Verses with the word countries in the Apocrypha (17 verses):
A great number also sundry countries came with them like locusts, and like the sand of the earth: for the multitude was without number.
Then he went down into the plain of Damascus in the time of wheat harvest, and burnt up all their fields, and destroyed their flocks and herds, also he spoiled their cities, and utterly wasted their countries, and smote all their young men with the edge of the sword.
Then was it declared to Holofernes, the chief captain of the army of Assur, that the children of Israel had prepared for war, and had shut up the passages of the hill country, and had fortified all the tops of the high hills and had laid impediments in the champaign countries:
Then said Achior, the captain of all the sons of Ammon, Let my lord now hear a word from the mouth of thy servant, and I will declare unto thee the truth concerning this people, which dwelleth near thee, and inhabiteth the hill countries: and there shall no lie come out of the mouth of thy servant.
The Lord overthrew countries of the heathen, and destroyed them to the foundations of the earth.
He shall serve among great men, and appear before princes: he will travel through strange countries; for he hath tried the good and the evil among men.
The countries marvelled at thee for thy songs, and proverbs, and parables, and interpretations.
1 Maccabees 1:4
And he gathered a mighty strong host and ruled over countries, and nations, and kings, who became tributaries unto him.
1 Maccabees 3:31
Wherefore, being greatly perplexed in his mind, he determined to go into Persia, there to take the tributes of the countries, and to gather much money.
1 Maccabees 3:37
So the king took the half of the forces that remained, and departed from Antioch, his royal city, the hundred forty and seventh year; and having passed the river Euphrates, he went through the high countries.
1 Maccabees 6:1
About that time king Antiochus travelling through the high countries heard say, that Elymais in the country of Persia was a city greatly renowned for riches, silver, and gold;
1 Maccabees 8:8
And the country of India, and Media and Lydia and of the goodliest countries, which they took of him, and gave to king Eumenes:
1 Maccabees 15:15
In the mean season came Numenius and his company from Rome, having letters to the kings and countries; wherein were written these things:
1 Maccabees 15:19
We thought it good therefore to write unto the kings and countries, that they should do them no harm, nor fight against them, their cities, or countries, nor yet aid their enemies against them.
1 Maccabees 15:23
And to all the countries and to Sampsames, and the Lacedemonians, and to Delus, and Myndus, and Sicyon, and Caria, and Samos, and Pamphylia, and Lycia, and Halicarnassus, and Rhodus, and Aradus, and Cos, and Side, and Aradus, and Gortyna, and Cnidus, and Cyprus, and Cyrene.
2 Maccabees 9:23
But considering that even my father, at what time he led an army into the high countries. appointed a successor,
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.