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  • The Holy Bible, English Standard Version® (ESV®), copyright © 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.”
  • The Holy Bible, The Message. (MSG) Copyright © 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002. Used by permission of NavPress Publishing Group.
  • The Holy Bible, New International Version®, (NIV)® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc. ® Used by permission. All rights reserved worldwide.
  • The Authorized (King James) Version (KJV). Rights in the Authorized Version in the United Kingdom are vested in the Crown. Reproduced by permission of the Crown’s patentee, Cambridge University Press.
  • The Holy Bible, The NET Bible ® (NET), The New English Translation Copyright 1996 by Bible Studies Press, L.L.C. Net Bible ® is a registered trademark the Net Bible ® Logo, Service mark copyright © 1997 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. all rights reserved.
  • Scripture quotations taken from the Amplified® Bible, Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation. Used by permission.
  • Scripture quotations taken from the New American Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973,1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation. Used by permission.”
  • Bible.org ©1996-2006, various commentaries, blogs, and research reprinted with permission, All rights reserved.
  • Got Questions Ministries © Copyright 2002-2015. Various commentaries, blogs, and research reprinted with permission and with all rights reserved.http://www.gotquestions.org