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Writing and engraving on tables signify in the Word those things which must be impressed on the memory and on the life, and which are therefore to be lasting; as in the following passages:--

Write it before them on a table, and impress it on a book, that it may be for the latter day forever even to eternity (Isa. 30:8).

The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron, with a point of a diamond; it is graven upon the table of their heart, and upon the horns of your altars (Jer. 17:1).

Jehovah said, Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it For the vision is yet for the appointed time; though it tarry, wait for it; because coming it will come (Hab. 2:2, 3).

from AC 9416

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