4487. Their acquisition, and their purchase. That this signifies their truths, is evident from the signification of "acquisition" and of "purchase," as being truths, but these terms are distinguished from each other in this way: "acquisition," when it means small cattle, denotes the good of truth, for this is the signification of "small cattle," and the good of truth is truth in will and act (n. 4337, 4353, 4390); whereas "purchase," elsewhere called "purchase of silver," denotes truth. The former, or good of truth, is called celestial truth; but the latter is called spiritual truth (n. 2048). The former, or celestial truth, is the truth which has become of the life; but the latter, or spiritual truth, is the truth which is of doctrine.