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Maccabaeus

[mak-uh-bee-uh s]
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  1. Judas or Ju·dah [joo-duh] /ˈdʒu də/, the Hammer, died c. 160 b.c., Judean patriot, one of the Maccabees: military leader 166–160 (son of Mattathias).
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  • And his son Judas, who was called Maccabaeus, rose up in his stead.

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    Rev. Newton Marshall Hall

  • The greatest of the sons of the priest was called Maccabaeus, "the Hammer," because he smote his enemies so fiercely.

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