1 Maccabees 13:51-53Douay-Rheims 1899 American Edition (DRA)
51 And they entered into it the three and twentieth day of the second month, in the year one hundred and seventy-one, with thanksgiving, and branches of palm trees, and harps, and cymbals, and psalteries, and hymns, and canticles, because the great enemy was destroyed out of Israel.
52 And he ordained that these days should be kept every year with gladness.
53 And he fortified the mountain of the temple that was near the castle, and he dwelt there himself, and they that were with him.
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