5506. Unto Jacob their father. That this signifies the good of natural truth, is evident from the representation of Jacob, as being the good of natural truth (see n. 3659, 3669, 3677, 3775, 4234, 4273, 4538); and also from the signification of "father," as being good (n. 3703). To come to this good is to be reformed to that extent. By this good afterward, when the intermediate which is "Benjamin" was added, conjunction was effected with the internal, which is "Joseph."