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The Book of the Maccabees

From the Apocrypha Printed in 1611

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

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    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages76
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    Open LibraryOL11861517M
    ISBN 101425312934
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The First Book of the Maccabees. I Maccabees presents a historical account of political, military, and diplomatic events from the time of Judaea’s relationship with Antiochus IV Epiphanes of Syria (reigned –/ bc) to the death (/ bc) of Simon Maccabeus, high priest in describes the refusal of Mattathias to perform pagan religious rites, the ensuing.

However, the Book of Daniel, although included within the canon, is to a large extent written in Aramaic. Even more problematic is the fact that scholars believe that the First Book of Maccabees was indeed written originally in Hebrew, therefore meeting the language criterion for inclusion–and yet it is absent from the biblical : Rachael Turkienicz.

4 Maccabees. Title. The oldest title of this book, 4 Maccabees (Μακκαβαίων Δ), is found in several texts of the LXX א,) A, and V) and in later lists. There is some justification for the title since illustrations are largely drawn from 2 Maccabees 6 and 7.

The First Book of Maccabees (I Maccabees) is historical work extant in Greek, covering the period of 40 years from the accession of Antiochus Epiphanes ( B.C.E.) to the death of Simeon the Hasmonean ( B.C.E.).Its name in the Septuagint and in the writings of the Church Fathers (Eusebius and Clement) is Τα Μακκαβαïκά, i.e., "Maccabean matters" or "the Book of the.

Books of the Maccabees Paperback – April 9, by King James Bible (Author), Douay Rheims (Author) out of 5 stars 44 ratings. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ /5(38).

The Wisdom of Solomon and 1st and 2nd Book of Maccabees: Removed From The Bible By The Protestant Church In The 's by. 1 Alexander of Macedon son of Philip had come from the land of Kittim and defeated Darius king of the Persians and Medes, whom he succeeded as ruler, at first of Hellas.

2 He undertook many campaigns, gained possession of many fortresses, and put the local kings to death. 3 So he advanced to the. First Maccabees (written circa BCE and describing the period of BCE) is devoted to presenting the Maccabean dynasty, from Mattathias through his son Judah, to Jonathan and Simon who became high priests and gained political independence.

The book may have been designed to legitimate Author: Noam Zion. 1 Maccabees is a book written in Hebrew by a Jewish author after the restoration of an independent Jewish kingdom, about the latter part of the 2nd century BC.

The original Hebrew is lost and the most important surviving version is the Greek translation contained in the Septuagint. The book is held as canonical scripture by some Christian churches (including. Read the Book of 2 Maccabees online.

Use highlighting, underlining, and take notes while you study the bible. 1 Maccabees is a book written in Hebrew by a Jewish author after the restoration of an independent Jewish kingdom by the Hasmonean dynasty, about the latter part of the 2nd century original Hebrew is lost and the most important surviving version is the Greek translation contained in the book is held as canonical scripture by the Catholic, Orthodox.

4 Maccabees 1 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) (d) The following book appears in an appendix to the Greek Bible. The The Book of the Maccabees book Definition of His Task.

1 The subject that I am about to discuss is most philosophical, that is, whether devout reason is sovereign over the emotions. So it is right for me to advise you to pay earnest attention to philosophy. MACCABEES, BOOKS OF, mak'-a-bez, I. 1 MACCABEES 1. Name 2. Canonicity 3. Contents 4.

Historicity 5. Author's Standpoint and Aim 6. Date 7. Sources 8. Original Language 9. Text and Versions LITERATURE II. 2 MACCABEES 1. Name 2. Canonicity 3. Contents 4. Sources 5.

Historicity 6. Teaching of the Book 7. Author 8. Date 9. Original Language   2. Maccabees. The First book of Maccabees. The Old Testament. English Bible (according to the Catholic and Orthodox canons). 2 Maccabees is a deuterocanonical book which focuses on the Maccabean. The first book of Maccabees is a book written by a Jewish author after the restoration of an independent Jewish kingdom, probably about BC.

It is held as Deuterocanonical scripture by both the. THE FIRST BOOK OF MACCABEES. The name Maccabee, probably meaning “hammer,” is actually applied in the Books of Maccabees to only one man, Judas, third son of the priest Mattathias and first leader of the revolt against the Seleucid kings who persecuted the Jews (1 Mc66; 2 Mc16;16).Traditionally the name has come to be extended to the.

The Second Book of the Maccabees Chapter 1. 1 To the brethren the Jews that are I throughout Egypt, the brethren, the Jews that are in Jerusalem, and in the land of Judea, send health, and good peace.

2 May God be gracious to you, and remember his covenant that he madeFile Size: KB. III Maccabees: The Third Book of the Maccabees has in reality nothing to do either with the Maccabees or with their times. It received its name probably because it is a fiction concerning the persecution of the Jews by a foreign king; that king was Ptolemy Philopator ( B.C.).

The book of 2 Maccabees consists of a Greek synopsis of a five-volume history of the Maccabean Revolt written by Jason of Cyrene. The authors of both books are unknown. The first book, although written from a biased perspective, does not directly mention God or divine intervention.

The second book has a more theological slant, advancing several. The Books of the Maccabees were written after the restoration of an independent Jewish kingdom, which followed a revolt around the time of the 2nd century BC.

It is a canonical scripture for many Christians and is considered an apocryphal book of the Holy Bible. While being part of the apocrypha 5/5(2). MACCABEES, SECOND BOOK OF (II Maccabees), known in Greek as Τά Μακκαβαïκά, that is, the narratives about (Judah called) the was this title which gave the title to the other books of the *Apocrypha bearing the same name.

It is an abridgment of a larger work of five books written by a *Jason of Cyrene who is otherwise unknown (see –28). The First Book of the Maccabees. Book of Maccabees book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Books of 1 & 2 Maccabees, with names restored. While the canonocity 4/5(1). FOURTH BOOK OF MACCABEES. THIS book is like a fearful peal of thunder echoing out of the dim horrors of ancient tyranny. It is a chapter based on persecution by Antiochus, the tyrant of Syria, whom some called Epiphanes, The Madman.

Roman history of the first centuries records two such tyrants--the other, Caligula, the Second Brilliant Madman. MACCABEES, FIRST BOOK OF. MACCABEES, FIRST BOOK OF (i Maccabees), a historical work extant in Greek, covering the period of 40 years from the accession of Antiochus Epiphanes ( b.c.e.) to the death of Simeon the Hasmonean ( b.c.e.).Its name in the Septuagint and in the writings of the Church Fathers (Eusebius and Clement) is Τα Μακκαβαïκά, i.e.

SUMMARY OF 1 MACCABEES • Previous • List of Book Summaries • Next • The Twelve Major Periods of Biblical History • Related Lesson BIBLICAL PERIOD # 10 THE REVOLT OF THE MACCABEES: FOCUS: JUDAS "the hammer" JONATHAN "The Apocryphal book of I Maccabees (Volume 41 in the acclaimed Anchor Bible series) is an inspirational thriller." With the help of God, the aged priest Mattathias and his sons--Judas Maccabaeus, Jonathan, and Simon--dramatically lead the Jews of Judaea first to victory and then to freedom against the formidable successors of Alexander the Great.4/5.

1 Maccabees - The book presents the Jewish leaders Judas, Jonathan, and Simon as devout people and has little sympathy for people who favor Hellenization, but nowhere does the text mentions divine intervention.

Chapter one to two: The Hellenization of Judah and the non-violent resistance by Mattathias is covered; Chapter three to nine: Tells of. 1 Maccabees The First Book of the Maccabees 1. 1 57 And whosoever was found with any the book of the testament, or if any committed to the law, the king’s commandment was, that they should put him to death.

LibriVox recording of The First Book of Maccabees, from the Douay-Rheims Version. Read by Sam Stinson. 1 Maccabees is an apocryphal/deuterocanonical book written by a Jewish author after the restoration of an independent Jewish kingdom, probably about BC.

The book of 4 Maccabees is a philosophic discourse extoling the supremacy of pious reason over passion. After the prologue, the first section of 4 Maccabees sets forth the philosophical thesis, and the second section illustrates the points made using examples drawn from the Maccabees (principally, the martyrdom of Eleazer and the Maccabean.

The main reason is that modern day Judaism comes from the Phariseee sect which believes in rabbinic interpretation and the oral tradition, whereas the Hasmonean dynasty and the Maccabees represented the Sadducee sect, a break away sect that sought. The five books of Maccabees in English Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

EMBED EMBED (for wordpress Internet Archive Contributor Princeton Theological Seminary Library Language English. Includes index Publisher's catalogues: 36, [8] Pages: THE FIRST BOOK OF MACCABEES Formatted & revised by Avram Yehoshua Chapter One “After Alexander, son of Philip the Macedonian, who came from the land of Kittim, had defeated King Darius of the Persians and the Medes, he succeeded him as king.

(He had previously become King of Greece.) He fought many battles,File Size: KB. Book of Maccabees: Sefer Maqabiym The Books of 1 & 2 Maccabees, with names restored. While the canonocity of these books are disputed, no one can deny their immense historical value. For this version, we have restored the names of those involved to their original transliteration.

That is, "Ju. The tragedy for the Book of Maccabees gets worse. We lost the book. Like all of our ancient books, the Book of Maccabees was originally written in Hebrew but over the years — because of persecution, exiles and book burnings — the Hebrew version was lost, and the text only survived in a translation made into Greek called the Septuagint.

The account of the "Maccabees" described in these sacred texts are not those of the advent of political dealings of the Hasmonean dynasty of Judea, nor are they an account of the "Five Holy Maccabean Martyrs", or the "woman with seven sons", who were also referred to as "Maccabees" and are revered throughout Orthodoxy as the "Holy Maccabean.

The title of 1 and 2 Maccabees is taken from the surname of Judas (1 Mace. ), the third son of Mattathias, the hero of the war of Jewish independence against Syria.

The origin of the word “maccabee” is unclear; it may derive from the Hebrew word maqqabi (= hammer)—a reference to Judas’ physical strength and exploits. As a surname it was also applied to his brothers and, by. Catholic Bibles contain 46 books in the Old Testament, including seven (Tobit, Judith, 1 & 2 Maccabees, Wisdom, Ecclesiasticus, and Baruch) which were part of an ancient Greek translation of the Hebrew Bible.

These books were better known among Greek speaking Jews in the Mediterranean world around the time of Jesus. Today these seven books are. 4 Judas called Maccabaeus. 5 Eleazar, called Avaran, and Jonathan called Apphus.

6 When he saw the blasphemies being committed in Judah and Jerusalem. 7 he said, 'Alas that I should have been born to witness the ruin of my people and the ruin of the Holy City, and to sit by while she is delivered over to her enemies, and the sanctuary into the hand of foreigners.