Verses with the word are in the Apocrypha (460 verses):
1 Esdras 1:33
These things are written in the book of the stories of the kings of Judah, and every one of the acts that Josias did, and his glory, and his understanding in the law of the Lord, and the things that he had done before, and the things now recited, are reported in the book of the kings of Israel and Judea.
1 Esdras 1:42
But those things that are recorded of him, and of his uncleaness and impiety, are written in the chronicles of the kings.
1 Esdras 2:5
If therefore there be any of you that are of his people, let the Lord, even his Lord, be with him, and let him go up to Jerusalem that is in Judea, and build the house of the Lord of Israel: for he is the Lord that dwelleth in Jerusalem.
1 Esdras 2:6
Whosoever then dwell in the places about, let them help him, those, I say, that are his neighbours, with gold, and with silver,
1 Esdras 2:17
To king Artexerxes our lord, Thy servants, Rathumus the storywriter, and Semellius the scribe, and the rest of their council, and the judges that are in Celosyria and Phenice.
1 Esdras 2:18
Be it now known to the lord king, that the Jews that are up from you to us, being come into Jerusalem, that rebellious and wicked city, do build the marketplaces, and repair the walls of it and do lay the foundation of the temple.
1 Esdras 2:20
And forasmuch as the things pertaining to the temple are now in hand, we think it meet not to neglect such a matter,
1 Esdras 3:12
The third wrote, Women are strongest: but above all things Truth beareth away the victory.
1 Esdras 3:22
And when they are in their cups, they forget their love both to friends and brethren, and a little after draw out swords:
1 Esdras 3:23
But when they are from the wine, they remember not what they have done.
1 Esdras 4:5
They slay and are slain, and transgress not the king's commandment: if they get the victory, they bring all to the king, as well the spoil, as all things else.
1 Esdras 4:6
Likewise for those that are no soldiers, and have not to do with wars, but use husbundry, when they have reaped again that which they had sown, they bring it to the king, and compel one another to pay tribute unto the king.
1 Esdras 4:14
O ye men, it is not the great king, nor the multitude of men, neither is it wine, that excelleth; who is it then that ruleth them, or hath the lordship over them? are they not women?
1 Esdras 4:34
O ye men, are not women strong? great is the earth, high is the heaven, swift is the sun in his course, for he compasseth the heavens round about, and fetcheth his course again to his own place in one day.
1 Esdras 4:37
Wine is wicked, the king is wicked, women are wicked, all the children of men are wicked, and such are all their wicked works; and there is no truth in them; in their unrighteousness also they shall perish.
1 Esdras 4:39
With her there is no accepting of persons or rewards; but she doeth the things that are just, and refraineth from all unjust and wicked things; and all men do well like of her works.
1 Esdras 5:4
And these are the names of the men which went up, according to their families among their tribes, after their several heads.
1 Esdras 5:7
And these are they of Jewry that came up from the captivity, where they dwelt as strangers, whom Nabuchodonosor the king of Babylon had carried away unto Babylon.
1 Esdras 6:4
By whose appointment do ye build this house and this roof, and perform all the other things? and who are the workmen that perform these things?
1 Esdras 6:10
And those works are done with great speed, and the work goeth on prosperously in their hands, and with all glory and diligence is it made.
1 Esdras 6:13
So they gave us this answer, We are the servants of the Lord which made heaven and earth.
1 Esdras 8:10
Having determined to deal graciously, I have given order, that such of the nation of the Jews, and of the priests and Levites being within our realm, as are willing and desirous should go with thee unto Jerusalem.
1 Esdras 8:17
And the holy vessels of the Lord, which are given thee for the use of the temple of thy God, which is in Jerusalem, thou shalt set before thy God in Jerusalem.
1 Esdras 8:28
And these are the chief according to their families and several dignities, that went up with me from Babylon in the reign of king Artexerxes:
1 Esdras 8:39
Of the sons of Adonikam the last, and these are the names of them, Eliphalet, Jewel, and Samaias, and with them seventy men:
1 Esdras 8:58
And I said unto them, Both ye are holy unto the Lord, and the vessels are holy, and the gold and the silver is a vow unto the Lord, the Lord of our fathers.
1 Esdras 8:75
For our sins are multiplied above our heads, and our ignorances have reached up unto heaven.
1 Esdras 8:76
For ever since the time of our fathers we have been and are in great sin, even unto this day.
1 Esdras 8:89
O Lord of Israel, thou art true: for we are left a root this day.
1 Esdras 8:90
Behold, now are we before thee in our iniquities, for we cannot stand any longer by reason of these things before thee.
1 Esdras 9:11
But forasmuch as the people are many, and it is foul weather, so that we cannot stand without, and this is not a work of a day or two, seeing our sin in these things is spread far:
2 Esdras 1:6
Because the sins of their fathers are increased in them: for they have forgotten me, and have offered unto strange gods.
2 Esdras 1:17
Where are the benefits that I have done for you? when ye were hungry and thirsty in the wilderness, did ye not cry unto me,
2 Esdras 1:26
Whensoever ye shall call upon me, I will not hear you: for ye have defiled your hands with blood, and your feet are swift to commit manslaughter.
2 Esdras 2:39
Which are departed from the shadow of the world, and have received glorious garments of the Lord.
2 Esdras 2:40
Take thy number, O Sion, and shut up those of thine that are clothed in white, which have fulfilled the law of the Lord.
2 Esdras 2:44
So I asked the angel, and said, Sir, what are these?
2 Esdras 2:45
He answered and said unto me, These be they that have put off the mortal clothing, and put on the immortal, and have confessed the name of God: now are they crowned, and receive palms.
2 Esdras 3:21
For the first Adam bearing a wicked heart transgressed, and was overcome; and so be all they that are born of him.
2 Esdras 3:28
Are their deeds then any better that inhabit Babylon, that they should therefore have the dominion over Sion?
2 Esdras 3:31
I do not remember how this way may be left: Are they then of Babylon better than they of Sion?
2 Esdras 4:7
And he said unto me, If I should ask thee how great dwellings are in the midst of the sea, or how many springs are in the beginning of the deep, or how many springs are above the firmament, or which are the outgoings of paradise:
2 Esdras 4:10
He said moreover unto me, Thine own things, and such as are grown up with thee, canst thou not know;
2 Esdras 4:21
For like as the ground is given unto the wood, and the sea to his floods: even so they that dwell upon the earth may understand nothing but that which is upon the earth: and he that dwelleth above the heavens may only understand the things that are above the height of the heavens.
2 Esdras 4:24
And we pass away out of the world as grasshoppers, and our life is astonishment and fear, and we are not worthy to obtain mercy.
2 Esdras 4:25
What will he then do unto his name whereby we are called? of these things have I asked.
2 Esdras 4:27
And cannot comprehend the things that are promised to the righteous in time to come: for this world is full of unrighteousness and infirmities.
2 Esdras 4:32
And when the ears shall be cut down, which are without number, how great a floor shall they fill?
2 Esdras 4:33
Then I answered and said, How, and when shall these things come to pass? wherefore are our years few and evil?
2 Esdras 4:38
Then answered I and said, O Lord that bearest rule, even we all are full of impiety.
2 Esdras 4:39
And for our sakes peradventure it is that the floors of the righteous are not filled, because of the sins of them that dwell upon the earth.
2 Esdras 4:41
Then said I, No, Lord, that can she not. And he said unto me, In the grave the chambers of souls are like the womb of a woman:
2 Esdras 4:42
For like as a woman that travaileth maketh haste to escape the necessity of the travail: even so do these places haste to deliver those things that are committed unto them.
2 Esdras 5:26
And of all the fowls that are created thou hast named thee one dove: and of all the cattle that are made thou hast provided thee one sheep:
2 Esdras 5:36
And he said unto me, Number me the things that are not yet come, gather me together the dross that are scattered abroad, make me the flowers green again that are withered,
2 Esdras 5:37
Open me the places that are closed, and bring me forth the winds that in them are shut up, shew me the image of a voice: and then I will declare to thee the thing that thou labourest to know.
2 Esdras 5:43
So I answered and said, Couldest thou not make those that have been made, and be now, and that are for to come, at once; that thou mightest shew thy judgment the sooner?
2 Esdras 5:52
Say unto her, Wherefore are unto they whom thou hast now brought forth like those that were before, but less of stature?
2 Esdras 5:53
And she shall answer thee, They that be born in the the strength of youth are of one fashion, and they that are born in the time of age, when the womb faileth, are otherwise.
2 Esdras 5:54
Consider thou therefore also, how that ye are less of stature than those that were before you.
2 Esdras 5:55
And so are they that come after you less than ye, as the creatures which now begin to be old, and have passed over the strength of youth.
2 Esdras 6:26
And the men that are received shall see it, who have not tasted death from their birth: and the heart of the inhabitants shall be changed, and turned into another meaning.
2 Esdras 6:34
And hasten not with the times that are past, to think vain things, that thou mayest not hasten from the latter times.
2 Esdras 6:51
Unto Enoch thou gavest one part, which was dried up the third day, that he should dwell in the same part, wherein are a thousand hills:
2 Esdras 6:56
As for the other people, which also come of Adam, thou hast said that they are nothing, but be like unto spittle: and hast likened the abundance of them unto a drop that falleth from a vessel.
2 Esdras 6:58
But we thy people, whom thou hast called thy firstborn, thy only begotten, and thy fervent lover, are given into their hands.
2 Esdras 7:12
Then were the entrances of this world made narrow, full of sorrow and travail: they are but few and evil, full of perils,: and very painful.
2 Esdras 7:14
If then they that live labour not to enter these strait and vain things, they can never receive those that are laid up for them.
2 Esdras 7:25
And therefore, Esdras, for the empty are empty things, and for the full are the full things.
2 Esdras 7:32
And the earth shall restore those that are asleep in her, and so shall the dust those that dwell in silence, and the secret places shall deliver those souls that were committed unto them.
2 Esdras 7:50
And that there is promised us an everlasting hope, whereas ourselves being most wicked are made vain?
2 Esdras 7:51
And that there are laid up for us dwellings of health and safety, whereas we have lived wickedly?
2 Esdras 7:61
That there should not be such heaviness in their destruction, as shall be joy over them that are persuaded to salvation.
2 Esdras 7:62
I answered then, and said, I know, Lord, that the most High is called merciful, in that he hath mercy upon them which are not yet come into the world,
2 Esdras 7:66
And that he is of great mercy, for he multiplieth more and more mercies to them that are present, and that are past, and also to them which are to come.
2 Esdras 7:69
And being judge, if he should not forgive them that are cured with his word, and put out the multitude of contentions,
2 Esdras 8:2
I will tell thee a similitude, Esdras; As when thou askest the earth, it shall say unto thee, that it giveth much mould whereof earthen vessels are made, but little dust that gold cometh of: even so is the course of this present world.
2 Esdras 8:30
Take thou no indignation at them which are deemed worse than beasts; but love them that always put their trust in thy righteousness and glory.
2 Esdras 8:41
For as the husbandman soweth much seed upon the ground, and planteth many trees, and yet the thing that is sown good in his season cometh not up, neither doth all that is planted take root: even so is it of them that are sown in the world; they shall not all be saved.
2 Esdras 8:46
Then answered he me, and said, Things present are for the present, and things to cometh for such as be to come.
2 Esdras 8:54
Sorrows are passed, and in the end is shewed the treasure of immortality.
2 Esdras 8:59
For as the things aforesaid shalt receive you, so thirst and pain are prepared for them: for it was not his will that men should come to nought:
2 Esdras 9:17
And he answered me, saying, Like as the field is, so is also the seed; as the flowers be, such are the colours also; such as the workman is, such also is the work; and as the husbandman is himself, so is his husbandry also: for it was the time of the world.
2 Esdras 9:19
For then every one obeyed: but now the manners of them which are created in this world that is made are corrupted by a perpetual seed, and by a law which is unsearchable rid themselves.
2 Esdras 10:8
And now, seeing we all mourn and are sad, for we are all in heaviness, art thou grieved for one son?
2 Esdras 10:20
Do not so, but be counselled. by me: for how many are the adversities of Sion? be comforted in regard of the sorrow of Jerusalem.
2 Esdras 10:22
Our psaltery is laid on the ground, our song is put to silence, our rejoicing is at an end, the light of our candlestick is put out, the ark of our covenant is spoiled, our holy things are defiled, and the name that is called upon us is almost profaned: our children are put to shame, our priests are burnt, our Levites are gone into captivity, our virgins are defiled, and our wives ravished; our righteous men carried away, our little ones destroyed, our young men are brought in bondage, and our strong men are become weak;
2 Esdras 10:45
Whereas, I say, she said unto thee, that she hath been thirty years barren: those are the thirty years wherein there was no offering made in her.
2 Esdras 10:49
And, behold, thou sawest her likeness, and because she mourned for her son, thou begannest to comfort her: and of these things which have chanced, these are to be opened unto thee.
2 Esdras 10:57
For thou art blessed above many other, and art called with the Highest; and so are but few.
2 Esdras 11:44
The Highest also hath looked upon the proud times, and, behold, they are ended, and his abominations are fulfilled.
2 Esdras 12:24
And of those that dwell therein, with much oppression, above all those that were before them: therefore are they called the heads of the eagle.
2 Esdras 12:25
For these are they that shall accomplish his wickedness, and that shall finish his last end.
2 Esdras 12:30
It signifieth that these are they, whom the Highest hath kept unto their end: this is the small kingdom and full of trouble, as thou sawest.
2 Esdras 12:35
This is the dream that thou sawest, and these are the interpretations.
2 Esdras 12:43
Are not the evils which are come to us sufficient?
2 Esdras 12:45
For we are not better than they that died there. And they wept with a loud voice. Then answered I them, and said,
2 Esdras 13:16
For as I conceive in mine understanding, woe unto them that shall be left in those days and much more woe unto them that are not left behind!
2 Esdras 13:18
Now understand I the things that are laid up in the latter days, which shall happen unto them, and to those that are left behind.
2 Esdras 13:19
Therefore are they come into great perils and many necessities, like as these dreams declare.
2 Esdras 13:22
Whereas thou hast spoken of them that are left behind, this is the interpretation:
2 Esdras 13:23
He that shall endure the peril in that time hath kept himself: they that be fallen into danger are such as have works, and faith toward the Almighty.
2 Esdras 13:24
Know this therefore, that they which be left behind are more blessed than they that be dead.
2 Esdras 13:26
The same is he whom God the Highest hath kept a great season, which by his own self shall deliver his creature: and he shall order them that are left behind.
2 Esdras 13:29
Behold, the days come, when the most High will begin to deliver them that are upon the earth.
2 Esdras 13:37
And this my Son shall rebuke the wicked inventions of those nations, which for their wicked life are fallen into the tempest;
2 Esdras 13:38
And shall lay before them their evil thoughts, and the torments wherewith they shall begin to be tormented, which are like unto a flame: and he shall destroy them without labour by the law which is like unto me.
2 Esdras 13:40
Those are the ten tribes, which were carried away prisoners out of their own land in the time of Osea the king, whom Salmanasar the king of Assyria led away captive, and he carried them over the waters, and so came they into another land.
2 Esdras 13:48
But those that be left behind of thy people are they that are found within my borders.
2 Esdras 13:49
Now when he destroyeth the multitude of the nations that are gathered together, he shall defend his people that remain.
2 Esdras 13:52
And he said unto me, Like as thou canst neither seek out nor know the things that are in the deep of the sea: even so can no man upon earth see my Son, or those that be with him, but in the day time.
2 Esdras 14:11
For the world is divided into twelve parts, and the ten parts of it are gone already, and half of a tenth part:
2 Esdras 14:15
And set aside the thoughts that are most heavy unto thee, and haste thee to flee from these times.
2 Esdras 14:20
Behold, Lord, I will go, as thou hast commanded me, and reprove the people which are present: but they that shall be born afterward, who shall admonish them? thus the world is set in darkness, and they that dwell therein are without light.
2 Esdras 14:21
For thy law is burnt, therefore no man knoweth the things that are done of thee, or the work that shall begin.
2 Esdras 14:24
But look thou prepare thee many box trees, and take with thee Sarea, Dabria, Selemia, Ecanus, and Asiel, these five which are ready to write swiftly;
2 Esdras 14:33
And now are ye here, and your brethren among you.
2 Esdras 15:2
And cause them to be written in paper: for they are faithful and true.
2 Esdras 15:6
For wickedness hath exceedingly polluted the whole earth, and their hurtful works are fulfilled.
2 Esdras 15:20
Behold, saith God, I will call together all the kings of the earth to reverence me, which are from the rising of the sun, from the south, from the east, and Libanus; to turn themselves one against another, and repay the things that they have done to them.
2 Esdras 15:27
For now are the plagues come upon the whole earth and ye shall remain in them: for God shall not deliver you, because ye have sinned against him.
2 Esdras 15:34
Behold clouds from the east and from the north unto the south, and they are very horrible to look upon, full of wrath and storm.
2 Esdras 16:5
Plagues are sent unto you, and what is he that may drive them away?
2 Esdras 16:12
The earth quaketh, and the foundations thereof; the sea ariseth up with waves from the deep, and the waves of it are troubled, and the fishes thereof also, before the Lord, and before the glory of his power:
2 Esdras 16:13
For strong is his right hand that bendeth the bow, his arrows that he shooteth are sharp, and shall not miss, when they begin to be shot into the ends of the world.
2 Esdras 16:14
Behold, the plagues are sent, and shall not return again, until they come upon the earth.
2 Esdras 16:19
Behold, famine and plague, tribulation and anguish, are sent as scourges for amendment.
2 Esdras 16:29
As in an orchard of Olives upon every tree there are left three or four olives;
2 Esdras 16:30
Or as when a vineyard is gathered, there are left some clusters of them that diligently seek through the vineyard:
2 Esdras 16:37
Behold, the plagues draw nigh, and are not slack.
2 Esdras 16:65
And when your sins are brought forth, ye shall be ashamed before men, and your own sins shall be your accusers in that day.
2 Esdras 16:73
Then shall they be known, who are my chosen; and they shall be tried as the gold in the fire.
2 Esdras 16:74
Hear, O ye my beloved, saith the Lord: behold, the days of trouble are at hand, but I will deliver you from the same.
2 Esdras 16:77
Woe be unto them that are bound with their sins, and covered with their iniquities like as a field is covered over with bushes, and the path thereof covered with thorns, that no man may travel through!
But she replied upon me, It was given for a gift more than the wages. Howbeit I did not believe her, but bade her render it to the owners: and I was abashed at her. But she replied upon me, Where are thine alms and thy righteous deeds? behold, thou and all thy works are known.
O Lord, thou art just, and all thy works and all thy ways are mercy and truth, and thou judgest truly and justly for ever.
For they obeyed not thy commandments: wherefore thou hast delivered us for a spoil, and unto captivity, and unto death, and for a proverb of reproach to all the nations among whom we are dispersed.
And now thy judgments are many and true: deal with me according to my sins and my fathers': because we have not kept thy commandments, neither have walked in truth before thee.
And that I never polluted my name, nor the name of my father, in the land of my captivity: I am the only daughter of my father, neither hath he any child to be his heir, neither any near kinsman, nor any son of his alive, to whom I may keep myself for a wife: my seven husbands are already dead; and why should I live? but if it please not thee that I should die, command some regard to be had of me, and pity taken of me, that I hear no more reproach.
Beware of all whoredom, my son, and chiefly take a wife of the seed of thy fathers, and take not a strange woman to wife, which is not of thy father's tribe: for we are the children of the prophets, Noe, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob: remember, my son, that our fathers from the beginning, even that they all married wives of their own kindred, and were blessed in their children, and their seed shall inherit the land.
Give of thy bread to the hungry, and of thy garments to them that are naked; and according to thine abundance give alms: and let not thine eye be envious, when thou givest alms.
Ask counsel of all that are wise, and despise not any counsel that is profitable.
And fear not, my son, that we are made poor: for thou hast much wealth, if thou fear God, and depart from all sin, and do that which is pleasing in his sight.
And Raguel asked them, From whence are ye, brethren? To whom they said, We are of the sons of Nephthalim, which are captives in Nineve.
Then Tobit said, Are they detained? or is Gabael dead, and there is no man to give him the money?
And he said to his daughter, Honour thy father and thy mother in law, which are now thy parents, that I may hear good report of thee. And he kissed her. Edna also said to Tobias, The Lord of heaven restore thee, my dear brother, and grant that I may see thy children of my daughter Sara before I die, that I may rejoice before the Lord: behold, I commit my daughter unto thee of special trust; where are do not entreat her evil.
And he wept, and said, Blessed art thou, O God, and blessed is thy name for ever; and blessed are all thine holy angels:
But they that sin are enemies to their own life.
Now therefore give God thanks: for I go up to him that sent me; but write all things which are done in a book.
Give praise to the Lord, for he is good: and praise the everlasting King, that his tabernacle may be builded in thee again with joy, and let him make joyful there in thee those that are captives, and love in thee for ever those that are miserable.
Cursed are all they which hate thee, and blessed shall all be which love thee for ever.
O blessed are they which love thee, for they shall rejoice in thy peace: blessed are they which have been sorrowful for all thy scourges; for they shall rejoice for thee, when they have seen all thy glory, and shall be glad for ever.
Behold, even our cities and the inhabitants thereof are thy servants; come and deal with them as seemeth good unto thee.
And he said unto them, Tell me now, ye sons of Chanaan, who this people is, that dwelleth in the hill country, and what are the cities that they inhabit, and what is the multitude of their army, and wherein is their power and strength, and what king is set over them, or captain of their army;
This people are descended of the Chaldeans:
But now are they returned to their God, and are come up from the places where they were scattered, and have possessed Jerusalem, where their sanctuary is, and are seated in the hill country; for it was desolate.
He will send his power, and will destroy them from the face of the earth, and their God shall not deliver them: but we his servants will destroy them as one man; for they are not able to sustain the power of our horses.
O Lord God of heaven, behold their pride, and pity the low estate of our nation, and look upon the face of those that are sanctified unto thee this day.
Now the children of Israel, when they saw the multitude of them, were greatly troubled, and said every one to his neighbour, Now will these men lick up the face of the earth; for neither the high mountains, nor the valleys, nor the hills, are able to bear their weight.
For all the inhabitants of Bethulia have their water thence; so shall thirst kill them, and they shall give up their city, and we and our people shall go up to the tops of the mountains that are near, and will camp upon them, to watch that none go out of the city.
And they came unto her, and she said unto them, Hear me now, O ye governors of the inhabitants of Bethulia: for your words that ye have spoken before the people this day are not right, touching this oath which ye made and pronounced between God and you, and have promised to deliver the city to our enemies, unless within these days the Lord turn to help you.
And now who are ye that have tempted God this day, and stand instead of God among the children of men?
For thou hast wrought not only those things, but also the things which fell out before, and which ensued after; thou hast thought upon the things which are now, and which are to come.
Yea, what things thou didst determine were ready at hand, and said, Lo, we are here: for all thy ways are prepared, and thy judgments are in thy foreknowledge.
For, behold, the Assyrians are multiplied in their power; they are exalted with horse and man; they glory in the strength of their footmen; they trust in shield, and spear, and bow, and sling; and know not that thou art the Lord that breakest the battles: the Lord is thy name.
For thy power standeth not in multitude nor thy might in strong men: for thou art a God of the afflicted, an helper of the oppressed, an upholder of the weak, a protector of the forlorn, a saviour of them that are without hope.
And are resolved to spend the firstfruits of the the tenths of wine and oil, which they had sanctified, and reserved for the priests that serve in Jerusalem before the face of our God; the which things it is not lawful for any of the people so much as to touch with their hands.
For now is the time to help thine inheritance, and to execute thine enterprizes to the destruction of the enemies which are risen against us.
Wisdom of Solomon 1:5
For the holy spirit of discipline will flee deceit, and remove from thoughts that are without understanding, and will not abide when unrighteousness cometh in.
Wisdom of Solomon 1:16
But ungodly men with their works and words called it to them: for when they thought to have it their friend, they consumed to nought, and made a covenant with it, because they are worthy to take part with it.
Wisdom of Solomon 2:2
For we are born at all adventure: and we shall be hereafter as though we had never been: for the breath in our nostrils is as smoke, and a little spark in the moving of our heart:
Wisdom of Solomon 2:6
Come on therefore, let us enjoy the good things that are present: and let us speedily use the creatures like as in youth.
Wisdom of Solomon 2:15
He is grievous unto us even to behold: for his life is not like other men's, his ways are of another fashion.
Wisdom of Solomon 2:16
We are esteemed of him as counterfeits: he abstaineth from our ways as from filthiness: he pronounceth the end of the just to be blessed, and maketh his boast that God is his father.
Wisdom of Solomon 3:1
But the souls of the righteous are in the hand of God, and there shall no torment touch them.
Wisdom of Solomon 3:3
And their going from us to be utter destruction: but they are in peace.
Wisdom of Solomon 3:12
Their wives are foolish, and their children wicked:
Wisdom of Solomon 4:6
For children begotten of unlawful beds are witnesses of wickedness against their parents in their trial.
Wisdom of Solomon 4:12
For the bewitching of naughtiness doth obscure things that are honest; and the wandering of concupiscence doth undermine the simple mind.
Wisdom of Solomon 4:16
Thus the righteous that is dead shall condemn the ungodly which are living; and youth that is soon perfected the many years and old age of the unrighteous.
Wisdom of Solomon 5:9
All those things are passed away like a shadow, and as a post that hasted by;
Wisdom of Solomon 6:16
For she goeth about seeking such as are worthy of her, sheweth herself favourably unto them in the ways, and meeteth them in every thought.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:15
God hath granted me to speak as I would, and to conceive as is meet for the things that are given me: because it is he that leadeth unto wisdom, and directeth the wise.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:16
For in his hand are both we and our words; all wisdom also, and knowledge of workmanship.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:17
For he hath given me certain knowledge of the things that are, namely, to know how the world was made, and the operation of the elements:
Wisdom of Solomon 7:21
And all such things as are either secret or manifest, them I know.
Wisdom of Solomon 8:6
And if prudence work; who of all that are is a more cunning workman than she?
Wisdom of Solomon 8:7
And if a man love righteousness her labours are virtues: for she teacheth temperance and prudence, justice and fortitude: which are such things, as en can have nothing more profitable in their life.
Wisdom of Solomon 8:18
And great pleasure it is to have her friendship; and in the works of her hands are infinite riches; and in the exercise of conference with her, prudence; and in talking with her, a good report; I went about seeking how to take her to me.
Wisdom of Solomon 9:14
For the thoughts of mortal men are miserable, and our devices are but uncertain.
Wisdom of Solomon 9:16
And hardly do we guess aright at things that are upon earth, and with labour do we find the things that are before us: but the things that are in heaven who hath searched out?
Wisdom of Solomon 9:18
For so the ways of them which lived on the earth were reformed, and men were taught the things that are pleasing unto thee, and were saved through wisdom.
Wisdom of Solomon 11:24
For thou lovest all the things that are, and abhorrest nothing which thou hast made: for never wouldest thou have made any thing, if thou hadst hated it.
Wisdom of Solomon 11:26
But thou sparest all: for they are thine, O Lord, thou lover of souls.
Wisdom of Solomon 12:22
Therefore, whereas thou dost chasten us, thou scourgest our enemies a thousand times more, to the intent that, when we judge, we should carefully think of thy goodness, and when we ourselves are judged, we should look for mercy.
Wisdom of Solomon 13:1
Surely vain are all men by nature, who are ignorant of God, and could not out of the good things that are seen know him that is: neither by considering the works did they acknowledge the workmaster;
Wisdom of Solomon 13:6
But yet for this they are the less to be blamed: for they peradventure err, seeking God, and desirous to find him.
Wisdom of Solomon 13:7
For being conversant in his works they search him diligently, and believe their sight: because the things are beautiful that are seen.
Wisdom of Solomon 13:8
Howbeit neither are they to be pardoned.
Wisdom of Solomon 13:10
But miserable are they, and in dead things is their hope, who call them gods, which are the works of men's hands, gold and silver, to shew art in, and resemblances of beasts, or a stone good for nothing, the work of an ancient hand.
Wisdom of Solomon 14:5
Nevertheless thou wouldest not that the works of thy wisdom should be idle, and therefore do men commit their lives to a small piece of wood, and passing the rough sea in a weak vessel are saved.
Wisdom of Solomon 14:9
For the ungodly and his ungodliness are both alike hateful unto God.
Wisdom of Solomon 14:11
Therefore even upon the idols of the Gentiles shall there be a visitation: because in the creature of God they are become an abomination, and stumblingblocks to the souls of men, and a snare to the feet of the unwise.
Wisdom of Solomon 14:28
For either they are mad when they be merry, or prophesy lies, or live unjustly, or else lightly forswear themselves.
Wisdom of Solomon 15:2
For if we sin, we are thine, knowing thy power: but we will not sin, knowing that we are counted thine.
Wisdom of Solomon 15:6
Both they that make them, they that desire them, and they that worship them, are lovers of evil things, and are worthy to have such things to trust upon.
Wisdom of Solomon 15:14
And all the enemies of thy people, that hold them in subjection, are most foolish, and are more miserable than very babes.
Wisdom of Solomon 15:15
For they counted all the idols of the heathen to be gods: which neither have the use of eyes to see, nor noses to draw breath, nor ears to hear, nor fingers of hands to handle; and as for their feet, they are slow to go.
Wisdom of Solomon 15:18
Yea, they worshipped those beasts also that are most hateful: for being compared together, some are worse than others.
Wisdom of Solomon 15:19
Neither are they beautiful, so much as to be desired in respect of beasts: but they went without the praise of God and his blessing.
Wisdom of Solomon 17:1
For great are thy judgments, and cannot be expressed: therefore unnurtured souls have erred.
Wisdom of Solomon 19:18
For the elements were changed in themselves by a kind of harmony, like as in a psaltery notes change the name of the tune, and yet are always sounds; which may well be perceived by the sight of the things that have been done.
The word of God most high is the fountain of wisdom; and her ways are everlasting commandments.
The fear of the Lord is a crown of wisdom, making peace and perfect health to flourish; both which are the gifts of God: and it enlargeth their rejoicing that love him.
The root of wisdom is to fear the Lord, and the branches thereof are long life.
The parables of knowledge are in the treasures of wisdom: but godliness is an abomination to a sinner.
For the fear of the Lord is wisdom and instruction: and faith and meekness are his delight.
Many are in high place, and of renown: but mysteries are revealed unto the meek.
Seek not out things that are too hard for thee, neither search the things that are above thy strength.
But what is commanded thee, think thereupon with reverence, for it is not needful for thee to see with thine eyes the things that are in secret.
Be not curious in unnecessary matters: for more things are shewed unto thee than men understand.
For many are deceived by their own vain opinion; and an evil suspicion hath overthrown their judgment.
For there is a golden ornament upon her, and her bands are purple lace.
Reproach not a man that turneth from sin, but remember that we are all worthy of punishment.
Gaze not on a maid, that thou fall not by those things that are precious in her.
As the judge of the people is himself, so are his officers; and what manner of man the ruler of the city is, such are all they that dwell therein.
An unwise king destroyeth his people; but through the prudence of them which are in authority the city shall be inhabited.
Pride was not made for men, nor furious anger for them that are born of a woman.
They that fear the Lord are a sure seed, and they that love him an honourable plant: they that regard not the law are a dishonourable seed; they that transgress the commandments are a deceivable seed.
Among brethren he that is chief is honorable; so are they that fear the Lord in his eyes.
Unto the servant that is wise shall they that are free do service: and he that hath knowledge will not grudge when he is reformed.
Boast not of thy clothing and raiment, and exalt not thyself in the day of honour: for the works of the Lord are wonderful, and his works among men are hidden.
Wisdom, knowledge, and understanding of the law, are of the Lord: love, and the way of good works, are from him.
Riches are good unto him that hath no sin, and poverty is evil in the mouth of the ungodly.
Riches are not comely for a niggard: and what should an envious man do with money?
He shall pitch his tent nigh unto her, and shall lodge in a lodging where good things are.
For she is far from pride, and men that are liars cannot remember her.
And his eyes are upon them that fear him, and he knoweth every work of man.
Trust not thou in their life, neither respect their multitude: for one that is just is better than a thousand; and better it is to die without children, than to have them that are ungodly.
And if there be one stiffnecked among the people, it is marvel if he escape unpunished: for mercy and wrath are with him; he is mighty to forgive, and to pour out displeasure.
It is a tempest which no man can see: for the most part of his works are hid.
The works of the Lord are done in judgment from the beginning: and from the time he made them he disposed the parts thereof.
He garnished his works for ever, and in his hand are the chief of them unto all generations: they neither labour, nor are weary, nor cease from their works.
Their ways are ever before him, and shall not be hid from his eyes.
Therefore all their works are as the sun before him, and his eyes are continually upon their ways.
None of their unrighteous deeds are hid from him, but all their sins are before the Lord
He vieweth the power of the height of heaven; and all men are but earth and ashes.
The number of a man's days at the most are an hundred years.
As a drop of water unto the sea, and a gravelstone in comparison of the sand; so are a thousand years to the days of eternity.
Lo, is not a word better than a gift? but both are with a gracious man.
From the morning until the evening the time is changed, and all things are soon done before the Lord.
Flee from sin as from the face of a serpent: for if thou comest too near it, it will bite thee: the teeth thereof are as the teeth of a lion, slaying the souls of men.
The inner parts of a fool are like a broken vessel, and he will hold no knowledge as long as he liveth.
The lips of talkers will be telling such things as pertain not unto them: but the words of such as have understanding are weighed in the balance.
A tale out of season [is as] musick in mourning: but stripes and correction of wisdom are never out of time.
Such a man only feareth the eyes of men, and knoweth not that the eyes of the Lord are ten thousand times brighter than the sun, beholding all the ways of men, and considering the most secret parts.
As the turpentine tree I stretched out my branches, and my branches are the branches of honour and grace.
As the vine brought I forth pleasant savour, and my flowers are the fruit of honour and riches.
I am the mother of fair love, and fear, and knowledge, and holy hope: I therefore, being eternal, am given to all my children which are named of him.
All these things are the book of the covenant of the most high God, even the law which Moses commanded for an heritage unto the congregations of Jacob.
For her thoughts are more than the sea, and her counsels profounder than the great deep.
There be three things that mine heart feareth; and for the fourth I was sore afraid: the slander of a city, the gathering together of an unruly multitude, and a false accusation: all these are worse than death.
As the golden pillars are upon the sockets of silver; so are the fair feet with a constant heart.
There be two things that grieve my heart; and the third maketh me angry: a man of war that suffereth poverty; and men of understanding that are not set by; and one that returneth from righteousness to sin; the Lord prepareth such an one for the sword.
The strife of the proud is bloodshedding, and their revilings are grievous to the ear.
Mockery and reproach are from the proud; but vengeance, as a lion, shall lie in wait for them.
Malice and wrath, even these are abominations; and the sinful man shall have them both.
As the matter of the fire is, so it burneth: and as a man's strength is, so is his wrath; and according to his riches his anger riseth; and the stronger they are which contend, the more they will be inflamed.
For the yoke thereof is a yoke of iron, and the bands thereof are bands of brass.
These things are grievous to a man of understanding; the upbraiding of houseroom, and reproaching of the lender.
Health and good estate of body are above all gold, and a strong body above infinite wealth.
Delicates poured upon a mouth shut up are as messes of meat set upon a grave.
Eat as it becometh a man, those things which are set before thee; and devour note, lest thou be hated.
Sound sleep cometh of moderate eating: he riseth early, and his wits are with him: but the pain of watching, and choler, and pangs of the belly, are with an unsatiable man.
If thou be among great men, make not thyself equal with them; and when ancient men are in place, use not many words.
The heart of the foolish is like a cartwheel; and his thoughts are like a rolling axletree.
And all men are from the ground, and Adam was created of earth:
So look upon all the works of the most High; and there are two and two, one against another.
Fodder, a wand, and burdens, are for the ass; and bread, correction, and work, for a servant. .
A yoke and a collar do bow the neck: so are tortures and torments for an evil servant.
The hopes of a man void of understanding are vain and false: and dreams lift up fools.
Divinations, and soothsayings, and dreams, are vain: and the heart fancieth, as a woman's heart in travail.
For the eyes of the Lord are upon them that love him, he is their mighty protection and strong stay, a defence from heat, and a cover from the sun at noon, a preservation from stumbling, and an help from falling.
He that sacrificeth of a thing wrongfully gotten, his offering is ridiculous; and the gifts of unjust men are not accepted.
For all these things [are to be done] because of the commandment.
Another is wise to himself; and the fruits of understanding are commendable in his mouth.
The days of the life of man may be numbered: but the days of Israel are innumerable.
For all things are not profitable for all men, neither hath every soul pleasure in every thing.
So every carpenter and workmaster, that laboureth night and day: and they that cut and grave seals, and are diligent to make great variety, and give themselves to counterfeit imagery, and watch to finish a work:
They shall not be sought for in publick counsel, nor sit high in the congregation: they shall not sit on the judges' seat, nor understand the sentence of judgment: they cannot declare justice and judgment; and they shall not be found where parables are spoken.
He will keep the sayings of the renowned men: and where subtil parables are, he will be there also.
All the works of the Lord are exceeding good, and whatsoever he commandeth shall be accomplished in due season.
The works of all flesh are before him, and nothing can be hid from his eyes.
As his ways are plain unto the holy; so are they stumblingblocks unto the wicked.
For the good are good things created from the beginning: so evil things for sinners.
The principal things for the whole use of man's life are water, fire, iron, and salt, flour of wheat, honey, milk, and the blood of the grape, and oil, and clothing.
All these things are for good to the godly: so to the sinners they are turned into evil.
There be spirits that are created for vengeance, which in their fury lay on sore strokes; in the time of destruction they pour out their force, and appease the wrath of him that made them.
All the works of the Lord are good: and he will give every needful thing in due season.
These things are created for the wicked, and for their sakes came the flood.
All things that are of the earth shall turn to the earth again: and that which is of the waters doth return into the sea.
The children of the ungodly shall not bring forth many branches: but are as unclean roots upon a hard rock.
Brethren and help are against time of trouble: but alms shall deliver more than them both.
The children of sinners are abominable children, and they that are conversant in the dwelling of the ungodly.
All that are of the earth shall turn to earth again: so the ungodly shall go from a curse to destruction.
Sure keeping is good, where an evil wife is; and shut up, where many hands are.
Be not ashamed to inform the unwise and foolish, and the extreme aged that contendeth with those that are young: thus shalt thou be truly learned, and approved of all men living.
I will now remember the works of the Lord, and declare the things that I have seen: In the words of the Lord are his works.
He declareth the things that are past, and for to come, and revealeth the steps of hidden things.
Oh how desirable are all his works! and that a man may see even to a spark.
All these things live and remain for ever for all uses, and they are all obedient.
All things are double one against another: and he hath made nothing imperfect.
Through this the treasures are opened: and clouds fly forth as fowls.
By his great power he maketh the clouds firm, and the hailstones are broken small.
At his sight the mountains are shaken, and at his will the south wind bloweth.
There are yet hid greater things than these be, for we have seen but a few of his works.
Leaders of the people by their counsels, and by their knowledge of learning meet for the people, wise and eloquent are their instructions:
And some there be, which have no memorial; who are perished, as though they had never been; and are become as though they had never been born; and their children after them.
With their seed shall continually remain a good inheritance, and their children are within the covenant.
Their bodies are buried in peace; but their name liveth for evermore.
Blessed are they that saw thee, and slept in love; for we shall surely live.
Wherefore are ye slow, and what say ye to these things, seeing your souls are very thirsty?
And these are the words of the book, which Baruch the son of Nerias, the son of Maasias, the son of Sedecias, the son of Asadias, the son of Chelcias, wrote in Babylon,
Moreover he hath delivered them to be in subjection to all the kingdoms that are round about us, to be as a reproach and desolation among all the people round about, where the Lord hath scattered them.
For all these plagues are come upon us, which the Lord hath pronounced against us
Let thy wrath turn from us: for we are but a few left among the heathen, where thou hast scattered us.
Open thine eyes, and behold; for the dead that are in the graves, whose souls are taken from their bodies, will give unto the Lord neither praise nor righteousness:
And, lo, they are cast out to the heat of the day, and to the frost of the night, and they died in great miseries by famine, by sword, and by pestilence.
Behold, we are yet this day in our captivity, where thou hast scattered us, for a reproach and a curse, and to be subject to payments, according to all the iniquities of our fathers, which departed from the Lord our God.
Where are the princes of the heathen become, and such as ruled the beasts upon the earth;
For they that wrought in silver, and were so careful, and whose works are unsearchable,
They are vanished and gone down to the grave, and others are come up in their steads.
Give not thine honour to another, nor the things that are profitable unto thee to a strange nation.
O Israel, happy are we: for things that are pleasing to God are made known unto us.
Miserable are they that afflicted thee, and rejoiced at thy fall.
Miserable are the cities which thy children served: miserable is she that received thy sons.
Additions to Esther 10:7
And the two dragons are I and Aman.
Additions to Esther 13:1
The copy of the letters was this: The great king Artexerxes writeth these things to the princes and governours that are under him from India unto Ethiopia in an hundred and seven and twenty provinces.
Additions to Esther 13:6
Therefore have we commanded, that all they that are signified in writing unto you by Aman, who is ordained over the affairs, and is next unto us, shall all, with their wives and children, be utterly destroyed by the sword of their enemies, without all mercy and pity, the fourteenth day of the twelfth month Adar of this present year:
Additions to Esther 13:7
That they, who of old and now also are malicious, may in one day with violence go into the grave, and so ever hereafter cause our affairs to be well settled, and without trouble.
Additions to Esther 13:15
And now, O Lord God and King, spare thy people: for their eyes are upon us to bring us to nought; yea, they desire to destroy the inheritance, that hath been thine from the beginning.
Additions to Esther 14:8
Nevertheless it satisfieth them not, that we are in bitter captivity: but they have stricken hands with their idols,
Additions to Esther 14:13
Give me eloquent speech in my mouth before the lion: turn his heart to hate him that fighteth against us, that there may be an end of him, and of all that are likeminded to him:
Additions to Esther 16:2
Many, the more often they are honoured with the great bounty of their gracious princes, the more proud they are waxen,
Additions to Esther 16:5
Oftentimes also fair speech of those, that are put in trust to manage their friends' affairs, hath caused many that are in authority to be partakers of innocent blood, and hath enwrapped them in remediless calamities:
Additions to Esther 16:7
Now ye may see this, as we have declared, not so much by ancient histories, as ye may, if ye search what hath been wickedly done of late through the pestilent behaviour of them that are unworthily placed in authority.
Additions to Esther 16:9
Both by changing our purposes, and always judging things that are evident with more equal proceeding.
Additions to Esther 16:15
But we find that the Jews, whom this wicked wretch hath delivered to utter destruction, are no evildoers, but live by most just laws:
Letter of Jeremiah 1:7
As for their tongue, it is polished by the workman, and they themselves are gilded and laid over with silver; yet are they but false, and cannot speak.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:15
Whereby they are known not to be gods: therefore fear them not.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:17
And as the doors are made sure on every side upon him that offendeth the king, as being committed to suffer death: even so the priests make fast their temples with doors, with locks, and bars, lest their gods be spoiled with robbers.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:19
They are as one of the beams of the temple, yet they say their hearts are gnawed upon by things creeping out of the earth; and when they eat them and their clothes, they feel it not.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:20
Their faces are blacked through the smoke that cometh out of the temple.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:22
By this ye may know that they are no gods: therefore fear them not.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:24
The things wherein there is no breath are bought for a most high price.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:25
They are borne upon shoulders, having no feet whereby they declare unto men that they be nothing worth.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:26
They also that serve them are ashamed: for if they fall to the ground at any time, they cannot rise up again of themselves: neither, if one set them upright, can they move of themselves: neither, if they be bowed down, can they make themselves straight: but they set gifts before them as unto dead men.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:27
As for the things that are sacrificed unto them, their priests sell and abuse; in like manner their wives lay up part thereof in salt; but unto the poor and impotent they give nothing of it.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:28
Menstruous women and women in childbed eat their sacrifices: by these things ye may know that they are no gods: fear them not.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:33
Whether it be evil that one doeth unto them, or good, they are not able to recompense it: they can neither set up a king, nor put him down.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:38
Their gods of wood, and which are overlaid with gold and silver, are like the stones that be hewn out of the mountain: they that worship them shall be confounded.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:39
How should a man then think and say that they are gods, when even the Chaldeans themselves dishonour them?
Letter of Jeremiah 1:43
Whatsoever is done among them is false: how may it then be thought or said that they are gods?
Letter of Jeremiah 1:44
They are made of carpenters and goldsmiths: they can be nothing else than the workmen will have them to be.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:45
And they themselves that made them can never continue long; how should then the things that are made of them be gods?
Letter of Jeremiah 1:49
For seeing they be but of wood, and overlaid with silver and gold, it shall be known hereafter that they are false:
Letter of Jeremiah 1:50
And it shall manifestly appear to all nations and kings that they are no gods, but the works of men's hands, and that there is no work of God in them.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:51
Who then may not know that they are no gods?
Letter of Jeremiah 1:53
Neither can they judge their own cause, nor redress a wrong, being unable: for they are as crows between heaven and earth.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:56
Neither are those gods of wood, and laid over with silver or gold, able to escape either from thieves or robbers.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:57
Whose gold, and silver, and garments wherewith they are clothed, they that are strong take, and go away withal: neither are they able to help themselves.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:59
For sun, moon, and stars, being bright and sent to do their offices, are obedient.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:61
And when God commandeth the clouds to go over the whole world, they do as they are bidden.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:62
And the fire sent from above to consume hills and woods doeth as it is commanded: but these are like unto them neither in shew nor power.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:63
Wherefore it is neither to be supposed nor said that they are gods, seeing, they are able neither to judge causes, nor to do good unto men.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:64
Knowing therefore that they are no gods, fear them not,
Letter of Jeremiah 1:67
The beasts are better than they: for they can get under a cover and help themselves.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:68
It is then by no means manifest unto us that they are gods: therefore fear them not.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:69
For as a scarecrow in a garden of cucumbers keepeth nothing: so are their gods of wood, and laid over with silver and gold.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:70
And likewise their gods of wood, and laid over with silver and gold, are like to a white thorn in an orchard, that every bird sitteth upon; as also to a dead body, that is east into the dark.
Additions to Daniel 1:4
For thou art righteous in all the things that thou hast done to us: yea, true are all thy works, thy ways are right, and all thy judgments truth.
Additions to Daniel 1:10
And now we cannot open our mouths, we are become a shame and reproach to thy servants; and to them that worship thee.
Additions to Daniel 1:14
For we, O Lord, are become less than any nation, and be kept under this day in all the world because of our sins.
Behold, the garden doors are shut, that no man can see us, and we are in love with thee; therefore consent unto us, and lie with us.
So he standing in the midst of them said, Are ye such fools, ye sons of Israel, that without examination or knowledge of the truth ye have condemned a daughter of Israel?
So when they were put asunder one from another, he called one of them, and said unto him, O thou that art waxen old in wickedness, now thy sins which thou hast committed aforetime are come to light.
Bel and the Dragon 1:17
And the king said, Daniel, are the seals whole? And he said, Yea, O king, they be whole.
Bel and the Dragon 1:19
Then laughed Daniel, and held the king that he should not go in, and said, Behold now the pavement, and mark well whose footsteps are these.
Bel and the Dragon 1:27
Then Daniel took pitch, and fat, and hair, and did seethe them together, and made lumps thereof: this he put in the dragon's mouth, and so the dragon burst in sunder : and Daniel said, Lo, these are the gods ye worship.
Prayer of Manassheh 1:1
O Lord, Almighty God of our fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and of their righteous seed;
1 Maccabees 1:11
In those days went there out of Israel wicked men, who persuaded many, saying, Let us go and make a covenant with the heathen that are round about us: for since we departed from them we have had much sorrow.
1 Maccabees 2:9
Her glorious vessels are carried away into captivity, her infants are slain in the streets, her young men with the sword of the enemy.
1 Maccabees 2:11
All her ornaments are taken away; of a free woman she is become a bondslave.
1 Maccabees 2:19
Then Mattathias answered and spake with a loud voice, Though all the nations that are under the king's dominion obey him, and fall away every one from the religion of their fathers, and give consent to his commandments:
1 Maccabees 3:14
He said, I will get me a name and honour in the kingdom; for I will go fight with Judas and them that are with him, who despise the king's commandment.
1 Maccabees 3:17
Who, when they saw the host coming to meet them, said unto Judas, How shall we be able, being so few, to fight against so great a multitude and so strong, seeing we are ready to faint with fasting all this day?
1 Maccabees 3:51
For thy sanctuary is trodden down and profaned, and thy priests are in heaviness, and brought low.
1 Maccabees 3:52
And lo, the heathen are assembled together against us to destroy us: what things they imagine against us, thou knowest.
1 Maccabees 3:58
And Judas said, arm yourselves, and be valiant men, and see that ye be in readiness against the morning, that ye may fight with these nations, that are assembled together against us to destroy us and our sanctuary:
1 Maccabees 4:18
And Gorgias and his host are here by us in the mountain: but stand ye now against our enemies, and overcome them, and after this ye may boldly take the spoils.
1 Maccabees 4:36
Then said Judas and his brethren, Behold, our enemies are discomfited: let us go up to cleanse and dedicate the sanctuary.
1 Maccabees 5:10
And sent letters unto Judas and his brethren, The heathen that are round about us are assembled together against us to destroy us:
1 Maccabees 5:11
And they are preparing to come and take the fortress whereunto we are fled, Timotheus being captain of their host.
1 Maccabees 5:12
Come now therefore, and deliver us from their hands, for many of us are slain:
1 Maccabees 5:13
Yea, all our brethren that were in the places of Tobie are put to death: their wives and their children also they have carried away captives, and borne away their stuff; and they have destroyed there about a thousand men.
1 Maccabees 5:15
And said, They of Ptolemais, and of Tyrus, and Sidon, and all Galilee of the Gentiles, are assembled together against us to consume us.
1 Maccabees 5:17
Then said Judas unto Simon his brother, Choose thee out men, and go and deliver thy brethren that are in Galilee, for I and Jonathan my brother will go into the country of Galaad.
1 Maccabees 5:26
And how that many of them were shut up in Bosora, and Bosor, and Alema, Casphor, Maked, and Carnaim; all these cities are strong and great:
1 Maccabees 5:38
So Judas sent men to espy the host, who brought him word, saying, All the heathen that be round about us are assembled unto them, even a very great host.
1 Maccabees 5:57
Wherefore they said, Let us also get us a name, and go fight against the heathen that are round about us.
1 Maccabees 6:13
I perceive therefore that for this cause these troubles are come upon me, and, behold, I perish through great grief in a strange land.
1 Maccabees 6:24
For which cause they of our nation besiege the tower, and are alienated from us: moreover as many of us as they could light on they slew, and spoiled our inheritance.
1 Maccabees 6:26
And, behold, this day are they besieging the tower at Jerusalem, to take it: the sanctuary also and Bethsura have they fortified.
1 Maccabees 6:57
Wherefore he went in all haste, and said to the king and the captains of the host and the company, We decay daily, and our victuals are but small, and the place we lay siege unto is strong, and the affairs of the kingdom lie upon us:
1 Maccabees 6:59
And covenant with them, that they shall live after their laws, as they did before: for they are therefore displeased, and have done all these things, because we abolished their laws.
1 Maccabees 9:9
But they dehorted him, saying, We shall never be able: let us now rather save our lives, and hereafter we will return with our brethren, and fight against them: for we are but few.
1 Maccabees 9:22
As for the other things concerning Judas and his wars, and the noble acts which he did, and his greatness, they are not written: for they were very many.
1 Maccabees 9:29
Since thy brother Judas died, we have no man like him to go forth against our enemies, and Bacchides, and against them of our nation that are adversaries to us.
1 Maccabees 9:58
Then all the ungodly men held a council, saying, Behold, Jonathan and his company are at ease, and dwell without care: now therefore we will bring Bacchides hither, who shall take them all in one night.
1 Maccabees 10:26
Whereas ye have kept covenants with us, and continued in our friendship, not joining yourselves with our enemies, we have heard hereof, and are glad.
1 Maccabees 10:30
And from that which appertaineth unto me to receive for the third part or the seed, and the half of the fruit of the trees, I release it from this day forth, so that they shall not be taken of the land of Judea, nor of the three governments which are added thereunto out of the country of Samaria and Galilee, from this day forth for evermore.
1 Maccabees 10:37
And of them some shall be placed in the king's strong holds, of whom also some shall be set over the affairs of the kingdom, which are of trust: and I will that their overseers and governors be of themselves, and that they live after their own laws, even as the king hath commanded in the land of Judea.
1 Maccabees 10:38
And concerning the three governments that are added to Judea from the country of Samaria, let them be joined with Judea, that they may be reckoned to be under one, nor bound to obey other authority than the high priest's.
1 Maccabees 10:89
And sent him a buckle of gold, as the use is to be given to such as are of the king's blood: he gave him also Accaron with the borders thereof in possession.
1 Maccabees 11:33
We are determined to do good to the people of the Jews, who are our friends, and keep covenants with us, because of their good will toward us.
1 Maccabees 11:34
Wherefore we have ratified unto them the borders of Judea, with the three governments of Apherema and Lydda and Ramathem, that are added unto Judea from the country of Samaria, and all things appertaining unto them, for all such as do sacrifice in Jerusalem, instead of the payments which the king received of them yearly aforetime out of the fruits of the earth and of trees.
1 Maccabees 11:35
And as for other things that belong unto us, of the tithes and customs pertaining unto us, as also the saltpits, and the crown taxes, which are due unto us, we discharge them of them all for their relief.
1 Maccabees 11:43
Now therefore thou shalt do well, if thou send me men to help me; for all my forces are gone from me.
1 Maccabees 12:7
There were letters sent in times past unto Onias the high priest from Darius, who reigned then among you, to signify that ye are our brethren, as the copy here underwritten doth specify.
1 Maccabees 12:12
And we are right glad of your honour.
1 Maccabees 12:13
As for ourselves, we have had great troubles and wars on every side, forsomuch as the kings that are round about us have fought against us.
1 Maccabees 12:15
For we have help from heaven that succoureth us, so as we are delivered from our enemies, and our enemies are brought under foot.
1 Maccabees 12:21
It is found in writing, that the Lacedemonians and Jews are brethren, and that they are of the stock of Abraham:
1 Maccabees 12:23
We do write back again to you, that your cattle and goods are our's, and our's are your's We do command therefore our ambassadors to make report unto you on this wise.
1 Maccabees 13:4
By reason whereof all my brethren are slain for Israel's sake, and I am left alone.
1 Maccabees 13:6
Doubtless I will avenge my nation, and the sanctuary, and our wives, and our children: for all the heathen are gathered to destroy us of very malice.
1 Maccabees 13:37
The golden crown, and the scarlet robe, which ye sent unto us, we have received: and we are ready to make a stedfast peace with you, yea, and to write unto our officers, to confirm the immunities which we have granted.
1 Maccabees 13:40
And look who are meet among you to be in our court, let then be enrolled, and let there be peace betwixt us.
1 Maccabees 15:28
Furthermore he sent unto him Athenobius, one of his friends, to commune with him, and say, Ye withhold Joppa and Gazera; with the tower that is in Jerusalem, which are cities of my realm.
1 Maccabees 16:3
But now I am old, and ye, by God's mercy, are of a sufficient age: be ye instead of me and my brother, and go and fight for our nation, and the help from heaven be with you.
1 Maccabees 16:24
Behold, these are written in the chronicles of his priesthood, from the time he was made high priest after his father.
2 Maccabees 1:1
The brethren, the Jews that be at Jerusalem and in the land of Judea, wish unto the brethren, the Jews that are throughout Egypt health and peace:
2 Maccabees 1:18
Therefore whereas we are now purposed to keep the purification of the temple upon the five and twentieth day of the month Casleu, we thought it necessary to certify you thereof, that ye also might keep it, as the feast of the tabernacles, and of the fire, which was given us when Neemias offered sacrifice, after that he had builded the temple and the altar.
2 Maccabees 1:27
Gather those together that are scattered from us, deliver them that serve among the heathen, look upon them that are despised and abhorred, and let the heathen know that thou art our God.
2 Maccabees 2:16
Whereas we then are about to celebrate the purification, we have written unto you, and ye shall do well, if ye keep the same days.
2 Maccabees 2:25
We have been careful, that they that will read may have delight, and that they that are desirous to commit to memory might have ease, and that all into whose hands it comes might have profit.
2 Maccabees 6:13
For it is a token of his great goodness, when wicked doers are not suffered any long time, but forthwith punished.
2 Maccabees 6:20
As it behoved them to come, that are resolute to stand out against such things, as are not lawful for love of life to be tasted.
2 Maccabees 7:2
But one of them that spake first said thus, What wouldest thou ask or learn of us? we are ready to die, rather than to transgress the laws of our fathers.
2 Maccabees 7:18
After him also they brought the sixth, who being ready to die said, Be not deceived without cause: for we suffer these things for ourselves, having sinned against our God: therefore marvellous things are done unto us.
2 Maccabees 7:36
For our brethren, who now have suffered a short pain, are dead under God's covenant of everlasting life: but thou, through the judgment of God, shalt receive just punishment for thy pride.
2 Maccabees 9:25
Again, considering how that the princes that are borderers and neighbours unto my kingdom wait for opportunities, and expect what shall be the event. I have appointed my son Antiochus king, whom I often committed and commended unto many of you, when I went up into the high provinces; to whom I have written as followeth:
2 Maccabees 11:23
Since our father is translated unto the gods, our will is, that they that are in our realm live quietly, that every one may attend upon his own affairs.
2 Maccabees 11:26
Thou shalt do well therefore to send unto them, and grant them peace, that when they are certified of our mind, they may be of good comfort, and ever go cheerfully about their own affairs.
2 Maccabees 11:28
If ye fare well, we have our desire; we are also in good health.
2 Maccabees 11:35
Whatsoever Lysias the king's cousin hath granted, therewith we also are well pleased.
2 Maccabees 11:36
But touching such things as he judged to be referred to the king, after ye have advised thereof, send one forthwith, that we may declare as it is convenient for you: for we are now going to Antioch.
2 Maccabees 12:17
Then departed they from thence seven hundred and fifty furlongs, and came to Characa unto the Jews that are called Tubieni.
2 Maccabees 14:6
Those of the Jews that he called Assideans, whose captain is Judas Maccabeus, nourish war and are seditious, and will not let the rest be in peace.
2 Maccabees 15:21
Maccabeus seeing the coming of the multitude, and the divers preparations of armour, and the fierceness of the beasts, stretched out his hands toward heaven, and called upon the Lord that worketh wonders, knowing that victory cometh not by arms, but even as it seemeth good to him, he giveth it to such as are worthy: