36For our brethren, who now have suffered a short pain, are dead under God's covenant of everlasting life: but thou, through the judgment of God, shalt receive just punishment for thy pride. 37But I, as my brethren, offer up my body and life for the laws of our fathers, beseeching God that he would speedily be merciful unto our nation; and that thou by torments and plagues mayest confess, that he alone is God; 38And that in me and my brethren the wrath of the Almighty, which is justly brought upon our nation, may cease. 39Than the king' being in a rage, handed him worse than all the rest, and took it grievously that he was mocked.40So this man died undefiled, and put his whole trust in the Lord. 41Last of all after the sons the mother died. 42Let this be enough now to have spoken concerning the idolatrous feasts, and the extreme tortures.