19Wherefore he sent Posidonius, and Theodotus, and Mattathias, to make peace. 20So when they had taken long advisement thereupon, and the captain had made the multitude acquainted therewith, and it appeared that they were all of one mind, they consented to the covenants, 21And appointed a day to meet in together by themselves: and when the day came, and stools were set for either of them, 22Ludas placed armed men ready in convenient places, lest some treachery should be suddenly practised by the enemies: so they made a peaceable conference.23Now Nicanor abode in Jerusalem, and did no hurt, but sent away the people that came flocking unto him. 24And he would not willingly have Judas out of his sight: for he love the man from his heart 25He prayed him also to take a wife, and to beget children: so he married, was quiet, and took part of this life.
"Ludas placed armed men ready in convenient places, lest some treachery should be suddenly practised by the enemies: so they made a peaceable conference." 2 Maccabees 14:22 KJVSimilar VersesSave