235. And they had on their heads golden crowns, signifies such things as are of wisdom from love. That "a crown" signifies wisdom, may be seen above (n. 189); and that "gold" signifies the good of love (n. 211, 913); hence "a golden crown" signifies wisdom from love. As from this wisdom are derived all the things of heaven and the church, which are signified by the four-and-twenty elders (n. 233); therefore golden crowns were seen upon their heads. It is to be known, that the spiritual sense is abstracted from persons, as above (n. 78, 79, 96), so also here.