Lamentations 5:10

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10 Our skin was burnt as an oven, by reason of the violence of the famine.

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From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 123

Other references to this verse:

Arcana Coelestia 5044

Apocalypse Revealed 323, 620

References from Swedenborg's unpublished works:

Apocalypse Explained 386, 540, 655, 863

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'Skin' corresponds to truth or to falsity in the extremes. 'The skin,' as relates to the grand human, means the natural self. There are spirits...

'An oven,' as in Malachi 4:1, signifies hell, where the people live who confirm themselves in false doctrines and evils of life from earthly and...