Associations to the word «Maccabees»

Wiktionary

MACCABEES, noun. Plural of Maccabee
MACCABEES, proper noun. (biblical) A book of the Old Testament Apocrypha.
MACCABEES, proper noun. (history) A Jewish liberation movement who fought for, and established, independence in the Land of Israel during the second and first centuries BC.

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy