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  • noun Alternative form of Hasmonean.
  • adjective Alternative form of Hasmonean.


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  • But when the kingdom of the Asmonean family prevailed, it overcame her, &c.R. Josi Bar Chaninah saith, What is that that is written, 'And Ekron shall be as a Jebusite?'

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • But when the Asmonean family prevailed, they subdued them, and slew him, and hung up his thumbs and great toes upon the gates of Jerusalem.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • Asmonean family (Herod, indeed, succeeded in the kingly government); a family sprung from Babylon, and, as was believed, of the stock of David.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • The Rabbins deliver: When the Asmonean family were in hostility among themselves, Hyrcanus was besieged within

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • In the days of Jonathan the Asmonean, "They came together to build the city, and he approached to the wall of the brook, which is on the east; and they repaired that which was called Chaphenatha."

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • They object, secondly, concerning the person of Herod, that he was a servant to the Asmonean family, that he rose up against his masters and killed them, and had killed the Sanhedrim.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • Whether from the first structure of the sheepgate by Eliashib, as some persons of great note judge, or whether from the extinction of the Asmonean family, or the rebuilding of the Temple by Herod, or from the nativity of our Saviour, or from any other time, let the reader make his own choice.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • "And an outfit thou hast worthy an Asmonean princess, while my chest hath little in it save my alabaster vase of very precious perfume."

    The Coming of the King

  • Under the Asmonean rule they became the leaders of the new party of the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • Thus the Asmonean triumphs had produced an eschatology in which a personal Messiah figured, while the present was glorified into a commencement of the days of Messianic blessings.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman


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