Verses with the word demetrius in the Apocrypha (41 verses):
1 Maccabees 7:1
In the hundred and one and fiftieth year Demetrius the son of Seleucus departed from Rome, and came up with a few men unto a city of the sea coast, and reigned there.
1 Maccabees 7:4
So his host slew them. Now when Demetrius was set upon the throne of his kingdom,
1 Maccabees 8:31
And as touching the evils that Demetrius doeth to the Jews, we have written unto him, saying, Wherefore thou made thy yoke heavy upon our friends and confederates the Jews?
1 Maccabees 9:1
Furthermore, when Demetrius heard the Nicanor and his host were slain in battle, he sent Bacchides and Alcimus into the land of Judea the second time, and with them the chief strength of his host:
1 Maccabees 10:2
Now when king Demetrius heard thereof, he gathered together an exceeding great host, and went forth against him to fight.
1 Maccabees 10:3
Moreover Demetrius sent letters unto Jonathan with loving words, so as he magnified him.
1 Maccabees 10:15
Now when king Alexander had heard what promises Demetrius had sent unto Jonathan: when also it was told him of the battles and noble acts which he and his brethren had done, and of the pains that they had endured,
1 Maccabees 10:22
Whereof when Demetrius heard, he was very sorry, and said,
1 Maccabees 10:25
He sent unto them therefore to this effect: King Demetrius unto the people of the Jews sendeth greeting:
1 Maccabees 10:48
Then gathered king Alexander great forces, and camped over against Demetrius.
1 Maccabees 10:50
And he continued the battle very sore until the sun went down: and that day was Demetrius slain.
1 Maccabees 10:52
Forasmuch as I am come again to my realm, and am set in the throne of my progenitors, and have gotten the dominion, and overthrown Demetrius, and recovered our country;
1 Maccabees 10:67
Furthermore in the; hundred threescore and fifth year came Demetrius son of Demetrius out of Crete into the land of his fathers:
1 Maccabees 10:69
Then Demetrius made Apollonius the governor of Celosyria his general, who gathered together a great host, and camped in Jamnia, and sent unto Jonathan the high priest, saying,
1 Maccabees 11:9
Whereupon he sent ambasadors unto king Demetrius, saying, Come, let us make a league betwixt us, and I will give thee my daughter whom Alexander hath, and thou shalt reign in thy father's kingdom:
1 Maccabees 11:12
Wherefore he took his daughter from him, and gave her to Demetrius, and forsook Alexander, so that their hatred was openly known.
1 Maccabees 11:19
By this means Demetrius reigned in the hundred threescore and seventh year.
1 Maccabees 11:30
King Demetrius unto his brother Jonathan, and unto the nation of the Jews, sendeth greeting:
1 Maccabees 11:32
King Demetrius unto his father Lasthenes sendeth greeting:
1 Maccabees 11:38
After this, when king Demetrius saw that the land was quiet before him, and that no resistance was made against him, he sent away all his forces, every one to his own place, except certain bands of strangers, whom he had gathered from the isles of the heathen: wherefore all the forces of his fathers hated him.
1 Maccabees 11:39
Moreover there was one Tryphon, that had been of Alexander's part afore, who, seeing that all the host murmured against Demetrius, went to Simalcue the Arabian that brought up Antiochus the young son of Alexander,
1 Maccabees 11:40
And lay sore upon him to deliver him this young Antiochus, that he might reign in his father's stead: he told him therefore all that Demetrius had done, and how his men of war were at enmity with him, and there he remained a long season.
1 Maccabees 11:41
In the mean time Jonathan sent unto king Demetrius, that he would cast those of the tower out of Jerusalem, and those also in the fortresses: for they fought against Israel.
1 Maccabees 11:42
So Demetrius sent unto Jonathan, saying, I will not only do this for thee and thy people, but I will greatly honour thee and thy nation, if opportunity serve.
1 Maccabees 11:52
So king Demetrius sat on the throne of his kingdom, and the land was quiet before him.
1 Maccabees 11:55
Then there gathered unto him all the men of war, whom Demetrius had put away, and they fought against Demetrius, who turned his back and fled.
1 Maccabees 13:34
Moreover Simon chose men, and sent to king Demetrius, to the end he should give the land an immunity, because all that Tryphon did was to spoil.
1 Maccabees 13:35
Unto whom king Demetrius answered and wrote after this manner:
1 Maccabees 13:36
King Demetrius unto Simon the high priest, and friend of kings, as also unto the elders and nation of the Jews, sendeth greeting:
1 Maccabees 14:1
Now in the hundred threescore and twelfth year king Demetrius gathered his forces together, and went into Media to get him help to fight against Tryphone.
1 Maccabees 14:2
But when Arsaces, the king of Persia and Media, heard that Demetrius was entered within his borders, he sent one of his princes to take him alive:
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 14:38
King Demetrius also confirmed him in the high priesthood according to those things,
1 Maccabees 15:1
Moreover Antiochus son of Demetrius the king sent letters from the isles of the sea unto Simon the priest and prince of the Jews, and to all the people;
1 Maccabees 15:22
The same things wrote he likewise unto Demetrius the king, and Attalus, to Ariarathes, and Arsaces,
2 Maccabees 1:7
What time as Demetrius reigned, in the hundred threescore and ninth year, we the Jews wrote unto you in the extremity of trouble that came upon us in those years, from the time that Jason and his company revolted from the holy land and kingdom,
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 14:4
Came to king Demetrius in the hundred and one and fiftieth year, presenting unto him a crown of gold, and a palm, and also of the boughs which were used solemnly in the temple: and so that day he held his peace.
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 14:11
This was no sooner spoken of him, but others of the king's friends, being maliciously set against Judas, did more incense Demetrius.
2 Maccabees 14:26
But Alcimus, perceiving the love that was betwixt them, and considering the covenants that were made, came to Demetrius, and told him that Nicanor was not well affected toward the state; for that he had ordained Judas, a traitor to his realm, to be the king's successor.