All biblical quotes, unless otherwise specified, have been taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of International Bible Society.
Extra-Biblical historical dates, particularly after the period of Judah's Babylonian Exile, have been taken from the Britannica CD, Version 99 © 1994-1999. Encyclopędia Britannica, Inc.
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