Verses with the word few in the Apocrypha (26 verses):
2 Esdras 2:13
Go, and ye shall receive: pray for few days unto you, that they may be shortened: the kingdom is already prepared for you: watch.
2 Esdras 4:33
Then I answered and said, How, and when shall these things come to pass? wherefore are our years few and evil?
2 Esdras 7:12
Then were the entrances of this world made narrow, full of sorrow and travail: they are but few and evil, full of perils,: and very painful.
2 Esdras 7:70
There should be very few left peradventure in an innumerable multitude.
2 Esdras 8:1
And he answered me, saying, The most High hath made this world for many, but the world to come for few.
2 Esdras 8:3
There be many created, but few shall be saved.
2 Esdras 8:62
These things have I not shewed unto all men, but unto thee, and a few like thee. Then answered I and said,
2 Esdras 10:57
For thou art blessed above many other, and art called with the Highest; and so are but few.
He gave them few days, and a short time, and power also over the things therein.
Let thy speech be short, comprehending much in few words; be as one that knoweth and yet holdeth his tongue.
A good life hath but few days: but a good name endureth for ever.
There are yet hid greater things than these be, for we have seen but a few of his works.
Let thy wrath turn from us: for we are but a few left among the heathen, where thou hast scattered us.
1 Maccabees 3:17
Who, when they saw the host coming to meet them, said unto Judas, How shall we be able, being so few, to fight against so great a multitude and so strong, seeing we are ready to faint with fasting all this day?
1 Maccabees 3:18
Unto whom Judas answered, It is no hard matter for many to be shut up in the hands of a few; and with the God of heaven it is all one, to deliver with a great multitude, or a small company:
1 Maccabees 6:54
There were but a few left in the sanctuary, because the famine did so prevail against them, that they were fain to disperse themselves, every man to his own place.
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 7:28
Let there be no battle between me and you; I will come with a few men, that I may see you in peace.
1 Maccabees 9:9
But they dehorted him, saying, We shall never be able: let us now rather save our lives, and hereafter we will return with our brethren, and fight against them: for we are but few.
1 Maccabees 12:45
Therefore send them now home again, and choose a few men to wait on thee, and come thou with me to Ptolemais, for I will give it thee, and the rest of the strong holds and forces, and all that have any charge: as for me, I will return and depart: for this is the cause of my coming.
1 Maccabees 15:10
In the hundred threescore and fourteenth year went Antiochus into the land of his fathers: at which time all the forces came together unto him, so that few were left with Tryphon.
2 Maccabees 2:21
And the manifest signs that came from heaven unto those that behaved themselves manfully to their honour for Judaism: so that, being but a few, they overcame the whole country, and chased barbarous multitudes,
2 Maccabees 6:17
But let this that we at spoken be for a warning unto us. And now will we come to the declaring of the matter in a few words.
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 12:34
And it happened that in their fighting together a few of the Jews were slain.
2 Maccabees 14:30
Notwithstanding, when Maccabeus saw that Nicanor began to be churlish unto him, and that he entreated him more roughly than he was wont, perceiving that such sour behaviour came not of good, he gathered together not a few of his men, and withdrew himself from Nicanor.