Verses with the word by in the Apocrypha (401 verses):
1 Esdras 1:28
Howbeit Josias did not turn back his chariot from him, but undertook to fight with him, not regarding the words of the prophet Jeremy spoken by the mouth of the Lord:
1 Esdras 1:47
And he did evil also in the sight of the Lord, and cared not for the words that were spoken unto him by the prophet Jeremy from the mouth of the Lord.
1 Esdras 1:48
And after that king Nabuchodonosor had made him to swear by the name of the Lord, he forswore himself, and rebelled; and hardening his neck, his heart, he transgressed the laws of the Lord God of Israel.
1 Esdras 1:50
Nevertheless the God of their fathers sent by his messenger to call them back, because he spared them and his tabernacle also.
1 Esdras 1:57
Who became servants to him and his children, till the Persians reigned, to fulfil the word of the Lord spoken by the mouth of Jeremy:
1 Esdras 2:1
In the first year of Cyrus king of the Persians, that the word of the Lord might be accomplished, that he had promised by the mouth of Jeremy;
1 Esdras 2:2
The Lord raised up the spirit of Cyrus the king of the Persians, and he made proclamation through all his kingdom, and also by writing,
1 Esdras 2:7
With gifts, with horses, and with cattle, and other things, which have been set forth by vow, for the temple of the Lord at Jerusalem.
1 Esdras 2:12
And by him they were delivered to Sanabassar the governor of Judea.
1 Esdras 2:15
These were brought back by Sanabassar, together with them of the captivity, from Babylon to Jerusalem.
1 Esdras 3:21
And it maketh every heart rich, so that a man remembereth neither king nor governor; and it maketh to speak all things by talents:
1 Esdras 4:15
Women have borne the king and all the people that bear rule by sea and land.
1 Esdras 4:22
By this also ye must know that women have dominion over you: do ye not labour and toil, and give and bring all to the woman?
1 Esdras 4:45
Thou also hast vowed to build up the temple, which the Edomites burned when Judea was made desolate by the Chaldees.
1 Esdras 4:63
To go up, and to build Jerusalem, and the temple which is called by his name: and they feasted with instruments of musick and gladness seven days.
1 Esdras 5:55
Unto them of Zidon also and Tyre they gave carrs, that they should bring cedar trees from Libanus, which should be brought by floats to the haven of Joppa, according as it was commanded them by Cyrus king of the Persians.
1 Esdras 5:73
And by their secret plots, and popular persuasions and commotions, they hindered the finishing of the building all the time that king Cyrus lived: so they were hindered from building for the space of two years, until the reign of Darius.
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 6:11
Then asked we these elders, saying, By whose commandment build ye this house, and lay the foundations of these works?
1 Esdras 6:12
Therefore to the intent that we might give knowledge unto thee by writing, we demanded of them who were the chief doers, and we required of them the names in writing of their principal men.
1 Esdras 6:14
And as for this house, it was builded many years ago by a king of Israel great and strong, and was finished.
1 Esdras 7:4
And they finished these things by the commandment of the Lord God of Israel, and with the consent of Cyrus, Darius, and Artexerxes, kings of Persia.
1 Esdras 8:3
This Esdras went up from Babylon, as a scribe, being very ready in the law of Moses, that was given by the God of Israel.
1 Esdras 8:24
And whosoever shall transgress the law of thy God, and of the king, shall be punished diligently, whether it be by death, or other punishment, by penalty of money, or by imprisonment.
1 Esdras 8:27
Therefore was I encouraged by the help of the Lord my God, and gathered together men of Israel to go up with me.
1 Esdras 8:47
And by the mighty hand of our Lord they brought unto us skilful men of the sons of Moli the son of Levi, the son of Israel, Asebebia, and his sons, and his brethren, who were eighteen.
1 Esdras 8:61
And from the river Theras we departed the twelfth day of the first month, and came to Jerusalem by the mighty hand of our Lord, which was with us: and from the beginning of our journey the Lord delivered us from every enemy, and so we came to Jerusalem.
1 Esdras 8:63
And with him was Eleazar the son of Phinees, and with them were Josabad the son of Jesu and Moeth the son of Sabban, Levites: all was delivered them by number and weight.
1 Esdras 8:82
And now, O Lord, what shall we say, having these things? for we have transgressed thy commandments, which thou gavest by the hand of thy servants the prophets, saying,
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 9:8
And now by confessing give glory unto the Lord God of our fathers,
1 Esdras 9:16
And Esdras the priest chose unto him the principal men of their families, all by name: and in the first day of the tenth month they sat together to examine the matter.
1 Esdras 9:43
And there stood up by him Mattathias, Sammus, Ananias, Azarias, Urias, Ezecias, Balasamus, upon the right hand:
2 Esdras 2:1
Thus saith the Lord, I brought this people out of bondage, and I gave them my commandments by menservants the prophets; whom they would not hear, but despised my counsels.
2 Esdras 3:16
And unto him thou gavest Isaac, and unto Isaac also thou gavest Jacob and Esau. As for Jacob, thou didst choose him to thee, and put by Esau: and so Jacob became a great multitude.
2 Esdras 3:36
Thou shalt find that Israel by name hath kept thy precepts; but not the heathen.
2 Esdras 4:23
For it was not my mind to be curious of the high things, but of such as pass by us daily, namely, wherefore Israel is given up as a reproach to the heathen, and for what cause the people whom thou hast loved is given over unto ungodly nations, and why the law of our forefathers is brought to nought, and the written covenants come to none effect,
2 Esdras 4:31
Ponder now by thyself, how great fruit of wickedness the grain of evil seed hath brought forth.
2 Esdras 4:37
By measure hath he measured the times; and by number hath he numbered the times; and he doth not move nor stir them, until the said measure be fulfilled.
2 Esdras 4:48
So I stood, and saw, and, behold, an hot burning oven passed by before me: and it happened that when the flame was gone by I looked, and, behold, the smoke remained still.
2 Esdras 4:49
After this there passed by before me a watery cloud, and sent down much rain with a storm; and when the stormy rain was past, the drops remained still.
2 Esdras 5:47
And I said, She cannot: but must do it by distance of time.
2 Esdras 5:56
Then said I, Lord, I beseech thee, if I have found favour in thy sight, shew thy servant by whom thou visitest thy creature.
2 Esdras 6:6
Then did I consider these things, and they all were made through me alone, and through none other: by me also they shall be ended, and by none other.
2 Esdras 6:29
And when he talked with me, behold, I looked by little and little upon him before whom I stood.
2 Esdras 6:31
If thou wilt pray yet more, and fast seven days again, I shall tell thee greater things by day than I have heard.
2 Esdras 7:23
And deceived themselves by their wicked deeds; and said of the most High, that he is not; and knew not his ways:
2 Esdras 8:14
If therefore thou shalt destroy him which with so great labour was fashioned, it is an easy thing to be ordained by thy commandment, that the thing which was made might be preserved.
2 Esdras 9:7
And every one that shall be saved, and shall be able to escape by his works, and by faith, whereby ye have believed,
2 Esdras 9:12
The same must know it after death by pain.
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 9:36
For we that have received the law perish by sin, and our heart also which received it
2 Esdras 10:3
And it came to pass, when they had all left off to comfort me, to the end I might be quiet; then rose I up by night and fled, and came hither into this field, as thou seest.
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 10:30
And, lo, I lay as one that had been dead, and mine understanding was taken from me: and he took me by the right hand, and comforted me, and set me upon my feet, and said unto me,
2 Esdras 11:8
Watch not all at once: sleep every one in his own place, and watch by course:
2 Esdras 13:1
And it came to pass after seven days, I dreamed a dream by night:
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 13:34
And an innumerable multitude shall be gathered together, as thou sawest them, willing to come, and to overcome him by fighting.
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 13:43
And they entered into Euphrates by the narrow places of the river.
2 Esdras 14:4
And I sent him and led my people out of Egypt, and brought him up to the mount of where I held him by me a long season,
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.
2 Esdras 14:43
As for me. I spake in the day, and I held not my tongue by night.
2 Esdras 15:61
And thou shalt be cast down by them as stubble, and they shall be unto thee as fire;
2 Esdras 16:31
Even so in those days there shall be three or four left by them that search their houses with the sword.
2 Esdras 16:42
He that occupieth merchandise, as he that hath no profit by it: and he that buildeth, as he that shall not dwell therein:
But I alone went often to Jerusalem at the feasts, as it was ordained unto all the people of Israel by an everlasting decree, having the firstfruits and tenths of increase, with that which was first shorn; and them gave I at the altar to the priests the children of Aaron.
And the third I gave unto them to whom it was meet, as Debora my father's mother had commanded me, because I was left an orphan by my father.
The same night also I returned from the burial, and slept by the wall of my courtyard, being polluted and my face was uncovered:
It came to pass the same day, that in Ecbatane a city of Media Sara the daughter of Raguel was also reproached by her father's maids;
And Raphael was sent to heal them both, that is, to scale away the whiteness of Tobit's eyes, and to give Sara the daughter of Raguel for a wife to Tobias the son of Tobit; and to bind Asmodeus the evil spirit; because she belonged to Tobias by right of inheritance. The selfsame time came Tobit home, and entered into his house, and Sara the daughter of Raguel came down from her upper chamber.
Remember, my son, that she saw many dangers for thee, when thou wast in her womb: and when she is dead, bury her by me in one grave.
Then he called his daughter Sara, and she came to her father, and he took her by the hand, and gave her to be wife to Tobias, saying, Behold, take her after the law of Moses, and lead her away to thy father. And he blessed them;
For before the days of the marriage were finished, Raguel had said unto him by an oath, that he should not depart till the fourteen days of the marriage were expired;
For not of any favour of mine, but by the will of our God I came; wherefore praise him for ever.
But before he died he heard of the destruction of Nineve, which was taken by Nabuchodonosor and Assuerus: and before his death he rejoiced over Nineve.
And there came unto him all they that dwelt in the hill country, and all that dwelt by Euphrates, and Tigris and Hydaspes, and the plain of Arioch the king of the Elymeans, and very many nations of the sons of Chelod, assembled themselves to the battle.
Therefore Nabuchodonosor was very angry with all this country, and sware by his throne and kingdom, that he would surely be avenged upon all those coasts of Cilicia, and Damascus, and Syria, and that he would slay with the sword all the inhabitants of the land of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and all Judea, and all that were in Egypt, till ye come to the borders of the two seas.
For as I live, and by the power of my kingdom, whatsoever I have spoken, that will I do by mine hand.
Charging them to keep the passages of the hill country: for by them there was an entrance into Judea, and it was easy to stop them that would come up, because the passage was straight, for two men at the most.
So they dwelt in the land of the Amorites, and they destroyed by their strength all them of Esebon, and passing over Jordan they possessed all the hill country.
But when they departed from the way which he appointed them, they were destroyed in many battles very sore, and were led captives into a land that was not their's, and the temple of their God was cast to the ground, and their cities were taken by the enemies.
But if there be no iniquity in their nation, let my lord now pass by, lest their Lord defend them, and their God be for them, and we become a reproach before all the world.
And when Achior had finished these sayings, all the people standing round about the tent murmured, and the chief men of Holofernes, and all that dwelt by the sea side, and in Moab, spake that he should kill him.
And when the men of the city saw them, they took up their weapons, and went out of the city to the top of the hill: and every man that used a sling kept them from coming up by casting of stones against them.
And they camped in the valley near unto Bethulia, by the fountain, and they spread themselves in breadth over Dothaim even to Belmaim, and in length from Bethulia unto Cynamon, which is over against Esdraelon.
And the cisterns were emptied, and they had not water to drink their fill for one day; for they gave them drink by measure.
Therefore their young children were out of heart, and their women and young men fainted for thirst, and fell down in the streets of the city, and by the passages of the gates, and there was no longer any strength in them.
Ye shall stand this night in the gate, and I will go forth with my waitingwoman: and within the days that ye have promised to deliver the city to our enemies the Lord will visit Israel by mine hand.
Smite by the deceit of my lips the servant with the prince, and the prince with the servant: break down their stateliness by the hand of a woman.
Now therefore, if thy people that dwelleth in the mountains had not set light by me, I would not have lifted up my spear against them: but they have done these things to themselves.
And if thou wilt follow the words of thine handmaid, God will bring the thing perfectly to pass by thee; and my lord shall not fail of his purposes.
As Nabuchodonosor king of all the earth liveth, and as his power liveth, who hath sent thee for the upholding of every living thing: for not only men shall serve him by thee, but also the beasts of the field, and the cattle, and the fowls of the air, shall live by thy power under Nabuchodonosor and all his house.
For their victuals fail them, and all their water is scant, and they have determined to lay hands upon their cattle, and purposed to consume all those things, that God hath forbidden them to eat by his laws:
For thy servant is religious, and serveth the God of heaven day and night: now therefore, my lord, I will remain with thee, and thy servant will go out by night into the valley, and I will pray unto God, and he will tell me when they have committed their sins:
Then said Judith unto him As thy soul liveth, my lord, thine handmaid shall not spend those things that I have, before the Lord work by mine hand the things that he hath determined.
Then Holofernes commanded his guard that they should not stay her: thus she abode in the camp three days, and went out in the night into the valley of Bethulia, and washed herself in a fountain of water by the camp.
So all went forth and none was left in the bedchamber, neither little nor great. Then Judith, standing by his bed, said in her heart, O Lord God of all power, look at this present upon the works of mine hands for the exaltation of Jerusalem.
Then she said to them with a loud voice, Praise, praise God, praise God, I say, for he hath not taken away his mercy from the house of Israel, but hath destroyed our enemies by mine hands this night.
So she took the head out of the bag, and shewed it, and said unto them, behold the head of Holofernes, the chief captain of the army of Assur, and behold the canopy, wherein he did lie in his drunkenness; and the Lord hath smitten him by the hand of a woman.
And as soon as the morning arose, they hanged the head of Holofernes upon the wall, and every man took his weapons, and they went forth by bands unto the straits of the mountain.
Thou hast done all these things by thine hand: thou hast done much good to Israel, and God is pleased therewith: blessed be thou of the Almighty Lord for evermore. And all the people said, So be it.
But the Almighty Lord hath disappointed them by the hand of a woman.
For the mighty one did not fall by the young men, neither did the sons of the Titans smite him, nor high giants set upon him: but Judith the daughter of Merari weakened him with the beauty of her countenance.
The sons of the damsels have pierced them through, and wounded them as fugatives' children: they perished by the battle of the Lord.
Wisdom of Solomon 1:8
Therefore he that speaketh unrighteous things cannot be hid: neither shall vengeance, when it punisheth, pass by him.
Wisdom of Solomon 2:7
Let us fill ourselves with costly wine and ointments: and let no flower of the spring pass by us:
Wisdom of Solomon 2:20
Let us condemn him with a shameful death: for by his own saying he shall be respected.
Wisdom of Solomon 4:8
For honourable age is not that which standeth in length of time, nor that is measured by number of years.
Wisdom of Solomon 5:9
All those things are passed away like a shadow, and as a post that hasted by;
Wisdom of Solomon 5:10
And as a ship that passeth over the waves of the water, which when it is gone by, the trace thereof cannot be found, neither the pathway of the keel in the waves;
Wisdom of Solomon 7:24
For wisdom is more moving than any motion: she passeth and goeth through all things by reason of her pureness.
Wisdom of Solomon 8:13
Moreover by the means of her I shall obtain immortality, and leave behind me an everlasting memorial to them that come after me.
Wisdom of Solomon 9:4
Give me wisdom, that sitteth by thy throne; and reject me not from among thy children:
Wisdom of Solomon 10:11
In the covetousness of such as oppressed him she stood by him, and made him rich.
Wisdom of Solomon 10:17
Rendered to the righteous a reward of their labours, guided them in a marvellous way, and was unto them for a cover by day, and a light of stars in the night season;
Wisdom of Solomon 11:5
For by what things their enemies were punished, by the same they in their need were benefited.
Wisdom of Solomon 11:7
For a manifest reproof of that commandment, whereby the infants were slain, thou gavest unto them abundance of water by a means which they hoped not for:
Wisdom of Solomon 11:8
Declaring by that thirst then how thou hadst punished their adversaries.
Wisdom of Solomon 11:13
For when they heard by their own punishments the other to be benefited, they had some feeling of the Lord.
Wisdom of Solomon 11:16
That they might know, that wherewithal a man sinneth, by the same also shall he be punished.
Wisdom of Solomon 11:25
And how could any thing have endured, if it had not been thy will? or been preserved, if not called by thee?
Wisdom of Solomon 12:2
Therefore chastenest thou them by little and little that offend, and warnest them by putting them in remembrance wherein they have offended, that leaving their wickedness they may believe on thee, O Lord.
Wisdom of Solomon 12:3
For it was thy will to destroy by the hands of our fathers both those old inhabitants of thy holy land,
Wisdom of Solomon 12:8
Nevertheless even those thou sparedst as men, and didst send wasps, forerunners of thine host, to destroy them by little and little.
Wisdom of Solomon 12:10
But executing thy judgments upon them by little and little, thou gavest them place of repentance, not being ignorant that they were a naughty generation, and that their malice was bred in them, and that their cogitation would never be changed.
Wisdom of Solomon 12:19
But by such works hast thou taught thy people that the just man should be merciful, and hast made thy children to be of a good hope that thou givest repentance for sins.
Wisdom of Solomon 12:26
But they that would not be reformed by that correction, wherein he dallied with them, shall feel a judgment worthy of God.
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 13:4
But if they were astonished at their power and virtue, let them understand by them, how much mightier he is that made them.
Wisdom of Solomon 13:5
For by the greatness and beauty of the creatures proportionably the maker of them is seen.
Wisdom of Solomon 13:13
And taking the very refuse among those which served to no use, being a crooked piece of wood, and full of knots, hath carved it diligently, when he had nothing else to do, and formed it by the skill of his understanding, and fashioned it to the image of a man;
Wisdom of Solomon 14:2
For verily desire of gain devised that, and the workman built it by his skill.
Wisdom of Solomon 14:6
For in the old time also, when the proud giants perished, the hope of the world governed by thy hand escaped in a weak vessel, and left to all ages a seed of generation.
Wisdom of Solomon 14:14
For by the vain glory of men they entered into the world, and therefore shall they come shortly to an end.
Wisdom of Solomon 14:16
Thus in process of time an ungodly custom grown strong was kept as a law, and graven images were worshipped by the commandments of kings.
Wisdom of Solomon 14:17
Whom men could not honour in presence, because they dwelt far off, they took the counterfeit of his visage from far, and made an express image of a king whom they honoured, to the end that by this their forwardness they might flatter him that was absent, as if he were present.
Wisdom of Solomon 14:20
And so the multitude, allured by the grace of the work, took him now for a god, which a little before was but honoured.
Wisdom of Solomon 14:24
They kept neither lives nor marriages any longer undefiled: but either one slew another traiterously, or grieved him by adultery.
Wisdom of Solomon 14:31
For it is not the power of them by whom they swear: but it is the just vengeance of sinners, that punisheth always the offence of the ungodly.
Wisdom of Solomon 15:12
But they counted our life a pastime, and our time here a market for gain: for, say they, we must be getting every way, though it be by evil means.
Wisdom of Solomon 16:1
Therefore by the like were they punished worthily, and by the multitude of beasts tormented.
Wisdom of Solomon 16:7
For he that turned himself toward it was not saved by the thing that he saw, but by thee, that art the Saviour of all.
Wisdom of Solomon 16:9
For them the bitings of grasshoppers and flies killed, neither was there found any remedy for their life: for they were worthy to be punished by such.
Wisdom of Solomon 16:10
But thy sons not the very teeth of venomous dragons overcame: for thy mercy was ever by them, and healed them.
Wisdom of Solomon 16:16
For the ungodly, that denied to know thee, were scourged by the strength of thine arm: with strange rains, hails, and showers, were they persecuted, that they could not avoid, and through fire were they consumed.
Wisdom of Solomon 17:9
For though no terrible thing did fear them; yet being scared with beasts that passed by, and hissing of serpents,
Wisdom of Solomon 17:11
For wickedness, condemned by her own witness, is very timorous, and being pressed with conscience, always forecasteth grievous things.
Wisdom of Solomon 18:4
For they were worthy to be deprived of light and imprisoned in darkness, who had kept thy sons shut up, by whom the uncorrupt light of the law was to be given unto the world.
Wisdom of Solomon 18:8
For wherewith thou didst punish our adversaries, by the same thou didst glorify us, whom thou hadst called.
Wisdom of Solomon 18:13
For whereas they would not believe any thing by reason of the enchantments; upon the destruction of the firstborn, they acknowledged this people to be the sons of God.
Wisdom of Solomon 18:23
For when the dead were now fallen down by heaps one upon another, standing between, he stayed the wrath, and parted the way to the living.
Wisdom of Solomon 19:13
And punishments came upon the sinners not without former signs by the force of thunders: for they suffered justly according to their own wickedness, insomuch as they used a more hard and hateful behaviour toward strangers.
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.
For many are deceived by their own vain opinion; and an evil suspicion hath overthrown their judgment.
For at the first she will walk with him by crooked ways, and bring fear and dread upon him, and torment him with her discipline, until she may trust his soul, and try him by her laws.
For by speech wisdom shall be known: and learning by the word of the tongue.
Change not a friend for any good by no means; neither a faithful brother for the gold of Ophir.
Travel not by the way with a bold fellow, lest he become grievous unto thee: for he will do according to his own will, and thou shalt perish with him through his folly.
Gaze not on a maid, that thou fall not by those things that are precious in her.
Turn away thine eye from a beautiful woman, and look not upon another's beauty; for many have been deceived by the beauty of a woman; for herewith love is kindled as a fire.
Bear not hatred to thy neighbour for every wrong; and do nothing at all by injurious practices.
Pride is hateful before God and man: and by both doth one commit iniquity.
Because of unrighteous dealings, injuries, and riches got by deceit, the kingdom is translated from one people to another.
My son, meddle not with many matters: for if thou meddle much, thou shalt not be innocent; and if thou follow after, thou shalt not obtain, neither shalt thou escape by fleeing.
There is that waxeth rich by his wariness and pinching, and this his the portion of his reward:
Set him not by thee, lest, when he hath overthrown thee, he stand up in thy place; neither let him sit at thy right hand, lest he seek to take thy seat, and thou at the last remember my words, and be pricked therewith.
And he will shame thee by his meats, until he have drawn thee dry twice or thrice, and at the last he will laugh thee to scorn afterward, when he seeth thee, he will forsake thee, and shake his head at thee.
A rich man beginning to fall is held up of his friends: but a poor man being down is thrust away by his friends.
He that gathereth by defrauding his own soul gathereth for others, that shall spend his goods riotously.
Shalt thou not leave thy travails unto another? and thy labours to be divided by lot?
Blessed is the man that doth meditate good things in wisdom, and that reasoneth of holy things by his understanding.
By her he shall be covered from heat, and in her glory shall he dwell.
For by one that hath understanding shall the city be replenished: but the kindred of the wicked shall speedily become desolate.
by son, hearken unto me, and learn knowledge, and mark my words with thy heart.
He endued them with strength by themselves, and made them according to his image,
Who governeth the world with the palm of his hand, and all things obey his will: for he is the King of all, by his power dividing holy things among them from profane.
Be not made a beggar by banqueting upon borrowing, when thou hast nothing in thy purse: for thou shalt lie in wait for thine own life, and be talked on.
A labouring man that A is given to drunkenness shall not be rich: and he that contemneth small things shall fall by little and little.
A man may be known by his look, and one that hath understanding by his countenance, when thou meetest him.
There is one that keepeth silence, and is found wise: and another by much babbling becometh hateful.
A wise man by his words maketh him beloved: but the graces of fools shall be poured out.
There is that destroyeth his own soul through bashfulness, and by accepting of persons overthroweth himself.
As timber girt and bound together in a building cannot be loosed with shaking: so the heart that is stablished by advised counsel shall fear at no time.
And if any evil happen unto me by him, every one that heareth it will beware of him.
Who shall set a watch before my mouth, and a seal of wisdom upon my lips, that I fall not suddenly by them, and that my tongue destroy me not?
O Lord, Father and Governor of all my whole life, leave me not to their counsels, and let me not fall by them.
Who will set scourges over my thoughts, and the discipline of wisdom over mine heart? that they spare me not for mine ignorances, and it pass not by my sins:
Remember thy father and thy mother, when thou sittest among great men. Be not forgetful before them, and so thou by thy custom become a fool, and wish that thou hadst not been born, and curse they day of thy nativity.
Thus shall it go also with the wife that leaveth her husband, and bringeth in an heir by another.
For first, she hath disobeyed the law of the most High; and secondly, she hath trespassed against her own husband; and thirdly, she hath played the whore in adultery, and brought children by another man.
I was exalted like a palm tree in En-gaddi, and as a rose plant in Jericho, as a fair olive tree in a pleasant field, and grew up as a plane tree by the water.
He that obeyeth me shall never be confounded, and they that work by me shall not do amiss.
She will open her mouth, as a thirsty traveller when he hath found a fountain, and drink of every water near her: by every hedge will she sit down, and open her quiver against every arrow.
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.
Many have fallen by the edge of the sword: but not so many as have fallen by the tongue.
Beware thou slide not by it, lest thou fall before him that lieth in wait.
Judge not thy neighbour by thyself: and be discreet in every point.
The furnace proveth the edge by dipping: so doth wine the hearts of the proud by drunkeness.
There take thy pastime, and do what thou wilt: but sin not by proud speech.
By the knowledge of the Lord they were distinguished: and he altered seasons and feasts.
I awaked up last of all, as one that gathereth after the grapegatherers: by the blessing of the Lord I profited, and tred my winepress like a gatherer of grapes.
The most High is not pleased with the offerings of the wicked; neither is he pacified for sin by the multitude of sacrifices.
Let him that escapeth be consumed by the rage of the fire; and let them perish that oppress the people.
O Lord, have mercy upon the people that is called by thy name, and upon Israel, whom thou hast named thy firstborn.
By surfeiting have many perished; but he that taketh heed prolongeth his life.
The wisdom of a learned man cometh by opportunity of leisure: and he that hath little business shall become wise.
The smith also sitting by the anvil, and considering the iron work, the vapour of the fire wasteth his flesh, and he fighteth with the heat of the furnace: the noise of the hammer and the anvil is ever in his ears, and his eyes look still upon the pattern of the thing that he maketh; he setteth his mind to finish his work, and watcheth to polish it perfectly:
So doth the potter sitting at his work, and turning the wheel about with his feet, who is always carefully set at his work, and maketh all his work by number;
Hearken unto me, ye holy children, and bud forth as a rose growing by the brook of the field:
By his commandment he maketh the snow to fall aplace, and sendeth swiftly the lightnings of his judgment.
By his great power he maketh the clouds firm, and the hailstones are broken small.
By his counsel he appeaseth the deep, and planteth islands therein.
By him the end of them hath prosperous success, and by his word all things consist.
The Lord hath wrought great glory by them through his great power from the beginning.
Such as did bear rule in their kingdoms, men renowned for their power, giving counsel by their understanding, and declaring prophecies:
Leaders of the people by their counsels, and by their knowledge of learning meet for the people, wise and eloquent are their instructions:
An everlasting covenant was made with him, that all flesh should perish no more by the flood.
Therefore he assured him by an oath, that he would bless the nations in his seed, and that he would multiply him as the dust of the earth, and exalt his seed as the stars, and cause them to inherit from sea to sea, and from the river unto the utmost part of the land.
By his words he caused the wonders to cease, and he made him glorious in the sight of kings, and gave him a commandment for his people, and shewed him part of his glory.
Moses consecrated him, and anointed him with holy oil: this was appointed unto him by an everlasting covenant, and to his seed, so long as the heavens should remain, that they should minister unto him, and execute the office of the priesthood, and bless the people in his name.
Did not the sun go back by his means? and was not one day as long as two?
And concerning the judges, every one by name, whose heart went not a whoring, nor departed from the Lord, let their memory be blessed.
By the law of the Lord he judged the congregation, and the Lord had respect unto Jacob.
By his faithfulness he was found a true prophet, and by his word he was known to be faithful in vision.
He set singers also before the altar, that by their voices they might make sweet melody, and daily sing praises in their songs.
By the name of the Lord God, which is called the Lord God of Israel, thou didst gather gold as tin and didst multiply silver as lead.
Thou didst bow thy loins unto women, and by thy body thou wast brought into subjection.
He brought a sore famine upon them, and by his zeal he diminished their number.
By the word of the Lord he shut up the heaven, and also three times brought down fire.
Who didst raise up a dead man from death, and his soul from the place of the dead, by the word of the most High:
But they called upon the Lord which is merciful, and stretched out their hands toward him: and immediately the Holy One heard them out of heaven, and delivered them by the ministry of Esay.
He saw by an excellent spirit what should come to pass at the last, and he comforted them that mourned in Sion.
The remembrance of Josias is like the composition of the perfume that is made by the art of the apothecary: it is sweet as honey in all mouths, and as musick at a banquet of wine.
And of the twelve prophets let the memorial be blessed, and let their bones flourish again out of their place: for they comforted Jacob, and delivered them by assured hope.
And by him was built from the foundation the double height, the high fortress of the wall about the temple:
And as the flower of roses in the spring of the year, as lilies by the rivers of waters, and as the branches of the frankincense tree in the time of summer:
When he took the portions out of the priests' hands, he himself stood by the hearth of the altar, compassed about, as a young cedar in Libanus; and as palm trees compassed they him round about.
And the people besought the Lord, the most High, by prayer before him that is merciful, till the solemnity of the Lord was ended, and they had finished his service.
By an accusation to the king from an unrighteous tongue my soul drew near even unto death, my life was near to the hell beneath.
Get learning with a great sum of money, and get much gold by her.
And in the hearing of the nobles, and of the king's sons, and in the hearing of the elders, and of all the people, from the lowest unto the highest, even of all them that dwelt at Babylon by the river Sud.
Wherefore the evils cleaved unto us, and the curse, which the Lord appointed by Moses his servant at the time that he brought our fathers out of the land of Egypt, to give us a land that floweth with milk and honey, like as it is to see this day.
That all the earth may know that thou art the Lord our God, because Israel and his posterity is called by thy name.
For thou hast sent out thy wrath and indignation upon us, as thou hast spoken by thy servants the prophets, saying,
But we would not hearken unto thy voice, to serve the king of Babylon: therefore hast thou made good the words that thou spakest by thy servants the prophets, namely, that the bones of our kings, and the bones of our fathers, should be taken out of their place.
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.
And the house which is called by thy name hast thou laid waste, as it is to be seen this day, for the wickedness of the house of Israel and the house of Juda.
As thou spakest by thy servant Moses in the day when thou didst command him to write the law before the children of Israel, saying,
For ye provoked him that made you by sacrificing unto devils, and not to God.
Lo, thy sons come, whom thou sentest away, they come gathered together from the east to the west by the word of the Holy One, rejoicing in the glory of God.
Arise, O Jerusalem, and stand on high, and look about toward the east, and behold thy children gathered from the west unto the east by the word of the Holy One, rejoicing in the remembrance of God.
Moreover even the woods and every sweetsmelling tree shall overshadow Israel by the commandment of God.
Additions to Esther 11:12
Now when Mardocheus, who had seen this dream, and what God had determined to do, was awake, he bare this dream in mind, and until night by all means was desirous to know it.
Additions to Esther 13:4
Declared unto us, that in all nations throughout the world there was scattered a certain malicious people, that had laws contrary to ail nations, and continually despised the commandments of kings, so as the uniting of our kingdoms, honourably intended by us cannot go forward.
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 14:16
Thou knowest my necessity: for I abhor the sign of my high estate, which is upon mine head in the days wherein I shew myself, and that I abhor it as a menstruous rag, and that I wear it not when I am private by myself.
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 16:13
Having by manifold and cunning deceits sought of us the destruction, as well of Mardocheus, who saved our life, and continually procured our good, as also of blameless Esther, partaker of our kingdom, with their whole nation.
Additions to Esther 16:14
For by these means he thought, finding us destitute of friends to have translated the kingdom of the Persians to the Macedonians.
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:
Additions to Esther 16:17
Wherefore ye shall do well not to put in execution the letters sent unto you by Aman the son of Amadatha.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:1
Because of the sins which ye have committed before God, ye shall be led away captives into Babylon by Nabuchodonosor king of the Babylonians.
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 1:19
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 1:22
By this ye may know that they are no gods: therefore fear them not.
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 1:42
The women also with cords about them, sitting in the ways, burn bran for perfume: but if any of them, drawn by some that passeth by, lie with him, she reproacheth her fellow, that she was not thought as worthy as herself, nor her cord broken.
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 1:71
And ye shall know them to be no gods by the bright purple that rotteth upon them: and they themselves afterward shall be eaten, and shall be a reproach in the country.
And they arose against the two elders, for Daniel had convicted them of false witness by their own mouth:
Bel and the Dragon 1:36
Then the angel of the Lord took him by the crown, and bare him by the hair of his head, and through the vehemency of his spirit set him in Babylon over the den.
Prayer of Manassheh 1:1
O Lord, Almighty God of our fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and of their righteous seed;
1 Maccabees 1:44
For the king had sent letters by messengers unto Jerusalem and the cities of Juda that they should follow the strange laws of the land,
1 Maccabees 1:51
In the selfsame manner wrote he to his whole kingdom, and appointed overseers over all the people, commanding the cities of Juda to sacrifice, city by city.
1 Maccabees 1:58
Thus did they by their authority unto the Israelites every month, to as many as were found in the cities.
1 Maccabees 2:59
Ananias, Azarias, and Misael, by believing were saved out of the flame.
1 Maccabees 2:64
Wherefore, ye my sons, be valiant and shew yourselves men in the behalf of the law; for by it shall ye obtain glory.
1 Maccabees 3:36
And that he should place strangers in all their quarters, and divide their land by lot.
1 Maccabees 3:40
So they went forth with all their power, and came and pitched by Emmaus in the plain country.
1 Maccabees 4:1
Then took Gorgias five thousand footmen, and a thousand of the best horsemen, and removed out of the camp by night;
1 Maccabees 4:5
In the mean season came Gorgias by night into the camp of Judas: and when he found no man there, he sought them in the mountains: for said he, These fellows flee from us
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 4:30
And when he saw that mighty army, he prayed and said, Blessed art thou, O Saviour of Israel, who didst quell the violence of the mighty man by the hand of thy servant David, and gavest the host of strangers into the hands of Jonathan the son of Saul, and his armourbearer;
1 Maccabees 4:59
Moreover Judas and his brethren with the whole congregation of Israel ordained, that the days of the dedication of the altar should be kept in their season from year to year by the space of eight days, from the five and twentieth day of the month Casleu, with mirth and gladness.
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 5:28
Hereupon Judas and his host turned suddenly by the way of the wilderness unto Bosora; and when he had won the city, he slew all the males with the edge of the sword, and took all their spoils, and burned the city with fire,
1 Maccabees 5:29
From whence he removed by night, and went till he came to the fortress.
1 Maccabees 5:42
Now when Judas came near the brook, he caused the scribes of the people to remain by the brook: unto whom he gave commandment, saying, Suffer no man to remain in the camp, but let all come to the battle.
1 Maccabees 5:62
Moreover these men came not of the seed of those, by whose hand deliverance was given unto Israel.
1 Maccabees 6:6
And that Lysias, who went forth first with a great power was driven away of the Jews; and that they were made strong by the armour, and power, and store of spoils, which they had gotten of the armies, whom they had destroyed:
1 Maccabees 6:63
Afterward departed he in all haste, and returned unto Antiochia, where he found Philip to be master of the city: so he fought against him, and took the city by force.
1 Maccabees 7:29
He came therefore to Judas, and they saluted one another peaceably. Howbeit the enemies were prepared to take away Judas by violence.
1 Maccabees 7:37
Thou, O Lord, didst choose this house to be called by thy name, and to be a house of prayer and petition for thy people:
1 Maccabees 7:38
Be avenged of this man and his host, and let them fall by the sword: remember their blasphemies, and suffer them not to continue any longer.
1 Maccabees 8:4
And that by their policy and patience they had conquered all the place, though it were very far from them; and the kings also that came against them from the uttermost part of the earth, till they had discomfited them, and given them a great overthrow, so that the rest did give them tribute every year:
1 Maccabees 8:6
How also Antiochus the great king of Asia, that came against them in battle, having an hundred and twenty elephants, with horsemen, and chariots, and a very great army, was discomfited by them;
1 Maccabees 8:22
And this is the copy of the epistle which the senate wrote back again in tables of brass, and sent to Jerusalem, that there they might have by them a memorial of peace and confederacy:
1 Maccabees 8:23
Good success be to the Romans, and to the people of the Jews, by sea and by land for ever: the sword also and enemy be far from them,
1 Maccabees 8:32
If therefore they complain any more against thee, we will do them justice, and fight with thee by sea and by land.
1 Maccabees 9:2
Who went forth by the way that leadeth to Galgala, and pitched their tents before Masaloth, which is in Arbela, and after they had won it, they slew much people.
1 Maccabees 9:24
In those days also was there a very great famine, by reason whereof the country revolted, and went with them.
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 9:68
And fought against Bacchides, who was discomfited by them, and they afflicted him sore: for his counsel and travail was in vain.
1 Maccabees 10:1
In the hundred and sixtieth year Alexander, the son of Antiochus surnamed Epiphanes, went up and took Ptolemais: for the people had received him, by means whereof he reigned there,
1 Maccabees 10:42
And beside this, the five thousand shekels of silver, which they took from the uses of the temple out of the accounts year by year, even those things shall be released, because they appertain to the priests that minister.
1 Maccabees 10:53
For after I had joined battle with him, both he and his host was discomfited by us, so that we sit in the throne of his kingdom:
1 Maccabees 10:63
And he made him sit by himself, and said into his princes, Go with him into the midst of the city, and make proclamation, that no man complain against him of any matter, and that no man trouble him for any manner of cause.
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 11:4
And when he came near to Azotus, they shewed him the temple of Dagon that was burnt, and Azotus and the suburbs thereof that were destroyed, and the bodies that were cast abroad and them that he had burnt in the battle; for they had made heaps of them by the way where he should pass.
1 Maccabees 11:8
King Ptolemee therefore, having gotten the dominion of the cities by the sea unto Seleucia upon the sea coast, imagined wicked counsels against Alexander.
1 Maccabees 11:19
By this means Demetrius reigned in the hundred threescore and seventh year.
1 Maccabees 13:4
By reason whereof all my brethren are slain for Israel's sake, and I am left alone.
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 13:21
Now they that were in the tower sent messengers unto Tryphon, to the end that he should hasten his coming unto them by the wilderness, and send them victuals.
1 Maccabees 13:22
Wherefore Tryphon made ready all his horsemen to come that night: but there fell a very great snow, by reason whereof he came not. So he departed, and came into the country of Galaad.
1 Maccabees 13:29
And in these he made cunning devices, about the which he set great pillars, and upon the pillars he made all their armour for a perpetual memory, and by the armour ships carved, that they might be seen of all that sail on the sea.
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 13:52
He ordained also that that day should be kept every year with gladness. Moreover the hill of the temple that was by the tower he made stronger than it was, and there he dwelt himself with his company.
1 Maccabees 14:3
Who went and smote the host of Demetrius, and took him, and brought him to Arsaces, by whom he was put in ward.
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 15:11
Wherefore being pursued by king Antiochus, he fled unto Dora, which lieth by the sea side:
1 Maccabees 15:14
And when he had compassed the city round about, and joined ships close to the town on the sea side, he vexed the city by land and by sea, neither suffered he any to go out or in.
1 Maccabees 15:25
So Antiochus the king camped against Dora the second day, assaulting it continually, and making engines, by which means he shut up Tryphon, that he could neither go out nor in.
1 Maccabees 15:37
In the mean time fled Tryphon by ship unto Orthosias.
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.
2 Maccabees 1:13
For when the leader was come into Persia, and the army with him that seemed invincible, they were slain in the temple of Nanea by the deceit of Nanea's priests.
2 Maccabees 1:32
When this was done, there was kindled a flame: but it was consumed by the light that shined from the altar.
2 Maccabees 2:14
In like manner also Judas gathered together all those things that were lost by reason of the war we had, and they remain with us,
2 Maccabees 2:23
All these things, I say, being declared by Jason of Cyrene in five books, we will assay to abridge in one volume.
2 Maccabees 3:26
Moreover two other young men appeared before him, notable in strength, excellent in beauty, and comely in apparel, who stood by him on either side; and scourged him continually, and gave him many sore stripes.
2 Maccabees 3:29
For he by the hand of God was cast down, and lay speechless without all hope of life.
2 Maccabees 3:32
So the high priest, suspecting lest the king should misconceive that some treachery had been done to Heliodorus by the Jews, offered a sacrifice for the health of the man.
2 Maccabees 4:3
But when their hatred went so far, that by one of Simon's faction murders were committed,
2 Maccabees 4:8
Promising unto the king by intercession three hundred and threescore talents of silver, and of another revenue eighty talents:
2 Maccabees 4:9
Beside this, he promised to assign an hundred and fifty more, if he might have licence to set him up a place for exercise, and for the training up of youth in the fashions of the heathen, and to write them of Jerusalem by the name of Antiochians.
2 Maccabees 4:11
And the royal privileges granted of special favour to the Jews by the means of John the father of Eupolemus, who went ambassador to Rome for amity and aid, he took away; and putting down the governments which were according to the law, he brought up new customs against the law:
2 Maccabees 4:15
Not setting by the honours of their fathers, but liking the glory of the Grecians best of all.
2 Maccabees 4:16
By reason whereof sore calamity came upon them: for they had them to be their enemies and avengers, whose custom they followed so earnestly, and unto whom they desired to be like in all things.
2 Maccabees 4:24
But he being brought to the presence of the king, when he had magnified him for the glorious appearance of his power, got the priesthood to himself, offering more than Jason by three hundred talents of silver.
2 Maccabees 4:26
Then Jason, who had undermined his own brother, being undermined by another, was compelled to flee into the country of the Ammonites.
2 Maccabees 4:33
Which when Onias knew of a surety, he reproved him, and withdrew himself into a sanctuary at Daphne, that lieth by Antiochia.
2 Maccabees 4:34
Wherefore Menelans, taking Andronicus apart, prayed, him to get Onias into his hands; who being persuaded thereunto, and coming to Onias in deceit, gave him his right hand with oaths; and though he were suspected by him, yet persuaded he him to come forth of the sanctuary: whom forthwith he shut up without regard of justice.
2 Maccabees 4:39
Now when many sacrileges had been committed in the city by Lysimachus with the consent of Menelans, and the fruit thereof was spread abroad, the multitude gathered themselves together against Lysimachus, many vessels of gold being already carried away.
2 Maccabees 5:9
Thus he that had driven many out of their country perished in a strange land, retiring to the Lacedemonians, and thinking there to find succour by reason of his kindred:
2 Maccabees 5:11
Now when this that was done came to the king's car, he thought that Judea had revolted: whereupon removing out of Egypt in a furious mind, he took the city by force of arms,
2 Maccabees 5:16
And taking the holy vessels with polluted hands, and with profane hands pulling down the things that were dedicated by other kings to the augmentation and glory and honour of the place, he gave them away.
2 Maccabees 5:21
So when Antiochus had carried out of the temple a thousand and eight hundred talents, he departed in all haste unto Antiochia, weening in his pride to make the land navigable, and the sea passable by foot: such was the haughtiness of his mind.
2 Maccabees 6:4
For the temple was filled with riot and revelling by the Gentiles, who dallied with harlots, and had to do with women within the circuit of the holy places, and besides that brought in things that were not lawful.
2 Maccabees 6:7
And in the day of the king's birth every month they were brought by bitter constraint to eat of the sacrifices; and when the fast of Bacchus was kept, the Jews were compelled to go in procession to Bacchus, carrying ivy.
2 Maccabees 6:8
Moreover there went out a decree to the neighbour cities of the heathen, by the suggestion of Ptolemee, against the Jews, that they should observe the same fashions, and be partakers of their sacrifices:
2 Maccabees 6:11
And others, that had run together into caves near by, to keep the sabbath day secretly, being discovered by Philip, were all burnt together, because they made a conscience to help themselves for the honour of the most sacred day.
2 Maccabees 6:21
But they that had the charge of that wicked feast, for the old acquaintance they had with the man, taking him aside, besought him to bring flesh of his own provision, such as was lawful for him to use, and make as if he did eat of the flesh taken from the sacrifice commanded by the king;
2 Maccabees 6:23
But he began to consider discreetly, and as became his age, and the excellency of his ancient years, and the honour of his gray head, whereon was come, and his most honest education from a child, or rather the holy law made and given by God: therefore he answered accordingly, and willed them straightways to send him to the grave.
2 Maccabees 6:25
And so they through mine hypocrisy, and desire to live a little time and a moment longer, should be deceived by me, and I get a stain to mine old age, and make it abominable.
2 Maccabees 6:30
But when he was ready to die with stripes, he groaned, and said, It is manifest unto the Lord, that hath the holy knowledge, that whereas I might have been delivered from death, I now endure sore pains in body by being beaten: but in soul am well content to suffer these things, because I fear him.
2 Maccabees 7:1
It came to pass also, that seven brethren with their mother were taken, and compelled by the king against the law to taste swine's flesh, and were tormented with scourges and whips.
2 Maccabees 7:14
So when he was ready to die he said thus, It is good, being put to death by men, to look for hope from God to be raised up again by him: as for thee, thou shalt have no resurrection to life.
2 Maccabees 7:24
Now Antiochus, thinking himself despised, and suspecting it to be a reproachful speech, whilst the youngest was yet alive, did not only exhort him by words, but also assured him with oaths, that he would make him both a rich and a happy man, if he would turn from the laws of his fathers; and that also he would take him for his friend, and trust him with affairs.
2 Maccabees 7:30
Whiles she was yet speaking these words, the young man said, Whom wait ye for? I will not obey the king's commandment: but I will obey the commandment of the law that was given unto our fathers by Moses.
2 Maccabees 7:37
But I, as my brethren, offer up my body and life for the laws of our fathers, beseeching God that he would speedily be merciful unto our nation; and that thou by torments and plagues mayest confess, that he alone is God;
2 Maccabees 8:5
Now when Maccabeis had his company about him, he could not be withstood by the heathen: for the wrath of the Lord was turned into mercy.
2 Maccabees 8:8
So when Philip saw that this man increased by little and little, and that things prospered with him still more and more, he wrote unto Ptolemeus, the governor of Celosyria and Phenice, to yield more aid to the king's affairs.
2 Maccabees 8:14
Others sold all that they had left, and withal besought the Lord to deliver them, sold by the wicked Nicanor before they met together:
2 Maccabees 8:15
And if not for their own sakes, yet for the covenants he had made with their fathers, and for his holy and glorious name's sake, by which they were called.
2 Maccabees 8:24
And by the help of the Almighty they slew above nine thousand of their enemies, and wounded and maimed the most part of Nicanor's host, and so put all to flight;
2 Maccabees 8:35
He was through the help of the Lord brought down by them, of whom he made least account; and putting off his glorious apparel, and discharging his company, he came like a fugitive servant through the midland unto Antioch having very great dishonour, for that his host was destroyed.
2 Maccabees 8:36
Thus he, that took upon him to make good to the Romans their tribute by means of captives in Jerusalem, told abroad, that the Jews had God to fight for them, and therefore they could not be hurt, because they followed the laws that he gave them.
2 Maccabees 9:4
Then swelling with anger. he thought to avenge upon the Jews the disgrace done unto him by those that made him flee. Therefore commanded he his chariotman to drive without ceasing, and to dispatch the journey, the judgment of God now following him. For he had spoken proudly in this sort, That he would come to Jerusalem and make it a common burying place of the Jews.
2 Maccabees 9:11
Here therefore, being plagued, he began to leave off his great pride, and to come to the knowledge of himself by the scourge of God, his pain increasing every moment.
2 Maccabees 10:8
They ordained also by a common statute and decree, That every year those days should be kept of the whole nation of the Jews.
2 Maccabees 10:24
Now Timotheus, whom the Jews had overcome before, when he had gathered a great multitude of foreign forces, and horses out of Asia not a few, came as though he would take Jewry by force of arms.
2 Maccabees 10:27
So after the prayer they took their weapons, and went on further from the city: and when they drew near to their enemies, they kept by themselves.
2 Maccabees 12:6
And calling upon God the righteous Judge, he came against those murderers of his brethren, and burnt the haven by night, and set the boats on fire, and those that fled thither he slew.
2 Maccabees 12:9
He came upon the Jamnites also by night, and set fire on the haven and the navy, so that the light of the fire was seen at Jerusalem two hundred and forty furlongs off.
2 Maccabees 12:11
Whereupon there was a very sore battle; but Judas' side by the help of God got the victory; so that the Nomades of Arabia, being overcome, besought Judas for peace, promising both to give him cattle, and to pleasure him otherwise.
2 Maccabees 12:13
He went also about to make a bridge to a certain strong city, which was fenced about with walls, and inhabited by people of divers countries; and the name of it was Caspis.
2 Maccabees 12:16
And took the city by the will of God, and made unspeakable slaughters, insomuch that a lake two furlongs broad near adjoining thereunto, being filled full, was seen running with blood.
2 Maccabees 12:20
And Maccabeus ranged his army by bands, and set them over the bands, and went against Timotheus, who had about him an hundred and twenty thousand men of foot, and two thousand and five hundred horsemen.
2 Maccabees 12:21
Now when Timotheus had knowledge of Judas' coming, he sent the women and children and the other baggage unto a fortress called Carnion: for the town was hard to besiege, and uneasy to come unto, by reason of the straitness of all the places.
2 Maccabees 12:35
At which time Dositheus, one of Bacenor's company, who was on horseback, and a strong man, was still upon Gorgias, and taking hold of his coat drew him by force; and when he would have taken that cursed man alive, a horseman of Thracia coming upon him smote off his shoulder, so that Gorgias fled unto Marisa.
2 Maccabees 12:40
Now under the coats of every one that was slain they found things consecrated to the idols of the Jamnites, which is forbidden the Jews by the law. Then every man saw that this was the cause wherefore they were slain.
2 Maccabees 13:13
And Judas, being apart with the elders, determined, before the king's host should enter into Judea, and get the city, to go forth and try the matter in fight by the help of the Lord.
2 Maccabees 13:14
So when he had committed all to the Creator of the world, and exhorted his soldiers to fight manfully, even unto death, for the laws, the temple, the city, the country, and the commonwealth, he camped by Modin:
2 Maccabees 13:15
And having given the watchword to them that were about him, Victory is of God; with the most valiant and choice young men he went in into the king's tent by night, and slew in the camp about four thousand men, and the chiefest of the elephants, with all that were upon him.
2 Maccabees 13:18
Now when the king had taken a taste of the manliness of the Jews, he went about to take the holds by policy,
2 Maccabees 14:1
After three years was Judas informed, that Demetrius the son of Seleucus, having entered by the haven of Tripolis with a great power and navy,
2 Maccabees 14:3
Now one Alcimus, who had been high priest, and had defiled himself wilfully in the times of their mingling with the Gentiles, seeing that by no means he could save himself, nor have any more access to the holy altar,
2 Maccabees 14:5
Howbeit having gotten opportunity to further his foolish enterprize, and being called into counsel by Demetrius, and asked how the Jews stood affected, and what they intended, he answered thereunto:
2 Maccabees 14:14
Then the heathen, that had fled out of Judea from Judas, came to Nicanor by flocks, thinking the harm and calamities of the Jews to be their welfare.
2 Maccabees 14:18
Nevertheless Nicanor, hearing of the manliness of them that were with Judas, and the courageousness that they had to fight for their country, durst not try the matter by the sword.
2 Maccabees 14:21
And appointed a day to meet in together by themselves: and when the day came, and stools were set for either of them,
2 Maccabees 14:22
Ludas placed armed men ready in convenient places, lest some treachery should be suddenly practised by the enemies: so they made a peaceable conference.
2 Maccabees 14:29
But because there was no dealing against the king, he watched his time to accomplish this thing by policy.
2 Maccabees 14:31
But the other, knowing that he was notably prevented by Judas' policy, came into the great and holy temple, and commanded the priests, that were offering their usual sacrifices, to deliver him the man.
2 Maccabees 14:40
For he thought by taking him to do the Jews much hurt.
2 Maccabees 15:17
Thus being well comforted by the words of Judas, which were very good, and able to stir them up to valour, and to encourage the hearts of the young men, they determined not to pitch camp, but courageously to set upon them, and manfully to try the matter by conflict, because the city and the sanctuary and the temple were in danger.
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:
2 Maccabees 15:33
And when he had cut out the tongue of that ungodly Nicanor, he commanded that they should give it by pieces unto the fowls, and hang up the reward of his madness before the temple.