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"THE JEZEBEL SPIRIT" in the KJV Bible


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2 Maccabees 8:4 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
And remember the wicked slaughter of harmless infants, and the blasphemies committed against his name; and that he would shew his hatred against the wicked.


2 Maccabees 8:5 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Now when Maccabeus had his company about him, he could not be withstood by the heathen: for the wrath of the Lord was turned into mercy.


2 Maccabees 8:6 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Therefore he came at unawares, and burnt up towns and cities, and got into his hands the most commodious places, and overcame and put to flight no small number of his enemies.


2 Maccabees 8:7 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
But specially took he advantage of the night for such privy attempts, insomuch that the fruit of his holiness was spread every where.


2 Maccabees 8:8 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
So when Philip saw that this man increased by little and little, and that things prospered with him still more and more, he wrote unto Ptolemeus, the governor of Celosyria and Phenice, to yield more aid to the king's affairs.


2 Maccabees 8:9 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Then forthwith choosing Nicanor the son of Patroclus, one of his special friends, he sent him with no fewer than twenty thousand of all nations under him, to root out the whole generation of the Jews; and with him he joined also Gorgias a captain, who in matters of war had great experience.


2 Maccabees 8:10 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
So Nicanor undertook to make so much money of the captive Jews, as should defray the tribute of two thousand talents, which the king was to pay to the Romans.


2 Maccabees 8:11 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Wherefore immediately he sent to the cities upon the sea coast, proclaiming a sale of the captive Jews, and promising that they should have fourscore and ten bodies for one talent, not expecting the vengeance that was to follow upon him from the Almighty God.


2 Maccabees 8:12 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Now when word was brought unto Judas of Nicanor's coming, and he had imparted unto those that were with him that the army was at hand,


2 Maccabees 8:13 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
They that were fearful, and distrusted the justice of God, fled, and conveyed themselves away.


2 Maccabees 8:14 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Others sold all that they had left, and withal besought the Lord to deliver them, sold by the wicked Nicanor before they met together:


2 Maccabees 8:15 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
And if not for their own sakes, yet for the covenants he had made with their fathers, and for his holy and glorious name's sake, by which they were called.


2 Maccabees 8:16 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
So Maccabeus called his men together unto the number of six thousand, and exhorted them not to be stricken with terror of the enemy, nor to fear the great multitude of the heathen, who came wrongly against them; but to fight manfully,


2 Maccabees 8:17 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
And to set before their eyes the injury that they had unjustly done to the holy place, and the cruel handling of the city, whereof they made a mockery, and also the taking away of the government of their forefathers:


2 Maccabees 8:18 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
For they, said he, trust in their weapons and boldness; but our confidence is in the Almighty who at a beck can cast down both them that come against us, and also all the world.


2 Maccabees 8:20 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
And he told them of the battle that they had in Babylon with the Galatians, how they came but eight thousand in all to the business, with four thousand Macedonians, and that the Macedonians being perplexed, the eight thousand destroyed an hundred and twenty thousand because of the help that they had from heaven, and so received a great booty.


2 Maccabees 8:21 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Thus when he had made them bold with these words, and ready to die for the law and the country, he divided his army into four parts;


2 Maccabees 8:23 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Also he appointed Eleazar to read the holy book: and when he had given them this watchword, The help of God; himself leading the first band,


2 Maccabees 8:24 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
And by the help of the Almighty they slew above nine thousand of their enemies, and wounded and maimed the most part of Nicanor's host, and so put all to flight;


2 Maccabees 8:26 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
For it was the day before the sabbath, and therefore they would no longer pursue them.


2 Maccabees 8:27 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
So when they had gathered their armour together, and spoiled their enemies, they occupied themselves about the sabbath, yielding exceeding praise and thanks to the Lord, who had preserved them unto that day, which was the beginning of mercy distilling upon them.


2 Maccabees 8:28 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
And after the sabbath, when they had given part of the spoils to the maimed, and the widows, and orphans, the residue they divided among themselves and their servants.


2 Maccabees 8:29 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
When this was done, and they had made a common supplication, they besought the merciful Lord to be reconciled with his servants for ever.


2 Maccabees 8:30 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Moreover of those that were with Timotheus and Bacchides, who fought against them, they slew above twenty thousand, and very easily got high and strong holds, and divided among themselves many spoils more, and made the maimed, orphans, widows, yea, and the aged also, equal in spoils with themselves.


2 Maccabees 8:31 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
And when they had gathered their armour together, they laid them up all carefully in convenient places, and the remnant of the spoils they brought to Jerusalem.


2 Maccabees 8:32 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
They slew also Philarches, that wicked person, who was with Timotheus, and had annoyed the Jews many ways.


2 Maccabees 8:33 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Furthermore at such time as they kept the feast for the victory in their country they burnt Callisthenes, that had set fire upon the holy gates, who had fled into a little house; and so he received a reward meet for his wickedness.


2 Maccabees 8:34 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
As for that most ungracious Nicanor, who had brought a thousand merchants to buy the Jews,


2 Maccabees 8:35 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
He was through the help of the Lord brought down by them, of whom he made least account; and putting off his glorious apparel, and discharging his company, he came like a fugitive servant through the midland unto Antioch having very great dishonour, for that his host was destroyed.


2 Maccabees 8:36 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Thus he, that took upon him to make good to the Romans their tribute by means of captives in Jerusalem, told abroad, that the Jews had God to fight for them, and therefore they could not be hurt, because they followed the laws that he gave them.


 


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