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2 Maccabees 10 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Purification of the Temple. 10 Now Maccabeus and his followers, the Lord leading them on, recovered the temple and the city; 2 they tore down the altars that had been built in the public square by the foreigners, and also destroyed the sacred precincts. 3 They purified the sanctuary, and made another altar of sacrifice; then, striking fire out. Purification of the Temple. 10 Now Maccabeus and his followers, the Lord leading them on, recovered the temple and the city; 2 they tore down the altars that had been built in the public square by the foreigners, and also destroyed the sacred precincts. 3 They purified the sanctuary, and made another altar of sacrifice; then, striking fire out of flint, they offered sacrifices, after a lapse. 2 Maccabees 10 Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (RSVCE) Purification of the Temple. 10 Now Maccabe′us and his followers, the Lord leading them on, recovered the temple and the city; 2 and they tore down the altars which had been built in the public square by the foreigners, and also destroyed the sacred precincts. 3 They purified the sanctuary, and made another altar of sacrifice. Purification of the Temple. 10 Now Maccabe′us and his followers, the Lord leading them on, recovered the temple and the city; 2 and they tore down the altars which had been built in the public square by the foreigners, and also destroyed the sacred precincts. 3 They purified the sanctuary, and made another altar of sacrifice; then, striking fire out of flint, they offered sacrifices, after a. CHAPTER 10. Purification of the Temple. 1 a When Maccabeus and his companions, under the Lord's leadership, had recovered the temple and the city, 2 they destroyed the altars erected by the foreigners in the marketplace and the sacred shrines. 3 After purifying the temple, they made another altar. Then, with fire struck from flint, they offered sacrifice for the first time in two years.

Purification of the Temple. 1 When Maccabeus and his companions, under the Lord's leadership, had recovered the temple and the city, 2 they destroyed the altars erected by the foreigners in the marketplace and the sacred shrines. 3 After purifying the temple, they made another altar PURIFICATION OF THE TEMPLE . VERSE 36. But Judas and his kindred said, Behold, our enemies are discomfited: let's go up to cleanse the holy place, and to dedicate it afresh. the holy place. It is also referred to as the sanctuary. VERSE 37. And all the army was gathered together, and they went up to mount Sion. VERSE 38 148 Sel., was the actual purification of the temple, not its commemoration. This, however, cannot be proved. In other words, we cannot prove that Jason of Cyrene put the purification of the temple before the death of Antiochus IV. Indeed we cannot even prove that the relative chronology of II Maccabees for these two events is wrong. The date o 2 Maccabees 2:19 Now as concerning Judas Maccabeus, and his brethren, and the purification of the great temple, and the dedication of the altar, King James Version (KJV) Why is 2 Maccabees shown with the King James Bible The Rededication of the Temple 10 Judas Maccabeus and his followers, under the leadership of the Lord, recaptured the Temple and the city of Jerusalem. 2 They tore down the altars which foreigners had set up in the marketplace and destroyed the other places of worship that had been built. 3 They purified the Temple and built a new altar

interior of the Dwelling, and purified the courts....Judas, with his brothers and the whole assembly of Israel, made it a law that the days of the dedication of the altar should be celebrated yearly at the proper season, for eight days beginning on the twenty-fifth of the month Chislev, with rejoicing an 36 Nehemiah and his companions called the liquid nephthar, meaning purification, but most people named it naphtha. * f * Demetrius: Demetrius II, king of Syria (145-139, 129-125 B.C.). The one hundred and sixty-ninth year: i.e., of the Seleucid era, 143 B.C. Regarding the dates in 1 and 2 Maccabees, see note on 1 Mc 1:10 sary of the desecration of the Temple (I Mace. 4:46; II Mace. 10:5). 1 Hanukkah was originally a ritual festival, for the Maccabees dedi-cated the defiled Temple for eight days; it is therefore referred to as the days of the dedication of the altar (I Mace. 4:48). Judas and his men purified the Temple, built a new altar, consecrated it, and.

Purification and Rededication of the Temple. 36 g Then Judas and his brothers said, Now that our enemies have been crushed, let us go up to purify the sanctuary * and rededicate it. 37 So the whole army assembled, and went up to Mount Zion Therefore whereas we are now purposed to keep the purification of the temple upon the five and twentieth day of the month Casleu, we thought it necessary to certify you thereof, that ye also might keep it, as the feast of the tabernacles, and of the fire, which was given us when Neemias offered sacrifice, after that he had builded the temple and the altar Miracle of the cruse of oil (Hebrew: נֵס פַּךְ הַשֶּׁמֶן ‎) is an Aggadah depicted in the Babylonian Talmud as one of the reasons for Hanukkah.The miracle, as described in the Talmud, occurred after the liberation of the Temple in Jerusalem during the Maccabean Revolt, and describes the finding of a jug of pure oil that was to be enough to light the lamp for one day; instead. Maccabees (Historical): Temple Defiled and Rededicated; Historical Study. Junior. We have learned how the Jews who came back from Babylon rebuilt Jerusalem and the temple, and began to prosper again in their old home under the favor of the king of Persia. When we open the New Testament, we find Herod king, and the great nation that gave him.

2 Maccabees 10 NRSV - Purification of the Temple - Now

Hanukkah and the Temple of the Maccabees: ˙ and Ideology from Judas Maccabeus to Simon Ritual Eyal Regev Hanukkah as Days of Millu>im ˙ Shortly after Judas Maccabeus s defeat of the Seleucid army at Beth Zur and the retreat of Lysias, the Maccabeans entered Jerusalem and, on 25 Kislev, 164 BCE, purified the Temple In commemoration of the defeat of Antiochus by the Maccabees and the purification of the temple, the Jews celebrate an eight day feast called _____ or the Festival of Lights. Hanukkah Alexander's true legacy to the Middle East was the _____ culture

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2 Maccabees 10 RSVCE - Purification of the Temple - Now

brethren, and the purification of the great temple, and the dedication of the altar, {2:20} And the wars against Antiochus Epiphanes, and Eupator his son, {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 th 2 Maccabees 2:19-29 The story of Judas Maccabeus and his brothers, and the purification of the great temple, and the dedication of the altar, and further the wars against Antiochus Epiphanes and his son Eupator, Read verse in Revised Standard Version w/ Apocryph After the victory of the Maccabeans, they returned to re-dedicate the Temple in Jerusalem. They destroyed the false altars, purified the Temple and built a new altar. It was the 25th day of Kislev (about modern-day December). They spent 8 days in the purification of the Temple, as in the 8 days of the feasts of booths The Second Book of Maccabees, known in Greek as Τά Μακκαβαïκά, that is, the narratives about (Judah called) the Maccabee. It was this title which gave the title to the other books of the Apocrypha bearing the same name. It is an abridgment of a larger work of five books written by a *Jason of Cyrene who is otherwise unknown (see 2. Purification of the Temple (1 Macc 4:36-61)10 Now Maccabeus and his followers, the Lord leading them on, recovered the temple and the city; 2 they tore down the altars that had been built in the public square by the foreigners, and also destroyed the sacred precincts. 3 They purified the sanctuary, and made another altar of sacrifice; then, striking fire out of flint, they offered sacrifices.

2 Maccabees 10:1-8. Purification of the Temple. 10 Now Maccabeus and his followers, the Lord leading them on, recovered the temple and the city; 2 they tore down the altars that had been built in the public square by the foreigners, and also destroyed the sacred precincts The Book of Maccabees connects Judah's celebration to King Solomon's dedication of the First Temple, when a miraculous fire descended from heaven. Hanukah means dedication and refers to the rededication of the Temple to the service of God after it had been defiled with pagan images and practices As I mentioned previously, 2 Maccabees does not extend the history of Jewish resistance to Greek conquest recorded in 1 Maccabees. Instead, it focuses more tightly on one portion of that history 2 Maccabees 1:15 Context. 12 For he cast them out that fought within the holy city. 13 For when the leader was come into Persia, and the army with him that seemed invincible, they were slain in the temple of Nanea by the deceit of Nanea's priests. 14 For Antiochus, as though he would marry her, came into the place, and his friends that were with him, to receive money in name of a dowry

2 Maccabees 2:19 Context. 16 Whereas we then are about to celebrate the purification, we have written unto you, and ye shall do well, if ye keep the same days. 17 We hope also, that the God, that delivered all his people, and gave them all an heritage, and the kingdom, and the priesthood, and the sanctuary, 18 As he promised in the law, will shortly have mercy upon us, and gather us together. The Maccabees. Jesse Hoover. The Maccabees fDispelling a Myth: 400 Years of Silence f The Apocrypha Apocrypha: A set of seven books (and associated writings) included in the Septuagint translation of the Bible. Rejected by Judaism in the first century AD but retained by the early Church. fThe Rest of the Story 516 BC: 165 BC: Temple.

Chanukah in 2 Maccabees: Sukkot as days of Inauguration. The festival of Chanukah has several different names in 2 Maccabees. In fact, one of its names is included in the title of the book: Judas Maccabaeus and his brothers, and the purification of the greatest temple and the rededication of the altar(2:19) The purification of the temple under the Maccabees The purification of the temple under the Maccabees. Hanukkah was called _____ in the New Testament when Jesus celebrated it [14X] A. The Feast of Stars B. The Feast of the Purification C. Rosh Hashannah D. The Feast of Dedicatio 2 Maccabees 2:16 | View whole chapter | See verse in context Whereas we then are about to celebrate the purification, we have written unto you, and ye shall do well, if ye keep the same days. Ecclesiasticus 43:20 | View whole chapter | See verse in context When the cold north wind bloweth, and the water is congealed into ice, it abideth upon every gathering together of water, and clotheth the. 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 hard work.. Unlike 1 Maccabees, the style of 2 Maccabees suggests it was written in Koine Greek, probably in. The history of the Temple Mount: Where gods collide The little-known meaning of the word Hanukkah All true, with the possible exception of the miracle of a day's supply of lamp oil lasting eight days: but that narrative skips over the schisms within the ancient Hebrews' society, mainly - who exactly was rebelling against who

2 Maccabees 10 RSV - Purification of the Temple - Now

  1. 2Maccabees recounts the death of Antiochus Epiphanies (9:1-29) just before it recounts the purification of the Temple (10:1-9). This appears to contradict 1Maccabees which places his death (6:1-17) after the cleaning of the Temple (4:36-61) in agreement with the account of Josephus
  2. 2 Maccabees 1. 1. 1 To the brothers, the Jews, who are throughout Egypt: the brothers, the Jews, who are in Jerusalem and in the region of Judea, send greetings and good peace. 2 May God be gracious to you, and may he remember his covenant, which was spoken to Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, his faithful servants
  3. 2 Maccabees chapter 1 KJV (King James Version) 1 The brethren, the Jews that be at Jerusalem and in the land of Judea, wish unto the brethren, the Jews that are throughout Egypt health and peace:. 2 God be gracious unto you, and remember his covenant that he made with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, his faithful servants;. 3 And give you all an heart to serve him, and to do his will, with a good.
  4. purification of the Temple November 17, 2020 by petercanisiusmichaeldavidkang. Friday, 20 November 2020 : 33rd Week of Ordinary Time (Gospel Reading) Liturgical Colour : Green. Luke 19 : 45-48. At that time, Jesus entered the Temple area and began to drive out the merchants. And He said to them, God says in the Scriptures, 'My house shall.
  5. Unlike 1 Maccabees, 2 Maccabees does not attempt to provide a complete account of the events of the period, instead covering only the period from the high priest Onias III and King Seleucus IV (180 BC) to the defeat of Nicanor in 161.. In general, the chronology of the book coheres with that of 1 Maccabees, and it has some historical value in supplementing 1 Maccabees, principally in providing.
  6. In addition to the victory parades of the ancient Maccabees that celebrated their political independence, the original holiday also took the form of a Temple rededication ceremony. hence it was postponed until after the recapture of Jerusalem and the purification of the Temple

2 Maccabees, CHAPTER 10 USCC

  1. Also called the Feast of the Machabees and Feast of Lights (Josephus and Talmudic writings), mentioned in the Old Testament (1 Maccabees 4:56), and in the New ().It was instituted by Judas Machabeus (164 B.C.) to be celebrated yearly on the 25th day of the month Kislew and during its octave, in commemoration of the purification of the temple of Jerusalem which had been polluted by Antiochus.
  2. Maccabees (books of the Bible) Maccabees . The books of the MACABEOS are two independent writings, which relate the struggles of the Jewish People against the dynasty of the Seleucids, in defense of their political autonomy and religious freedom. Their title comes from the nickname Macabeo, applied first to Judas - the main protagonist.
  3. 2 Maccabees. A Letter to the Jews in Egypt. 1 The Jews in Jerusalem and those in the land of Judea, . To their Jewish kindred in Egypt, Greetings and true peace. 2 May God do good to you, and may he remember his covenant with Abraham and Isaac and Jacob, his faithful servants. 3 May he give you all a heart to worship him and to do his will with a strong heart and a willing spirit

5 This day of the purification of the Temple fell on the very day on which the Temple had been profaned by the foreigners, the twenty-fifth of the same month, Chislev. 6 They kept eight festal days with rejoicing, in the manner of the feast of Shelters, remembering how, not long before at the time of the feast of Shelters, they had been living. According to the historical record written less than 100 years after the first Hanukkah in 2 Maccabees, on the very same date on which the Temple was profaned by foreigners, there occurred the purification of the Temple - on the 25 th day of the ninth month (that is, Kislev). Joyfully they held an eight-day celebration after the pattern of. 2 Maccabees 2 20 Now as concerning Judas Machabeus, and his brethren, and the purification of the great temple, and the dedication of the altar: 21 As also the wars against Antiochus, the Illustrious, and his son, Eupator: 22 And the manifestations that came from heaven to them, that behaved themselves manfully on the behalf of the Jews, so that, being but a few they made themselves. 2 Maccabees 2 New American Bible Revised Edition 19 This is the story of Judas Maccabeus and his brothers, of the purification of the great temple, the dedication of the altar, 20 the campaigns against Antiochus Epiphanes and his son Eupator,* 21 and of the heavenly manifestations accorded to the heroes who fought bravely for the Jewish people

2 Maccabees 10 NABRE - Chapter 10 - Purification of the

The feast of 'Purification of the temple'(verse 18) is also referred to as the 'Festival of Light'. Here is recounted a legend which connects the sacred fire of the pre-exilic temple with the post-exilic temple. This was built in 516, some seventy years before the governorship of Nehemiah. The legend, however, is connected wit We shall be celebrating the purification of the temple on the twenty-fifth day of the month of Chislev, so we thought it right to inform you, that you too may celebrate the feast of Booths and of the fire that appeared when Nehemiah, the rebuilder of the temple and the altar, offered sacrifices. —2 Maccabees 1:1

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  1. 2 Maccabees 1 Bible 18 Since on the twenty-fifth day of Chislev we shall celebrate the purification of the temple, we thought it necessary to notify you, in order that you also may celebrate the festival of booths and the festival of the fire given when Nehemiah,.
  2. The beginning of 2 Maccabees consists of two letters sent by the Jews of Jerusalem to their coreligionists in Egypt. They deal with the observance of the feast commemorating the central event of the book, the purification of the temple. It is uncertain whether the author or a later scribe prefixed these letters to the narrative proper
  3. As part of the purification of the Temple, Judah and his followers (the Maccabees) wanted to re-light the Temple's lamps. Unfortunately, only a small quantity of pure oil remained for them to do that with. By a miracle the little bit of oil, which should have lasted only one day, burned for eight full days
  4. The historical events upon which the celebration is based are recorded in Maccabees I and II, two books contained within a later collection of writings known as the Apocrypha. In the year 168 B.C.E., the Syrian king Antiochus Epiphanes sent his soldiers to Jerusalem. The Syrians desecrated the Temple, the holiest place for Jews at that time
  5. 2 Maccabees 6:1-5. Athens desecrates the temple. 2 Maccabees 6:6-11. Athens makes Judaism illegal. 2 Maccabees 6:12-17. Why do these bad things happen? 2 Maccabees 6:18-31. Eleazar is martyred. 2 Maccabees 7:1-42. A Jewish woman and her seven sons are martyred. Victories of Judas Maccabeus and the Purification of the Temple. 2 Maccabees 8:1-7
  6. 2 Maccabees 10 Good News Translation (GNT) The Rededication of the Temple. 10 Judas Maccabeus and his followers, under the leadership of the Lord, recaptured the Temple and the city of Jerusalem. 2 They tore down the altars which foreigners had set up in the marketplace and destroyed the other places of worship that had been built. 3 They purified the Temple and built a new altar
  7. Judah , who was called Maccabee; 5. Eleazar, who was called Avaron; and Jonathan who was called Apphus. --- Septuagint , 1 Maccabees 2:1-5. 8. Mattathias' Zeal for the Torah. 15. The (Greek) king's [ Antiochus IV] men who were enforcing the apostasy (from the Torah) came to the city of Modein to make them sacrifice. 16
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The Second Book of Maccabee

  1. 2 Maccabees 10 Purification of the Temple. 1 Now Maccabe'us and his followers, the Lord leading them on, recovered the temple and the city; 2 and they tore down the altars which had been built in the public square by the foreigners, and also destroyed the sacred precincts. 3 They purified the sanctuary, and made another altar of sacrifice; then, striking fire out of flint, they offered.
  2. NEHEMIAH IN 2 MACCABEES 1:10-2:18 BY THEODORE A. BERGREN University of Richmond, USA 2 Maccabees recounts the historical background of the Maccabean revolt against Seleucid rule and describes the course of that revolt up to 161 B.C.E. Two main themes of the book are the sanctity and divinely-ordained inviolability of the (Second) Jerusalem.
  3. CHAPTER 7. Martyrdom of a Mother and Her Seven Sons. 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 2 One of the brothers, speaking for the others, said: What do you expect to learn by questioning us? We are ready to die rather than transgress the laws of our.
  4. 2 Maccabees Chapter 1 1 they were cut to pieces in the temple of the goddess Nanea through a deceitful stratagem employed by Nanea's priests. 14 8 9 We shall be celebrating the purification of the temple on the twenty-fifth day of the month Chislev,.

2 MACCABEES 2:19 KJV Now as concerning Judas Maccabeus

2 Maccabees. Chapter 1. 2 Maccabees, 1. 1. 'As we shall be celebrating the purification of the Temple on the twenty-fifth of Chislev, we consider it proper to notify you, so that you too may celebrate it, as you do the feast of Shelters and the fire that appeared when Nehemiah, the builder of the Temple and the altar, offered sacrifice.. The purification of the temple took place 3 years subsequent to its profanation, according to 1 Maccabees 1:54; 4:52, but only 2 years, according to 2 Maccabees 10:3. (2) The two letters sent from Palestinian to Egyptian Jews ( 2 Maccabees 1:1 through 2:18) form no integral part of the original 2 Maccabees

2 Maccabees 10 GNT - The Rededication of the Temple

  1. 4 Maccabees: Martyrdom and Reason. November 8, 2018 · Fr. Stephen De Young. As is the case with 4 Ezra, 4 Maccabees is a Biblical text that lies at the very edges of the Old Testament canon in the Orthodox Church. In later Greek manuscripts, 4 Maccabees is included in an appendix. In older Greek manuscripts no such distinction is made, though.
  2. During the Feast of Dedication, 2 Maccabees describes the people's celebration. Now, carrying ivy-wreathed wands, beautiful branches, and fronds of palm, they offered hymns of thanksgiving to him who had made the purification of his holy place possible (2 Maccabees 10:7)
  3. 2 Maccabees 2 King James Bible. 1 19 Now as concerning Judas Maccabeus, and his brethren, and the purification of the great temple, and the dedication of the altar, 20 And the wars against Antiochus Epiphanes, and Eupator his son
  4. The second-century (B.C.E.) Maccabean revolt against Seleucid oppression was a watershed event in early Jewish history and Second Maccabees is an important testimony to the revolt and its aftermath. Robert Doran's commentary on 2 Maccabees explores the interplay between history and historiography in the document
  5. Peter Kirby (Early Jewish Writings). 1 Maccabees. 2 Maccabees. 3 Maccabees. 4 Maccabees. 5 Maccabees.. Peter Kirby surveys scholars writing on the book of 1 Maccabees: James King West writes: After a brief preface summarizing Alexander's conquests, death, and successors, the author begins his story with Antiochus Epiphanes' invasion of Egypt and subsequent desecration of the temple, and.
  6. This resulted in the Maccabean revolt which liberated Jerusalem and Temple from Syrian control in 168 BCE and the purification and re-dedication of the defiled temple. As a result of this you have the story of the Miracle of Hanukkah. The book of 1 Maccabees recounts the story

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2 Maccabees Chapter 2 1 1 You will find in the records, It is also related how Solomon in his wisdom offered a sacrifice at the dedication and the completion of the temple. 10 This is the story of Judas Maccabeus and his brothers, of the purification of the great temple, the dedication of the altar,. Maccabees Chapter 1. 1 To the brethren the Jews that are I throughout Egypt, the brethren, the purification of the great temple, and the dedication o the altar: 21 As also the wars against Antioch the Illustrious, and his son Eupator: 22 And the manifestations that from heaven to them, that behave Walk 'In The Footsteps of The Maccabees' Special eight-part series with Israeli historian Dr. Hagai Ben Artzi lets you follow the Maccabees' path from revolution to independence 2 Maccabees 2 Bible 19 Now as concerning Judas Maccabeus, and his brethren, and the purification of the great temple, and the dedication of the altar, 20 And the wars against Antiochus Epiphanes, and Eupator his son,.

Published on Jan 1, 2014 2nd MACCABEES of the Apocrypha. 2 Maccabees is a deuterocanonical book which focuses on the Jews' revolt against Antiochus IV Epiphanes and concludes with the defeat of the Syrian general Nicanor in 161 BC by Judas Maccabeus, the hero of the work. Unlike 1 Maccabees, 2 Maccabees was written in Koine Greek, probably in. 19 Now as concerning Judas Maccabeus, and his brethren, and the purification of the great temple, and the dedication of the altar, 20 And the wars against Antiochus Epiphanes, and Eupator his son, 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. Hanukkah comes from the Hebrew word hanakh which means to dedicate, and so in English it is called the Feast of Dedication, commemorating the time when the Maccabees led Israel in the purification and rededication of the Temple after its desecration by the Syrians in 168 BCE 2 Maccabees (2:9-10) explicitly connects the dedication of the altar by Nehemiah to the story of the dedications of the tabernacle in the wilderness (Lev 9:24), and Solomon's temple (2Chron 7:1). Noting that these dedications lasted eight days, 2 Maccabees is offering another reason why the Hasmoneans made Chanukah an eight day holiday 2 Maccabees. Book Description: The second-century B.C.E. Maccabean revolt against Seleucid oppression was a watershed event in early Jewish history and Second Maccabees is an important testimony to the revolt and its aftermath. Robert Doran's commentary on 2 Maccabees explores the interplay between history and historiography in the document

A state of final purification of the soul after death but before entrance into Heaven; this is for those who died in God's friendship but were only imperfectly purified. God's people knew their prayers were efficacious for the dead even the time of the Maccabees Hanukkah was established as a memorial to the purification and rededication of the temple in Jerusalem. This cleansing was necessary due to its defilement three years earlier. Antiochus Epiphanes, the king of Syria, had captured Jerusalem, plundered the temple treasury, and to add insult to injury, had profaned the temple by sacrificing a pig. Hannukah is the eight-day feast that celebrates the purification of the Temple. As described in the books of I & II Maccabees, the Jews had risen up in revolt against the pagan Greek ruler Antiochus IV Epiphanes, who had conquered Palestine and defiled the Jewish temple It's Chanukah 2020! On Chanukah 2020, the Major Holiday of the Liberation and Purification of the Second Holy Temple in Jerusalem by the Maccabees and the Saving of the Biblical Jewish Identity From Foreign Pagan Pressure and Impact in the Year 165 bce, the Temple Faithful Movement Will Go to the Holy Temple Mount in Jerusalem to Swear Commitment to the Maccabee's Heritage and to Re-Liberate. 18 Whereas we are nowe purposed to keepe the purification of the Temple vpon the fiue and twentie day of the moneth Chasleu, we thought it necessarie to certifie you thereof, that yee also might keepe the feast of the Tabernacles, and of the fire which was giuen vs when Neemias offered sacrifice, after that he had built the Temple, and the altar

2 Maccabees, CHAPTER 1 USCC

It was instituted by Judas Maccabeus, his brothers, and the elders of the congregation of Israel, in the year 165 B.C., to be celebrated annually with mirth and joy as a memorial of the dedication of the altar (I Macc. iv. 59) or of the purification of the sanctuary (II Macc. i. 18). Three years earlier, on the same day, Antiochus Epiphanes had. RECOGNITION: A perpetual, yearly celebration marking the retaking, purification, and rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem by the rebel Jewish forces of the Maccabees after defeating the Pagan Greek military occupation. ORIGIN: First established and celebrated in Jerusalem on the 25th of Kislev, 165 BC When the Maccabees recaptured Jerusalem and completed the purification of the Holy Temple, they were faced with a problem. The Greek polytheists who had taken over the Holy Temple for the previous three and a half years, were still in control of the Temple a few months before, in the month of Tishri, Thus, for a fourth year Jews had refused to. Purification of the Temple-- 1 Maccabees 4:36-48. Hasmonean Regime [164-64 BCE] 12. Hellenists take Revenge on Hasidic Jews [161 BCE]--- 1 Maccabees 7:1-16. 13. Jews become Allies of Rome [160 BCE]--- 1 Maccabees 8:1-27. 14. Conquest of Samaria & Idumea --- Josephus, Antiquities 13.254-257.

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