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2 Peter 2:9 DBY

9 [the] Lord knows [how] to deliver the godly out of trial, and to keep [the] unjust to [the] day of judgment [to be] punished;

Study tools for 2 Peter 2:9

  • a 2:1 - Hostis, as Matt. 7.24.
  • b 2:1 - Lit. 'and denying.' It refers to false teachers, not heresies.
  • c 2:1 - 'Despot,' as Acts 4.24; 1Tim. 6.1,2; Tit. 2.9; 1Pet. 2.18; Rev. 6.10.
  • d 2:3 - Or 'false,' plastos.
  • e 2:5 - That is, 'one of eight.'
  • f 2:5 - Lit. 'herald,' as 1Tim. 2.7; 2Tim. 1.11.
  • g 2:7 - i.e. 'manner of life.'
  • h 2:8 - Or 'settling down:' it has a strengthening preposition.
  • i 2:10 - Lit. 'glories.'
  • j 2:12 - Or 'to be captured and perish.'
  • k 2:13 - Or 'by day,' in contrast with 'they that be drunk are drunk in the night,' 1Thess. 5.7-8.
  • l 2:14 - Or 'carnal desire and seeking to seduce,' 'practised in seduction' is the sense.
  • m 2:19 - Or 'to him.'
  • n 2:21 - Epignosis, see Note i, ch. 1.3.
  • o 2:22 - See Prov. 26.11.