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Hosea 11:6

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6 Miekka on riehuva hänen kaupungeissansa, on hävittävä hänen salpansa, on syövä syötävänsä, heidän neuvonpiteittensä takia.

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The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms 194


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Arcana Coelestia 2799, 9496

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A 'sword,' in the Word, signifies the truth of faith combating and the vastation of truth. In an opposite sense, it signifies falsity combating and...

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The Inner Meaning of the Prophets and Psalms #194

Inner Meaning: Prophets, Psalms (Schreck translation - updated)      

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194. Internal Meaning of Hosea, Chapter 11

1 That Israel, the Lord, was brought down into Egypt, means that they were instructed in the first principles of the church. (1, 13)

2 They were there in natural desire and knowledge [scientia]. (11)

3 They were instructed in cognitions and knowledges [scientiae]. (11, 2)

5-8 When they have become spiritual, they will no longer be natural, since they will thus destroy truths and the understanding of them; (11)

9-11 but from their having been in knowledges [scientiae] they will have intelligence from the Lord. (11)

12 The understanding of the Word was falsified, although the Word is the Lord's. (2)

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