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Citation for Babylonian exile

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MLA

"Babylonian exile." In Oxford Biblical Studies Online. Oxford Biblical Studies Online. Nov 27, 2021. <http://www.oxfordbiblicalcstudies.com/article/opr/t999/e46>.

Chicago

"Babylonian exile." In Oxford Biblical Studies Online. Oxford Biblical Studies Online, http://www.oxfordbiblicalcstudies.com/article/opr/t999/e46 (accessed Nov 27, 2021).

Babylonian exile

the forced relocation of some of the population of Judah, perhaps the ruling portion of it, after the conquest by Babylonia in 597–586 bce. The exile ended with the permitted return to the land under Cyrus (beginning ca. 538 bce).

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