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That the habitation of Jehovah, or of the Lord, denotes heaven, and also good--because in good there is heaven--is evident from the following passages:--
Look Thou from the habitation of Thy holiness out of heaven, and bless Thy people Israel (Deut. 26:15).
Look Thou forth from heaven, and see, from the habitation of Thy holiness and of Thy comeliness (Isa. 63:15).
Shall I give sleep to mine eyes, until I find a place for Jehovah, habitations for tin Strong One of Jacob? Lo, we heard of Him in Ephratah, we found Him in the fields of tin forest, we will enter into His habitations (Ps. 132:4-7).
 That the habitation of Jehovah, that is, of the Lord, is in good, is evident in these passages:--
Shout for joy, and be glad, O daughter of Zion; lo, I come, that I may dwell in the midst of thee. Many nations shall cleave to Jehovah in that day, and they shall be to Me for a people; for I will dwell in thee (Zech. 2:10, 11).
I will set My sanctuary in the midst of them eternally, thus My habitation shall be with them (Ezek. 37:26, 27);
the sanctuary denotes where is Divine truth in which is Divine good.
from AC 8308
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