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1:12 the angel of the Lord. See note Gen. 16:7. Many, though not all, scholars identify this Angel with the “man riding on a red horse” (v. 8).
seventy years. A reference to the prophecy of Jer. 25:11, 12 where the Babylonian exile was announced.