Found 19 Results for: Onias

  • 'In the past, a letter was sent to Onias, the high priest, from Areios, one of your kings, stating that you are indeed our brothers, as the copy subjoined attests. (1 Maccabees 12, 7)

  • Onias received the envoy with honour, and accepted the letter, in which a clear declaration was made of friendship and alliance. (1 Maccabees 12, 8)

  • The following is the copy of the letter sent to Onias: (1 Maccabees 12, 19)

  • 'Areios king of the Spartans, to Onias the high priest, greetings. (1 Maccabees 12, 20)

  • While the holy city was inhabited in all peace and the laws were observed as perfectly as possible, owing to the piety of Onias the high priest and his hatred of wickedness, (2 Maccabees 3, 1)

  • Unable to get the better of Onias, he went off to Apollonius, son of Thraseos, who was at that time commander-in-chief of Coele-Syria and Phoenicia, (2 Maccabees 3, 5)

  • Some of Heliodorus' companions quickly begged Onias to entreat the Most High to grant the man his life, lying as he did at the very point of death. (2 Maccabees 3, 31)

  • And while the high priest was performing the rite of expiation, the same young men again appeared to Heliodorus, wearing the same apparel and, standing beside him, said, 'Be very grateful to Onias the high priest, since it is for his sake that the Lord has granted you your life. (2 Maccabees 3, 33)

  • Heliodorus offered sacrifice to the Lord and made most solemn vows to the preserver of his life, and then took courteous leave of Onias and marched his forces back to the king. (2 Maccabees 3, 35)

  • The Simon mentioned above as the informer against the funds and against his country began slandering Onias, insinuating that the latter had been responsible for the assault on Heliodorus and himself had contrived this misfortune. (2 Maccabees 4, 1)

  • and at this point Onias, recognising how mischievous this rivalry was, and aware that Apollonius son of Menestheus, the general commanding Coele-Syria and Phoenicia, was encouraging Simon in his malice, (2 Maccabees 4, 4)

  • When Seleucus had departed this life and Antiochus styled Epiphanes had succeeded to the kingdom, Jason, brother of Onias, usurped the high priesthood: (2 Maccabees 4, 7)


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