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Catholic Doors Ministry
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AN OUTLINE OF THE
SECOND BOOK OF MACCABEES.


1:1-1:9 A Letter to the Jews in Egypt

1:10-1:17 A Letter to Aristobulus

1:18-1:36 Fire Consumes Nehemiah's Sacrifice

2:1-2:18 Jeremiah Hides the Tent, Ark, and Altar

2:19-2:32 The Compiler's Preface

3:1-3:12 Arrival of Heliodorus in Jerusalem

3:13-3:21 Heliodorus Plans to Rob the Temple

3:22-3:34 The Lord Protects His Temple

3:35-3:40 The Conversion of Heliodorus

4:1-4:6 Simon Accuses Onias

4:7-4:17 Jason's Reform

4:18-4:22 Jason Introduces Greek Customs

4:23-4:29 Menelaus Becomes High Priest

4:30-4:34 The Murder of Onias

4:35-4:38 Andronicus Is Punished

4:39-4:50 Unpopularity of Lysimachus and Menelaus

5:1-5:14 Jason Tries to Regain Control

5:15-5:27 Pillage of the Temple

6:1-6:11 The Suppression of Judaism

6:12-6:17 Providential Significance of the Persecution

6:18-6:31 The Martyrdom of Eleazar

7:1-7:42 The Martyrdom of Seven Brothers

8:1-8:11 The Revolt of Judas Maccabeus

8:12-8:20 Preparation for Battle

8:21-8:29 Judas Defeats Nicanor

8:30-8:36 Judas Defeats Timothy and Bacchides

9:1-9:12 The Last Campaign of Antiochus Epiphanes

9:13-9:18 Antiochus Makes a Promise to God

9:19-9:29 Antiochus' Letter and Death

10:1-10:9 Purification of the Temple

10:10-10:13 Accession of Antiochus Eupator

10:14-10:23 Campaign in Idumea

10:24-10:38 Judas Defeats Timothy

11:1-11:12 Lysias Besieges Beth-zur

11:13-11:37 Lysias Makes Peace with the Jews

12:1-12:9 Incidents at Japa and Jamnia

12:10-12:16 The Campaign in Gilead

12:17-12:25 Judas Defeats Timothy's Army

12:26-12:31 Judas Wins Other Victories

12:32-12:37 Judas Defeats Gorgias

12:38-12:45 Prayers for Those Killed in Battle

13:1-13:8 Menelaus Is Put to Death

13:9-13:17 A Battle Near the City of Modein

13:18-13:26 Antiochus Makes A Treaty with the Jews

14:1-14:14 Alcimus Speaks against Judas

1415-14:25 Nicanor Makes Friends with Judas

14:26-14:36 Nicanor Turns against Judas

14:37-14:46 Razis Dies for His Country

15:1-15:5 Nicanor's Arrogance

15:6-15:19 Judas Prepares the Jews for Battle

15:20-15:37 The Defeat and Death of Nicanor

15:38-15:39 The Compiler's Epilogue



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