Footnotes

1.

The Innocents were the male children under two years old in and around Bethlehem who were killed by Herod following the birth of Jesus, according to Matthew 2:16–18.

2.

Jacob’s 12 sons were born by four women: his wives, Leah and Rachel, and their maidservants Bilhah and Zilpah. Rachel was the mother of Joseph and Benjamin (Genesis 35:22–26).