Verses with the word best in the Apocrypha (12 verses):
2 Esdras 8:15
Now therefore, Lord, I will speak; touching man in general, thou knowest best; but touching thy people, for whose sake I am sorry;
Now therefore deal with me as seemeth best unto thee, and command my spirit to be taken from me, that I may be dissolved, and become earth: for it is profitable for me to die rather than to live, because I have heard false reproaches, and have much sorrow: command therefore that I may now be delivered out of this distress, and go into the everlasting place: turn not thy face away from me.
Wisdom of Solomon 14:19
For he, peradventure willing to please one in authority, forced all his skill to make the resemblance of the best fashion.
I gave a sweet smell like cinnamon and aspalathus, and I yielded a pleasant odour like the best myrrh, as galbanum, and onyx, and sweet storax, and as the fume of frankincense in the tabernacle.
I said, I will water my best garden, and will water abundantly my garden bed: and, lo, my brook became a river, and my river became a sea.
As the clay is in the potter's hand, to fashion it at his pleasure: so man is in the hand of him that made him, to render to them as liketh him best.
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 4:45
They thought it best to pull it down, lest it should be a reproach to them, because the heathen had defiled it: wherefore they pulled it down,
1 Maccabees 6:35
Moreover they divided the beasts among the armies, and for every elephant they appointed a thousand men, armed with coats of mail, and with helmets of brass on their heads; and beside this, for every beast were ordained five hundred horsemen of the best.
2 Maccabees 3:2
It came to pass that even the kings themselves did honour the place, and magnify the temple with their best gifts;
2 Maccabees 4:15
Not setting by the honours of their fathers, but liking the glory of the Grecians best of all.
2 Maccabees 5:24
He sent also that detestable ringleader Apollonius with an army of two and twenty thousand, commanding him to slay all those that were in their best age, and to sell the women and the younger sort: