Verses with the word holds in the Apocrypha (17 verses):
1 Maccabees 1:2
And made many wars, and won many strong holds, and slew the kings of the earth,
1 Maccabees 8:10
And that they, having knowledge thereof sent against them a certain captain, and fighting with them slew many of them, and carried away captives their wives and their children, and spoiled them, and took possession of their lands, and pulled down their strong holds, and brought them to be their servants unto this day:
1 Maccabees 10:37
And of them some shall be placed in the king's strong holds, of whom also some shall be set over the affairs of the kingdom, which are of trust: and I will that their overseers and governors be of themselves, and that they live after their own laws, even as the king hath commanded in the land of Judea.
1 Maccabees 11:18
King Ptolemee also died the third day after, and they that were in the strong holds were slain one of another.
1 Maccabees 12:33
Simon also went forth, and passed through the country unto Ascalon, and the holds there adjoining, from whence he turned aside to Joppa, and won it.
1 Maccabees 12:35
After this came Jonathan home again, and calling the elders of the people together, he consulted with them about building strong holds in Judea,
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 13:33
Then Simon built up the strong holds in Judea, and fenced them about with high towers, and great walls, and gates, and bars, and laid up victuals therein.
1 Maccabees 13:38
And whatsoever covenants we have made with you shall stand; and the strong holds, which ye have builded, shall be your own.
2 Maccabees 8:30
Moreover of those that were with Timotheus and Bacchides, who fought against them, they slew above twenty thousand, and very easily got high and strong holds, and divided among themselves many spoils more, and made the maimed, orphans, widows, yea, and the aged also, equal in spoils with themselves.
2 Maccabees 10:14
But when Gorgias was governor of the holds, he hired soldiers, and nourished war continually with the Jews:
2 Maccabees 10:15
And therewithall the Idumeans, having gotten into their hands the most commodious holds, kept the Jews occupied, and receiving those that were banished from Jerusalem, they went about to nourish war.
2 Maccabees 10:16
Then they that were with Maccabeus made supplication, and besought God that he would be their helper; and so they ran with violence upon the strong holds of the Idumeans,
2 Maccabees 10:17
And assaulting them strongly, they won the holds, and kept off all that fought upon the wall, and slew all that fell into their hands, and killed no fewer than twenty thousand.
2 Maccabees 10:23
And having good success with his weapons in all things he took in hand, he slew in the two holds more than twenty thousand.
2 Maccabees 11:6
Now when they that were with Maccabeus heard that he besieged the holds, they and all the people with lamentation and tears besought the Lord that he would send a good angel to deliver Israel.
2 Maccabees 13:18
Now when the king had taken a taste of the manliness of the Jews, he went about to take the holds by policy,