Verses with the word choosing in the Apocrypha (5 verses):
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.
2 Maccabees 6:19
But he, choosing rather to die gloriously, than to live stained with such an abomination, spit it forth, and came of his own accord to the torment,
2 Maccabees 8:9
Then forthwith choosing Nicanor the son of Patroclus, one of his special friends, he sent him with no fewer than twenty thousand of all nations under him, to root out the whole generation of the Jews; and with him he joined also Gorgias a captain, who in matters of war had great experience.
2 Maccabees 10:12
For Ptolemeus, that was called Macron, choosing rather to do justice unto the Jews for the wrong that had been done unto them, endeavoured to continue peace with them.
2 Maccabees 14:42
Choosing rather to die manfully, than to come into the hands of the wicked, to be abused otherwise than beseemed his noble birth: