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Chapter 13 14 Now when Tryphon knew that Simon was risen up instead of his brother Jonathan, and meant to join battle with him, he sent messengers unto him, saying,15 Whereas we have Jonathan thy brother in hold, it is for money that he is owing unto the king's treasure, concerning the business that was committed unto him.16 Wherefore now send an hundred talents of silver, and two of his sons for hostages, that when he is at liberty he may not revolt from us, and we will let him go.17 Hereupon Simon, albeit he perceived that they spake deceitfully unto him yet sent he the money and the children, lest peradventure he should procure to himself great hatred of the people:18 Who might have said, Because I sent him not the money and the children, therefore is Jonathan dead.19 So he sent them the children and the hundred talents: howbeit Tryphon dissembled neither would he let Jonathan go.20 And after this came Tryphon to invade the land, and destroy it, going round about by the way that leadeth unto Adora: but Simon and his host marched against him in every place, wheresoever he went.21 Now they that were in the tower sent messengers unto Tryphon, to the end that he should hasten his coming unto them by the wilderness, and send them victuals.22 Wherefore Tryphon made ready all his horsemen to come that night: but there fell a very great snow, by reason whereof he came not. So he departed, and came into the country of Galaad.23 And when he came near to Bascama he slew Jonathan, who was buried there.24 Afterward Tryphon returned and went into his own land.25 Then sent Simon, and took the bones of Jonathan his brother, and buried them in Modin, the city of his fathers.26 And all Israel made great lamentation for him, and bewailed him many days.27 Simon also built a monument upon the sepulchre of his father and his brethren, and raised it aloft to the sight, with hewn stone behind and before.28 Moreover he set up seven pyramids, one against another, for his father, and his mother, and his four brethren.29 And in these he made cunning devices, about the which he set great pillars, and upon the pillars he made all their armour for a perpetual memory, and by the armour ships carved, that they might be seen of all that sail on the sea.30 This is the sepulchre which he made at Modin, and it standeth yet unto this day.31 Now Tryphon dealt deceitfully with the young king Antiochus, and slew him.32 And he reigned in his stead, and crowned himself king of Asia, and brought a great calamity upon the land.