Arcana Coelestia (Elliott) n. 1342

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1342. Verse 14 And Shelah lived thirty years, and he begot Eber.

'Shelah lived thirty years' means the beginning of the third state, 'Shelah' here, as previously, meaning that which is the offspring of knowledge. 'And he begot Eber' means a derivative from this, 'Eber' being a nation, the Hebrew nation, which took its name from Eber as its forefather, and which means the worship in general of the second Ancient Church.

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