6150. And they ate their appointed portion which Pharaoh had given them. That this signifies that goods did not appropriate to themselves more than according to the setting in order, is evident from the signification of "eating," as being to appropriate to oneself (see n. 3168, 3513, 3596, 3832, 4745); and from the signification of "their appointed portion," as being that which is set in order (see n. 6149). Thus by "eating their appointed portion" is signified that goods did not appropriate to themselves more than according to the setting in order. That it was from the natural which is represented by Pharaoh, that is, in the natural under the auspices of the internal, may also be seen just above (n. 6149).