Verses with the word simon in the Apocrypha (74 verses):
1 Esdras 9:32
And of the sons of Annas; Elionas and Aseas, and Melchias, and Sabbeus, and Simon Chosameus.
Simon the high priest, the son of Onias, who in his life repaired the house again, and in his days fortified the temple:
1 Maccabees 2:3
Simon; called Thassi:
1 Maccabees 2:65
And behold, I know that your brother Simon is a man of counsel, give ear unto him alway: he shall be a father unto you.
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 5:20
Now unto Simon were given three thousand men to go into Galilee, and unto Judas eight thousand men for the country of Galaad.
1 Maccabees 5:21
Then went Simon into Galilee, where he fought many battles with the heathen, so that the heathen were discomfited by him.
1 Maccabees 5:55
Now what time as Judas and Jonathan were in the land of Galaad, and Simon his brother in Galilee before Ptolemais,
1 Maccabees 9:19
Then Jonathan and Simon took Judas their brother, and buried him in the sepulchre of his fathers in Modin.
1 Maccabees 9:33
Then Jonathan, and Simon his brother, and all that were with him, perceiving that, fled into the wilderness of Thecoe, and pitched their tents by the water of the pool Asphar.
1 Maccabees 9:37
After this came word to Jonathan and Simon his brother, that the children of Jambri made a great marriage, and were bringing the bride from Nadabatha with a great train, as being the daughter of one of the great princes of Chanaan.
1 Maccabees 9:62
Afterward Jonathan, and Simon, and they that were with him, got them away to Bethbasi, which is in the wilderness, and they repaired the decays thereof, and made it strong.
1 Maccabees 9:65
But Jonathan left his brother Simon in the city, and went forth himself into the country, and with a certain number went he forth.
1 Maccabees 9:67
And when he began to smite them, and came up with his forces, Simon and his company went out of the city, and burned up the engines of war,
1 Maccabees 10:74
So when Jonathan heard these words of Apollonius, he was moved in his mind, and choosing ten thousand men he went out of Jerusalem, where Simon his brother met him for to help him.
1 Maccabees 10:82
Then brought Simon forth his host, and set them against the footmen, (for the horsemen were spent) who were discomfited by him, and fled.
1 Maccabees 11:59
His brother Simon also he made captain from the place called The ladder of Tyrus unto the borders of Egypt.
1 Maccabees 11:64
He went to meet them, and left Simon his brother in the country.
1 Maccabees 11:65
Then Simon encamped against Bethsura and fought against it a long season, and shut it up:
1 Maccabees 12:33
Simon also went forth, and passed through the country unto Ascalon, and the holds there adjoining, from whence he turned aside to Joppa, and won it.
1 Maccabees 12:38
Simon also set up Adida in Sephela, and made it strong with gates and bars.
1 Maccabees 13:1
Now when Simon heard that Tryphon had gathered together a great host to invade the land of Judea, and destroy it,
1 Maccabees 13:13
But Simon pitched his tents at Adida, over against the plain.
1 Maccabees 13:14
Now when Tryphon knew that Simon was risen up instead of his brother Jonathan, and meant to join battle with him, he sent messengers unto him, saying,
1 Maccabees 13:17
Hereupon Simon, albeit he perceived that they spake deceitfully unto him yet sent he the money and the children, lest peradventure he should procure to himself great hatred of the people:
1 Maccabees 13:20
And after this came Tryphon to invade the land, and destroy it, going round about by the way that leadeth unto Adora: but Simon and his host marched against him in every place, wheresoever he went.
1 Maccabees 13:25
Then sent Simon, and took the bones of Jonathan his brother, and buried them in Modin, the city of his fathers.
1 Maccabees 13:27
Simon also built a monument upon the sepulchre of his father and his brethren, and raised it aloft to the sight, with hewn stone behind and before.
1 Maccabees 13:33
Then Simon built up the strong holds in Judea, and fenced them about with high towers, and great walls, and gates, and bars, and laid up victuals therein.
1 Maccabees 13:34
Moreover Simon chose men, and sent to king Demetrius, to the end he should give the land an immunity, because all that Tryphon did was to spoil.
1 Maccabees 13:36
King Demetrius unto Simon the high priest, and friend of kings, as also unto the elders and nation of the Jews, sendeth greeting:
1 Maccabees 13:42
Then the people of Israel began to write in their instruments and contracts, In the first year of Simon the high priest, the governor and leader of the Jews.
1 Maccabees 13:43
In those days Simon camped against Gaza and besieged it round about; he made also an engine of war, and set it by the city, and battered a certain tower, and took it.
1 Maccabees 13:45
Insomuch as the people of the city rent their clothes, and climbed upon the walls with their wives and children, and cried with a loud voice, beseeching Simon to grant them peace.
1 Maccabees 13:47
So Simon was appeased toward them, and fought no more against them, but put them out of the city, and cleansed the houses wherein the idols were, and so entered into it with songs and thanksgiving.
1 Maccabees 13:50
Then cried they to Simon, beseeching him to be at one with them: which thing he granted them; and when he had put them out from thence, he cleansed the tower from pollutions:
1 Maccabees 13:53
And when Simon saw that John his son was a valiant man, he made him captain of all the hosts; and he dwelt in Gazera.
1 Maccabees 14:4
As for the land of Judea, that was quiet all the days of Simon; for he sought the good of his nation in such wise, as that evermore his authority and honour pleased them well.
1 Maccabees 14:17
But as soon as they heard that his brother Simon was made high priest in his stead, and ruled the country, and the cities therein:
1 Maccabees 14:20
And this is the copy of the letters that the Lacedemonians sent; The rulers of the Lacedemonians, with the city, unto Simon the high priest, and the elders, and priests, and residue of the people of the Jews, our brethren, send greeting:
1 Maccabees 14:23
And it pleased the people to entertain the men honourably, and to put the copy of their ambassage in publick records, to the end the people of the Lacedemonians might have a memorial thereof: furthermore we have written a copy thereof unto Simon the high priest.
1 Maccabees 14:24
After this Simon sent Numenius to Rome with a great shield of gold of a thousand pound weight to confirm the league with them.
1 Maccabees 14:25
Whereof when the people heard, they said, What thanks shall we give to Simon and his sons?
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,
1 Maccabees 14:29
Forasmuch as oftentimes there have been wars in the country, wherein for the maintenance of their sanctuary, and the law, Simon the son of Mattathias, of the posterity of Jarib, together with his brethren, put themselves in jeopardy, and resisting the enemies of their nation did their nation great honour:
1 Maccabees 14:32
At which time Simon rose up, and fought for his nation, and spent much of his own substance, and armed the valiant men of his nation and gave them wages,
1 Maccabees 14:35
The people therefore sang the acts of Simon, and unto what glory he thought to bring his nation, made him their governor and chief priest, because he had done all these things, and for the justice and faith which he kept to his nation, and for that he sought by all means to exalt his people.
1 Maccabees 14:40
For he had heard say, that the Romans had called the Jews their friends and confederates and brethren; and that they had entertained the ambassadors of Simon honourably;
1 Maccabees 14:41
Also that the Jews and priests were well pleased that Simon should be their governor and high priest for ever, until there should arise a faithful prophet;
1 Maccabees 14:46
Thus it liked all the people to deal with Simon, and to do as hath been said.
1 Maccabees 14:47
Then Simon accepted hereof, and was well pleased to be high priest, and captain and governor of the Jews and priests, and to defend them all.
1 Maccabees 14:49
Also that the copies thereof should be laid up in the treasury, to the end that Simon and his sons might have them.
1 Maccabees 15:1
Moreover Antiochus son of Demetrius the king sent letters from the isles of the sea unto Simon the priest and prince of the Jews, and to all the people;
1 Maccabees 15:2
The contents whereof were these: King Antiochus to Simon the high priest and prince of his nation, and to the people of the Jews, greeting:
1 Maccabees 15:17
The Jews' ambassadors, our friends and confederates, came unto us to renew the old friendship and league, being sent from Simon the high priest, and from the people of the Jews:
1 Maccabees 15:21
If therefore there be any pestilent fellows, that have fled from their country unto you, deliver them unto Simon the high priest, that he may punish them according to their own law.
1 Maccabees 15:24
And the copy hereof they wrote to Simon the high priest.
1 Maccabees 15:26
At that time Simon sent him two thousand chosen men to aid him; silver also, and gold, and much armour.
1 Maccabees 15:32
So Athenobius the king's friend came to Jerusalem: and when he saw the glory of Simon, and the cupboard of gold and silver plate, and his great attendance, he was astonished, and told him the king's message.
1 Maccabees 15:33
Then answered Simon, and said unto him, We have neither taken other men's land, nor holden that which appertaineth to others, but the inheritance of our fathers, which our enemies had wrongfully in possession a certain time.
1 Maccabees 15:36
But returned in a rage to the king, and made report unto him of these speeches, and of the glory of Simon, and of all that he had seen: whereupon the king was exceeding wroth.
1 Maccabees 16:1
Then came up John from Gazera, and told Simon his father what Cendebeus had done.
1 Maccabees 16:2
Wherefore Simon called his two eldest sons, Judas and John, and said unto them, I, and my brethren, and my father's house, have ever from my youth unto this day fought against the enemies of Israel; and things have prospered so well in our hands, that we have delivered Israel oftentimes.
1 Maccabees 16:13
Wherefore his heart being lifted up, he thought to get the country to himself, and thereupon consulted deceitfully against Simon and his sons to destroy them.
1 Maccabees 16:14
Now Simon was visiting the cities that were in the country, and taking care for the good ordering of them; at which time he came down himself to Jericho with his sons, Mattathias and Judas, in the hundred threescore and seventeenth year, in the eleventh month, called Sabat:
1 Maccabees 16:16
So when Simon and his sons had drunk largely, Ptolemee and his men rose up, and took their weapons, and came upon Simon into the banqueting place, and slew him, and his two sons, and certain of his servants.
2 Maccabees 3:4
But one Simon of the tribe of Benjamin, who was made governor of the temple, fell out with the high priest about disorder in the city.
2 Maccabees 3:11
And that some of it belonged to Hircanus son of Tobias, a man of great dignity, and not as that wicked Simon had misinformed: the sum whereof in all was four hundred talents of silver, and two hundred of gold:
2 Maccabees 4:1
This Simon now, of whom we spake afore, having been a betrayer of the money, and of his country, slandered Onias, as if he had terrified Heliodorus, and been the worker of these evils.
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 8:22
And joined with himself his own brethren, leaders of each band, to wit Simon, and Joseph, and Jonathan, giving each one fifteen hundred men.
2 Maccabees 10:19
Maccabeus left Simon and Joseph, and Zaccheus also, and them that were with him, who were enough to besiege them, and departed himself unto those places which more needed his help.
2 Maccabees 10:20
Now they that were with Simon, being led with covetousness, were persuaded for money through certain of those that were in the castle, and took seventy thousand drachms, and let some of them escape.
2 Maccabees 14:17
Now Simon, Judas' brother, had joined battle with Nicanor, but was somewhat discomfited through the sudden silence of his enemies.