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The New Revised Standard Version

3 Maccabees 4:11

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The Jews Imprisoned at Schedia

11 When these people had been brought to the place called Schedia, and the voyage was concluded as the king had decreed, he commanded that they should be enclosed in the hippodrome that had been built with a monstrous perimeter wall in front of the city, and that was well suited to make them an obvious spectacle to all coming back into the city and to those from the cityd going out into the country, so that they could neither communicate with the king’s forces nor in any way claim to be inside the circuit of the city.e

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d

Gk those of them

e

Or claim protection of the walls; meaning of Gk uncertain