0 1 Machabees selected verses

The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. Isaiah 49:1

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1 Machabees: Selected Verses

  1. They built a place of exercise in Jerusalem ... And they made themselves prepuces.   1:15
  2. The virgins and the young men were made feeble, and the beauty of the women was changed.   1:27
  3. Mathathias and his sons rent their garments, and they covered themselves with haircloth.   2:14
  4. There came a certain Jew in the sight of all to sacrifice to the idols upon the altar ... Mathathias saw and was grieved, and his reins trembled ... and running upon him he slew him upon the altar.   2:23
  5. The man whom king Antiochus had sent, who compelled them to sacrifice, he [Mathathias] slew at the same time ... And shewed zeal for the law, as Phinees [Phinehas] did.   2:25
  6. Mathathias and his friends ... slew the sinners in their wrath, and the wicked men in their indignation.   2:39
  7. Mathathias and his friends ... circumcised all the children whom they found in the confines of Israel that were uncircumcised.   2:45
  8. They yielded not the horn to the sinner.   2:48
  9. Was not Abraham found faithful in temptation?.   2:54
  10. Phinees [Phinehas] our father, by being fervent in the zeal of God, received the covenant of an everlasting priesthood.   2:54
  11. Revenge ye the wrong of your people ... Render to the Gentiles their reward.   2:67
  12. He [Judas Maccabees] was like a lion, and like a lion's whelp roaring for his prey.   3:4
  13. He [Judas Maccabees] went through the cities of Juda, and destroyed the wicked out of them.   3:8
  14. The success of war is not in the multitude of the army, but strength cometh from heaven.   3:19
  15. The Lord himself will overthrow them.   3:22
  16. They ... put on haircloth, and put ashes upon their heads: and they rent their garments.   3:47

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