6050. Both we, and our fathers. That this signifies that it was so from the first goods, is evident from the signification of "fathers," as being goods (see n. 2803, 3703, 3704, 5581, 5902). Thus that they were men of cattle, and also their fathers, denotes from the first goods. By "fathers" also in many passages in the Word in the internal sense are not meant Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, but they who were of the Ancient Church who were in good.