2 Kings 1:9

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9 Then the king sent unto him a captain of fifty with his fifty. And he went up to him: and, behold, he sat on the top of an hill. And he spake unto him, Thou man of God, the king hath said, Come down.

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Verse 9. But the corrupted man is opposed to Divine Truth, as to his will, with its governing principle of self-love and the totality of falsities subordinate thereto, which are aroused by opposition, and Divine Truth is firmly established in Divine Love, the corrupted man, nevertheless, desiring its degradation.

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Arcana Coelestia 2534