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1 maccabees


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Noun 1 maccabees has 1 sense
  1. I Maccabees, 1 Maccabees - an Apocryphal book describing the life of Judas Maccabaeus
    --1 is a kind of book
    --1 is a part of Apocrypha

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1 Maccabees

1 Maccabees is a biblical book that is part of the Old Testament in the Christian Bible. It is considered one of the historical books and provides an account of the Jewish Maccabean revolt against the Seleucid Empire in the 2nd century BCE. The book primarily focuses on the events surrounding the Maccabean leaders, their military campaigns, and the reestablishment of Jewish religious worship in Jerusalem.

Sample sentences:

  • The book of 1 Maccabees offers valuable insights into the struggles and triumphs of the Jewish people during that period.
  • Reading 1 Maccabees can help understand the significance of the Maccabean revolt in Jewish history.
  • The events described in 1 Maccabees took place during a time of great political and cultural upheaval in the ancient Near East.

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