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II Maccabees

II Maccabees

a new translation with introduction and commentary

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Apocrypha. -- Maccabees -- II -- Commentaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titles2 Maccabees.
    Statementby Jonathan A. Goldstein.
    SeriesBible. English. Anchor Bible. 1964 -- v.41A.
    ContributionsGoldstein, Jonathan A., 1929-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS"1825.3"G65
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 595 p.
    Number of Pages595
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21128641M
    ISBN 100385048645
    LC Control Number82-45200

      2 Maccabees - audiobook DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSION (DRV) (-) The Book of 2 Machabees (more commonly rendered 2 Maccabees) is an abridgement of another work, now lost, which describes the events. CHAPTER 7. Martyrdom of a Mother and Her Seven Sons. 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. a 2 One of the brothers, speaking for the others, said: “What do you expect to learn by questioning us? We are ready to die rather than transgress the laws of our.

      It is found in the Apocrypha (meaning “hidden things”) in I & II Second Maccabees (1 Macc ; 2 Macc ). This book was created to offer the reader/listener just 1 & II Maccabees out of the Apocrypha as it is worthy of such focused separation and study. Now you may have it in either e-book, printed book, audio-book or all of the above/5(11). Roman Catholics often claim that the ancient Jewish historical book of 2 Maccabees (which they wrongly consider to be Scripture) teaches purgatory. The reality is, however, that purgatory is not even found in the Apocryphal books, nor would it be a biblical teaching even if it was.

      It is found in the Apocrypha (meaning "hidden things") in I & II Maccabees (1 Macc ; 2 Macc ). This book is an excerpt from the Apocrypha and it this story to you so you may have it in either e-book, printed book, audio-book or all of the above. Highlights of the Original Event:Pages: II Maccabees book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. II Maccabees continues the chronicle of the Time of the Troubles ( 4/5(3).


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The Second Book of the Maccabees. II Maccabees focuses on the Jews’ revolt against Antiochus and concludes with the defeat of the Syrian general Nicanor in bce by Judas Maccabeus, the hero of the work. In general, its chronology coheres with that of I Maccabees.

An unknown editor, the “Epitomist,” used the factual notes of a historian. II Maccabees book 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. 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 1 'To their brothers, the Jews living in Egypt, from their brothers, the Jews in Jerusalem and Judaea, greetings and untroubled peace.

2 'May God prosper you, remembering his covenant with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, his faithful servants. 3 May he give you all a heart to worship him and to. One concerning theological teaching from 2 Maccabees is the concept of praying on behalf of the dead (2 Maccabees ).

Second, 2 Maccabees speaks of Jeremiah praying for the people on Earth, introducing what Catholics teach as the prayers of the saints, a doctrine not found in the Old and New Testaments. The Second Book of the Maccabees Chapter 1. 1 To the brethren II Maccabees book 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. First book of the Maccabees - 5 - Then Mattathias answered and spake with a loud voice, Though all the nations that are under the king's dominion obey him, and fall away every one from the religion of their fathers, and give consent to his commandments: Yet will I and my sons and my brethren walk in the covenant of our fathers.

2 Maccabees 7 Revised Standard Version (RSV) The Martyrdom of Seven Brothers. 7 It happened also that seven brothers and their mother were arrested and were being compelled by the king, under torture with whips and cords, to partake of unlawful swine’s flesh.

2 One of them, acting as their spokesman, said, “What do you intend to ask and learn from us. The earliest extant mention of the book as 2 Maccabees is in Euseb., Praep. Evang., VIII, 9. Jerome also (Prol. Galeatus) calls it by this name.

Canonicity: In the early church 2 Maccabees was much less valued and therefore less read than 1 Maccabees. Augustine was the only church Father to claim for it canonical rank and even he in a.

2 Maccabees 2 Good News Translation (GNT) Jeremiah Hides the Tent of the Lord's Presence. 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.

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. The first book of Maccabees – acknowledged as one of the most perfect books of ancient history – relates the events in the war and the deeds of the five Maccabean brothers, from the year to B.C.

Holy War, Liberation War The book of Maccabees shows us. It is found in the Apocrypha (meaning “hidden things”) in I & II Maccabees (1 Macc ; 2 Macc ). This book is an excerpt from the Apocrypha and it this story to you so you may have it in either e-book, printed book, audio-book or all of the above.4/5(12).

In contrast to First Maccabees, the book of Second Maccabees is a summary of a history written originally in Greek for Diaspora Hellenistic Jews living in the Greek-speaking area in Jews to whom the book was addressed were both loyal to their nation and its new Hasmonean state and yet faithful subjects of the kingdoms of the Greek dynasty of Ptolemies in : Noam Zion.

Read the Book of 2 Maccabees online. Use highlighting, underlining, and take notes while you study the bible. 2 Maccabees is unique among biblical books because it is actually a summary of another book. The author tells us that he is summarizing a 5-volume work by Jason of Cyrene ().

The First and Second Books of Maccabees contain the most detailed accounts of the battles of Judah Maccabee and his brothers for the liberation of Judea from foreign domination.

These books include within them the earliest references to the story of Hanukkah and the rededication of the Temple, in addition to the famous story of the mother and her seven sons. 2 Maccabees. By Mary Jane Chaignot. 2 Maccabees has a very distinctive point of view. All the events of the second century BCE are important only insofar as they involve the temple in Jerusalem.

The major part of the book recounts three attacks on the temple. 1 Maccabees is a historical book, concerned to relay the events of the period as closely as possible. 2 Maccabees falls more into theological history, in other words the attempt to reflect on God’s role in the events described.

II Maccabees continues the chronicle of the "Time of the Troubles" ( B.C.E.), begun in I Maccabees. It recounts the stories of conflict between militant Jews, led by Judas Maccabaeus, and their Hellenistic oppressors.

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 brothers of Judas, his supporters.

In fact II Maccabees has a much greater interest in theology than I Maccabees, although it is expressed in a somewhat rough form of reward and punishment. The pagans are defined as 'blasphemous and barbarous nations' inbut there are also severe censures of apostate Jews, of whom there must therefore have been considerable numbers.Apocrypha: 2 Macabees Polyglot Sep | Vul.

2 Macabees Chapter 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 2.12 What he had seen was this: Onias, the former high priest, that paragon of men, modest of bearing and gentle of manners, suitably eloquent and trained from boyhood in the practice of every virtue-- Onias was stretching out his hands and praying for the whole Jewish community.

13 Next, there appeared a man equally remarkable for his great age and dignity and invested with a marvellous and.