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8 results for "motifs"
1. Hebrew Bible, Deuteronomy, 32.27, 32.35, 32.43 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)  Tagged with subjects: •motifs (thematic), gentiles are gods tools for punishing sinners Found in books: Schwartz (2008), 2 Maccabees, 226, 307
32.27. "לוּלֵי כַּעַס אוֹיֵב אָגוּר פֶּן־יְנַכְּרוּ צָרֵימוֹ פֶּן־יֹאמְרוּ יָדֵינוּ רָמָה וְלֹא יְהוָה פָּעַל כָּל־זֹאת׃", 32.35. "לִי נָקָם וְשִׁלֵּם לְעֵת תָּמוּט רַגְלָם כִּי קָרוֹב יוֹם אֵידָם וְחָשׁ עֲתִדֹת לָמוֹ׃", 32.43. "הַרְנִינוּ גוֹיִם עַמּוֹ כִּי דַם־עֲבָדָיו יִקּוֹם וְנָקָם יָשִׁיב לְצָרָיו וְכִפֶּר אַדְמָתוֹ עַמּוֹ׃", 32.27. "Were it not that I dreaded the enemy’s provocation, Lest their adversaries should misdeem, Lest they should say: Our hand is exalted, And not the LORD hath wrought all this.’", 32.35. "Vengeance is Mine, and recompense, Against the time when their foot shall slip; For the day of their calamity is at hand, And the things that are to come upon them shall make haste.", 32.43. "Sing aloud, O ye nations, of His people; For He doth avenge the blood of His servants, And doth render vengeance to His adversaries, And doth make expiation for the land of His people.",
2. Septuagint, 1 Maccabees, 1.20, 1.29 (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)  Tagged with subjects: •motifs (thematic), gentiles are gods tools for punishing sinners Found in books: Schwartz (2008), 2 Maccabees, 250
1.20. After subduing Egypt, Antiochus returned in the one hundred and forty-third year. He went up against Israel and came to Jerusalem with a strong force. 1.29. Two years later the king sent to the cities of Judah a chief collector of tribute, and he came to Jerusalem with a large force.
3. Septuagint, 2 Maccabees, None (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)  Tagged with subjects: •nan Found in books: Schwartz (2008), 2 Maccabees, 226
8.25. They captured the money of those who had come to buy them as slaves. After pursuing them for some distance, they were obliged to return because the hour was late.'
4. Septuagint, Wisdom of Solomon, 11.16 (2nd cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)  Tagged with subjects: •motifs (thematic), gentiles are gods tools for punishing sinners Found in books: Schwartz (2008), 2 Maccabees, 226
11.16. that they might learn that one is punished by the very things by which he sins."
5. Josephus Flavius, Jewish Antiquities, 19.290 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)  Tagged with subjects: •motifs (thematic), gentiles are gods tools for punishing sinners Found in books: Schwartz (2008), 2 Maccabees, 226
19.290. It will therefore be fit to permit the Jews, who are in all the world under us, to keep their ancient customs without being hindered so to do. And I do charge them also to use this my kindness to them with moderation, and not to show a contempt of the superstitious observances of other nations, but to keep their own laws only.
6. Josephus Flavius, Jewish War, 5.378 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)  Tagged with subjects: •motifs (thematic), gentiles are gods tools for punishing sinners Found in books: Schwartz (2008), 2 Maccabees, 307
5.378. I even tremble myself in declaring the works of God before your ears, that are unworthy to hear them; however, hearken to me, that you may be informed how you fight not only against the Romans, but against God himself.
7. New Testament, Acts, 1.3, 5.39 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)  Tagged with subjects: •motifs (thematic), gentiles are gods tools for punishing sinners Found in books: Schwartz (2008), 2 Maccabees, 307
1.3. οἷς καὶ παρέστησεν ἑαυτὸν ζῶντα μετὰ τὸ παθεῖν αὐτὸν ἐν πολλοῖς τεκμηρίοις, διʼ ἡμερῶν τεσσεράκοντα ὀπτανόμενος αὐτοῖς καὶ λέγων τὰ περὶ τῆς βασιλείας τοῦ θεοῦ. 5.39. εἰ δὲ ἐκ θεοῦ ἐστίν, οὐ δυνήσεσθε καταλῦσαι αὐτούς·̓ μή ποτε καὶ θεομάχοι εὑρεθῆτε. 1.3. To these he also showed himself alive after his suffering by many proofs, appearing to them over a period of forty days, and spoke about God's Kingdom. 5.39. But if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow it, and you would be found even to be fighting against God!"