We also offer funeral pre-planning and carry a wide selection of caskets, vaults, urns and burial containers. 7 Then, because the city’s gates were closed, he withdrew, intending to come again and root out the whole community of Joppa. 44 For if he were not expecting that those who had fallen would rise again, it would have been superfluous and foolish to pray for the dead. 2 Maccabees shown with the King James Bible? 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. 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. 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. 12. 2 Maccabees 12 When these covenants were made, Lysias went unto the king, and the Jews were about their husbandry. 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. CHAPTER 12. The Jews of Joppa Are Murdered. As the seventh day was coming on, they purified themselves according to the custom, and they kept the sabbath there. "How ironic is this- I point to Catholic scholars who say it is not a plain reference, and this guy points to Luther who says it is! 38 Then Judas assembled his army and went to the city of Adul′lam. 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. 2 Maccabees 12:39-45. by Luke Wayne | Jan 31, 2017 | Roman Catholicism, World Religions. It is therefore a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead, that they may be loosed from sins. 2 'May God prosper you, remembering his covenant with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, his faithful servants. Therefore he made atonement for the dead, that they might be delivered from their sin. 28 But the Jews[l] called upon the Sovereign who with power shatters the might of his enemies, and they got the city into their hands, and killed as many as twenty-five thousand of those who were within it. 15 Wherefore Judas with his company, calling upon the great Lord of the world, who without rams or engines of war did cast down Jericho in the time of Joshua, gave a fierce assault against the walls. 45 But if he was looking to the splendid reward that is laid up for those who fall asleep in godliness, it was a holy and pious thought. 13 He also attacked a certain city which was strongly fortified with earthworks[f] and walls, and inhabited by all sorts of Gentiles. 39 On the next day, as by that time it had become necessary, Judas and his men went to take up the bodies of the fallen and to bring them back to lie with their kinsmen in the sepulchres of their fathers. But the most valiant Judas exhorted the people to keep themselves from sin, forasmuch as they saw before their … And after the feast, called Pentecost, they went forth against Gorgias the governor of Idume´a, 33 who came out with three thousand men of foot and four hundred horsemen. 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. Nicanor: probably distinct from the Nicanor of 14:2.; 12:10 From there: not from Jamnia or Joppa (), but from a place in Transjordan; vv. 23 Judas also was very earnest in pursuing them, killing those wicked wretches, of whom he slew about thirty thousand men. 2 Maccabees 12 King James Version KJV When these covenants were made, Lysias went unto the king, and the Jews were about their husbandry. 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. And it became clear to all that this was why these men had fallen. 5 When Judas heard of the cruelty visited on his countrymen, he gave orders to his men 6 and, calling upon God the righteous Judge, attacked the murderers of his brethren. The author's preface. But of the governors of several places, Timothy and Apollonius the son of Gennaeus, also Hieronymus and Demophon, and besides them Nicanor the gove... Read verse in Third Millennium Bible w/ Apocrypha 1 When these covenants were made, Lysias went unto the king, and the Jews were about their husbandry. 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 12:42-45Open menuDouay-Rheims 1899 American EditionOpen menu. The Jews of Joppa Are Murdered. He set fire to the harbor by night, and burned the boats, and massacred those who had taken refuge there. 36 As Esdris and his men had been fighting for a long time and were weary, Judas called upon the Lord to show himself their ally and leader in the battle. 12:2 Apollonius, son of Gennaeus: not the Apollonius who was the son of Menestheus (). Then every man saw that this was the cause wherefore they were slain. 12 When this agreement had been reached, Lys′ias returned to the king, and the Jews went about their farming. 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. 32 After the feast called Pentecost, they hastened against Gor′gias, the governor of Idume′a. 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. 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. 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, … 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. 45 And also in that he perceived that there was great favour laid up for those that died godly, it was an holy and good thought. 2 Maccabees 12 1 When this agreement had been reached, Lysias returned to the king, and the Jews went about their farming. 4 Who accepted of it according to the common decree of the city, as being desirous to live in peace, and suspecting nothing: but when they were gone forth into the deep, they drowned no less than two hundred of them. 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 account described in 2 Maccabees 12:39-42, 44-45 is said to “presuppose purgatory” (p.128). 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. 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. 10–26 parallel the account given in 1 Mc 5:9–13, 24–54 of Judas’ campaign in northern Transjordan. 5 When Judas heard of this cruelty done unto his countrymen, he commanded those that were with him to make them ready. 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. But the most valiant Judas exhorted the people to keep themselves from sin, forasmuch as they saw before their eyes what had happened, because of the sins of those that were slain. 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. 2 Maccabees 12 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE) Chapter 12 Incidents at Joppa and Jamnia. Its name was Caspin. 2 Maccabees 12 When these covenants were made, Lysias went unto the king, and the Jews were about their husbandry. 35 # Josh 15.44; 2 Chr 11.8; Mic 1.15. As the seventh day was coming on, they purified themselves according to the custom, and kept the sabbath there. 40 Now under the coats of every one that was slain they found things consecrated to the idols of the Jamnites, which is forbidden the Jews by the law. 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. 2 Maccabees 12:39 Context. Besides, that noble Judas exhorted the people to keep themselves from sin, forsomuch as they saw before their eyes the things that came to pass for the sins of those that were slain. Revised Standard Version (RSV), The Greek text of this sentence is uncertain. Incidents at Joppa and Jamnia. [k] Stalwart young men took their stand before the walls and made a vigorous defense; and great stores of war engines and missiles were there. 2 Maccabees 12 When this agreement had been reached, Lysias returned to the king, and the Jews went about their farming. 34 When they joined battle, it happened that a few of the Jews fell. 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. 24 Timothy himself fell into the hands of Dosith′eus and Sosip′ater and their men. 34 And it happened that in their fighting together a few of the Jews were slain. 2 But some of the local governors, Timothy and Apollonius, son of Gennaeus, * as also Hieronymus and Demophon, to say nothing of Nicanor, the commander of the Cyprians, would not allow them to live in peace and quiet. 7 And when the town was shut up, he went backward, as if he would return to root out all them of the city of Joppa. 2 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. 2 But some of the local governors, Timothy and Apollonius, son of Gennaeus, 2 Maccabees 12. Who accepted of it according to the common decree of the city, as being desirous to live in peace, … 12. 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. All rights reserved. 33 And he came out with three thousand infantry and four hundred cavalry. The defeated nomads besought Judas to grant them pledges of friendship, promising to give him cattle and to help his people[e] in all other ways. 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 22 But when Judas’ first division appeared, terror and fear came over the enemy at the manifestation to them of him who sees all things; and they rushed off in flight and were swept on, this way and that, so that often they were injured by their own men and pierced by the points of their swords. 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. The Jews of Joppa Are Murdered. 32 # Acts 2.1; 20.16; 1 Cor 16.8. 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 12:38-45 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Prayers for Those Killed in Battle 38 Then Judas assembled his army and went to the city of Adullam. Whereupon he made a reconciliation for the dead, that they might be delivered from sin. 33 Who came out with three thousand men of foot and four hundred horsemen. 18 But as for Timotheus, they found him not in the places: for before he had dispatched any thing, he departed from thence, having left a very strong garrison in a certain hold. 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: Of Jeremias' hiding the ark at the time of the captivity. 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. Why is The Second Book of Maccabees, also called 2 Maccabees, is a deuterocanonical book originally in Greek which focuses on the Maccabean Revolt against Antiochus IV Epiphanes and concludes with the defeat of the Seleucid Empire general Nicanor in 161 BC by Judas Maccabeus, the hero of the hard work. 29 From thence they departed to Scythopolis, which lieth six hundred furlongs from Jerusalem. 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. 17 Then departed they from thence seven hundred and fifty furlongs, and came to Characa unto the Jews that are called Tubieni. CHAPTER 2. 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. 15 But Judas and his men, calling upon the great Sovereign of the world, who without battering-rams or engines of war overthrew Jericho in the days of Joshua, rushed furiously upon the walls. 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. 1 'To their brothers, the Jews living in Egypt, from their brothers, the Jews in Jerusalem and Judaea, greetings and untroubled peace. 34 And it happened that in their fighting together a few of the Jews were slain. 19 Dosith′eus and Sosip′ater, who were captains under Maccabe′us, marched out and destroyed those whom Timothy had left in the stronghold, more than ten thousand men. 42 Betook themselves unto prayer, and besought him that the sin committed might wholly be put out of remembrance. Incidents at Joppa and Jamnia - When this agreement had been reached, Lys′ias returned to the king, and the Jews went about their … It is also found in the records, that Jeremy the prophet commanded them that were carried away to … 2 Maccabees 12 RSV - Incidents at Joppa and Jamnia - When - Bible Gateway. 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. Footnotes. Incidents at Joppa and Jamnia - When this agreement had been reached, Lys′ias returned to the king, and the Jews went about their farming. 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. 29 Setting out from there, they hastened to Scythop′olis, which is seventy-five miles[m] from Jerusalem. 2 Maccabees 12 GNB > View themes in this chapter . He found that Luther stated in a letter, "The text in Maccabees is left, and is quite plain. 12 Then Judas, thinking indeed that they would be profitable in many things, granted them peace: whereupon they shook hands, and so they departed to their tents. But of the governors of several places, Timotheus, and Apollonius the son of Genneus, also Hieronymus, and Demophon, and beside them Nicanor … 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. Then they went up to Jerusalem, as the feast of weeks was close at hand. 32 And after the feast, called Pentecost, they went forth against Gorgias the governor of Idumea. 11 After a hard fight Judas and his men won the victory, by the help of God. 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. 41 All men therefore praising the Lord, the righteous Judge, who had opened the things that were hid. 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. 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. 3 And some men of Joppa did so ungodly a deed as this: they invited the Jews who lived among them to embark, with their wives and children, on boats which they had provided, as though there were no ill will to the Jews;[a] 4 and this was done by public vote of the city. 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. A Catholic apologist actually found an interesting factoid about Luther's opinion of 2 Maccabees 12:46 and purgatory. 17 When they had gone ninety-five miles[h] from there, they came to Charax, to the Jews who are called Toubia′ni. 19 Howbeit Dositheus and Sosipater, who were of Maccabeus' captains, went forth, and slew those that Timotheus had left in the fortress, above ten thousand men. 35 But a certain Dosith′eus, one of Bace′nor’s men, who was on horseback and was a strong man, caught hold of Gor′gias, and grasping his cloak was dragging him off by main strength, wishing to take the accursed man alive, when one of the Thracian horsemen bore down upon him and cut off his arm; so Gor′gias escaped and reached Mar′isa. And when they accepted, because they wished to live peaceably and suspected nothing, the men of Joppa[b] took them out to sea and drowned them, not less than two hundred. 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. 42 And so betaking themselves to prayers, they besought him, that the sin which had been committed might be forgotten. 2 Maccabees 12 Incidents at Joppa and Jamnia. 11 Whereupon there was a very sore battle; but Judas' side by the help of God got the victory; so that the Nomades of Arabia, being overcome, besought Judas for peace, promising both to give him cattle, and to pleasure him otherwise. But some of the local governors, Timothy and Apollonius son of Gennaeus, as well as Hieronymus and Demop... Read verse in Good News Translation w/ Apocrypha 42 And so betaking themselves to prayers, they besought him, that the sin which had been committed might be forgotten. 30 But when the Jews who dwelt there bore witness to the good will which the people of Scythop′olis had shown them and their kind treatment of them in times of misfortune, 31 they thanked them and exhorted them to be well disposed to their race in the future also. 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. 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. 1 After these agreements were made, Lysias returned to the king, and the Jews went about their farming. Unlike 1 Maccabees, the style of 2 Maccabees suggests it was written in Koine … 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. 1 After these agreements were made, Lysias returned … 21 When Timothy learned of the approach of Judas, he sent off the women and the children and also the baggage to a place called Car′naim; for that place was hard to besiege and difficult of access because of the narrowness of all the approaches. 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. 9 He came upon the Jamnites also by night, and set fire on the haven and the navy, so that the light of the fire was seen at Jerusalem two hundred and forty furlongs off. 39 And upon the day following, as the use had been, Judas and his company came to take up the bodies of them that were slain, and to bury them with their kinsmen in their fathers' graves. 2 Maccabees 12. 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