Verses with the word sion in the Apocrypha (35 verses):
1 Esdras 8:81
Yea, and honoured the temple of our Lord, and raised up the desolate Sion, that they have given us a sure abiding in Jewry and Jerusalem.
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 2:42
I Esdras saw upon the mount Sion a great people, whom I could not number, and they all praised the Lord with songs.
2 Esdras 3:2
For I saw the desolation of Sion, and the wealth of them that dwelt at Babylon.
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 5:25
And of all the depths of the sea thou hast filled thee one river: and of all builded cities thou hast hallowed Sion unto thyself:
2 Esdras 6:4
Or ever the heights of the air were lifted up, before the measures of the firmament were named, or ever the chimneys in Sion were hot,
2 Esdras 6:19
And will begin to make inquisition of them, what they be that have hurt unjustly with their unrighteousness, and when the affliction of Sion shall be fulfilled;
2 Esdras 10:7
How that Sion our mother is full of all heaviness, and much humbled, mourning very sore?
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 10:23
And, which is the greatest of all, the seal of Sion hath now lost her honour; for she is delivered into the hands of them that hate us.
2 Esdras 10:39
He hath seen that thy way is right: for that thou sorrowest continually for thy people, and makest great lamentation for Sion.
2 Esdras 10:44
This woman, whom thou sawest is Sion: and whereas she said unto thee, even she whom thou seest as a city builded,
2 Esdras 12:44
If thou shalt forsake us, how much better had it been for us, if we also had been burned in the midst of Sion?
2 Esdras 12:48
As for me, I have not forsaken you, neither am I departed from you: but am come into this place, to pray for the desolation of Sion, and that I might seek mercy for the low estate of your sanctuary.
2 Esdras 13:35
But he shall stand upon the top of the mount Sion.
2 Esdras 13:36
And Sion shall come, and shall be shewed to all men, being prepared and builded, like as thou sawest the hill graven without hands.
2 Esdras 14:31
Then was the land, even the land of Sion, parted among you by lot: but your fathers, and ye yourselves, have done unrighteousness, and have not kept the ways which the Highest commanded you.
And make my speech and deceit to be their wound and stripe, who have purposed cruel things against thy covenant, and thy hallowed house, and against the top of Sion, and against the house of the possession of thy children.
In the holy tabernacle I served before him; and so was I established in Sion.
Fill Sion with thine unspeakable oracles, and thy people with thy glory:
In his time Sennacherib came up, and sent Rabsaces, and lifted up his hand against Sion, and boasted proudly.
He saw by an excellent spirit what should come to pass at the last, and he comforted them that mourned in Sion.
For when she saw the wrath of God coming upon you, she said, Hearken, O ye that dwell about Sion: God hath brought upon me great mourning;
Let them that dwell about Sion come, and remember ye the captivity of my sons and daughters, which the Everlasting hath brought upon them.
Like as now the neighbours of Sion have seen your captivity: so shall they see shortly your salvation from our God which shall come upon you with great glory, and brightness of the Everlasting.
1 Maccabees 4:37
Upon this all the host assembled themselves together, and went up into mount Sion.
1 Maccabees 4:60
At that time also they builded up the mount Sion with high walls and strong towers round about, lest the Gentiles should come and tread it down as they had done before.
1 Maccabees 5:54
So they went up to mount Sion with joy and gladness, where they offered burnt offerings, because not one of them were slain until they had returned in peace.
1 Maccabees 6:48
Then the king's army went up to Jerusalem to meet them, and the king pitched his tents against Judea, and against mount Sion.
1 Maccabees 6:62
Then the king entered into mount Sion; but when he saw the strength of the place, he broke his oath that he had made, and gave commandment to pull down the wall round about.
1 Maccabees 7:33
After this went Nicanor up to mount Sion, and there came out of the sanctuary certain of the priests and certain of the elders of the people, to salute him peaceably, and to shew him the burnt sacrifice that was offered for the king.
1 Maccabees 10:11
And he commanded the workmen to build the walls and the mount Sion and about with square stones for fortification; and they did so.
1 Maccabees 14:27
So then they wrote it in tables of brass, which they set upon pillars in mount Sion: and this is the copy of the writing; The eighteenth day of the month Elul, in the hundred threescore and twelfth year, being the third year of Simon the high priest,