2 Maccabees 12 When this agreement had been reached, Lysias returned to the king, and the Jews went about their farming. 43 He also took up a collection, man by man, to the amount of two thousand drachmas of silver, and sent it to Jerusalem to provide for a sin offering. 2 Maccabees 12 When the peace agreement between the Jews and the Syrians was completed, Lysias returned to the king, and the Jews went back to their farming. 2 Maccabees 12:43-46 - Downing Cottage Funeral Chapel offers a variety of funeral services, from traditional funerals to competitively priced cremations, serving Hingham, MA and the surrounding communities. The Jews of Joppa Are Murdered. A continuation of the second letter. 12 Judas, thinking that they might really be useful in many ways, agreed to make peace with them; and after receiving his pledges they departed to their tents. 36 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. 28 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. 35 At which time Dositheus, one of Bacenor's company, who was on horseback, and a strong man, was still upon Gorgias, and taking hold of his coat drew him by force; and when he would have taken that cursed man alive, a horseman of Thracia coming upon him smote off his shoulder, so that Gorgias fled unto Marisa. 32 After the feast called Pentecost, they hastened against Gor′gias, the governor of Idume′a. 26 Then Judas[j] marched against Car′naim and the temple of Atar′gatis, and slaughtered twenty-five thousand people. Therefore he made atonement for the dead, that they might be delivered from their sin. Incidents at Joppa and Jamnia. The Roman Catholic doctrine of purgatory teaches that people who die while in God’s grace but who are not sufficiently purified of their sinfulness to enter God’s presence must undergo a time of purification through temporary suffering in the torments of purgatory. 21 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. 20 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. 24 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. Now it is found in the descriptions of Jeremias the prophet, that he commanded them that went into captivity, to take the fire, as it hath been signified, and how he gave charge to them that were carried away into captivity. 2 Maccabees 12:41-45 Douay-Rheims 1899 American Edition (DRA) 41 Then they all blessed the just judgment of the Lord, who had discovered the things that were hidden. Used by permission. 8 But learning that the men in Jam′nia meant in the same way to wipe out the Jews who were living among them, 9 he attacked the people of Jam′nia by night and set fire to the harbor and the fleet, so that the glow of the light was seen in Jerusalem, thirty miles[c] distant. 42 Betook themselves unto prayer, and besought him that the sin committed might wholly be put out of remembrance. 2 Maccabees Chapter 12 43 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: 3 The men of Joppa also did such an ungodly deed: they prayed the Jews that dwelt among them to go with their wives and children into the boats which they had prepared, as though they had meant them no hurt. CHAPTER 12. After these pacts were made, Lysias proceeded on to the king, but the Jews undertook the work of agriculture. 25 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 12:39 Context. 24 Timothy himself fell into the hands of Dosith′eus and Sosip′ater and their men. 2 Maccabees 12:46 Catholic Bible: It is therefore a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead, that they may be loosed from sins. 2 But some of the local governors, Timothy and Apollonius, son of Gennaeus, With great guile he besought them to let him go in safety, because he held the parents of most of them and the brothers of some and no consideration would be shown them. 38 Then Judas assembled his army and went to the city of Adul′lam. It is also found in the records, that Jeremy the prophet commanded them that were carried away to … The Jews of Joppa Are Murdered. 34 And it happened that in their fighting together a few of the Jews were slain. 14 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. 17 Then departed they from thence seven hundred and fifty furlongs, and came to Characa unto the Jews that are called Tubieni. CHAPTER 2. 2 Maccabees 12:42-45Open menuDouay-Rheims 1899 American EditionOpen menu. But the most valiant Judas exhorted the people to keep themselves from sin, forasmuch as they saw before their … 2 'May God prosper you, remembering his covenant with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, his faithful servants. Who accepted of it according to the common decree of the city, as being desirous to live in peace, … But some of the governors in various places, Timothy and Apollonius the son of Gennaeus, as well as Hieronymus and Demophon, and in addition ... Read verse in Revised Standard Version w/ Apocrypha Whereupon he made a reconciliation for the dead, that they might be delivered from sin. 2 Maccabees 12:43-46 A reading from the second Book of Maccabees Judas, the ruler of Israel, took up a collection among all his soldiers, amounting to two thousand silver drachmas, which he sent to Jerusalem to provide for an expiatory sacrifice. 30 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; 31 They gave them thanks, desiring them to be friendly still unto them: and so they came to Jerusalem, the feast of the weeks approaching. But of the governours of several places, Timotheus, and Apollonius the son of Genneus, also Hieronymus, and Demophon, and beside them Nicanor the governor of Cyprus, would not suffer them to be quiet and live in peace. RSV Catholic Bible, Edition 2, Bonded Leather, Burgundy, RSV New Oxford Annotated Bible with the Apocrypha, Expanded Edition, hardcover, New Testament and Psalms for Men, Imitation Leather, Wonder Bible, The Talking New Testament Audio Player, Stars Edition - Presented in Dramatic Audio Theater (RSV), The Official Catholic Scripture Study International Bible, Largeprint, Bonded Leather, Black - Imperfectly Imprinted Bibles. 41 So they all blessed the ways of the Lord, the righteous Judge, who reveals the things that are hidden; 42 and they turned to prayer, beseeching that the sin which had been committed might be wholly blotted out. 42 And so betaking themselves to prayers, they besought him, that the sin which had been committed might be forgotten. 2 Maccabees 12 King James Version KJV When these covenants were made, Lysias went unto the king, and the Jews were about their husbandry. 1 After these agreements were made, Lysias returned to the king, and the Jews went about their farming. 29 From thence they departed to Scythopolis, which lieth six hundred furlongs from Jerusalem. We also offer funeral pre-planning and carry a wide selection of caskets, vaults, urns and burial containers. Thus he made atonement for … 12 When this agreement had been reached, Lys′ias returned to the king, and the Jews went about their farming. 2 Maccabees 12 GNB > View themes in this chapter . 32 # Acts 2.1; 20.16; 1 Cor 16.8. And the noble Judas exhorted the people to keep themselves free from sin, for they had seen with their own eyes what had happened because of the sin of those who had fallen. 1 'To their brothers, the Jews living in Egypt, from their brothers, the Jews in Jerusalem and Judaea, greetings and untroubled peace. Unlike 1 Maccabees, the style of 2 Maccabees suggests it was written in Koine … 18 They did not find Timothy in that region, for he had by then departed from the region without accomplishing anything, though in one place he had left a very strong garrison. 6 And calling upon God the righteous Judge, he came against those murderers of his brethren, and burnt the haven by night, and set the boats on fire, and those that fled thither he slew. Footnotes. 33 And he came out with three thousand infantry and four hundred cavalry. 20 But Maccabe′us arranged his army in divisions, set men[i] in command of the divisions, and hastened after Timothy, who had with him a hundred and twenty thousand infantry and two thousand five hundred cavalry. In doing this he acted very well and honorably, taking account of the resurrection. 2 Maccabees 12 Incidents at Joppa and Jamnia. 27 After the rout and destruction of these, he marched also against Ephron, a fortified city where Lys′ias dwelt with multitudes of people of all nationalities. 25 And when with many words he had confirmed his solemn promise to restore them unharmed, they let him go, for the sake of saving their brethren. 2 Maccabees 12:39-45. by Luke Wayne | Jan 31, 2017 | Roman Catholicism, World Religions. 43 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: 44 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. 22 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. 1 When the peace agreement between the Jews and the Syrians was completed, Lysias returned to the king, and the Jews went back to their farming. 13 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. 10 When they had gone more than a mile[d] from there, on their march against Timothy, not less than five thousand Arabs with five hundred horsemen attacked them. 27 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 RSV - Incidents at Joppa and Jamnia - When - Bible Gateway. 7 Then, because the city’s gates were closed, he withdrew, intending to come again and root out the whole community of Joppa. 40 Then under the tunic of every one of the dead they found sacred tokens of the idols of Jam′nia, which the law forbids the Jews to wear. 37 In the language of their fathers he raised the battle cry, with hymns; then he charged against Gor′gias’ men when they were not expecting it, and put them to flight. 14 And those who were within, relying on the strength of the walls and on their supply of provisions, behaved most insolently toward Judas and his men, railing at them and even blaspheming and saying unholy things. 11 After a hard fight Judas and his men won the victory, by the help of God. 2 Maccabees 12 1 When this agreement had been reached, Lysias returned to the king, and the Jews went about their farming. He set fire to the harbor by night, and burned the boats, and massacred those who had taken refuge there. 10 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 shown with the King James Bible? 1 When these covenants were made, Lysias went unto the king, and the Jews were about their husbandry. 32 And after the feast, called Pentecost, they went forth against Gorgias the governor of Idumea. 2 But some of the governors in various places, Timothy and Apollo′nius the son of Gennae′us, as well as Hiero′nymus and De′mophon, and in addition to these Nica′nor the governor of Cyprus, would not let them live quietly and in peace. 37 And with that he began in his own language, and sung psalms with a loud voice, and rushing unawares upon Gorgias' men, he put them to flight. 12 When he could no longer bear his own stench, he said, “It is right to be subject to God, and not to think one’s mortal self equal to God.” e 13 Then this vile man vowed to him who would never again show him mercy, the Sovereign Lord, 14 that the holy city, toward which he had been hurrying with the intention of leveling it to the ground and making it a common graveyard, he would now set free; 15 that the Jews, … The author's preface. 16 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. 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