2 Peter 2:4

4 For if God didn't spare the angels who sinned, but threw them down into Tartarus[a] and delivered them to be kept in chains[b] of darkness until judgment;

2 Peter 2:4 In-Context

2 Many will follow their unrestrained ways, and because of them the way of truth will be blasphemed.
3 In their greed they will exploit you with deceptive words. Their condemnation, [pronounced] long ago, is not idle, and their destruction does not sleep.
4 For if God didn't spare the angels who sinned, but threw them down into Tartarus and delivered them to be kept in chains of darkness until judgment;
5 and if He didn't spare the ancient world, but protected Noah, a preacher of righteousness, and seven others, when He brought a flood on the world of the ungodly;
6 and if He reduced the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to ashes and condemned them to ruin, making them an example to those who were going to be ungodly;

Footnotes 2

  • [a]. Tartarus is a Gk name for a subterranean place of divine punishment lower than Hades.
  • [b]. Other mss read in pits
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