Psalms 49:7

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English: King James Version      

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7 None of them can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him:

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From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 299

Other references to this verse:

Arcana Coelestia 9506

References from Swedenborg's unpublished works:

Scriptural Confirmations 19, 100

Other New Christian Commentary

  Stories and their meanings:

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