2 Maccabees

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2 Maccabees 5

    Jason Tries to Regain Control

  1. About this time Anti'ochus made his second invasion of Egypt.
  2. "And it happened that over all the city, for almost forty days, there appeared golden-clad horsemen charging through the air, in companies fully armed with lances and drawn swords- "
  3. "troops of horsemen drawn up, attacks and counterattacks made on this side and on that, brandishing of shields, massing of spears, hurling of missiles, the flash of golden trappings, and armor of all sorts. "
  4. Pillage of the Temple