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Biblical books with internal meanings

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[1 of 1] Swedenborg (1688-1772, Sweden): primary subject "Bible, and Torah" (search under Outer Life/Doctrine, Rites, Scriptures)": source "Arcana Coelestia, vol.12": detail "Section 10325"
The books of the Word [Bible] are those which have an internal sense; but those which have not an internal sense, are not the Word. The books of the Word in the old Testament are, the five books of Moses, the book of Joshua, the book of Judges, the two books of Samuel, the two books of the Kings, the Psalms of David, the Prophets, Isaiah, Jeremiah, the Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi; and in the New Testament, the four Gospels, Matthew, Mark, Luke, John; and the Revelation.