Exodus 1:16

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16 And he said, When ye do the office of a midwife to the Hebrew women, and see them upon the stools; if it be a son, then ye shall kill him: but if it be a daughter, then she shall live.


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Main explanation(s) from Swedenborg's works:

Arcana Coelestia 6672, 6675, 6676, 6677

Commentary on this text:

Other references by Swedenborg to this verse:

Arcana Coelestia 1703, 4588

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