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Does anyone have a citation (specific sefer with daf/se'if please) that links the concept of malchut to the concept of the feet?

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Well, many places in Tanach speak of מלך אשור. cc: @IsaacMoses. −1. –  msh210 Oct 15 '13 at 17:55
    
@msh210, Ashur = feet? –  Isaac Moses Oct 15 '13 at 17:56
    
@IsaacMoses Doesn't it mean "footstep" or something? I'd have to look it up in a concordance.... –  msh210 Oct 15 '13 at 18:01
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@msh210 I think you are thinking of Ashur not Ashshur. –  Double AA Oct 15 '13 at 19:10

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It says in the Eitz Chaim " ואמנם החצונים הם יושבין תחת המלכות וקרובים אליה בסוד רגליה יורדת מות".

The reason is that (the bottom of) Malchus (of Atzilus) is enclothed within the lower world (of Briya).

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