2 Maccabees

2 Maccabees 10

    Purification of the Temple

  1. "Now Maccabe'us and his followers, the Lord leading them on, recovered the temple and the city; "
  2. "and they tore down the altars which had been built in the public square by the foreigners, and also destroyed the sacred precincts. "
  3. "They purified the sanctuary, and made another altar of sacrifice; then, striking fire out of flint, they offered sacrifices, after a lapse of two years, and they burned incense and lighted lamps and set out the bread of the Presence. "
  4. Accession of Antiochus Eupator

    Campaign in Idumea

    Judas Defeats Timothy

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