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The Medes and the Persians

When Nebuchadnezzar invaded Jerusalem in 597 B.C., he took many people into exile. Among them was Jehoiachin, king of Judah, members of the royal family, his nobles, the military, and many of the professional people of Judah. According to 2 … Continue reading

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