THE HOLY BIBLE Douay-Rheims

Notes on Second Maccabees (Author Bishop Richard Challoner (ed.))

12:40 Of the donaries, etc: That is, of the votive offerings, which had been hung up in the temples of the idols, which they had taken away when they burnt the port of Jamnia, ver. 9., contrary to the prohibition of the law, Deut. 7.25.



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