2 Maccabees 2

1 Now it is found in the descriptions of the prophet Jeremiah that he ordered those who transmigrated to take the fire, just as it was signified and as he ordered, into the transmigration. 2 And he gave them the law, so that they would never forget the commandments of the Lord, and so that […]

2 Maccabees 7

1 And it happened also that seven brothers, united with their mother, were apprehended and compelled by the king to eat the flesh of swine against divine law, being tormented with scourges and whips. 2 But one of them, who was first, spoke in this way: “What would you ask, or what would you want […]