Jeremia 42:17

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German: Elberfelder (1871)         

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17 Und es wird geschehen, alle Männer, die ihre Angesichter dahin gerichtet haben, nach Ägypten zu ziehen, um sich daselbst aufzuhalten, werden sterben durch das Schwert, durch den Hunger und durch die Pest; und sie werden keinen Übriggeliebenen noch Entronnenen haben vor dem Unglück, welches ich über sie bringen werde.

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From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

der Propheten und der Psalmen Davids 108

Other references to this verse:

Arcana Coelestia 1165, 2588, 7102

Apocalypse Revealed 323, 503

References from Swedenborg's unpublished works:

Apocalypse Explained 386, 654

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