Arcana Coelestia (Elliott) n. 1067

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1067. Verse 20 And Noah began to be a man (vir) of the ground, and planted a vineyard.

'Noah began to be a man of the ground' means in general a person who has been instructed from matters of doctrine concerning faith. 'And he planted a vineyard' means the Church resulting from this, 'vineyard' being the spiritual Church.

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