Information on 2 Maccabees. 2 Then one of the young men said, 2 Macc. 1 To came to pass also, that seven brethren, together with their mother, were apprehended, and compelled by the king to eat swine's flesh against the law, for which end they were tormented with whips and scourges. RSV Catholic New Testament with Psalms, Edition 2, Paper, Blue, The Revised Standard Version Catholic Bible Compact Edition-hardcover, navy blue, Ignatius Journaling and Note-Taking Bible: Revised Standard Version, Second Catholic Edition. 36 For our brothers after enduring a brief suffering have drunk[j] of everflowing life under God’s covenant; but you, by the judgment of God, will receive just punishment for your arrogance. [ההרצאה באנגלית]Prof. Schwartz of the Hebrew University discusses the the first and second books of Maccabees 2 Then one of the young men said, “What do you hope to gain by doing this? Virginity for the sake of the kingdom of heaven is an unfolding of baptismal grace, a powerful sign of the supremacy of the bond with Christ and of the ardent expectation of his return, a sign which also recalls that marriage is a reality of this present age which is passing away. 2 Maccabees 2:4–7. [f] 28 I beseech you, my child, to look at the heaven and the earth and see everything that is in them, and recognize that God did not make them out of things that existed. 14 So when he was ready to die he said thus, It is good, being put to death by men, to look for hope from God to be raised up again by him: as for thee, thou shalt have no resurrection to life. For we are suffering these things on our own account, because of our sins against our own God. 2 Maccabees. 5 Now when he was thus maimed in all his members, he commanded him being yet alive to be brought to the fire, and to be fried in the pan: and as the vapour of the pan was for a good space dispersed, they exhorted one another with the mother to die manfully, saying thus. 21 Yea, she exhorted every one of them in her own language, filled with courageous spirits; and stirring up her womanish thoughts with a manly stomach, she said unto them. 26 And when he had exhorted her with many words, she promised him that she would counsel her son. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. Though she saw her seven sons perish within a single day, she bore it with good courage because of her hope in the Lord. Catechism 992 on 2 Maccabees 7 Virginity for the sake of the kingdom of heaven is an unfolding of baptismal grace, a powerful sign of the supremacy of the bond with Christ and of the ardent expectation of his return, a sign which also recalls that marriage is a reality of this present age which is passing away. 2 Then one of the young men said, “What do you hope to gain by doing this? 2 Maccabees 7 It came to pass also, that seven brethren with their mother were taken, and compelled by the king against the law to taste swine's flesh, and were tormented with scourges and whips. 9 And when he was at his last breath, he said, “You accursed wretch, you dismiss us from this present life, but the King of the universe will raise us up to an everlasting renewal of life, because we have died for his laws.”. 39 The king fell into a rage, and handled him worse than the others, being exasperated at his scorn. For today’s prayer chapter click here. 7:1 It came to pass also, that seven brethren with their mother were taken, and compelled by the king against the law to taste swine's flesh, and were tormented with scourges and whips.. 7:2 But one of them that spake first said thus, What wouldest thou ask or learn of us? THE DEATH OF THE PERSECUTOR AND THE PURIFICATION OF THE TEMPLE When it was demanded, he quickly put out his tongue and courageously stretched forth his hands, 11 and said nobly, “I got these from Heaven, and because of his laws I disdain them, and from him I hope to get them back again.” 12 As a result the king himself and those with him were astonished at the young man’s spirit, for he regarded his sufferings as nothing. He spread lies … 2 Maccabees 2:7 When Jeremiah learned of it, he rebuked them and declared: "The place shall remain unknown until God gathers his people together again and shows his mercy. The author's preface. … 2 Maccabees Saint Jerome, Bible Foundation and On-Line Book Initiative, Ed. 1 And it came to pass that seven brethren also with their mother were at the king’s command taken and shamefully handled with scourges and cords, to compel them to taste of the abominable swine’s flesh. George Leo Haydock. A continuation of the second letter. 2 Maccabees 7:31 Context. Why is But first we have to learn about the intros to 1 & 2 Maccabees.The story of 1 Maccabees is mainly about the supression of Judiasm in Palestine in 2nd century B.C.It was most likely written around 100 B.C. 28 I beseech thee, my son, look upon the heaven and the earth, and all that is therein, and consider that God made them of things that were not; and so was mankind made likewise. 9.1", "denarius") All Search Options [view abbreviations] Home Collections/Texts Perseus Catalog Research Grants Open Source About Help. CHAPTER 2 1In the records it will be found that Jeremiah the prophet ordered the deportees to take some of the fire with them as indicated, 2and that the prophet, in giving them the law, directed the deportees not to forget the commandments of the Lord or be led astray in their thoughts, when seeing the gold and silver idols and their adornments. 2 Maccabees 7. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. 7 It happened also that seven brothers and their mother were arrested and were being compelled by the king, under torture with whips and thongs, to partake of unlawful swine’s flesh. In 2 Maccabees 1–7, Seth Ehorn provides a foundational analysis of the Greek text of 2 Maccabees.The analysis is distinguished by the detailed yet comprehensive attention paid to the text. 4 As soon as these were red-hot, he commanded that their spokesman should have his tongue cut out, his head scalped and his extremities cut off, while the other brothers and his mother looked on.. 5 When he had been rendered completely helpless, the king gave orders for him to be brought, still breathing, to the fire and fried alive in a pan. It came to pass that seven brothers and their mother were at the king’s command taken and shamefully handled with scourges and cords, to compel them to taste of the abominable swine’s flesh. 7 It happened also that seven brothers and their mother were arrested and were being compelled by the king, under torture with whips and thongs, to partake of unlawful swine’s flesh. Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue. All rights reserved. The smoke from the pan spread widely, but the brothers[b] and their mother encouraged one another to die nobly, saying, 6 “The Lord God is watching over us and in truth has compassion on us, as Moses declared in his song which bore witness against the people to their faces, when he said, ‘And he will have compassion on his servants.’”, 7 After the first brother had died in this way, they brought forward the second for their sport. 16 Then looked he unto the king, and said, Thou hast power over men, thou art corruptible, thou doest what thou wilt; yet think not that our nation is forsaken of God; 17 But abide a while, and behold his great power, how he will torment thee and thy seed. 28 I beseech thee, my son, look upon the heaven and the earth, and all that is therein, and consider that God made them of things that were not; and so was mankind made likewise. JB 2 MACCABEES Chapter 8. Loading... Unsubscribe from Paramera channel? She watched her seven sons die in the space of a single day, yet she bore it bravely because she put her trust in the Lord." The king was having them beaten to force them to eat pork. 1 It came to pass also, that seven brethren with their mother were taken, and compelled by the king against the law to taste swine's flesh, and were tormented with scourges and whips.. 2 But one of them that spake first said thus, What wouldest thou ask or learn of us? 2 Maccabees 2:7 When Jeremiah learned of it, he rebuked them and declared: "The place shall remain unknown until God gathers his people together again and shows his mercy. 12 Insomuch that the king, and they that were with him, marvelled at the young man's courage, for that he nothing regarded the pains. Anchor Bible Commentary on II Maccabees. 7 So when the first was dead after this number, they brought the second to make him a mocking stock: and when they had pulled off the skin of his head with the hair, they asked him, Wilt thou eat, before thou be punished throughout every member of thy body? 27 But she bowing herself toward him, laughing the cruel tyrant to scorn, spake in her country language on this manner; O my son, have pity upon me that bare thee nine months in my womb, and gave thee such three years, and nourished thee, and brought thee up unto this age, and endured the troubles of education. 2 Maccabees 7:20-30 The mother was especially admirable and worthy of honorable memory. 29 Do not fear this butcher, but prove worthy of your brothers. 2 Maccabees 7 Contemporary English Version ... 7 When the first brother was dead, the soldiers grabbed the second brother. 2 Maccabees 7. The author's preface. Simon, however, could not let things alone. 24 Now Antiochus, thinking himself despised, and suspecting it to be a reproachful speech, whilst the youngest was yet alive, did not only exhort him by words, but also assured him with oaths, that he would make him both a rich and a happy man, if he would turn from the laws of his fathers; and that also he would take him for his friend, and trust him with affairs. 1 a Not long after this the king sent an Athenian senator * to force the Jews to abandon the laws of their ancestors and live no longer by the laws of God, 2 also to profane the temple in Jerusalem and dedicate it to Olympian Zeus, * and the one on Mount Gerizim to Zeus the Host to Strangers, as the local inhabitants were wont to be. Wherefore he also received the next torment in order, as the former did. 3 Then the king, being in a rage, commanded pans and caldrons to be made hot: 4 Which forthwith being heated, he commanded to cut out the tongue of him that spake first, and to cut off the utmost parts of his body, the rest of his brethren and his mother looking on. 33 And if our living Lord is angry for a little while, to rebuke and discipline us, he will again be reconciled with his own servants. Od. 2 Maccabees 7. When they refused, he tortured and killed the sons one by one. Baruch Ezekiel Daniel: Hosea Joel Amos Obadiah Jonah Micah: Nahum Habakkuk Zephaniah Haggai Zechariah Malachi: Matthew Mark Luke John Acts: Romans 1 Corinth. The first six sons each defy the king and are cruelly tortured. 11 And said courageously, These I had from heaven; and for his laws I despise them; and from him I hope to receive them again. For the temple was filled with riot and revelling by the Gentiles, who dallied with harlots, and … 32 For we are suffering because of our own sins. 41 Last of all, the mother died, after her sons. They tore off the skin of his head with the hair, and asked him, “Will you eat rather than have your body punished limb by limb?” 8 He replied in the language of his fathers, and said to them, “No.” Therefore he in turn underwent tortures as the first brother had done. 7. 2 Maccabees 7 Douay-Rheims Bible 1 It came to pass also, that seven brethren, together with their mother, were apprehended, and compelled by the king to eat swine's flesh against the law, for which end they were tormented with whips and scourges. It is also found in the records, that Jeremy the prophet commanded them that were carried … Then they asked, "Wouldn't you rather eat some meat from a pig than to be slowly tortured to death?" 2 Maccabees 2:4–7 4 It was also in the same document that the prophet, having received an oracle, ordered that the tent and the ark should follow with him, and that he went out to the mountain where Moses had gone up and had seen the inheritance of God. Of Jeremias' hiding the ark at the time of the captivity. Shortly before the revolt of Judas Maccabeus (2 Maccabees 8), Antiochus IV Epiphanes arrested a mother and her seven sons, and tried to force them to eat pork.When they refused, he tortured and killed the sons one by one. I carried you nine months in my womb, and nursed you for three years, and have reared you and brought you up to this point in your life, and have taken care of you. … 30 Whiles she was yet speaking these words, the young man said, Whom wait ye for? 6 “The Lord God is looking on, and he truly has compassion on us, as Moses declared in his canticle, when he protested openly with the words, ‘And he will have pity on his servants. 95. 13 When he too had died, they maltreated and tortured the fourth in the same way. The Martyrdom of Seven Brothers - It happened also that seven brothers and their mother were … I will not obey the king’s command, but I obey the command of the law that was given to our fathers through Moses. we are ready to die, rather than to transgress the laws of our fathers. The Second Book of Maccabees, also called 2 Maccabees, is a deuterocanonical book originally in Greek which focuses on the Maccabean Revolt against Antiochus IV Epiphanes and concludes with the defeat of the Seleucid Empire general Nicanor in 161 BC by Judas Maccabeus, the "hero of the Jewish wars of independence". 19 But do not think that you will go unpunished for having tried to fight against God!”, 20 The mother was especially admirable and worthy of honorable memory. VERSE 1. The narrator mentions that the mother "was the most remarkable of all, and deserves to be remembered with special honour. 2 Maccabees 7 Good News Translation (GNT) A Mother and Her Sons Die for Their Faith. 4:7-50 – Accusations of Apostasy. 1 # He 11.35,36 On another occasion a Jewish mother and her seven sons were arrested. The king was having them beaten to force them to eat pork. CHAPTER 6. 1 It also happened that seven brothers with their mother were arrested and tortured with whips and scourges by the king to force them to eat pork in violation of God’s law.a. A JEWISH WOMAN AND HER SEVEN SONS ARE MARTYRED . Songs Wisdom Sirach: Isaiah Jeremiah Lament. 2 Maccabees 7 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Martyrdom of Seven Brothers. I will not obey the king's commandment: but I will obey the commandment of the law that was given unto our fathers by Moses. 8 In his native language the boy replied, "No!" 7:41 The mother was the last to die, after her sons. [g] Thus also mankind comes into being. 42 Let this be enough now to have spoken concerning the idolatrous feasts, and the extreme tortures. 36 For our brethren, who now have suffered a short pain, are dead under God's covenant of everlasting life: but thou, through the judgment of God, shalt receive just punishment for thy pride. But for you there will be no resurrection to life!”, 15 Next they brought forward the fifth and maltreated him. 1 have from heaven, but for the laws of God I now despise them: because I hope to receive them again from him. CHAPTER 4. A Mother and Her Sons Die for Their Faith. V. THE VICTORY OF JUDAISM. Chapter 7. 13 Now when this man was dead also, they tormented and mangled the fourth in like manner. 31 And thou, that hast been the author of all mischief against the Hebrews, shalt not escape the hands of God. 2 He dared to brand as a schemer against the government the man who was the benefactor of the city, the protector of his compatriots, and a zealous defender of … A Jewish woman and her seven sons are martyred. Though she saw her seven sons perish within a single day, she bore it with good courage because of her hope in the Lord. local_offer. Bulharská pamětní medaile 1.SV. 7:42 But let this be sufficient account of the ritual meals and excessive torments. 40 So this man died undefiled, and put his whole trust in the Lord. Ehorn’s analysis is a convenient pedagogical and reference tool that explains the form and syntax of the biblical text, offers guidance for deciding between competing semantic analyses, … Revised Standard Version (RSV). The king was having them beaten to force them to eat pork. 6 The Lord God looketh upon us, and in truth hath comfort in us, as Moses in his song, which witnessed to their faces, declared, saying, And he shall be comforted in his servants. A continuation of the second letter. 7:1 To came to pass also, that seven brethren, together with their mother, were apprehended, and compelled by the king to eat swine's flesh against the law, for which end they were tormented with whips and scourges. It also happened that seven brothers with their mother were arrested and tortured with whips and scourges by the king, to force them to eat pork in violation of God's law. Used by permission. Each of the s… 2 Maccabees 7:1–42 The Martyrdom of Seven Brothers (4 Macc 8–18) 7 It happened also that seven brothers and their mother were arrested and were being compelled by the king, under torture with whips and thongs, to partake of unlawful swine’s flesh. But one of them that spake first said thus, What wouldest thou as... Read verse in King James Version w/ Apocrypha 2 Maccabees 7. 27 But, leaning close to him, she spoke in their native tongue as follows, deriding the cruel tyrant: “My son, have pity on me. 9 And when he was at the last gasp, he said, Thou like a fury takest us out of this present life, but the King of the world shall raise us up, who have died for his laws, unto everlasting life. She encouraged each of them in the language of their fathe... Read verse in Revised Standard Version w/ Apocrypha Posted on November 23, 2015 by hopeinfamily. Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright © 1946, 1952, and 1971 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. 33 And though the living Lord be angry with us a little while for our chastening and correction, yet shall he be at one again with his servants. For price and availability of parts call: 360-425-1119 email: parts@averysaircooled.com 1 The Simon mentioned above as the informer about the funds against his own country slandered Onias as the one who incited Heliodorus and instigated the whole miserable affair. 2 Maccabees shown with the King James Bible? Pre-order Price Guarantee. 5 When he was utterly helpless, the king[a] ordered them to take him to the fire, still breathing, and to fry him in a pan. 39 Than the king' being in a rage, handed him worse than all the rest, and took it grievously that he was mocked. The one hundred and sixty-ninth year: i.e., of the Seleucid era, 143 B.C. 7 On another occasion a Jewish mother and her seven sons were arrested. One of them, acting as their spokesman, said, "What do you intend to ask and learn from us? 25 Since the young man would not listen to him at all, the king called the mother to him and urged her to advise the youth to save himself. 42 Let this be enough, then, about the eating of sacrifices and the extreme tortures. b 3 This was a … 21 She encouraged each of them in the language of their fathers. Regarding the dates in 1 and 2 Maccabees, see note on 1 Mc 1:10. 2 Maccabees 7, George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary was originally compiled by priest and biblical scholar Rev. Martyrdom of a Mother and Her Seven Sons. 2 Maccabees 7 RSV - The Martyrdom of Seven Brothers - It - Bible Gateway. 29 Fear not this tormentor, but, being worthy of thy brethren, take thy death that I may receive thee again in mercy with thy brethren. … 20 But the mother was marvellous above all, and worthy of honourable memory: for when she saw her seven sons slain within the space of one day, she bare it with a good courage, because of the hope that she had in the Lord. 2 Maccabees 7 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE) Chapter 7 Martyrdom of a Mother and Her Seven Sons. 7. 34 But you, unholy wretch, you most defiled of all men, do not be elated in vain and puffed up by uncertain hopes, when you raise your hand against the children of heaven. They made fun of him and scalped him. CHAPTER 2 1In the records it will be found that Jeremiah the prophet ordered the deportees to take some of the fire with them as indicated, 2and that the prophet, in giving them the law, directed the deportees not to forget the commandments of the Lord or be led astray in their thoughts, when seeing the gold and silver idols and their adornments. The brethren, the Jews that be at Jerusalem and in the land of Judea, wish unto the brethren, … 2 Maccabees 7:4 Context. Shortly before the revolt of Judas Maccabeus (2 Maccabees 8), Antiochus IV Epiphanes arrested a mother and her seven sons, and tried to force them to eat pork. Accept death, so that in God’s mercy I may get you back again with your brothers.”, 30 While she was still speaking, the young man said, “What are you[h] waiting for? 2 Maccabees 7:1–42 The Martyrdom of Seven Brothers (4 Macc 8–18) 7 It happened also that seven brothers and their mother were arrested and were being compelled by the king, under torture with whips and thongs, to partake of unlawful swine’s flesh. 17 Keep on, and see how his mighty power will torture you and your descendants!”, 18 After him they brought forward the sixth. 2 Maccabees Saint Jerome, Bible Foundation and On-Line Book Initiative, Ed. 2 Maccabees. mince Nurnberg 1 Kreuzer 1678 vzácnější. A Mother and Her Sons Die for Their Faith. It came to pass also, that seven brethren with their mother were taken, and compelled by the … Therefore[d] astounding things have happened. The 2 Maccabees 7 version of the martyr family story opens with the arrest of the seven brothers and their mother, who are beaten in an effort to force them to eat swine’s flesh (prohibited by Lev 11:7–8). A Mother and Seven Sons Choose to Die Rather than Eat Pork It came to pass also, that seven brethren with their mother were taken, and compelled … 7 So when the first was dead after this number, they brought the second to make him a mocking stock: and when they had pulled off the skin of his head with the hair, they asked him, Wilt thou eat, before thou be punished throughout every member of thy body? 2 Maccabees 7. 2 But one of them that spake first said thus, What wouldest thou ask or learn of us? 10 After him, the third was the victim of their sport. 1 It came to pass also, that seven brethren with their mother were taken, and compelled by the king against the law to taste swine's flesh, and were tormented with scourges and whips. 7. Catechism 992 on 2 Maccabees 7. * Our prayer was heard: in the victory of the Maccabees. 2 Maccabees chapter 7. The youngest brother being still alive, Anti′ochus[e] not only appealed to him in words, but promised with oaths that he would make him rich and enviable if he would turn from the ways of his fathers, and that he would take him for his friend and entrust him with public affairs. 23 Therefore the Creator of the world, who shaped the beginning of man and devised the origin of all things, will in his mercy give life and breath back to you again, since you now forget yourselves for the sake of his laws.”, 24 Anti′ochus felt that he was being treated with contempt, and he was suspicious of her reproachful tone.