Ezekiel 16:51

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51 Neither hath Samaria committed half of thy sins; but thou hast multiplied thy abominations more than they, and hast justified thy sisters in all thy abominations which thou hast done.

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From Swedenborg's Works

Main explanations:

The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 139


Other references to this verse:

Apocalypse Revealed 350, 880

A Brief Exposition of New Church Doctrine 100

Doctrine of the Lord 64


References from Swedenborg's unpublished works:

Apocalypse Explained 1045

Other New Christian Commentary

  Stories and their meanings:


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