Found 21 Results for: Onias

  • Now, some time ago, letters were sent to Onias, the high priest from Arius, who reigned then among you, so that you would be our brothers, just as the copy that is written below states. (1 Maccabees 12, 7)

  • And Onias received the man whom you had sent with honor. And he received the letters, in which was conveyed the alliance and peace treaty. (1 Maccabees 12, 8)

  • And this is a copy of the letters that he sent to Onias: (1 Maccabees 12, 19)

  • “Arius, king of the Spartans, to Onias, the great priest: greetings. (1 Maccabees 12, 20)

  • Therefore, when the holy city was inhabited with all peace, and also the laws were still being kept very well because of the piety of Onias, the high priest, and the hatred that his soul held for evil, (2 Maccabees 3, 1)

  • But when he was not able to overcome Onias, he went to Apollonius, the son of Tarsus, who at that time was governor of Coelesyria and Phoenicia, (2 Maccabees 3, 5)

  • And the women, wrapped with haircloth around the chest, flowed together through the streets. And even the virgins, who were cloistered, rushed forth to Onias, and others rushed to the walls, and, truly, certain ones looked through the windows. (2 Maccabees 3, 19)

  • Then, truly, certain friends of Heliodorus came forth to petition Onias, so that he would call upon the Most High to grant life to him who was appointed to breathe his last breath. (2 Maccabees 3, 31)

  • And when the high priest was praying, the same youths, dressed in the same clothing, were standing by Heliodorus, and they said: “Give thanks to Onias the priest, for it is on his behalf that the Lord has granted life to you. (2 Maccabees 3, 33)

  • Then Heliodorus offered sacrifice to God and made great vows to him who had permitted him to live. And he gave thanks to Onias. And, gathering his troops, he returned to the king. (2 Maccabees 3, 35)

  • But the aforementioned Simon, who was a betrayer of the money and of his nation, spoke evil about Onias, as if he had instigated Heliodorus to do these things and as if he had been the inciter of evils. (2 Maccabees 4, 1)

  • Onias, considering the peril of this contention, and Apollonius to be mad, though he was governor of Coelesyria and Phoenicia, which only augmented the malice of Simon, he brought himself before the king, (2 Maccabees 4, 4)


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