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2 Maccabees 10:32

“As for Timotheus himselfe, hee fled into a very strong holde, called Gazara, where Chereas was gouernour.”

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2 Maccabees 10:32

29. But when the battaile waxed strong, there appeared vnto the enemies from heauen, fiue comely men vpon horses, with bridles of golde, and two of them ledde the Iewes, 30. And tooke Maccabeus betwixt them, and couered him on euery side with their weapons, and kept him safe, but shot arrowes & lightenings against the enemies: so that being confounded with blindnesse, and full of trouble, they were killed. 31. And there were slaine [of footemen] twentie thousand and fiue hundred, and sixe hundred horsemen. 32. As for Timotheus himselfe, hee fled into a very strong holde, called Gazara, where Chereas was gouernour. 33. But they that were with Maccabeus, laid siege against the fortresse couragiously foure dayes. 34. And they þt 35. Neuerthelesse, vpon the fifth day early, twentie yong men of Maccabeus company, inflamed with anger because of the blasphemies, assaulted the wall manly, and with a fierce courage killed all that they met withall.

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