18Therefore what things soever were meet to be reported to the king, I have declared them, and he hath granted as much as might be. 19And if then ye will keep yourselves loyal to the state, hereafter also will I endeavour to be a means of your good. 20But of the particulars I have given order both to these and the other that came from me, to commune with you. 21Fare ye well. The hundred and eight and fortieth year, the four and twentieth day of the month Dioscorinthius.22Now the king's letter contained these words: King Antiochus unto his brother Lysias sendeth greeting: 23Since our father is translated unto the gods, our will is, that they that are in our realm live quietly, that every one may attend upon his own affairs. 24We understand also that the Jews would not consent to our father, for to be brought unto the custom of the Gentiles, but had rather keep their own manner of living: for the which cause they require of us, that we should suffer them to live after their own laws.
"Fare ye well. The hundred and eight and fortieth year, the four and twentieth day of the month Dioscorinthius." 2 Maccabees 11:21 KJVSimilar Verses