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1 Maccabees 15
- "Anti'ochus, the son of Deme'trius the king, sent a letter from the islands of the sea to Simon, the priest and ethnarch of the Jews, and to all the nation; "
- "its contents were as follows: ""King Anti'ochus to Simon the high priest and ethnarch and to the nation of the Jews, greeting. "
- "Whereas certain pestilent men have gained control of the kingdom of our fathers, and I intend to lay claim to the kingdom so that I may restore it as it formerly was, and have recruited a host of mercenary troops and have equipped warships, "