptations, if he places anything of merit in them, for then he dismisses the thoughts which he receives in temptations, to which other thoughts can be bent, 2273.
True charity is apart from all merit, 2371:2, 2373:2, 2380:2.
To believe that good is from self, and that we merit salvation from self, is in the beginning of reformation, but is not confirmed; and he who confirms it with himself is not amendable, 4174.
They who are in the love of self and the world do not know that there is so great happiness in doing well to others without remuneration, 6392:2.
They who do good for the sake of reward wish to be served, and are never contented, 6393.
To do good for the sake of self and the world ought to be in the last place, thus the foot, not in the first, thus not the head, 9210:2.
Good should be done without remuneration: shown, 6392:2, 6478. See also HIRE.
Man is wise so far as he ascribes all truths and goods within himself to the Lord, 10227:2.
Good from the Lord has heaven and the Lord in itself; and good from self has the hells within, 8480.
A doctrinal statement respecting merit, 9974-9984.
They who believe that they merit heaven do good from self, and not from the Lord, 9974.
Goods from self, and not from the Lord, are not good, 9975.
These despise the neighbour, and are angry with God Himself, if they do not receive reward, 9976.
They who do merit-seeking goods, do them from evil; and they who do goods from self, do them from evil, 9980;
such cannot receive heaven into themselves, 9977;
because from self they cannot fight against the hells; but for those who do not place merit in goods the Lord fights, 9978.
The Lord alone has merit and righteousness, 9979.
It is shown in the Word that good ought not to be done for the sake of reward; also that all good is from the Lord, 9981.
Infants and the simple may believe in remuneration on account of doing well, but not adults, 9982.
Illustrated from the goods which are wrought to friends, a brother, one's country, a wife, and children, with an end of remuneration, 9983.
Heaven and eternal happiness are implanted in the affection of that love, 9984.
They who do not wish for the interior things of the Word, interpreting the letter accordingly, are they who place merit in works; how they are represented, 1771.
Of what quality they are who place merit in works, and mock the interior things of the Word, 1877.
Of what quality they are who place merit in acts well done, in the other life, 2017.
They who have done well for the sake of self and the world merit nothing in the other life, 1835.
They who place merit in works, hew wood; concerning whom, 4943.
They who do good for the sake of remuneration, are in the lowest service in the Lord's kingdom, 6389, 6390.
They who separate faith from charity, in the other life make this meritorious, 2376. See also HIRE.
They who ascribe truths and goods to themselves, and so believe that they have merit, are followed by penalties: namely, those which are sd. by famine, flight before enemies, and pestilence, 10219:4.
They who enter heaven put off the proprium and self-merit, 4007e.
The happiness of heaven consists in doing well to others apart from remuneration, 6388.
The one only good that reigns in heaven is the good of the Lord's merit and righteousness: shown, 9486.
What the good of the Lord's merit, or the Lord's righteousness, is: shown, 9715.
They who place merit in works are hewers of wood, 1110;
and who are mowers of grass, 1111.
Reward d. a means of conjunction, and they who are in the affection of good do not think about reward: illustrated, 3816.
See also HIRE.

Mercy (misericordia). See GRACE.
The celestial acknowledge mercy; the spiritual, grace; why, 598:2.
The celestial implore the Lord's mercy; the spiritual, His grace, 981:2.
Who speak 0f grace; and who, of mercy, 2423.
The Lord is merciful to all; He is angry with none, 1093.
The quality of the Lord's mercy, which is of love, 1735.
Love is turned into mercy, when anyone who needs aid is regarded from love, 3063.
The Lord's love is mercy, because it is towards the human race sunk in so great miseries, 3875.
Mercy is the Divine love, 5132:2.
Mercy is love grieving, 5480.
Mercy is of love 6180.
Immediate mercy is not given, but mediate; thus only to those who live according to the Lord's precepts, and accept him: illustrated, 10659:4.
Mercy, in the internal sense, d. love there, 3063, 3073, 3120;
charity, because it is of charity shown and illustrated, 5132;
the influx of good and truth, 8879.
What mercy and truth s., 3122.
Mercy and truth d. love and faith: shown, 10577e.
To do mercy and truth d. good and truth; a form of expression with the ancients, 6180.
To lead the people in mercy d. the Divine influx with those who abstain from evils, and so receive good, 8307.
To do grace, when spoken of the Lord, d. to gift with spiritual good; and to do mercy d. to gift with celestial good: shown and illustrated, 10577.
To have mercy is predicated, because man is infernal, 1049.
To have mercy d. an admonition from the Divine, 6737.
The spirit of God d. mercy, 19.
To remember d. to have mercy, with the Lord, 840, 1049.

Meribah (Meribah).
Meribah d. the quality of complaint, in the state of temptation as to truth, 8588;
and with respect to the Jews it d. that they provoked Jehovah: shown, 8588:2.

Mesentry (mesenterium). See CHYLE.
Concerning the correspondence of the mesentry in the Grand Man, 5181.

Mesha (Meschah).
What Mesha s., 1249.

Meshech (Meschach).
What Meshech s., 1151:2.

Messenger (nuntius).
To send messengers d. to communicate, 4239.

Messiah (Messias).
See also under APOSTLES and CHRIST.
Messiah is the same as Christ, 3008. See CHRIST.
Discourse with the Jews concerning the Word, the land of Canaan, and the Messiah 3481.
How pompous the Jews feel about the Messiah who was to come, 8780:3.
Messiah, the Anointed, and King s. the Divine Truth, 3009. See CHRIST.

Metal (metallum).
What metals s., 643.
The Church is compared also to metals, 1837.

Metaphysics (metaphysica). See PHILOSOPHY, and ARISTOTLE.

Micah (Micha).
Concerning a gentile who heard about Micah and his graven image, 2598.

Michael. See under ANGEL.

Mid-Day. See under SOUTH.

Middle (medium). See also CENTRE throughout.
The inmost in the successive things is the middle, or centre in the simultaneous things, 5897.
The truths which are directly under the view of internal sight are in the middle, 6068, 6084:2.
Thence the middle, or inmost, d. the best, 6084:2, 6103.
Truths are in the middle with the good, and falsities with the evil, 9164.
Falsities hold the circumference within the good, and truths the circumference with the evil, 3436.
Middle d. the inmost, 1074;
the primary and inmost, 2940, 2973:3.
To do in the midst of them d. that it may touch them directly, 6911.
To go forth through the midst of the land d. through the whole everywhere, 7777.
There is a medium between the internal and the external; concerning which, 5411.
The medium proceeds from the internal, and conjoins the external to itself; concerning which, 5413.
There must be a medium that the external may perceive what is in the internal shown, 5427, 5428.
That the internal and the external may be conjoined there must be a medium, 5586e.
There is neither good nor truth of the Church without a medium, 5612.
The Lord does not appear before conjunction is made by means of a medium, 5696.
See also BENJAMIN.
A medium, to be a medium, must derive from both the lower and the higher, 5822.
There are intermediates in the heavens for the sake of influx and communication, 8787, 8802:2.

Midian, Midianites (Midian, Midianitae).
Midianites d. those who are in favour of the truths of faith, and constantly in the good of life, or who are in the truth of simple good; and, in the opposite sense, who are in truth that is not truth, because not in the good of life: shown, 3242;
those who are in the truth of simple good, 4756, 4788:2, 6773.
Midian d. those who are in the external things of the Church, 6775.

Midst. See MIDDLE.

Midwife (obstetrix).
Midwife d. the natural: shown, 4588.
Midwives d. the natural where scientific truths are, 6673, 6678, 6686.

Mighty One, Power (potens, potentia). See also STRENGTH.
Who are called the mighty ones, 1179:2.
Mighty ones in heaven, 1877.
The powers, or faculties, of receiving truth are altogether according to good: illustrated, 5623.
Power is present in truths, 8304.
Power is predicated of truth, 3091:2.
Truth has all power from good: illustrated, 6344, 6423:2. See also HAND.
All power is from truth which is from the Lord: shown, 9410:5.
All power is from truths which are from the Lord; and therefore there is no power whatever from falsities: illustrated, 9327:2.
All power is of good by means of truth: references, 10019.
All power is of truth from good; its quality: illustrated, 10182:2.
Good has power by means of truth: shown, 9643.
Evils and falsities have nothing whatever of power: shown, 10481:2.
The angels are called powers from the reception of Divine Truth from the Lord, 9639.
Divine Power is Divine Truth, 6948:2, 8200.
Divine Truth has all power, so that it is power itself; and it is the veriest essential, 8200.
The Divine Power of the Lord is to save man by removing the hells, and that power belongs to the Lord alone: shown, 10019:3.
Power d. what is with one, thus himself, 9133.

Milcah (Milkah).
Milcab the wife of Nahor. See NAHOR.
Milcah d. the truth with the nations, 2863.

Milk (lac). See also NURSE.
Milk d. the celestial-spiritual: shown, 2184:4.
A land flowing with milk and honey d. the pleasantness and delight of truth and good, which belong to the Church, 5620:9, 6857.

Mill, To Grind (mola, molere).
A certain one sat at a mill who supposed all things to be phantasies, 1510:3.
An experience respecting those who grind; they were those who collect many truths without use as an end, 4335:5.
To grind is predicated of those who are in truth from the affection of good, and, in the opposite sense, of those who are in truth from the affection of evil: shown, 4335.
To grind d. to choose, and also to explain in favour of the loves of self: shown, 9995e.
To grind and mill, also to bruise, d. the arrangement of truths in a series, and preparation of good, so that they may serve for uses, 10303.
A maid-servant behind the mills d. that which is of faith in the last place, 7780.
To sit at the mills d. to learn such things as are to be serviceable to faith and afterwards to charity: briefly shown, 7780.

A representation of the human mind, 3348.
The mind of man is the man himself: illustrated, 5302, 6158.
The will and understanding ought to constitute one mind, but they are separated, 35.
There are two faculties, the understanding and the will, which constitute one mind; they with whom they constitute one, and they with whom they do not, 7179:2.
It is not allowable to divide and draw these two faculties from each other, 7180.
The mind ought to be one, and not divided; and to this state they are reduced in the other life, 8250:2.
There is a natural mind, and a rational mind; concerning which, 7130.

Mindful, To be (meminisse). See To REMEMBER.

Minister, To Minister (minister, ministrare).
To minister is predicated of truth and the scientific, which is also a minister with respect to good, 4976.
To minister d. to instruct, 5088;
when spoken of a priest, it d. worship and evangelization, 9925.
Ministers, the stewards of Pharaoh, d. sensual things of both kinds, 5081, 5100.

Minute. See SMALL.

Miracles (miracula). See also SIGN.
There are no miracles with the Jews at the present time; the reason, 5508:3.
Signs and miracles were wrought with such as were in external worship apart from internal; if with those who were in internal worship they were harmful: illustrated, 7290.
Miracles accomplish nothing on behalf of faith: shown, 7290:3.
Magical miracles are abuses of Divine order, 7337.
Signs and prodigies d. confirming and persuading from external appearances and fallacies, 3900:3.
Marvels, or miracles, d. means of Divine power, 6910;
shown, 8304.
Signs and miracles d. admonitions, 7273.
All Divine miracles involve those things which belong to the Lord's kingdom and Church; and magical miracles regard evils, and so differ altogether, but they appear similar in external form, 7337.
The miracles in Egypt s. their states in the other life who are in falsities, and infest, 7465.
The Lord's miracles were healings of diseases, and involved and sd. the state of the Church, 8364:6, 9086:2, 9051e.

Miriam (Miriam).
Miriam d. the good of faith, 8337.

Miscarriage. See ABORTION.

Misery (miseria).
How it is to be understood that the miserable and they who have suffered persecutions shall enter heaven, when the rich and they who have been established in dignity are there, 2129:2.

Mist (nimbus).
Concerning the thick dark mist in the hells, 3340.
Falsities from evils in the hells appear as mists; there are clouds and waters around them there, 8137:2, 8138.

Mitre (cidaris).
Mitre d. intelligence and wisdom: illustrated, 9827.
Tiara d. intelligence, 9949, 10016.

Mizpah (Mizpah).
Mizpah, a heap set up by Jacob and Laban; what it s., 4198.

Moab (Moabus).
Moab stands for those who adulterate goods; the sons of Ammon, for those who falsify truths; also, in the good sense, for those who are in natural good and easily suffer themselves to be led astray, 2468.
The mighty ones of Moab d. those who are in the life of falsity from the love of self, 8315.

Mock, To. See To PLAY.

Mode. See WAY (modus).

Moderator. See DIRECTOR.

Molten Image (fusile). See IDOL.

Money-Lender. See INTEREST and USURY.

Monk (monachus).
Concerning the monks who lead the inhabitants of other earths astray for the sake of domination and gain, 10812, 10813.

Month (mensis). See also ABIB.
Month, in particular, d. the end of a first state and the beginning of the following, thus a new state: shown, 3814.
The month Ahib, which is the first month of the year, d. the beginning of a new state, 8053, 9291.
The head of a month, or the first of it, d. the principal state, 7827, 7828.

Moon (luna). See also SUN and ANGEL.
A moon seen by me is described, 1531.
The Lord appears to the celestial angels as the Sun, and to the spiritual angels as the Moon, 1529, 1530.
From this the spiritual is rd. by the moon, 1529, 1530.
Speech sounding like thunder and as of many voices is that of lunar spirits, 1763.
Concerning lunar spirits; they thunder, and relate to the ensiform cartilage, 5564.
Concerning the inhabitants of the moon, 9232-9238.
They make a noise like thunders, 9232.
They are small, 9233.
Thus they thunder: shown; and that from the abdomen, 9233, 9234.
Whence it is; this is because they have another atmosphere there, 9235.
They relate to the ensiform, or xiphoid cartilage, 9236.
There are inhabitants in the moon: illustrated, 9237.
The sun d. love; and the moon, faith, 30-38.
Sun d. the celestial of love, moon its spiritual, 2495:2.
Sun d. love to the Lord, and the moon charity towards the neighbour, because the Lord is the Sun and the Moon in the heavens, 4060:2.
What are understood by the sea, the sun, the moon, the stars, and the nations, when the Lord speaks of the Last Judgment, 2120, 2495.

Moreh (Moreh).
What the oak-grove of Moreh s., 1442, 1443.

Moriah (Moriah).
The land of Moriah d. the place and state of temptation, 2775.
Several things concerning the mountain of Moriah, 2777;
in the mountain of Moriah, where Isaac was to be offered up, a temple was built, 2775, 2777.

Morning (mane). See DAY, and To ARISE.
Peace in the heavens is like dawn on the earths, 2780.
States in the other life are as the times of day in the world: illustrated, 10605e.
In heaven there are morning, mid-day, evening, and twilight, but spiritually, 5962:2.
When they are in the morning they are in love, and when in the mid-day they are in light, 8426:2.
It is the state of morning to be in truth and good in heaven, 7218.
In the time of morning the spiritual is in clearness, and the natural in obscurity; conversely, in the time of evening, 8431.
When morning involves mid-day as well, and evening involves night, 10135:4.
What morning s. in the internal sense, 2333, 2540;
clear perception, 2540;
the Lord, and his kingdom, also the state of peace and innocence, 2780;
what is revealed and clear, 5097;
the beginning of a new state, 8427;
a new state; and a new state is another state with man, a state of love in heaven, and a state of the new Church, 10114:2;
a state of the good of love; the reason, 8812;
a state of love and light in the internal man: illustrated and shown, 10134;
a state of thick darkness and destruction to the evil, and a state of enlightenment and salvation to the good, 8211;
also it d. the last time of the Church, and the first of the new Church, or the Last Judgment: shown, 8211:4.
What evening and morning s., 22.
Dawn and morning d. the Lord, His kingdom, the Church, and, in the universal sense, the celestial of love: shown, 2333, 2405.
What the morning, the sun, the moon, the stars, and a nation s., where the Last Judgment is treated of, 2120.
In the morning they rose early (in malulino) d. a state of enlightenment, 3458, 3723.
To rise in the morning early (in matutino) d. elevation to attention, when spoken o! the evil, 7435, 7538.
To rise in the morning d. to he elevated; in the opposite sense, to he depressed; because morning, in the opposite sense, d. when they are in infernal loves, and then in hatreds, 10413.
In the morning it was light d. a state of enlightenment, 5740.
It was morning d. heaven in order, 7681.
From evening even unto the morning d. continually in every state: illustrated, 9787.
Not to leave till the morning, in relation to the paschal lamb, d. the duration of that state before the state of elevation into heaven, and of enlightenment there, 7860.
The fat of the feast shall not remain over night till the morning d. the good of worship is not from the proprium, but always new from the Lord, 9299.
What is left till the morning d. that which is not adjoined in good to a new state, 10114.
What is left till the morning shall not be eaten d. that it ought not to be commingled with the proprium: shown, 10115, 10116;
else there would be profanation, 10117e.
Dawn d. the conjunction of good after temptation has ceased, 4283.
Early morning (matutinum) d. elevation, 7306.
Cock-crowing is the same as morning, 10134e.

Morrow. See To-MORROW.

Moses (Moses). See also AARON and ARK.
Moses r. the Lord as to the Divine Law, and in particular as to the Historical Word shown, 6752;
and also Divine truth with the man who is being regenerated, 6752;
rd. the Lord, first as to the Law, or Truth from the Divine, afterwards as to Divine Truth, 7014;
r. the posterity of Jacob, and the representative of the Church with that posterity, 7041;
the head of the Israelitish nation, 10556.
Moses stands for the Law, or the Word, and is called the Law, 4859:2.
Moses d. the Law, and the Word, or the Lord, 5922:5;
truth which is of the Law from the Divine, 6772;
Law from the Divine, 6827;
the Divine Truth proceeding immediately from the Lord, 7010;
Truth from the Divine which is under heaven, 8760, 8787;
mediating, 8787;
Truth from the Divine beneath heaven conjoining Truth Divine in heaven, thus a mediating agent between the Divine in heaven and the good in which truths are to be implanted, which belongs to the spiritual Church, thus between the Lord and the people, 8805:4;
the Word: references, 9372;
the Word in general, 9372;
a holy external which is a mediating agent between the Lord and the representative in which the Israelitish people were: shown, 9414, 9419, 9435.
What and of what quality that holy external is, 9419.
the external of the Church, of worship, and of the Word, not so separated from the internal as the Israelitish nation was, 10563, 10571;
the external of the Word, of the Church, and of worship, which receives the internal: shown, 10607.
Moses and Elias stand for all the books of the Old Testament, Preface to Gen. xviii. ante 2135.
Moses d. the Word in the internal sense, Aaron d. doctrine therefrom, when they are named together, 7089.
Moses d. internal law, or internal truth; Aaron d. the external law, or external truth, 7382.
Moses d. the internal, and Aaron the external, 10468.
Moses, Aaron, and Hur d. Divine truths in order, 8600.
Moses d. the external of the Word, of the Church, and of worship, which receive the internal, and the Israelitish people d. the external which does not receive the internal; observed, 10607, 10614.
The infant Moses was placed in a little ark, because he represented the Lord as to the Divine Law: illustrated, 6723:3.
Jehovah spake to Moses saying d. what is perceptive from enlightenment by means of the Word from the Lord, 10234.

Moth (tinea). See INSECT.

Mother (mater).
Man receives what is internal from the father, and what is external from the mother, 1815.
By mother is sd. the Church, 289.
Mother, from the affection of truth, d. the spiritual Church, 2691, 2717.
Father d. good, and mother d. truth: shown, 3703:2;
and, in the opposite sense, evil and falsity: shown, 3703:20.
The Divine Good of the Lord is what is called the Father in the Word, 3703:10.
Father d. the Lord as to Divine Good, and thence Good, and mother d. the Lord's kingdom, and thus truth, 8897.
Father d. the Church as to good, and mother the Church as to truth, 5581.
By father, mother, brothers, and children, and by several other names of relationship are sd. goods and truths, falsities and evils: shown, 10490:4.
To strike the mother upon the Sons d. to destroy all things of the Church, 4257.

Motion of the earth, see EARTH, MOTION OF.
Motion d. change of state, 3356. See also TIME and PLACE.
What motions and progressions are in the other life, see PLACE.
See also To BE WAVED.

Mound, See HEAP.

Mountain (mons).
The ancients held holy worship upon mountains and in groves, but afterwards it was prohibited when the worship became idolatrous, 2722.
Concerning the mountains, hills, rocks, and valleys in the other life, 10438.
There are land, mountains, rocks, and valleys in heaven: illustrated, 10608.
Mountain s. the Lord, thence celestial things, 795, 1430.
The rite of sacrificing on mountains was therefrom, 796.
Mountain d. the love of self and the world, 1691;
Divine celestial good, 8758.
Mountains d. the good of love, 4210;
heaven, also celestial good: illustrated and shown, 10438;
and hills d. spiritual good: shown, 10438.
Mountain d. the good of celestial love; and hill d. the good of spiritual love; and the hills of an age d. the good of mutual love, which is of the celestial Church: shown and illustrated, 6435:4.
The mountain of inheritance d. heaven where the good of love is, 8327.
The mountain of God d. the good of truth, 8658.
To encamp at the mountain of God d. near the good of truth, thus when at the second state of regeneration, 8658.
The top of a mountain d. the inmost of heaven, 942:2, 7434.
Mountain d. celestial love, and this from appearances which are in the other life; and concerning the tops of the mountains there, 10608.

Mourn, To (lugere). See MOURNING.
What to mourn and to weep, when they are predicated of the Church, s., 2910.

Mourning (luctus).
Mourning d. grief, in the spiritual sense, 6539-6542.

Mouse (mus).
The avaricious are infested by mice, 938e.
Their scent is therefrom, 1514:2.

Mouth (os).
The mouth d. the voice, 6987.
Things that pertain to the mouth d. utterances of truth, 9049e;
they c. to the intellectual part, 9384.
To be in the mouth d. that which is exterior, and proceeds from truth; to be in the heart d. that which is interior, and proceeds from good, 3313.
To be in the mouth d. what proceeds from the understanding and will, 8068.
At the mouth of Jehovah d. Divine Providence, 8560.
At the mouth of an infant d. everything according to the quality of innocence, 6107.

Mowers (serratores).
Mowers of grass; who they are, 1111.

Mucus of the Nostrils (mucus narium).
What the mucus of the nostrils s., 4627:3.

Mule (mulus, mula). See Ass.
Natural truth is the ass, rational truth the mule, 2781:2.
A judge rode upon a she-ass, his sons upon asses' colts, a king upon a she-mule, and his sons upon mules, 2781:6.

Multiplied, To be (multiplicari).
By multiplication is sd. the fructification of good with the Lord, 1940.
To be fruitful s. goods, to be multiplied s. truths, 43, 55, 913;
to be fruitful s. the goods of charity, to be multiplied s. truths of faith, 983.
To be fruitful is predicated of good; to be multiplied, of truth, 2846, 2847.

Multitude (multitudo). See also CROWD.
Multitude d. multiplication, 1941.
To grow into a multitude d. extension from the inmost, 6285.

Murmur, To (murmurare).
To murmur d. complaint and a feeling of pain from the bitterness of temptation: shown, 8351.

Muscle (musculus).
The scientifics of the memory compared with muscles, 9394:5.

Music (musica).
By stringed instruments are sd. the spiritual things of faith; by wind instruments, the celestial things, 418-420.
Musical instruments were formerly used in the Churches; some belonging to the class of spiritual things, some to the class of celestial things, 4138:2;
shown, 8337:2.

Must (mustum).
Corn d. natural good, and must d. natural truth: shown, 3580.

Mutineers (insurgentes). See ENEMIES,

Mutual (mutuum).
To ask and to give as a loan, or in return, d. to communicate the goods of heaven from the affection of charity, and also the goods of the world according to the laws of charity: illustrated and shown, 9174.
To give in return d. instruction, 9209.

Myriad (myrias).
Myriads and thousands of myriads stand for innumerable things, and for the infinite, 3186:2.

Myrrh (myrrha).
The best myrrh d. the perception of sensual truth: shown, 10252.
See also STACTE.

Mystical (mysticum). See also WORD (Verbum).
The mystical sense of the Word is no other than the spiritual and celestial, thus that which treats of the Lord, His kingdom, and the Church, 4923:2.