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7.120. As called for in the Assyrian general Holofernes the leader of the Ammonites Achior and how it ended for him? Gathered in the war against the Jews, the Assyrian commander Holofernes called the leaders of the Ammonites, Moabites, and other Canaanite peoples who lived next door to the descendants of Israel, to learn more from them about their future opponent. Who led the Ammonites Achior, speaking in front of Holofernes a lengthy speech, spoke about the origins and history of the Jews, as well as their mighty God, which ensures the success of his beloved people in all endeavors, as he obeyed his covenant, and, conversely, penalizes the Jews a crushing defeat, if they deviate from the path which he had indicated to them. At the end of his speech, Achior, referring to Holofernes, said: "If there is no iniquity in their nation, then let my lord, lest their Lord defend them and their God was not for them - and then we are for all the earth will become a reproach ". Angered words Achior, Holofernes ordered to take him to the Jewish city of Bethulia and "betrayed into the hands of the sons of Israel," promising that he will destroy the Jews, Achior also not escape the massacre. Related Achior was left near Bethulia, where he picked up the residents of the city and led to his superiors. Before meeting the citizens Achior spoke about his speech to Holofernes and the plans of the Assyrian commander about the Jews. Trying to capture Holofernes Jerusalem ended in failure for the Assyrian commander. When Achior showed the severed head of Holofernes, he first "fell on his face and a weak spirit," and then "sincerely believed in God and circumcised his foreskin, and was joined to the house of Israel."

Koken kun je leren: Een basiskookboek by Petra de Jong

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Petra de Jong
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