Verses with the word state in the Apocrypha (7 verses):
But they will maintain the state of the world, and [all] their desire is in the work of their craft.
Additions to Esther 13:5
Seeing then we understand that this people alone is continually in opposition unto all men, differing in the strange manner of their laws, and evil affected to our state, working all the mischief they can that our kingdom may not be firmly established:
2 Maccabees 4:6
For he saw that it was impossible that the state should continue quiet, and Simon leave his folly, unless the king did look thereunto.
2 Maccabees 9:24
To the end that, if any thing fell out contrary to expectation, or if any tidings were brought that were grievous, they of the land, knowing to whom the state was left, might not be troubled:
2 Maccabees 11:19
And if then ye will keep yourselves loyal to the state, hereafter also will I endeavour to be a means of your good.
2 Maccabees 14:10
For as long as Judas liveth, it is not possible that the state should be quiet.
2 Maccabees 14:26
But Alcimus, perceiving the love that was betwixt them, and considering the covenants that were made, came to Demetrius, and told him that Nicanor was not well affected toward the state; for that he had ordained Judas, a traitor to his realm, to be the king's successor.