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9 then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials, and to keep the unrighteous under punishment until the day of judgment,
9 if this is so, then the Lord knows how to rescue godly men from trials and to hold the unrighteous for the day of judgment, while continuing their punishment.
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