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2 Maccabees 12:7 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
And when the town was shut up, he went backward, as if he would return to root out all them of the city of Joppa.


2 Maccabees 12:8 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
But when he heard that the Jamnites were minded to do in like manner unto the Jews that dwelt among them,


2 Maccabees 12:9 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
He came upon the Jamnites also by night, and set fire on the haven and the navy, so that the light of the fire was seen at Jerusalem two hundred and forty furlongs off.


2 Maccabees 12:10 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Now when they were gone from thence nine furlongs in their journey toward Timotheus, no fewer than five thousand men on foot and five hundred horsemen of the Arabians set upon him.


2 Maccabees 12:11 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Whereupon there was a very sore battle; but Judas' side by the help of God got the victory; so that the Nomades of Arabia, being overcome, besought Judas for peace, promising both to give him cattle, and to pleasure him otherwise.


2 Maccabees 12:13 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
He went also about to make a bridge to a certain strong city, which was fenced about with walls, and inhabited by people of divers countries; and the name of it was Caspis.


2 Maccabees 12:14 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
But they that were within it put such trust in the strength of the walls and provision of victuals, that they behaved themselves rudely toward them that were with Judas, railing and blaspheming, and uttering such words as were not to be spoken.


2 Maccabees 12:15 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Wherefore Judas with his company, calling upon the great Lord of the world, who without rams or engines of war did cast down Jericho in the time of Joshua, gave a fierce assault against the walls,


2 Maccabees 12:16 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
And took the city by the will of God, and made unspeakable slaughters, insomuch that a lake two furlongs broad near adjoining thereunto, being filled full, was seen running with blood.


2 Maccabees 12:17 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Then departed they from thence seven hundred and fifty furlongs, and came to Characa unto the Jews that are called Tubieni.


2 Maccabees 12:18 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
But as for Timotheus, they found him not in the places: for before he had dispatched any thing, he departed from thence, having left a very strong garrison in a certain hold.


2 Maccabees 12:19 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Howbeit Dositheus and Sosipater, who were of Maccabeus' captains, went forth, and slew those that Timotheus had left in the fortress, above ten thousand men.


2 Maccabees 12:20 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
And Maccabeus ranged his army by bands, and set them over the bands, and went against Timotheus, who had about him an hundred and twenty thousand men of foot, and two thousand and five hundred horsemen.


2 Maccabees 12:21 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Now when Timotheus had knowledge of Judas' coming, he sent the women and children and the other baggage unto a fortress called Carnion: for the town was hard to besiege, and uneasy to come unto, by reason of the straitness of all the places.


2 Maccabees 12:22 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
But when Judas his first band came in sight, the enemies, being smitten with fear and terror through the appearing of him who seeth all things, fled amain, one running into this way, another that way, so as that they were often hurt of their own men, and wounded with the points of their own swords.


2 Maccabees 12:24 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Moreover Timotheus himself fell into the hands of Dositheus and Sosipater, whom he besought with much craft to let him go with his life, because he had many of the Jews' parents, and the brethren of some of them, who, if they put him to death, should not be regarded.


2 Maccabees 12:25 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
So when he had assured them with many words that he would restore them without hurt, according to the agreement, they let him go for the saving of their brethren.


2 Maccabees 12:26 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Then Maccabeus marched forth to Carnion, and to the temple of Atargatis, and there he slew five and twenty thousand persons.


2 Maccabees 12:27 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
And after he had put to flight and destroyed them, Judas removed the host toward Ephron, a strong city, wherein Lysias abode, and a great multitude of divers nations, and the strong young men kept the walls, and defended them mightily: wherein also was great provision of engines and darts.


2 Maccabees 12:28 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
But when Judas and his company had called upon Almighty God, who with his power breaketh the strength of his enemies, they won the city, and slew twenty and five thousand of them that were within,


2 Maccabees 12:30 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
But when the Jews that dwelt there had testified that the Scythopolitans dealt lovingly with them, and entreated them kindly in the time of their adversity;


2 Maccabees 12:31 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
They gave them thanks, desiring them to be friendly still unto them: and so they came to Jerusalem, the feast of the weeks approaching.


2 Maccabees 12:32 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
And after the feast, called Pentecost, they went forth against Gorgias the governor of Idumea,


2 Maccabees 12:34 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
And it happened that in their fighting together a few of the Jews were slain.


2 Maccabees 12:36 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Now when they that were with Gorgias had fought long, and were weary, Judas called upon the Lord, that he would shew himself to be their helper and leader of the battle.


2 Maccabees 12:38 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
So Judas gathered his host, and came into the city of Odollam, And when the seventh day came, they purified themselves, as the custom was, and kept the sabbath in the same place.


2 Maccabees 12:39 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
And upon the day following, as the use had been, Judas and his company came to take up the bodies of them that were slain, and to bury them with their kinsmen in their fathers' graves.


2 Maccabees 12:40 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Now under the coats of every one that was slain they found things consecrated to the idols of the Jamnites, which is forbidden the Jews by the law. Then every man saw that this was the cause wherefore they were slain.


2 Maccabees 12:41 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
All men therefore praising the Lord, the righteous Judge, who had opened the things that were hid,


2 Maccabees 12:42 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Betook themselves unto prayer, and besought him that the sin committed might wholly be put out of remembrance. Besides, that noble Judas exhorted the people to keep themselves from sin, forsomuch as they saw before their eyes the things that came to pass for the sins of those that were slain.


 


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