Arcana Coelestia (Elliott) n. 8984

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8984. 'And he shall go out in his body' means a state after conflict which is solely one of strengthened and implanted truth. This is clear from the meaning of 'going out' - out of servitude - as a state after conflict, dealt with above in 8980; and from the meaning of 'in his body' as with truth devoid of good, also dealt with above, in 8977, 8978. A state of strengthened and implanted truth is meant because 'going out in the seventh year' has that meaning, 8976, at this point because spiritual good, represented by 'the woman', has served to strengthen that truth and also to implant new truth, 8981.

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