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1 Maccabees 5
- "When the Gentiles round about heard that the altar had been built and the sanctuary dedicated as it was before, they became very angry, "
- and they determined to destroy the descendants of Jacob who lived among them. So they began to kill and destroy among the people.
- "But Judas made war on the sons of Esau in Idume'a, at Akrabatte'ne, because they kept lying in wait for Israel. He dealt them a heavy blow and humbled them and despoiled them. "