2 Maccabees 4 This Simon now, of whom we spake afore, having been a betrayer of the money, and of his country, slandered Onias, as if he ha terrified Heliodorus, and been the worker of these evils. 1 When these covenants were made, Lysias went unto the king, and the Jews were about their husbandry. 1 It is also found in the records, that Ieremie the Prophet, commaunded them that were caried away, to take of the fire as it hath beene signified. Why is 2 Maccabees shown with the King James Bible? 3 And with other such speeches exhorted he them, that the law should not depart from their hearts. 2 We also know that he taught them God's Law and warned them not to be deceived by the ornamented gold and silver idols which they would see in the land of their exile. 1 & 2 Maccabees (audiobook - KJV) Patristic Publishing Books & Reference. 31 But to vse breuitie, and auoyde much labouring of the worke, is to bee granted to him that will make an abridgement. 3 # Exod 30.7,8; 25.30. 18 As he promised in the lawe, will shortly haue mercy vpon vs, and gather vs together out of euery land vnder heauen into the holy place: for he hath deliuered vs out of great troubles, and hath purified the place. 17 We hope also that the God, that deliuered all his people, and gaue them all an heritage, and the kingdome, and the priesthood, and the Sanctuarie. LibriVox recording of Bible (KJV) Apocrypha/Deuterocanon: 2 Maccabees by King James Version (KJV). Read in English by ancientchristian. 36 And Neemias called this thing Naphthar, which is as much as to say, a cleansing: but many men call it Nephi. 25 The only giver of all things, the only just, almighty, and everlasting, thou that deliverest Israel from all trouble, and didst choose the fathers, and sanctify them: 26 Receive the sacrifice for thy whole people Israel, and preserve thine own portion, and sanctify it. Jeremiah Hides the Tent of the Lord's Presence. The First and Second Books of the Machabees is a history of the struggle of the Jewish people for religious and political liberty under the leadership of the Machabee family, with Judas Machabeus as the central figure. 2 # 2 Macc 1.11-17. 12 For he cast them out that fought within the holy city. 2 God be gracious unto you, and remember his covenant that he made with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, his faithful servants; 3 And give you all an heart to serve him, and to do his will, with a good courage and a willing mind; 4 And open your hearts in his law and commandments, and send you peace, 30 And the priests sung psalms of thanksgiving. 11 And Moises said, because the sinne offering was not to be eaten, it was consumed. 13 For when the leader was come into Persia, and the army with him that seemed invincible, they were slain in the temple of Nanea by the deceit of Nanea's priests. 19 For when our fathers were led into Persia, the priests that were then devout took the fire of the altar privily, and hid it in an hollow place of a pit without water, where they kept it sure, so that the place was unknown to all men. 24 And the prayer was after this manner; O Lord, Lord God, Creator of all things, who art fearful and strong, and righteous, and merciful, and the only and gracious King. 29 For as the master builder of a new house, must care for the whole building: but hee that vndertaketh to set it out, and paint it, must seeke out fit things for the adorning thereof: euen so I thinke it is with vs. 30 To stand vpon euery point, and goe ouer things at large, and to be curious in particulars, belongeth to the first authour of the storie. 1 The brethren, the Jews that be at Jerusalem and in the land of Judea, wish unto the brethren, the Jews that are throughout Egypt health and peace: 2 God be gracious unto you, and remember his covenant that he made with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, his faithful servants; 3 And give you all an heart to serve him, and to do his will, with a good courage and a willing mind; 4 And open your hearts in his law and commandments, and send you peace. 5 And hear your prayers, and be at one with you, and never forsake you in time of trouble. 2 Maccabees 3:1 onias: This is Onias the Third, son of Simon the Second (see 4.4-6; Si 50.1-21). 2 Maccabees is a deuterocanonical book of the Bible, which focuses on the successful Maccabeeian rebellion (led by Judas Maccabeus) against Seleucid rule.. As with all deuterocanonical books, 2 Maccabees is part of in the Old Testament in the canon of the Bible of the Eastern Orthodox Church and Roman Catholic Church, but it is not accepted as part of the Bible by Protestants or Jews, … 28 Punish them that oppress us, and with pride do us wrong. < Previous Verse. 20 And the warres against Antiochus Epiphanes, & Eupator his sonne. 31 Now when the sacrifice was consumed, Neemias commanded the water that was left to be poured on the great stones. 27 Euen as it is no ease vnto him, that prepareth a banquet, and seeketh the benefit of others: yet for the pleasuring of many we will vndertake gladly this great paines: 28 Leauing to the authour the exact handling of euery particular, and labouring to follow the rules of an abridgement. 1 Maccabees 2 In those days arose Mattathias the son of John, the son of Simeon, a priest of the sons of Joarib, from Jerusalem, and dwelt in Modin. 2 Maccabees 3:4 Some ancient translations Bilgah (see Ne 12.5,18); Greek Benjamin. 32 When this was done, there was kindled a flame: but it was consumed by the light that shined from the altar. 2 Maccabees 4 1 This Simon now, of whom we spake afore, having been a betrayer of the money, and of his country, slandered Onias, as if he had terrified Heliodorus, and been the worker of these evils. 34 Then the king, inclosing the place, made it holy, after he had tried the matter. 15 Which when the priests of Nanea had set forth, and he was entered with a small company into the compass of the temple, they shut the temple as soon as Antiochus was come in: 16 And opening a privy door of the roof, they threw stones like thunderbolts, and struck down the captain, hewed them in pieces, smote off their heads and cast them to those that were without. 2Mac.1 [1] The brethren, the Jews that be at Jerusalem and in the land of Judea, wish unto the brethren, the Jews that are throughout Egypt health and peace: [2] God be gracious unto you, and remember his covenant that he made with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, his faithful servants; 2 Maccabees 7:9 Context. 2 Maccabees 3:3 seleucus: This is Seleucus the Fourth, known as Philopator, son of Antiochus the Third, 187–175 B.C. King James Version (KJV) Why is 2 Maccabees shown with the King James Bible? 1 It came to pass also, that seven brethren with their mother were taken, and compelled by the king against the law to taste swine's flesh, and were tormented with scourges and whips. 20 Now after many years, when it pleased God, Neemias, being sent from the king of Persia, did send of the posterity of those priests that had hid it to the fire: but when they told us they found no fire, but thick water; 21 Then commanded he them to draw it up, and to bring it; and when the sacrifices were laid on, Neemias commanded the priests to sprinkle the wood and the things laid thereupon with the water. 2 Maccabees 14 King James Version KJV 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, Had taken the country, and killed Antiochus, and Lysias his protector. 2 Maccabees 7 King James Bible 1 It came to pass also, that seven brethren with their mother were taken, and compelled by the king against the law to taste swine's flesh, and were tormented with scourges and whips. 2 Maccabees 2 King James Bible 1 It is also found in the records, that Jeremy the prophet commanded them that were carried away to take of the fire, as it hath been signified: 2 Maccabees 10 King James Version KJV Now Maccabeus and his company, the Lord guiding them, recovered the temple and the city: But the altars which the heathen had built in the open street, and also the chapels, they pulled down. 7 What time as Demetrius reigned, in the hundred threescore and ninth year, we the Jews wrote unto you in the extremity of trouble that came upon us in those years, from the time that Jason and his company revolted from the holy land and kingdom. 13 The same things also were reported in the writings, and commentaries of Neemias, and how he founding a librarie, gathered together the acts of the Kings, and the Prophets, and of Dauid, and the Epistles of the Kings concerning the holy gifts. 9 And now see that ye keep the feast of tabernacles in the month Casleu. 21 And the manifest signes that came from heauen, vnto those that behaued themselues manfully to their honour for Iudaisme: so that being but a few, they ouercame the whole country, and chased barbarous multitudes. 2 Maccabees 1611 King James Version (KJV) SEARCH THE 1611 KJV . 22 And recouered againe the Temple renowned all the world ouer, and freed the citie, and vpheld the lawes, which were going downe, the Lord being gracious vnto them with al fauour: 23 All these things (I say) being declared by Iason of Cyrene in fiue books, we will assay to abridge in one volume. 17 Blessed be our God in all things, who hath delivered up the ungodly. 2 Maccabees shown with the King James Bible? 4 It was also contained in the same writing, that the Prophet being warned of God, commanded the Tabernacle, and the Arke to goe with him, as he went forth into the mountaine, where Moises climed vp, and sawe the heritage of God. 8 Then shall the Lord shew them these things, and the glory of the Lord shall appeare, and the cloud also as it was shewed vnder Moises, and as when Solomon desired that the place might be honourably sanctified. 5 And when Ieremie came thither, he found an hollow caue wherin he laid the Tabernacle, and the Arke, and the altar of incense, & so stopped the doore. 2 Maccabees 3 1 Now when the holy city was inhabited with all peace, and the laws were kept very well, because of the godliness of Onias the high priest, and his hatred of wickedness, 14 In like maner also, Iudas gathered together all those things that were lost, by reason of the warre we had, and they remaine with vs. 15 Wherefore if yee haue neede thereof, send some to fetch them vnto you. Next Verse > View Chapter. 2 For he had entered the city called Persepolis, and went about to rob the temple, and to hold the city; whereupon the multitude running to defend themselves with their weapons put them to flight; and so it happened, that Antiochus being put to flight of the inhabitants returned with shame. 2 Maccabees 7:31 Context. 2 Maccabees 12 King James Bible. Why is 2 Maccabees shown with the King James Bible? 4 Not at all considering the power of God but puffed up with his ten thousands of footmen, and his thousands of horsemen, and his fourscore elephants. 35 And the king took many gifts, and bestowed thereof on those whom he would gratify. 16 Whereas we then are about to celebrate the purification, we haue written vnto you, and yee shall doe well if yee keepe the same dayes. The Second Book of Machabees is not, as the name might suggest, a continuation of the First, but covers part of the same ground. And he had five sons, Joannan, called Caddis: Read verse in King James Version w/ Apocrypha 23 And the priests made a prayer whilst the sacrifice was consuming, I say, both the priests, and all the rest, Jonathan beginning, and the rest answering thereunto, as Neemias did. 2 Maccabees 3 KJV: Now when the holy city was inhabited with all peace, and the laws were kept very well, because of the godliness of Onias the high priest, and his … 2 Maccabees 8 1 Then Judas Maccabeus, and they that were with him, went privily into the towns, and called their kinsfolks together, and took unto them all such as continued in the Jews’ religion, and assembled about six thousand men. 2 Maccabees 11:7 Context. 22 When this was done, and the time came that the sun shone, which afore was hid in the cloud, there was a great fire kindled, so that every man marvelled. 29 Plant thy people again in thy holy place, as Moses hath spoken. 1 It is also found in the records, that Ieremie the Prophet, commaunded them that were caried away, to take of the fire as it hath beene signified, Why is 2 Maccabees shown with the King James Bible? 2 Maccabees 11 1 Not long after this, Lysias the king’s protector and cousin, who also managed the affairs, took sore displeasure for the things that were done. 25 We haue beene carefull, that they that will read might haue delight, and that they that are desirous to commit to memorie, might haue ease, and that all, into whose hands it comes might haue profit. 5 So he came to Judea, and drew near to Bethsura, which was a strong town, but distant from Jerusalem about five furlongs, and he laid sore siege unto it. 29 Fear not this tormentor, but, being worthy of thy brethren, take thy death that I may receive thee again in mercy with thy brethren. Why is 2 Maccabees shown with the King James Bible? 27 Gather those together that are scattered from us, deliver them that serve among the heathen, look upon them that are despised and abhorred, and let the heathen know that thou art our God. The Second Book of Maccabees, also called 2 Maccabees, is a deuterocanonical book originally in Greek which focuses on the Maccabean Revolt against Antiochus IV Epiphanes and concludes with the defeat of the Seleucid Empire general Nicanor in 161 BC by Judas Maccabeus, the hero of the hard work. 14 For Antiochus, as though he would marry her, came into the place, and his friends that were with him, to receive money in name of a dowry. 8 And burned the porch, and shed innocent blood: then we prayed unto the Lord, and were heard; we offered also sacrifices and fine flour, and lighted the lamps, and set forth the loaves. 19 Now as concerning Iudas Maccabeus, and his brethren, and the purification of the great Temple, and the dedication of the altar. 19 # 2 Macc 10.1-8. 6 The Lord God looketh upon us, and in truth hath comfort in us, as Moses in his song, which witnessed to their faces, declared, saying, And he shall be comforted in his servants. 9 It was also declared that he being wise, offered the sacrifice of dedication, and of the finishing of the Temple. Thus was he bold to call him a traitor, that had deserved well ... Read verse in King James Version w/ Apocrypha 1 About that time came An-ti´ochus with dishonor out of the country of Persia. 33 So when this matter was known, it was told the king of Persia, that in the place, where the priests that were led away had hid the fire, there appeared water, and that Neemias had purified the sacrifices therewith. Everyone. 2 We know from the records that Jeremiah the prophet instructed the people who were being taken into exile to hide some of the fire from the altar, as we have just mentioned. 10 In the hundred fourscore and eighth year, the people that were at Jerusalem and in Judea, and the council, and Judas, sent greeting and health unto Aristobulus, king Ptolemeus' master, who was of the stock of the anointed priests, and to the Jews that were in Egypt: 11 Insomuch as God hath delivered us from great perils, we thank him highly, as having been in battle against a king. 24 For considering the infinite number, and the difficulty, which they find that desire to looke into the narrations of the story, for the variety of þe matter. 2 Maccabees 2:4-8 DRA - It was also contained in the same - Bible Gateway. Why is VERSE . 18 Therefore whereas we are now purposed to keep the purification of the temple upon the five and twentieth day of the month Casleu, we thought it necessary to certify you thereof, that ye also might keep it, as the feast of the tabernacles, and of the fire, which was given us when Neemias offered sacrifice, after that he had builded the temple and the altar. Bible, King James Version. 26 Therefore to vs that haue taken vpon vs this paineful labour of abridging, it was not easie, but a matter of sweat, and watching. 2 Maccabees 2 Revised Standard Version (RSV) Jeremiah Hides the Tent, Ark, and Altar. 6 Now when they that were with Maccabeus heard that he … 32 Here then will we begin the story: onely adding thus much to that which hath bene said, That it is a foolish thing to make a long prologue, and to be short in the story it selfe. 1 Now Maccabe´us and his company, the Lord guiding them, recovered the temple and the city: 2 # 1 Macc 1.47,54. but the altars which the heathen had built in the open street, and also the chapels, they pulled down. Install. Add to Wishlist. 10 And as when Moises prayed vnto the Lord, the fire came down from heauen, and consumed the sacrifices: euen so prayed Solomon also, and the fire came downe from heauen, and consumed the burnt offerings. 6 And some of those that followed him, came to marke the way, but they could not find it. 2 Maccabees. 7 Which when Ieremie perceiued, hee blamed them, saying, As for that place, it shall be vnknowen vntill the time that God gather his people againe together, and receiue them vnto mercy. 2 And how that the Prophet hauing giuen them the law, charged them not to forget the commaundements of the Lord, and that they should not erre in their minds, when they see images of siluer, and gold, with their ornaments. For he had entered the city called Persep´olis, and went about to rob the temple, and to hold the city; whereupon the multitude running to defend themselves with their weapons put them to flight; and so it happened, that An-ti´ochus being put to flight of the inhabitants returned with shame. Why is 2 Maccabees shown with the King James Bible? Now as concerning Judas Maccabe´us, and his brethren, and the purification of the great temple, and the dedication of the altar, 20 # 2 Macc 4.7—10.9; 2 Macc 10.10—13.26. 2 Maccabees 9:5 Context. 2 Maccabees 13 In the hundred forty and ninth year it was told Judas, that Antiochus Eupator was coming with a great power into Judea, And with him Lysias his protector, and ruler of his affairs, having either of them a Grecian power of footmen, an hundred and t... 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