2 Maccabees 6:23 NRSA

23 But making a high resolve, worthy of his years and the dignity of his old age and the gray hairs that he had reached with distinction and his excellent life even from childhood, and moreover according to the holy God-given law, he declared himself quickly, telling them to send him to Hades.

Study tools for 2 Maccabees 6:23

  • a 6:1 - Other ancient authorities read [Antiochian]
  • b 6:1 - Or [Geron an Athenian]
  • c 6:7 - Gk [they]
  • d 6:8 - Cn: Gk [suggestion of the Ptolemies] (or [of Ptolemy])
  • e 6:28 - Other ancient authorities read [was dragged]
  • f 6:29 - Meaning of Gk uncertain