2 Peter 2:6-10 NIV

6 if he condemned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah by burning them to ashes,1 and made them an example2 of what is going to happen to the ungodly;3

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7 and if he rescued Lot,4 a righteous man, who was distressed by the filthy lives of lawless men5

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8 (for that righteous man,6 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 godly men from trials7 and to hold the unrighteous for the day of judgment,8 while continuing their punishment.a

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    • c 2:9 - Or "unrighteous for punishment until the day of judgment"
      10 This is especially true of those who follow the corrupt desire9 of the sinful natureb and despise authority. Bold and arrogant, these men are not afraid to slander celestial beings;10

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        • d 2:10 - Or "the flesh"