Elasa sentence example
- Bacchides and Alcimus returned meanwhile into the land of Judah; at Elasa " Judas fell and the rest fled " (i Macc. ix.
- The death of Judas at Elasa left the field open to the apostates, and his followers were reduced to the level of roving brigands.
- In 161 Judas defeated Nicanor at Adasa, but within a few weeks thereafter, in a heroic struggle against superior numbers under Bacchides at Elasa, he was himself cut off.