Verses with the word bethsura in the Apocrypha (14 verses):
1 Maccabees 4:29
So they came into Idumea, and pitched their tents at Bethsura, and Judas met them with ten thousand men.
1 Maccabees 4:61
And they set there a garrison to keep it, and fortified Bethsura to preserve it; that the people might have a defence against Idumea.
1 Maccabees 6:7
Also that they had pulled down the abomination, which he had set up upon the altar in Jerusalem, and that they had compassed about the sanctuary with high walls, as before, and his city Bethsura.
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 6:31
These went through Idumea, and pitched against Bethsura, which they assaulted many days, making engines of war; but they of Bethsura came out, and burned them with fire, and fought valiantly.
1 Maccabees 6:49
But with them that were in Bethsura he made peace: for they came out of the city, because they had no victuals there to endure the siege, it being a year of rest to the land.
1 Maccabees 6:50
So the king took Bethsura, and set a garrison there to keep it.
1 Maccabees 9:52
He fortified also the city Bethsura, and Gazera, and the tower, and put forces in them, and provision of victuals.
1 Maccabees 10:14
Only at Bethsura certain of those that had forsaken the law and the commandments remained still: for it was their place of refuge.
1 Maccabees 11:65
Then Simon encamped against Bethsura and fought against it a long season, and shut it up:
1 Maccabees 14:7
And gathered together a great number of captives, and had the dominion of Gazera, and Bethsura, and the tower, out of the which he took all uncleaness, neither was there any that resisted him.
1 Maccabees 14:33
And fortified the cities of Judea, together with Bethsura, that lieth upon the borders of Judea, where the armour of the enemies had been before; but he set a garrison of Jews there:
2 Maccabees 11:5
So he came to Judea, and drew near to Bethsura, which was a strong town, but distant from Jerusalem about five furlongs, and he laid sore siege unto it.
2 Maccabees 13:19
And marched toward Bethsura, which was a strong hold of the Jews: but he was put to flight, failed, and lost of his men: