2 Maccabees – Chapter 15

The Bible – Old Testament 2 Maccabees Index Int. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.  9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.  Chapter 15 1 When Nicanor learned that Judas and his companions were in the territory of Samaria, he decided to attack them in all safety on the day of rest. 2 The Jews who were forced to follow him pleaded,Continue reading “2 Maccabees – Chapter 15”

2 Maccabees – Chapter 14

The Bible – Old Testament 2 Maccabees Index Int. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.  9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.  Chapter 14 1 1 Three years later, Judas and his men learned that Demetrius, son of Seleucus, had sailed into the port of Tripolis with a powerful army and a fleet, 2 and that he had occupied the country, after doingContinue reading “2 Maccabees – Chapter 14”

2 Maccabees – Chapter 13

The Bible – Old Testament 2 Maccabees Index Int. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.  9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.  Chapter 13 1 1 In the year one hundred and forty-nine, Judas and his men learned that Antiochus Eupator was invading Judea with a large force, 2 2 and that with him was Lysias, his guardian, who was in charge of theContinue reading “2 Maccabees – Chapter 13”

2 Maccabees – Chapter 12

The Bible – Old Testament 2 Maccabees Index Int. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.  9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.  Chapter 12 1 After these agreements were made, Lysias returned to the king, and the Jews went about their farming. 2 1 But some of the local governors, Timothy and Apollonius, son of Gennaeus, as also Hieronymus and Demophon, to sayContinue reading “2 Maccabees – Chapter 12”

2 Maccabees – Chapter 11

The Bible – Old Testament 2 Maccabees Index Int. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.  9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.  Chapter 11 1 1 Very soon afterward, Lysias, guardian and kinsman of the king and head of the government, being greatly displeased at what had happened, 2 mustered about eighty thousand infantry and all his cavalry and marched against the Jews.Continue reading “2 Maccabees – Chapter 11”

2 Maccabees – Chapter 10

The Bible – Old Testament 2 Maccabees Index Int. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.  9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.  Chapter 10 1 When Maccabeus and his companions, under the Lord’s leadership, had recovered the temple and the city, 2 they destroyed the altars erected by the Gentiles in the marketplace and the sacred enclosures. 3 1 After purifying the temple,Continue reading “2 Maccabees – Chapter 10”

2 Maccabees – Chapter 9

The Bible – Old Testament 2 Maccabees Index Int. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.  9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.  Chapter 9 1 1 About that time Antiochus retreated in disgrace from the region of Persia. 2 He had entered the city called Persepolis and attempted to rob the temple and gain control of the city. Thereupon the people had swiftContinue reading “2 Maccabees – Chapter 9”

2 Maccabees – Chapter 8

The Bible – Old Testament 2 Maccabees Index Int. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.  9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.  Chapter 8 1 Judas Maccabeus and his companions entered the villages, secretly, summoned their kinsmen, and by also enlisting others who remained faithful to Judaism, assembled about six thousand men. 2 They implored the Lord to look kindly upon hisContinue reading “2 Maccabees – Chapter 8”

2 Maccabees – Chapter 7

The Bible – Old Testament 2 Maccabees Index Int. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.  9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.  Chapter 7 1 It also happened that seven brothers with their mother were arrested and tortured with whips and scourges by the king, to force them to eat pork in violation of God’s law. 2 One of the brothers, speakingContinue reading “2 Maccabees – Chapter 7”

2 Maccabees – Chapter 6

The Bible – Old Testament 2 Maccabees Index Int. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.  9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.  Chapter 6 1 Not long after this the king sent an Athenian senator to force the Jews to abandon the customs of their ancestors and live no longer by the laws of God; 2 1 also to profane the temple inContinue reading “2 Maccabees – Chapter 6”

2 Maccabees – Chapter 5

The Bible – Old Testament 2 Maccabees Index Int. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.  9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.  Chapter 5 1 1 About this time Antiochus sent his second expedition into Egypt. 2 It then happened that all over the city, for nearly forty days, there appeared horsemen charging in midair, clad in garments interwoven with gold – companiesContinue reading “2 Maccabees – Chapter 5”

2 Maccabees – Chapter 4

The Bible – Old Testament 2 Maccabees Index Int. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.  9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.  Chapter 4 1 The Simon mentioned above as the informer about the funds against his own country, made false accusation that it was Onias who threatened Heliodorus and instigated the whole miserable affair. 2 He dared to brand as aContinue reading “2 Maccabees – Chapter 4”