2 Kings 1:13

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13 And he sent again a captain of the third fifty with his fifty. And the third captain of fifty went up, and came and fell on his knees before Elijah, and besought him, and said unto him, O man of God, I pray thee, let my life, and the life of these fifty thy servants, be precious in thy sight.

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Verse 13. Moreover the corrupted man and thence the corrupted spiritual church, is opposed to Divine Truth as to his influence with those who are in good, in truth, and in the life of good and truth, thus in the beginning of sanctification; but these are in submission, nevertheless, to Divine Truth, having conjunction therewith by affection, by acknowledgment and by dependence thereon for the preservation of spiritual life, both as to good and as to truth;

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Explanation(s) or references from Swedenborg's works:

Arcana Coelestia 2534, 2788