1 Maccabees 14:29

29 Forasmuch as oftentimes there have been wars in the countryf, Simon the son of Mattathias, fthe son of the children of Joaribf, and his brethren, put themselves in jeopardy, and withstood the enemies of their nation, that their sanctuary and the Law might be upheld; and they glorified their nation with great glory.

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