Decades: 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC 160s BC 150s BC - **140s BC** - 130s BC 120s BC 110s BC 100s BC 90s BC

Years: 148 BC 147 BC 146 BC 145 BC 144 BC - **143 BC** - 142 BC 141 BC 140 BC 139 BC 138 BC

- Simon Maccabaeus succeeds his brother Jonathan as High Priest.

- Jonathan Maccabaeus (slain by Diodotus Tryphon)