9886. And the two extremities of the two cords thou shalt put on the two settings. That this signifies the method of the conjunction with the supports in the extremes, is evident from the signification of "the extremities," as being the ultimates or extremes (see above, n. 9883); from the signification of "the cords," as being an indissoluble conjunction (see n. 9880); the method of the conjunction is signified by "putting them on the settings." And from the signification of "the settings which were upon the shoulders," as being a coming-forth and substance (n. 9847, 9851). That they also denote support, is because they were upon the shoulders, and by "the shoulders" are signified things that support, because these support and carry.