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Chapter 10 81 But the people stood still, as Jonathan had commanded them: and so the enemies' horses were tired.82 Then brought Simon forth his host, and set them against the footmen, (for the horsemen were spent) who were discomfited by him, and fled.83 The horsemen also, being scattered in the field, fled to Azotus, and went into Bethdagon, their idol's temple, for safety.84 But Jonathan set fire on Azotus, and the cities round about it, and took their spoils; and the temple of Dagon, with them that were fled into it, he burned with fire.85 Thus there were burned and slain with the sword well nigh eight thousand men.86 And from thence Jonathan removed his host, and camped against Ascalon, where the men of the city came forth, and met him with great pomp.87 After this returned Jonathan and his host unto Jerusalem, having any spoils.88 Now when king ALexander heard these things, he honoured Jonathan yet more.89 And sent him a buckle of gold, as the use is to be given to such as are of the king's blood: he gave him also Accaron with the borders thereof in possession.

Chapter 11 1 And the king of Egypt gathered together a great host, like the sand that lieth upon the sea shore, and many ships, and went about through deceit to get Alexander's kingdom, and join it to his own.2 Whereupon he took his journey into Spain in peaceable manner, so as they of the cities opened unto him, and met him: for king Alexander had commanded them so to do, because he was his brother in law.3 Now as Ptolemee entered into the cities, he set in every one of them a garrison of soldiers to keep it.4 And when he came near to Azotus, they shewed him the temple of Dagon that was burnt, and Azotus and the suburbs thereof that were destroyed, and the bodies that were cast abroad and them that he had burnt in the battle; for they had made heaps of them by the way where he should pass.5 Also they told the king whatsoever Jonathan had done, to the intent he might blame him: but the king held his peace.6 Then Jonathan met the king with great pomp at Joppa, where they saluted one another, and lodged.7 Afterward Jonathan, when he had gone with the king to the river called Eleutherus, returned again to Jerusalem.8 King Ptolemee therefore, having gotten the dominion of the cities by the sea unto Seleucia upon the sea coast, imagined wicked counsels against Alexander.9 Whereupon he sent ambasadors unto king Demetrius, saying, Come, let us make a league betwixt us, and I will give thee my daughter whom Alexander hath, and thou shalt reign in thy father's kingdom:10 For I repent that I gave my daughter unto him, for he sought to slay me.11 Thus did he slander him, because he was desirous of his kingdom.12 Wherefore he took his daughter from him, and gave her to Demetrius, and forsook Alexander, so that their hatred was openly known.13 Then Ptolemee entered into Antioch, where he set two crowns upon his head, the crown of Asia, and of Egypt.14 In the mean season was king Alexander in Cilicia, because those that dwelt in those parts had revolted from him.