2 Maccabees

2 Maccabees 15

    Nicanor's Arrogance

  1. "When Nica'nor heard that Judas and his men were in the region of Samar'ia, he made plans to attack them with complete safety on the day of rest. "
  2. "And when the Jews who were compelled to follow him said, ""Do not destroy so savagely and barbarously, but show respect for the day which he who sees all things has honored and hallowed above other days,"" "
  3. the thrice-accursed wretch asked if there were a sovereign in heaven who had commanded the keeping of the sabbath day.
  4. Judas Prepares the Jews for Battle

    The Defeat and Death of Nicanor

    The Compiler's Epilogue

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