2 maccabees 7


1 'To their brothers, the Jews living in Egypt, from their brothers, the Jews in Jerusalem and Judaea, greetings and untroubled peace. 14 So when he was ready to die he said thus, It is good, being put to death by men, to look for hope from God to be raised up again by him: as for thee, thou shalt have no resurrection to life. 2 Maccabees 7. Therefore[d] astounding things have happened. 2 Maccabees chapter 6 KJV (King James Version) 1 Not long after this the king sent an old man of Athens to compel the Jews to depart from the laws of their fathers, and not to live after the laws of God:. Punishment and Death of Antiochus IV. [g] Thus also mankind comes into being. 2 Maccabees. 24 Now Antiochus, thinking himself despised, and suspecting it to be a reproachful speech, whilst the youngest was yet alive, did not only exhort him by words, but also assured him with oaths, that he would make him both a rich and a happy man, if he would turn from the laws of his fathers; and that also he would take him for his friend, and trust him with affairs. 2 Maccabees 7:21 Context. 30 Whiles she was yet speaking these words, the young man said, Whom wait ye for? In 2 Maccabees 1–7, Seth Ehorn provides a foundational analysis of the Greek text of 2 Maccabees.The analysis is distinguished by the detailed yet comprehensive attention paid to the text. Then one of the young men said, "What do you hope to gain by doing this? 9 And when he was at his last breath, he said, “You accursed wretch, you dismiss us from this present life, but the King of the universe will raise us up to an everlasting renewal of life, because we have died for his laws.”. 2 'May God prosper you, remembering his covenant with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, his faithful servants. 18 After him also they brought the sixth, who being ready to die said, Be not deceived without cause: for we suffer these things for ourselves, having sinned against our God: therefore marvellous things are done unto us. 13 When he too had died, they maltreated and tortured the fourth in the same way. Previous chapter Previous chapter; Chapter 6; ... 7 Moreover, at the monthly celebration of the king’s birthday the Jews, from bitter necessity, had to partake of the sacrifices, and when the festival of Dionysus * was celebrated, they … 2 Maccabees 7:12 Context. 2 Maccabees 7:9 Context. For we are suffering these things on our own account, because of our sins against our own God. 6 The Lord God looketh upon us, and in truth hath comfort in us, as Moses in his song, which witnessed to their faces, declared, saying, And he shall be comforted in his servants. 41 Last of all after the sons the mother died. 33 And though the living Lord be angry with us a little while for our chastening and correction, yet shall he be at one again with his servants. 2 Maccabees 7 New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (NRSVCE) The Martyrdom of Seven Brothers. 9 And when he was at the last gasp, he said, Thou like a fury takest us out of this present life, but the King of the world shall raise us up, who have died for his laws, unto everlasting life. 2 Maccabees 7 Good News Translation (GNT) A Mother and Her Sons Die for Their Faith. Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright © 1946, 1952, and 1971 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. + Text Size —. 2 But one of them made himself the spokesman and said, What would you ask and learn of us? 21 She encouraged each of them in the language of their fathers. Wherefore he also received the next torment in order, as the former did. Chapter 7 Martyrdom of a Mother and Her Seven Sons. 6 The Lord God looketh upon us, and in truth hath comfort in us, as Moses in his song, which witnessed to their faces, declared, saying, And he shall be comforted in his servants. 2 Maccabees chapter 1 KJV (King James Version) 1 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:. 40 So he died in his integrity, putting his whole trust in the Lord. We find a series of theological features in II Maccabees which were abent from I Maccabees: for example, the resurrection of the body in 7.11; 14.46, a feature which is quite a contrast first to Wisdom and then to Philo, both of whom, following Neo-Platonic lines, tend rather to teach the immortality of the soul. 21 Yea, she exhorted every one of them in her own language, filled with courageous spirits; and stirring up her womanish thoughts with a manly stomach, she said unto them. I will not obey the king's commandment: but I will obey the commandment of the law that was given unto our fathers by Moses. They tore off the skin of his head with the hair, and asked him, “Will you eat rather than have your body punished limb by limb?” 8 He replied in the language of his fathers, and said to them, “No.” Therefore he in turn underwent tortures as the first brother had done. 27 But, leaning close to him, she spoke in their native tongue as follows, deriding the cruel tyrant: “My son, have pity on me. 25 But when the young man would in no case hearken unto him, the king called his mother, and exhorted her that she would counsel the young man to save his life. All rights reserved. I carried you nine months in my womb, and nursed you for three years, and have reared you and brought you up to this point in your life, and have taken care of you. 2 Maccabees 7. Revised Standard Version (RSV). 22 I cannot tell how ye came into my womb: for I neither gave you breath nor life, neither was it I that formed the members of every one of you; 23 But doubtless the Creator of the world, who formed the generation of man, and found out the beginning of all things, will also of his own mercy give you breath and life again, as ye now regard not your own selves for his laws' sake. 29 Fear not this tormentor, but, being worthy of thy brethren, take thy death that I may receive thee again in mercy with thy brethren. A Mother and Seven Sons Choose to Die Rather than Eat Pork It came to pass also, that seven brethren with their mother were taken, and compelled by the king against the law to taste swine's flesh, an 7 It happened also that seven brothers and their mother were arrested and were being compelled by the king, under torture with whips and thongs, to partake of unlawful swine’s flesh. 25 Since the young man would not listen to him at all, the king called the mother to him and urged her to advise the youth to save himself. 8 But he answered in his own language, and said, No. A Mother and Her Sons Die for Their Faith. 2 Maccabees 7:9 Context. Pagination. 1 It came to pass also, that seven brethren with their mother were taken, and compelled by the king against the law to taste swine's flesh, and were tormented with scourges and whips. 11 And said courageously, These I had from heaven; and for his laws I despise them; and from him I hope to receive them again. Why is 2 Maccabees shown with the King James Bible? 28 I beseech thee, my son, look upon the heaven and the earth, and all that is therein, and consider that God made them of things that were not; and so was mankind made likewise. 19 But think not thou, that takest in hand to strive against God, that thou shalt escape unpunished. 1 It came to pass also, that seven brethren with their mother were taken, and compelled by the king against the law to taste swine's flesh, and were tormented with scourges and whips. 2 Maccabees 2:4-7 RSVCE - It was also in the writing that the - Bible Gateway. 20 But the mother was marvellous above all, and worthy of honourable memory: for when she saw her seven sons slain within the space of one day, she bare it with a good courage, because of the hope that she had in the Lord. 7. 10 After him, the third was the victim of their sport. 31 And thou, that hast been the author of all mischief against the Hebrews, shalt not escape the hands of God. 28 I beseech thee, my son, look upon the heaven and the earth, and all that is therein, and consider that God made them of things that were not; and so was mankind made likewise. 37 But I, as my brethren, offer up my body and life for the laws of our fathers, beseeching God that he would speedily be merciful unto our nation; and that thou by torments and plagues mayest confess, that he alone is God; 38 And that in me and my brethren the wrath of the Almighty, which is justly brought upon our nation, may cease. 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Read … 30 Whiles she was yet speaking these words, the young man said, Whom wait ye for? 23 Therefore the Creator of the world, who shaped the beginning of man and devised the origin of all things, will in his mercy give life and breath back to you again, since you now forget yourselves for the sake of his laws.”, 24 Anti′ochus felt that he was being treated with contempt, and he was suspicious of her reproachful tone. 37 I, like my brothers, give up body and life for the laws of our fathers, appealing to God to show mercy soon to our nation and by afflictions and plagues to make you confess that he alone is God, 38 and through me and my brothers to bring to an end the wrath of the Almighty which has justly fallen on our whole nation.”. 2 Then one of the young men said, 2 Maccabees 7 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Martyrdom of Seven Brothers. 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. 7 So when the first was dead after this number, they brought the second to make him a mocking stock: and when they had pulled off the skin of his head with the hair, they asked him, Wilt thou eat, before thou be punished throughout every member of thy body? A Mother and Her Sons Die for Their Faith. I will not obey the king's commandment: but I will obey the commandment of the law that was given unto our fathers by Moses. Filled with a noble spirit, she fired her woman’s reasoning with a man’s courage, and said to them, 22 “I do not know how you came into being in my womb. 9 And when he was at the last gasp, he said, Thou like a fury takest us out of this present life, but the King of the world shall raise us up, who have died for his laws, unto everlasting life. 2 Maccabees 11:7 Context. 10 After him was the third made a mocking stock: and when he was required, he put out his tongue, and that right soon, holding forth his hands manfully. The king was having them beaten to force them to eat pork. 2 Maccabees Chapters « Prev; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; Next » 1 It also happened that seven brothers were arrested with their mother. 26 After much urging on his part, she undertook to persuade her son. 2 Maccabees 7:36 Cn: Gk fallen. 13 Now when this man was dead also, they tormented and mangled the fourth in like manner. 2 Maccabees chapter 2 KJV (King James Version) 1 It is also found in the records, that Jeremy the prophet commanded them that were carried away to take of the fire, as it hath been signified:. 31 But you,[i] who have contrived all sorts of evil against the Hebrews, will certainly not escape the hands of God. 2 Maccabees 7, George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary was originally compiled by … 7 It happened also that seven brothers and their mother were arrested and were being compelled by the king, under torture with whips and thongs, to partake of unlawful swine’s flesh. 19 But do not think that you will go unpunished for having tried to fight against God!”, 20 The mother was especially admirable and worthy of honorable memory. The king was trying to compel them to eat the forbidden pork by torturing them with whips and cords. 2 Maccabees 7:30 The Greek here for you is plural. 2 Then one of the young men said, “What do you hope to gain by doing this? 5 When he was utterly helpless, the king[a] ordered them to take him to the fire, still breathing, and to fry him in a pan. The Official Catholic Scripture Study International Bible, Largeprint, Bonded Leather, Black - Imperfectly Imprinted Bibles, RSV New Oxford Annotated Bible with Apocrypha, Genuine leather, Black, Spiritual Warfare Bible, Imitation Leather, Ignatius Journaling and Note-Taking Bible: Revised Standard Version, Second Catholic Edition. 27 But she bowing herself toward him, laughing the cruel tyrant to scorn, spake in her country language on this manner; O my son, have pity upon me that bare thee nine months in my womb, and gave thee such three years, and nourished thee, and brought thee up unto this age, and endured the troubles of education. 2 Maccabees. 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