Amos 9:3

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German: Elberfelder (1871)         

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3 und wenn sie sich auf den Gipfel des Karmel verbergen, werde ich von dort sie hervorsuchen und holen; und wenn sie sich, vor meinen Augen hinweg, im Grunde des Meeres verstecken, werde ich von dort die Schlange entbieten, und sie wird sie beißen;

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From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

der Propheten und der Psalmen Davids 209

Other references to this verse:

References from Swedenborg's unpublished works:

Apocalypse Explained 581

Scriptural Confirmations 9, 75

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Word/Phrase Explanations

Carmel (Isa. 16:10) signifies the good of the church. Carmel also signifies the celestial church. (Isa. 35:2.)

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'The bite of a snake' or 'serpent,' as in Amos. 5:19, signifies falsification of the Word, from the interior dominion of falsity from evil.

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