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  • He even received him with honour, commended him to all his friends, gave him presents and ordered his friends and his troops to obey him as they would himself. (1 Maccabees 12, 43)

  • 'And since King Demetrius has heard that the Romans call the Jews their friends, allies and brothers, (1 Maccabees 14, 38)

  • 'The Jewish ambassadors have come to us as our friends and allies to renew our original friendship and alliance in the name of the high priest Simon and the Jewish people. (1 Maccabees 15, 17)

  • He sent him Athenobius, one of his Friends, to confer with him and say, 'You are now occupying Joppa and Gezer and the Citadel in Jerusalem, which are towns in my kingdom. (1 Maccabees 15, 28)

  • On the pretext of marrying Nanaea, Antiochus came to the place with his friends, intending to take its many treasures as a dowry. (2 Maccabees 1, 14)

  • Ptolemy chose Nicanor son of Patroclus, one of the king's First Friends, and sent him without delay at the head of an international force of at least twenty thousand men to exterminate the entire Jewish race. As his associate he appointed Gorgias, a professional experience. (2 Maccabees 8, 9)

  • Denounced, in consequence, to Eupator by the Friends of the King, he heard himself called traitor at every turn: for having abandoned Cyprus, which had been entrusted to him by Philometer, for having gone over to Antiochus Epiphanes, and for having shed no lustre on his illustrious office: he committed suicide by poisoning himself. (2 Maccabees 10, 13)

  • No sooner had he spoken thus than the rest of the King's Friends, who were hostile to Judas' activities, stoked Demetrius' anger. (2 Maccabees 14, 11)

  • When Alcimus saw how friendly the two men had become, he went to Demetrius with a copy of the treaty they had signed and told him that Nicanor was harbouring thoughts against the interests of the State, and was planning that Judas, an enemy of the realm, should fill the next vacancy among the Friends of the King. (2 Maccabees 14, 26)

  • to endow my friends with my wealth and to fill their treasuries. (Proverbs 8, 21)

  • Let Yahweh be pleased with someone's way of life and he makes that person's very enemies into friends. (Proverbs 16, 7)

  • Whoever covers an offence promotes love, whoever again raises the matter divides friends. (Proverbs 17, 9)

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