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Machabees

[ mak-uh-beez ]
/ ˈmæk əˌbiz /
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noun (used with a singular verb)Douay Bible.

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Example sentences from the Web for Machabees

  • Now in the book of Machabees, this doctrine is so plainly laid down, that no man in his senses, can contradict it.

    Two Addresses|Nicholas Rigby
  • It seems to allude to the times of Antiochus, and to the victories of the Machabees.

  • Who dare infer that God should then cease to be: Also in the first book of Machabees 5.

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