Arcana Coelestia (Elliott) n. 1353

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1353. Verse 24 And Nahor lived twenty-nine years, and he begot Terah.

'Nahor lived twenty-nine years' means the beginning of the eighth state of this Church, 'Nahor' here, as previously, meaning worship verging on what is idolatrous. 'And he begot Terah' means a derivative from it, 'Terah' being a nation so named from him as its forefather which means idolatrous worship.

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