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2 Maccabees 8:9 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Ptolemy promptly selected Nicanor, son of Patroclus, one of the Chief Friends, and sent him at the head of at least twenty thousand armed men of various nations to wipe out the entire Jewish nation. With him he associated Gorgias, a general, experienced in the art of war.

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1 Maccabees 3:38 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Preparations for Battle. 38 Lysias chose Ptolemy, son of Dorymenes, and Nicanor[a] and Gorgias, powerful men among the King’s Friends,

Footnotes:

  1. 3:38 Nicanor: perhaps the leader of another attack against the Jews four years later; he was finally killed by Judas; cf. 7:26–46.
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1 Maccabees 7:26-27 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Defeat of Nicanor. 26 Then the king sent Nicanor, one of his honored officers, who was a bitter enemy of Israel, with orders to destroy the people. 27 Nicanor came to Jerusalem with a large force and deceitfully sent to Judas[a] and his brothers this peaceable message:

Footnotes:

  1. 7:27 Nicanor…deceitfully sent to Judas: a more favorable picture of Nicanor, as an honest man who became a personal friend of Judas, is given in 2 Mc 14:17–25. Their friendship was broken by the intrigues of Alcimus (2 Mc 14:26–30).
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