1 Maccabees 12:53

53 And allo Israel mournedn with a great mourning. And all the Gentiles that were round about them sought to destroy them utterly, for they said: ‘They have not pa manp (that is) leader and (who will) help (them); qnow therefore let us fight against themq, and take away their memorial from among men.’

Simon Maccabaeus 13:1–16:24.

13:1–11. Simon elected leader.

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