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2 Maccabees 12:43 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
And when he had made a gathering throughout the company to the sum of two thousand drachms of silver, he sent it to Jerusalem to offer a sin offering, doing therein very well and honestly, in that he was mindful of the resurrection:


2 Maccabees 12:44 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
For if he had not hoped that they that were slain should have risen again, it had been superfluous and vain to pray for the dead.


2 Maccabees 12:45 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
And also in that he perceived that there was great favour laid up for those that died godly, it was an holy and good thought. Whereupon he made a reconciliation for the dead, that they might be delivered from sin.


2 Maccabees 13:1 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
In the hundred forty and ninth year it was told Judas, that Antiochus Eupator was coming with a great power into Judea,


2 Maccabees 13:3 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Menelaus also joined himself with them, and with great dissimulation encouraged Antiochus, not for the safeguard of the country, but because he thought to have been made governor.


2 Maccabees 13:4 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
But the King of kings moved Antiochus' mind against this wicked wretch, and Lysias informed the king that this man was the cause of all mischief, so that the king commanded to bring him unto Berea, and to put him to death, as the manner is in that place.


2 Maccabees 13:5 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Now there was in that place a tower of fifty cubits high, full of ashes, and it had a round instrument which on every side hanged down into the ashes.


2 Maccabees 13:7 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Such a death it happened that wicked man to die, not having so much as burial in the earth; and that most justly:


2 Maccabees 13:8 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
For inasmuch as he had committed many sins about the altar, whose fire and ashes were holy, he received his death in ashes.


2 Maccabees 13:9 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Now the king came with a barbarous and haughty mind to do far worse to the Jews, than had been done in his father's time.


2 Maccabees 13:10 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Which things when Judas perceived, he commanded the multitude to call upon the Lord night and day, that if ever at any other time, he would now also help them, being at the point to be put from their law, from their country, and from the holy temple:


2 Maccabees 13:11 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
And that he would not suffer the people, that had even now been but a little refreshed, to be in subjection to the blasphemous nations.


2 Maccabees 13:12 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
So when they had all done this together, and besought the merciful Lord with weeping and fasting, and lying flat upon the ground three days long, Judas, having exhorted them, commanded they should be in a readiness.


2 Maccabees 13:13 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
And Judas, being apart with the elders, determined, before the king's host should enter into Judea, and get the city, to go forth and try the matter in fight by the help of the Lord.


2 Maccabees 13:14 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
So when he had committed all to the Creator of the world, and exhorted his soldiers to fight manfully, even unto death, for the laws, the temple, the city, the country, and the commonwealth, he camped by Modin:


2 Maccabees 13:15 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
And having given the watchword to them that were about him, Victory is of God; with the most valiant and choice young men he went in into the king's tent by night, and slew in the camp about four thousand men, and the chiefest of the elephants, with all that were upon him.


2 Maccabees 13:16 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
And at last they filled the camp with fear and tumult, and departed with good success.


2 Maccabees 13:17 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
This was done in the break of the day, because the protection of the Lord did help him.


2 Maccabees 13:18 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Now when the king had taken a taste of the manliness of the Jews, he went about to take the holds by policy,


2 Maccabees 13:19 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
And marched toward Bethsura, which was a strong hold of the Jews: but he was put to flight, failed, and lost of his men:


2 Maccabees 13:21 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
But Rhodocus, who was in the Jews' host, disclosed the secrets to the enemies; therefore he was sought out, and when they had gotten him, they put him in prison.


2 Maccabees 13:22 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
The king treated with them in Bethsum the second time, gave his hand, took their's, departed, fought with Judas, was overcome;


2 Maccabees 13:23 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Heard that Philip, who was left over the affairs in Antioch, was desperately bent, confounded, intreated the Jews, submitted himself, and sware to all equal conditions, agreed with them, and offered sacrifice, honoured the temple, and dealt kindly with the place,


2 Maccabees 13:24 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
And accepted well of Maccabeus, made him principal governor from Ptolemais unto the Gerrhenians;


2 Maccabees 13:25 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Came to Ptolemais: the people there were grieved for the covenants; for they stormed, because they would make their covenants void:


2 Maccabees 13:26 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Lysias went up to the judgment seat, said as much as could be in defence of the cause, persuaded, pacified, made them well affected, returned to Antioch. Thus it went touching the king's coming and departing.


2 Maccabees 14:1 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
After three years was Judas informed, that Demetrius the son of Seleucus, having entered by the haven of Tripolis with a great power and navy,


2 Maccabees 14:2 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Had taken the country, and killed Antiochus, and Lysias his protector.


2 Maccabees 14:3 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Now one Alcimus, who had been high priest, and had defiled himself wilfully in the times of their mingling with the Gentiles, seeing that by no means he could save himself, nor have any more access to the holy altar,


2 Maccabees 14:4 | View whole chapter | See verse in context
Came to king Demetrius in the hundred and one and fiftieth year, presenting unto him a crown of gold, and a palm, and also of the boughs which were used solemnly in the temple: and so that day he held his peace.


 


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