2 Maccabees

1611 King James Version (KJV)

2 Maccabees 7:9

“And when hee was at the last gaspe, hee said, Thou like a fury takest vs out of this present life, but the king of the world shall raise vs vp, who haue died for his lawes, vnto euerlasting life.”

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And when he was at the last gasp, he said, Thou like a fury takest us out of this present life, but the King of the world shall raise us up, who have died for his laws, unto everlasting life.
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Discussion for 2 Maccabees 7

  • Rotsen
    This is the partial example of true faith and the works of the saints in their zeal unto the law of God that were done ahead and in preparation of the following perfect works of Jesu Meshiach and all His followers the saints after them.
  • John
    This is yet another clear example quoted from hebrews 11 35 that the women were commended for their faith by NOT EATING PORK.I have the full bunch of info on why Catholic Christians must not eat pork
  • Zelda Mans
    If possible, please tell me the town or city where this torturing took place?
  • Donald
    As a vegan essene I am deeply moved by their dedication and sense of honor, and equally repulsed by the heartless, disgusting, vicious, tyrannical mentality of the king.

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