Revelation 4:11

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English: King James Version

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11 Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created.

   Study the Inner Meaning
From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

Apocalypse Revealed 253, 254


Other references to this verse:

Arcana Coelestia 5313

Apocalypse Revealed 225


References from Swedenborg's unpublished works:

Apocalypse Explained 287, 293, 294, 295

Other New Christian Commentary

  Stories and their meanings:



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