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4 Maccabees 2:19
If this were not the case, why did Jacob our wise ancestor denounce the households of Simeon and Levi for the unreasonable killing of the whole nation of Shechem, saying, “Their anger is cursed”?
Why else did Jacob, our most wise father, censure the households of Simeon and Levi for their irrational slaughter of the entire tribe of the Shechemites, saying, “Cursed be their anger”?
Why else did Jacob, our most wise father, censure the households of Simeon and Levi for their irrational slaughter of the entire tribe of the Shechemites, saying, ‘Cursed be their anger’?
Why else did Jacob, our most wise father, censure the households of Sim′eon and Levi for their irrational slaughter of the entire tribe of the She′chemites, saying, “Cursed be their anger”?
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