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Definition of the noun 2 maccabees
What does 2 maccabees mean as a name of something?
- an Apocryphal book describing the life of Judas Maccabaeus
- lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
- synonym of 2 Maccabees: II Maccabees
- instance of: book = a major division of a long written composition
- part of: Apocrypha = 14 books of the Old Testament included in the Vulgate (except for II Esdras) but omitted in Jewish and Protestant versions of the Bible; eastern Christian churches (except the Coptic Church) accept all these books as canonical
Alternative definition of the noun 2 maccabees
- [biblical] The second book of Maccabees of the Old Testament Apocrypha.
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Maccabees 2 Maccabees Poetical/ Wisdom Books Job Psalms Proverbs Ecclesiastes ...
by Stanley E. Porter
Atleast fifteen years downto161BC are coveredby 2 Maccabees. Thework has aconsistentfocuson oppressive Hellenization bythe Seleucid rulersof Syria, whichleads toa seriesof martyrdoms but is thwartedbythe successful campaigns of ...
by Johnnie Godwin, Phyllis Godwin, Karen Dockrey
Tobit Judith Judith Tobit Esther 1 Maccabees 1 Maccabees 2 Maccabees 2 Maccabees 3 Maccabees POETRY 4 Maccabees Job POETRY Psalms Psalms Proverbs Odes (including the ...
A Dictionary of the Bible (2009)
by W. R. F. Browning
Maccabees 2 Maccabees Books in the Greek and Slavonic Bibles but not in the Roman Catholic Canon (These four books, together with 4 Maccabees, and the Deutero canonical books, constitute the canon generally in use in Orthodox ...
A Compendium of Contemporary Biblical Scholarship by Craig A. Evans, Stanley E. Porter, Jr.
2 Maccabees 3:1—15:39 describes the events of Jewish history, ...
by David L. Jeffrey
ABBREVIATIONS Judith 1 Maccabees 2 Maccabees 4 Maccabees Sirach (or XV. Prologue 8.6. supplementary series part St. Saint published St. stanza question Sum. Sumerian quae vide, which see sup. supra, about, on Qumran literature ...
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Video shows what 2 Maccabees means. The second book of Maccabees of the Old Testament Apocrypha.. 2 Maccabees Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...
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