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Septuagint, 4 Maccabees, 17.22


nanAnd through the blood of those devout ones and their death as an expiation, divine Providence preserved Israel that previously had been afflicted.


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1. Hebrew Bible, Leviticus, 17.11 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

17.11. כִּי נֶפֶשׁ הַבָּשָׂר בַּדָּם הִוא וַאֲנִי נְתַתִּיו לָכֶם עַל־הַמִּזְבֵּחַ לְכַפֵּר עַל־נַפְשֹׁתֵיכֶם כִּי־הַדָּם הוּא בַּנֶּפֶשׁ יְכַפֵּר׃ 17.11. For the life of the flesh is in the blood; and I have given it to you upon the altar to make atonement for your souls; for it is the blood that maketh atonement by reason of the life."
2. Plato, Timaeus, None (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

3. Hebrew Bible, Daniel, 6.19 (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

6.19. אֱדַיִן אֲזַל מַלְכָּא לְהֵיכְלֵהּ וּבָת טְוָת וְדַחֲוָן לָא־הַנְעֵל קָדָמוֹהִי וְשִׁנְתֵּהּ נַדַּת עֲלוֹהִי׃ 6.19. Then the king went to his palace, and passed the night fasting; neither were diversions brought before him; and his sleep fled from him."
4. Septuagint, 2 Maccabees, 4.6 (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

4.6. For he saw that without the king's attention public affairs could not again reach a peaceful settlement, and that Simon would not stop his folly.'
5. Septuagint, Ecclesiasticus (Siracides), 17.2, 39.16-39.35 (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

17.2. He gave to men few days, a limited time,but granted them authority over the things upon the earth. 17.2. Their iniquities are not hidden from him,and all their sins are before the Lord. 39.16. All things are the works of the Lord, for they are very good,and whatever he commands will be done in his time. 39.17. No one can say, "What is this?" "Why is that?" for in Gods time all things will be sought after. At his word the waters stood in a heap,and the reservoirs of water at the word of his mouth. 39.18. At his command whatever pleases him is done,and none can limit his saving power. 39.19. The works of all flesh are before him,and nothing can be hid from his eyes. 39.21. No one can say, "What is this?" "Why is that?" for everything has been created for its use. 39.22. His blessing covers the dry land like a river,and drenches it like a flood. 39.23. The nations will incur his wrath,just as he turns fresh water into salt. 39.24. To the holy his ways are straight,just as they are obstacles to the wicked. 39.25. From the beginning good things were created for good people,just as evil things for sinners. 39.26. Basic to all the needs of mans life are water and fire and iron and salt and wheat flour and milk and honey,the blood of the grape, and oil and clothing. 39.27. All these are for good to the godly,just as they turn into evils for sinners. 39.28. There are winds that have been created for vengeance,and in their anger they scourge heavily;in the time of consummation they will pour out their strength and calm the anger of their Maker. 39.29. Fire and hail and famine and pestilence,all these have been created for vengeance; 39.31. they will rejoice in his commands,and be made ready on earth for their service,and when their times come they will not transgress his word. 39.32. Therefore from the beginning I have been convinced,and have thought this out and left it in writing: 39.33. The works of the Lord are all good,and he will supply every need in its hour. 39.34. And no one can say, "This is worse than that," for all things will prove good in their season. 39.35. So now sing praise with all your heart and voice,and bless the name of the Lord.
6. Septuagint, Wisdom of Solomon, 6.7, 14.3, 17.2 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

6.7. For the Lord of all will not stand in awe of any one,nor show deference to greatness;because he himself made both small and great,and he takes thought for all alike. 14.3. but it is thy providence, O Father, that steers its course,because thou hast given it a path in the sea,and a safe way through the waves 17.2. For when lawless men supposed that they held the holy nation in their power,they themselves lay as captives of darkness and prisoners of long night,shut in under their roofs, exiles from eternal providence.
7. Septuagint, 4 Maccabees, 6.29, 9.24, 13.19, 17.21 (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

6.29. Make my blood their purification, and take my life in exchange for theirs. 9.24. Fight the sacred and noble battle for religion. Thereby the just Providence of our ancestors may become merciful to our nation and take vengeance on the accursed tyrant. 13.19. You are not ignorant of the affection of brotherhood, which the divine and all-wise Providence has bequeathed through the fathers to their descendants and which was implanted in the mother's womb. 17.21. the tyrant was punished, and the homeland purified -- they having become, as it were, a ransom for the sin of our nation.
8. Septuagint, 3 Maccabees, 4.21, 5.30 (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

4.21. But this was an act of the invincible providence of him who was aiding the Jews from heaven.
9. New Testament, Romans, 3.25 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

3.25. whom God set forth to be an atoning sacrifice, through faith in his blood, for a demonstration of his righteousness through the passing over of prior sins, in God's forbearance;
10. New Testament, Luke, 1.74 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

1.74. To grant to us that we, being delivered out of the hand of our enemies, should serve him without fear
11. New Testament, Mark, 10.45 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

10.45. For the Son of Man also came not to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.
12. New Testament, Matthew, 20.28, 26.28 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

20.28. even as the Son of Man came not to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many. 26.28. for this is my blood of the new covet, which is poured out for many for the remission of sins.


Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
(im)mortality Beyerle and Goff, Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (2022) 279
antiochus epiphanes Kessler, Bound by the Bible: Jews, Christians and the Sacrifice of Isaac (2004) 105
atonement Kessler, Bound by the Bible: Jews, Christians and the Sacrifice of Isaac (2004) 105, 139
desilva, david Legaspi, Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition (2018) 207
eleazar Legaspi, Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition (2018) 207
eschatology Beyerle and Goff, Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (2022) 279
gods, philo of alexandria on Brouwer and Vimercati, Fate, Providence and Free Will: Philosophy and Religion in Dialogue in the Early Imperial Age (2020) 72
gods graciousness, index of references Jonquière, Prayer in Josephus Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity (2007) 95
gods graciousness, nan Jonquière, Prayer in Josephus Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity (2007) 95
gods power Jonquière, Prayer in Josephus Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity (2007) 95
hellenism/hellenistic period Beyerle and Goff, Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (2022) 279
hellenistic world Jonquière, Prayer in Josephus Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity (2007) 95
iphigenia Kessler, Bound by the Bible: Jews, Christians and the Sacrifice of Isaac (2004) 139
isaac, willingness to give up his life Kessler, Bound by the Bible: Jews, Christians and the Sacrifice of Isaac (2004) 139
jesus Legaspi, Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition (2018) 207
judaism Brouwer and Vimercati, Fate, Providence and Free Will: Philosophy and Religion in Dialogue in the Early Imperial Age (2020) 72
martyrdom Kessler, Bound by the Bible: Jews, Christians and the Sacrifice of Isaac (2004) 139
moriah Kessler, Bound by the Bible: Jews, Christians and the Sacrifice of Isaac (2004) 139
moses Jonquière, Prayer in Josephus Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity (2007) 95
necessity ἀνάγκη, philo of alexandria on Brouwer and Vimercati, Fate, Providence and Free Will: Philosophy and Religion in Dialogue in the Early Imperial Age (2020) 72
new testament Legaspi, Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition (2018) 207
paul Legaspi, Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition (2018) 207
philo of alexandria, and hellenistic judaism Brouwer and Vimercati, Fate, Providence and Free Will: Philosophy and Religion in Dialogue in the Early Imperial Age (2020) 72
philo of alexandria, on god Brouwer and Vimercati, Fate, Providence and Free Will: Philosophy and Religion in Dialogue in the Early Imperial Age (2020) 72
philo of alexandria Brouwer and Vimercati, Fate, Providence and Free Will: Philosophy and Religion in Dialogue in the Early Imperial Age (2020) 72
polycarp, martyrdom of Kessler, Bound by the Bible: Jews, Christians and the Sacrifice of Isaac (2004) 105
predestination (προόρισις), in the septuagint Brouwer and Vimercati, Fate, Providence and Free Will: Philosophy and Religion in Dialogue in the Early Imperial Age (2020) 72
predestination (προόρισις), in wisdom of sirach Brouwer and Vimercati, Fate, Providence and Free Will: Philosophy and Religion in Dialogue in the Early Imperial Age (2020) 72
providence Jonquière, Prayer in Josephus Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity (2007) 95
qumran Kessler, Bound by the Bible: Jews, Christians and the Sacrifice of Isaac (2004) 105
sacrifice, tamid Kessler, Bound by the Bible: Jews, Christians and the Sacrifice of Isaac (2004) 139
septuagint Brouwer and Vimercati, Fate, Providence and Free Will: Philosophy and Religion in Dialogue in the Early Imperial Age (2020) 72
stoicism Jonquière, Prayer in Josephus Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity (2007) 95
wisdom, in 4 maccabees' Legaspi, Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition (2018) 207