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Verse 50. Self-love also (or the evil genii who are in self-love) is filled with fear, because it is opposed to celestial good; and hence it is elevated, as to externals, and seeks protection from an outward conformity to truth from good in the ultimate of order.
Explanation(s) or references from Swedenborg's works:
Bible Studies:The Altar of Burnt Offerings
Commentary (pdf)Bible Study Notes Volume 3