2 Peter 2:4-10 NIV

4 For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but sent them to hell,a putting them in chains of darknessb to be held for judgment;

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    • c 2:4 - Greek "Tartarus"
    • d 2:4 - Some manuscripts "in gloomy dungeons"
      5 if he did not spare the ancient world when he brought the flood on its ungodly people, but protected Noah, a preacher of righteousness, and seven others;

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      6 if he condemned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah by burning them to ashes, and made them an example of what is going to happen to the ungodly;

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      7 and if he rescued Lot, a righteous man, who was distressed by the depraved conduct of the lawless

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      8 (for that righteous man, living among them day after day, was tormented in his righteous soul by the lawless deeds he saw and heard)—

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      9 if this is so, then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials and to hold the unrighteous for punishment on the day of judgment.

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      10 This is especially true of those who follow the corrupt desire of the fleshc and despise authority. Bold and arrogant, they are not afraid to heap abuse on celestial beings;

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        • e 2:10 - In contexts like this, the Greek word for "flesh" ("sarx" ) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit; also in verse 18.