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Septuagint, 4 Maccabees, 18.1


nanO Israelite children, offspring of the seed of Abraham, obey this law and exercise piety in every way


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1. Hebrew Bible, Song of Songs, 4.11 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

4.11. נֹפֶת תִּטֹּפְנָה שִׂפְתוֹתַיִךְ כַּלָּה דְּבַשׁ וְחָלָב תַּחַת לְשׁוֹנֵךְ וְרֵיחַ שַׂלְמֹתַיִךְ כְּרֵיחַ לְבָנוֹן׃ 4.11. Thy lips, O my bride, drop honey— Honey and milk are under thy tongue; And the smell of thy garments is like the smell of Lebanon.
2. Hebrew Bible, Genesis, 22 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

3. Hebrew Bible, Judges, 11 (8th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

4. Septuagint, 4 Maccabees, 2.18, 3.7, 6.17, 6.22, 7.11-7.12, 7.19, 9.21, 13.9, 13.12, 13.17, 14.20, 16.3, 16.20-16.21, 16.25, 17.6, 18.11-18.13, 18.20, 18.23 (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

2.18. For, as I have said, the temperate mind is able to get the better of the emotions, to correct some, and to render others powerless. 3.7. David had been attacking the Philistines all day long, and together with the soldiers of his nation had slain many of them. 6.17. May we, the children of Abraham, never think so basely that out of cowardice we feign a role unbecoming to us! 6.22. Therefore, O children of Abraham, die nobly for your religion! 7.12. o the descendant of Aaron, Eleazar, though being consumed by the fire, remained unmoved in his reason. 7.19. ince they believe that they, like our patriarchs Abraham and Isaac and Jacob, do not die to God, but live in God. 9.21. Although the ligaments joining his bones were already severed, the courageous youth, worthy of Abraham, did not groan 13.9. Brothers, let us die like brothers for the sake of the law; let us imitate the three youths in Assyria who despised the same ordeal of the furnace. 13.12. and another reminded them, "Remember whence you came, and the father by whose hand Isaac would have submitted to being slain for the sake of religion. 13.17. For if we so die, Abraham and Isaac and Jacob will welcome us, and all the fathers will praise us. 14.20. But sympathy for her children did not sway the mother of the young men; she was of the same mind as Abraham. 16.3. The lions surrounding Daniel were not so savage, nor was the raging fiery furnace of Mishael so intensely hot, as was her innate parental love, inflamed as she saw her seven sons tortured in such varied ways. 16.20. For his sake also our father Abraham was zealous to sacrifice his son Isaac, the ancestor of our nation; and when Isaac saw his father's hand wielding a sword and descending upon him, he did not cower. 16.21. And Daniel the righteous was thrown to the lions, and Haiah, Azariah, and Mishael were hurled into the fiery furnace and endured it for the sake of God. 16.25. They knew also that those who die for the sake of God live in God, as do Abraham and Isaac and Jacob and all the patriarchs. 17.6. For your children were true descendants of father Abraham. 18.11. He read to you about Abel slain by Cain, and Isaac who was offered as a burnt offering, and of Joseph in prison. 18.12. He told you of the zeal of Phineas, and he taught you about Haiah, Azariah, and Mishael in the fire. 18.13. He praised Daniel in the den of the lions and blessed him. 18.20. O bitter was that day -- and yet not bitter -- when that bitter tyrant of the Greeks quenched fire with fire in his cruel caldrons, and in his burning rage brought those seven sons of the daughter of Abraham to the catapult and back again to more tortures 18.23. But the sons of Abraham with their victorious mother are gathered together into the chorus of the fathers, and have received pure and immortal souls from God


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audience deSilva, Ephesians (2022) 7
augustine Bay, Biblical Heroes and Classical Culture in Christian Late Antiquity: The Historiography, Exemplarity, and Anti-Judaism of Pseudo-Hegesippus (2022) 122
breast-feeding, bond Penniman, Raised on Christian Milk: Food and the Formation of the Soul in Early Christianity (2017) 61
breast Penniman, Raised on Christian Milk: Food and the Formation of the Soul in Early Christianity (2017) 61
brother Bay, Biblical Heroes and Classical Culture in Christian Late Antiquity: The Historiography, Exemplarity, and Anti-Judaism of Pseudo-Hegesippus (2022) 122
child, children Bay, Biblical Heroes and Classical Culture in Christian Late Antiquity: The Historiography, Exemplarity, and Anti-Judaism of Pseudo-Hegesippus (2022) 122, 123
classical historiography Bay, Biblical Heroes and Classical Culture in Christian Late Antiquity: The Historiography, Exemplarity, and Anti-Judaism of Pseudo-Hegesippus (2022) 123
coptic Bay, Biblical Heroes and Classical Culture in Christian Late Antiquity: The Historiography, Exemplarity, and Anti-Judaism of Pseudo-Hegesippus (2022) 122
creation Beyerle and Goff, Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (2022) 80
darkness deSilva, Ephesians (2022) 7
ephesus deSilva, Ephesians (2022) 7
ephrem Bay, Biblical Heroes and Classical Culture in Christian Late Antiquity: The Historiography, Exemplarity, and Anti-Judaism of Pseudo-Hegesippus (2022) 122
ethnic argumentation, greek ethnonyms Bay, Biblical Heroes and Classical Culture in Christian Late Antiquity: The Historiography, Exemplarity, and Anti-Judaism of Pseudo-Hegesippus (2022) 123
ethnicity, ethnography Bay, Biblical Heroes and Classical Culture in Christian Late Antiquity: The Historiography, Exemplarity, and Anti-Judaism of Pseudo-Hegesippus (2022) 122, 123
exegesis Beyerle and Goff, Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (2022) 80
fides Bay, Biblical Heroes and Classical Culture in Christian Late Antiquity: The Historiography, Exemplarity, and Anti-Judaism of Pseudo-Hegesippus (2022) 123
genealogy Beyerle and Goff, Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (2022) 80
genre and structure deSilva, Ephesians (2022) 7
grace, as gods beneficence deSilva, Ephesians (2022) 7
hellenism/hellenistic period, culture Beyerle and Goff, Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (2022) 80
himmelfarb, martha Penniman, Raised on Christian Milk: Food and the Formation of the Soul in Early Christianity (2017) 61
history Beyerle and Goff, Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (2022) 80
jeconiah, king Bay, Biblical Heroes and Classical Culture in Christian Late Antiquity: The Historiography, Exemplarity, and Anti-Judaism of Pseudo-Hegesippus (2022) 122
jephthah, judge Bay, Biblical Heroes and Classical Culture in Christian Late Antiquity: The Historiography, Exemplarity, and Anti-Judaism of Pseudo-Hegesippus (2022) 122
john chrysostom Bay, Biblical Heroes and Classical Culture in Christian Late Antiquity: The Historiography, Exemplarity, and Anti-Judaism of Pseudo-Hegesippus (2022) 122
martyrdom Bay, Biblical Heroes and Classical Culture in Christian Late Antiquity: The Historiography, Exemplarity, and Anti-Judaism of Pseudo-Hegesippus (2022) 122, 123
mother, maccabean Penniman, Raised on Christian Milk: Food and the Formation of the Soul in Early Christianity (2017) 61
mother, nurture Penniman, Raised on Christian Milk: Food and the Formation of the Soul in Early Christianity (2017) 61
mother Bay, Biblical Heroes and Classical Culture in Christian Late Antiquity: The Historiography, Exemplarity, and Anti-Judaism of Pseudo-Hegesippus (2022) 122
noble death Bay, Biblical Heroes and Classical Culture in Christian Late Antiquity: The Historiography, Exemplarity, and Anti-Judaism of Pseudo-Hegesippus (2022) 123
rabbinic tradition' Penniman, Raised on Christian Milk: Food and the Formation of the Soul in Early Christianity (2017) 61
religio Bay, Biblical Heroes and Classical Culture in Christian Late Antiquity: The Historiography, Exemplarity, and Anti-Judaism of Pseudo-Hegesippus (2022) 123
rhetorical analysis deSilva, Ephesians (2022) 7
rome, family Penniman, Raised on Christian Milk: Food and the Formation of the Soul in Early Christianity (2017) 61
sacrifice, human Bay, Biblical Heroes and Classical Culture in Christian Late Antiquity: The Historiography, Exemplarity, and Anti-Judaism of Pseudo-Hegesippus (2022) 122
sacrifice Bay, Biblical Heroes and Classical Culture in Christian Late Antiquity: The Historiography, Exemplarity, and Anti-Judaism of Pseudo-Hegesippus (2022) 122
shenoute Bay, Biblical Heroes and Classical Culture in Christian Late Antiquity: The Historiography, Exemplarity, and Anti-Judaism of Pseudo-Hegesippus (2022) 122
solomon Beyerle and Goff, Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (2022) 80
syriac Bay, Biblical Heroes and Classical Culture in Christian Late Antiquity: The Historiography, Exemplarity, and Anti-Judaism of Pseudo-Hegesippus (2022) 122
time, mythic Beyerle and Goff, Notions of Time in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (2022) 80
torah Penniman, Raised on Christian Milk: Food and the Formation of the Soul in Early Christianity (2017) 61