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second book of Maccabees

second book of Maccabees

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Published by Harper for the Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Apocrypha. -- Maccabees, 2nd -- Commentaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Parallel Greek text and English translation.

    Statementedited by Solomon Zeitlin with introduction and commentary ; English translation by Sidney Tedesche.
    SeriesJewish Apocryphal literature
    ContributionsTedesche, Sidney Saul, 1890-, Zeitlin, Solomon, 1886-1976.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 271 p. ;
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20633095M

    MACCABEES, SECOND BOOK OF. 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 Second Book of the Maccabees (aka 2 Maccabees) Revised Standard Version: he appointed Eleazar to read aloud from the holy book, and gave the watchword, "God's help"; then, 22 The king negotiated a second time with the people in Beth-zur, gave pledges, received theirs.

    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. Third, the Catholic teaching regarding purgatory comes from 2 Maccabees that reads, "It is therefore a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the.   The Second Book of Machabees (Makkabaion B; Liber Secundus Machabaeorum). The Second Book of Machabees is not, as the name might suggest, a continuation of the First, but covers part of the same ground. The book proper (ii, xv, 40) is preceded by two letters of the Jews of Jerusalem to their Egyptian coreligionists (i, 1-ii, 19).

    The book has two main divisions: 1) A philosophical discussion on the main proposition (); 2) The story of the martyrs and the lessons to be learned from it (to the end). Chapters of 2 Maccabees furnishes the basic material for the second part of the book." (Introduction to the Intertstamental Period, pp. ).   T he seventh chapter of the Second Book of Maccabees (a book belonging to the Catholic Bible, but not among the Hebrew collection of Scriptures) tells the story of seven faithful Jewish brothers who maintained their fidelity to the Law of God in the face of persecution during the tyranny of Antiochus IV in the second century B.C. The New Testament book of Hebrews commends these martyrs of.


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Second book of Maccabees Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.

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. 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 bc by Judas Maccabeus, the hero of the general, its chronology coheres with that of I Maccabees. 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). 1 'To their brothers, the Second book of Maccabees book 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 do his will with a generous mind and a willing spirit. 2. Maccabees. The First book of Second book of Maccabees book. 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. 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.

This book, written for Jews who lived outside the land of Israel, was composed around BCE – about years after the first Chanukah.

The Second Book of Maccabees explains that the mitzvah of celebrating eight days of Hanukkah was actually invented as. A theological treatise such as 2 Maccabees differed widely from the unadorned, factual approach found in 1 Maccabees.

Indeed, so distinct are these two works that one must not label the epitome “the second book of Maccabees,” as if it were a continuation of 1 Maccabees. Rather, it. The Second Book of the Maccabees The brethren, the Jews that be at Jerusalem and in the land of Judea, wish unto the brethren, the Jews that are throughout Egypt health and peace: God be gracious unto you, and remember his covenant that he made with Abraham, Isaac, and.

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.

2 Maccabees He acted in an excellent and noble way as he had the resurrection of the dead in view. A reading from the second Book of Maccabees Judas the ruler of Israel, then took up a collection among all his soldiers, amounting to two thousand silver drachmas, which he sent to Jerusalem to provide for an expiatory Size: KB.

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 Maccabees.".

2 Maccabees 7 Good News Translation (GNT) A Mother and Her Sons Die for Their Faith. 7 On another occasion a Jewish mother and her seven sons were arrested. The king was having them beaten to force them to eat pork.

2 Then one of the young men said. THE SECOND BOOK OF MACCABEES. --The history of the second book of Maccabees begins some years earlier than that of the first book. and closes with the victory of Judas Maccabaeus over Nicanor. It thus embraces a period of twenty years, from B.C. to B.C. 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. 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 (). Back To The Main Page Back To The Holy Bible THE SECOND BOOK OF MACCABEES (Also known as the The Second Book of Machabees) Chapter 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.

Apocrypha. 1st and 2nd BOOK OF MACCABEES: Removed From The Bible By The Protestant Church In The 's [James, King] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Apocrypha. 1st and 2nd BOOK OF MACCABEES: Removed From The Bible By The Protestant Church In The 's/5(3).

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 : Rachael Turkienicz.

First and Second Maccabees (New Collegeville Bible Commentary: Old Testament Book 12) Daniel J. Harrington. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ Apocrypha: 4 Books of MACCABEES: Removed From The Bible by The Protestant Church In The 's King James.

Reviews:   The two Books of Maccabees contain independent accounts of events (in part identical) that accompanied the attempted suppression of Judaism in Palestine in the second century B.C.

The vigorous reaction to this attempt established for a time the Reviews: 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.