With cries of joyful anticipation, the soldiers ran for the storks and climbed on their horses.
Yehudis understood that her only hope lay in her willingness to risk her very life.
Many long hours were spent carefully planning for the Greek attack. Finally, all that could be done was done and the city waited tensely for the Greek hordes to come.
Mattisyahu knew that Antiochus would be enraged when he heard what had happened, so he and his sons fled to the Judean Hills.
Realizing that he couldn’t fulfill Avram’s request, Nimrod then decided upon another line of reasoning.
Running into his house, he told the good news to his wife and then sat down to say Tehillim in praise to the Almighty.
What you have given me is not really mine. At any moment you can grow angry with me and take it back. How can I list it then as my own?
It was only worth a few marks, but you had no money for it and you said that if I gave it to you, you would give me all the money you would eventually have over 10,000 marks.
When a doctor told her there was no hope... she decided not to listen.
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