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first & second books of the Maccabees.

first & second books of the Maccabees.

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Published by Dent in London .
Written in English


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StatementEdited by W. Fairweather.
SeriesThe Temple Bible
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Open LibraryOL21804595M

The title of four books, of which the first and second only are regarded by the Church as canonical; the third and fourth, as Protestants consider all four, are first two have been so named because they treat of the history of the rebellion of the Machabees, the fourth because it speaks of the Machabee third, which has no connection whatever with the Machabee period. MACCABEES, BOOKS OF, III. 3 Maccabees. 1. Name: The name 3 Maccabees, though occurring in the oldest manuscripts and VSS, is quite unsuitable, because the book refers to events which antedate the Maccabean age by about half a century, and also to events in which the Maccabees took no part.

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 (). 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.

The books are not part of the Jewish Tanakh (also called the Hebrew Bible) since their original language is Greek and not Hebrew. Some books considered deuterocanonical by Catholics are: The Book of Tobit; The Book of Judith; The First Book of Maccabees, also called 1 Maccabees; The Second Book of Maccabees, also called 2 MaccabeesAdditional books & Hidden books: Catholic & .   1 Maccabees. The First book of Maccabees. The Old Testament. Douay-Rheims Version. Part of the Bible according to the Catholic and Orthodox canons. LibriVox recording. Public domain. 1 Maccabees.


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First & second books of the Maccabees Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 work.

In general, its chronology coheres with that of I Maccabees. After a general introduction to the book as a whole, the text is given in short passages, with a commentary directly following each. These Jewish historical works, the two books of the Maccabees, were written to describe the struggles of the Jews in the second century BC agains Mr Bartlett's volume, like the others in the series, contains the 3/5(1).

The First and Second Books of the Maccabees Paperback – by William Fairweather (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" — Author: William Fairweather. First & second books of the Maccabees.

book Bartlett's volume, like the others in the series, contains the text in the New English Bible. After a general introduction to the book as a whole, the text is given in short passages, with a commentary directly following each.

These Jewish historical works, the two books of the Maccabees, were written to describe the struggles of the Jews in the second century BC against encroachment of the. The books of First and Second Maccabees are also important for Christians, as in them is told how the Jewish people established the political and religious culture into which Jesus was born.

The martyr stories inform the early Christian martyrdoms, and the books are written in Greek, the language in which the Jews of Jesus' time read the /5(11). The books of 1 and 2 Maccabees – What are they.

First and Second Maccabees were Jewish writings regarding the history of the Jews during portions of the time period between the. The books outline the history of the Maccabees, Jewish leaders who led a rebellion of the Jews against the Seleucid Dynasty from BC to BC.

The first book portrays the effort by the Jews to regain their cultural and religious independence from Antiochus IV Epiphanes after his desecration of the Jewish temple. 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 Egypt.

The 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. An effort to legitimize the Hasmonean dynasty. 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 Author: Noam Zion.

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The first & second books of the Maccabees. Publication date Publisher London, Dent Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor University of Toronto Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language english.

52 Addeddate Pages: 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 CHAPTER 1 And it happened, after that Alexander son of Philip, the Macedonian, who came out of the land of Chettiim, had smitten Darius king of the Persians and Medes, that he reigned in his stead, the first over Greece, And made many wars, and won many strong holds, and slew the kings of the earth.

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.".

Apparently 1 Maccabees began the second year of the Seleucid era in the autumn of b.c., counting the remaining weeks of the summer after the Battle of Gaza as the first year. In 2 Maccabees, the Seleucid era may be calculated from the autumn of b.c.

Relation to the NT. 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.

Get this from a library. The First and Second Books of the Maccabees. [John R Bartlett;] -- Mr. Bartlett's volume, like the others in the series, contains the text in the New English Bible.

After a general introduction to the book as a whole, the text is given in short passages, with a. 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 countries, the books both of the prophets, and of David, and the Size: KB. The first and second Books of Maccabees, though regarded by Jews and Protestants as apocryphal, i.e., not inspired Scripture, because not contained in the Jewish list of books drawn up at the end of the first century A.D., have always been accepted by the Catholic Church as inspired and are called “deuterocanonical” to indicate that they are canonical even though disputed by some.

Mr Bartlett's volume, like the others in the series, contains the text in the New English Bible. After a general introduction to the book as a whole, the text is given in short passages, with a commentary directly following each. These Jewish historical works, the two books of the Maccabees Price: $.

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 The First Book of the Maccabees books of the testament of the Lord were found, and whosoever observed the law of the Lord, they put to death, according to the edict of the king.

In the first month of the hundred and fifty-second year they brought the army to Jerusalem: 4: And.In this packed yet succinct volume, W. Fairweather provides introductions, notes, and English translations for the first and second books of Maccabees.

In the introduction, he covers the name “Maccabee,” the events leading up to the Maccabean revolt, and the wars of the Maccabees, plus the contents and style of the book, its original language and unity, its date and authorship, its.