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  • noun Plural form of Asmonean.

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Examples

  • It is supposed to have been derived from the Hebrew word (makkabah) meaning "hammer," as suggestive of the heroism and power of this Jewish family, who are, however, more properly called Asmoneans or Hasmonaeans, the origin of which is much disputed.

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • [1] It is supposed to have been derived from the Hebrew word (makkabah) meaning "hammer," as suggestive of the heroism and power of this Jewish family, who are, however, more properly called Asmoneans or Hasmonaeans, the origin of which is much disputed.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • It is supposed to have been derived from the Hebrew word (makkabah) meaning "hammer," as suggestive of the heroism and power of this Jewish family, who are, however, more properly called Asmoneans or Hasmonaeans, the origin of which is much disputed.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • It is supposed to have been derived from the Hebrew word (makkabah) meaning "hammer," as suggestive of the heroism and power of this Jewish family, who are, however, more properly called Asmoneans or Hasmonaeans, the origin of which is much disputed.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • But when the kingdom of the Asmoneans had conquered them, they sought and could not find but one single vial of oil that had been laid up under the seal of the chief priest; nor was there enough in it but to light for one day.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • When the Asmoneans had snatched away this city out of the hand of the

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • But what had Mordecai to do with the times of the Asmoneans?

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • Agrippa calls the people of Jerusalem together into the Xystus, and sets his sister Berenice in their view, "upon the House of the Asmoneans, which was above the Xystus, in the farther part of the Upper City."

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • The House of the Asmoneans, and the Xystus, or open gallery.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • But whether these our interpreters suppose Gad Javan to be that chamber where those stones lay hid, laid up there by the Asmoneans when they repaired the altar, concerning which place see if you please the place in the margin; or whether they suppose it to be the place itself where the idol stood, inquire.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

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