(See Note on Matthew 5:22.). From aggello; a messenger; especially an 'angel'; by implication, a pastor. Problem: Peter affirms in this passage that God cast the fallen angels “down to hell and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved for judgment” (cf. 2 Peter 2:4 (4) For if God did not spare the angels who sinned, but cast them down to hell and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved for judgment; New King James Version It is described as being as far below Hades as heaven is high above the earth. Matthew 8:29 And, behold, they cried out, saying, What have we to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of God? In Greek mythology, Tartarus was the lowest hell, the place where the Titans (who were defeated by Zeus) were restrained. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. He threw them into hell, in gloomy pits of darkness, where they are being held until the day of judgment. Jude 1:6 And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day. (4) For if God.--The sentence has no proper conclusion. Probably from suro through its congener eiro; a chain. John 8:44 Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. 1 But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction. 2 Peter Chapter 2 Verse 4 Alphabetical: and angels be but cast committed darkness did dungeons For gloomy God held hell if into judgment not of pits putting reserved sent sinned spare them they to when NT Letters: 2 Peter 2:4 For if God didn't spare angels when (2 Pet. The Boy Who Cried Wolf Contributed by James Lowe on Feb 28, 2019 | 5,626 views. * [2:4–6] The false teachers will be punished just as surely and as severely as were the fallen angels (2 Pt 2:4; cf. 2 Peter 2:4 NLT For God did not spare even the angels who sinned. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and take your Bible knowledge to a new level this year! 2 Peter 1:1-11: 2017-10-26 GROWING IN FAITH: 2 Peter 3: 2016-12-19 DAILY HOPE: 2 Peter 3:8-15: 2016-07-06 GROWTH SPURTS: 2 Peter 1:1-11: 2016-02-27 THE END OF WORK: PURIFYING FIRE: 2 Peter 3:8-13: 2015-12-17 These false teachers are distorting the apostolic gospel and deceiving believers into leading immoral lives. Darkness, murkiness, gloom. The Greek word here translated “hell” is a verb that means, “cast into Tartarus.” art thou come hither to torment us before the time? 2 Peter 2:4 "Hell" comes from the Greek tartaroo, and it means "a place of restraint." For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into … Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Genitive Masculine Plural. 4 For if God did not spare angels when they sinned,(A) but sent them to hell,[a] putting them in chains of darkness[b] to be held for judgment;(B). Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Accusative Masculine Plural. For if God spared not the angels; verses 2 Peter 2:4-8 are all connected with verse 2 Peter 2:9, thus: "For if God spared not the angels-and spared not the old world-and turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to ashes, condemned them-and delivered just Lot … Wisdom Of Solomon 17:17. The three instances here are in chronological order (wanton angels, Flood, Sodom and Gomorrha), while those in Jude are not (unbelievers in the wilderness, impure angels, Sodom and Gomorrha). Not improbably these false teachers made use of this book, and possibly of these passages, in their corrupt teaching. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. In Greek mythology, Tartarus was the lowest hell, the place where the Titans (who were defeated by Zeus) were restrained. The focal subject throughout this second chapter of Peter, is false teaching. Sermons from II Peter Will Everyone Eventually Be Saved? to abstain or to treat leniently. God did not spare the angels, but He cast them down to a place of restraint, a kind of prison.. Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular. Good Words for Today: January 3 – Sunday, January 3; Good Words for Today: January 2 – Saturday, January 2; 2 Peter 2:14 makes a lot of sense, in regards to false religion. For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell and committed them to chains of gloomy darkness to be kept until the judgment; Jude 1:6. 2 Peter 2:4 —Are fallen angels bound or are they free to tempt human beings?. The Greek words for "chains" and for "caves" here are almost exactly alike; and "caves" may have been altered into "chains" in order to bring this passage into closer harmony with Jude 1:6, although the word used by St. Jude for "chains" is different. Peter is writing to churches which are troubled by false teachers. Facts about false teachers. (i) He is the desire-dominated man. The third instance of God's vengeance is so prolonged by the addition respecting Lot, that the apodosis is wanting, the writer in his eagerness having lost the thread of the construction. But there were also false prophets among the people, even as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Lord who bought them, and bring on themselves swift destruction. It seems like the "an heart they have exercised with covetous practices" is multiteired. 2 Peter 2:4. 2 Furthermore, many will follow their brazen conduct, * + and because of them the way of the truth will be spoken of abusively. (1) The presence and work of false teachers. Matt. There still remains the doubt whether "into chains of darkness" should go with "delivered" or with "cast down into hell." For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell and committed them to chains of gloomy darkness to be kept until the judgment; Jude 1:6. (1) The presence and work of false teachers. Jude 6).However, it is evident from the NT that demons roam freely over the earth, oppressing and even possessing people (cf. 2 Pt 2:21), and immorality. ), Cast them down to hell.--The Greek word occurs nowhere else, but its meaning is plain--to cast down to Tartarus; and though "Tartarus" occurs neither in the Old nor in the New Testament, it probably is the same as Gehenna. This means that 2 Peter 2:4 refers to the general fall of the angels and that God relegated some of the fallen angels to confinement in pits of darkness, being held for their final judgment when they will be cast into the lake of fire. 2 Peter 2:9 The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished: Job 21:30 That the wicked is reserved to the day of destruction? All rights reserved worldwide. (II Peter 3:9) Latest blog posts. Perhaps from a and the base of meros; properly, to miss the mark, i.e. Scripture: 2 Peter 2:4, Jude 1:6-7, Luke 23:43, Psalms 16:10, 1 Peter 3:19 (view more) (view less) Denomination: Pentecostal. A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. Jude 1:13 Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness for ever. 2P iiP ii Pet) 2P iiP ii Pet) If "chains of darkness" be retained, comp. 1 Simeon 1 Peter, a servant 2 and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained a a faith of equal standing with ours b by the righteousness of our c God and Savior Jesus Christ: 2 d May grace and peace be multiplied to you e in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord. 2 Peter 2:4 NIV 2 Peter 2:4 NLT 2 Peter 2:4 ESV 2 Peter 2:4 NASB 2 Peter 2:4 KJV 2 Peter 2:4 BibleApps.com 2 Peter 2:4 Biblia Paralela 2 Peter 2:4 Chinese Bible 2 Peter 2:4 French Bible 2 Peter 2:4 Clyx Quotations NT Letters: 2 Peter 2:4 For if God didn't spare angels when (2 Pet. 2 Peter 2:4 Greek Tartarus; 2 Peter 2:4 Some manuscripts in gloomy dungeons; 2 Peter 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. 4 For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into [] hell and committed them to [] pits of darkness, held for judgment; 2 Peter 2:4 For if God did not spare angels when they sinned (), but cast them into hell and committed them to pits of darkness, reserved for judgment; (NASB: Lockman). From Tartaros; to incarcerate in eternal torment. Facts about false teachers. New International Version (NIV). 2 Peter 2:4 For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell and committed them to pits of darkness, reserved for judgment; A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very. Decision; by extension, a tribunal; by implication, justice. Jude 6 however, is a clear reference to the Book of Enoch. Good Words for Today: January 4 Monday, January 4. If. To thrust down to Tartarus or Gehenna. Into chains of darkness.--Critical reasons seem to require us to substitute dens, or caves, for "chains." And angels who did not keep their own domain, but abandoned their proper abode, He has kept in eternal bonds under darkness for the judgment of the great day, Chapter two is in the minor key. From teros; to guard, i.e. 2 Peter 2:4 "Hell" comes from the Greek tartaroo, and it means "a place of restraint." It tells the dark tale of apostasy.. 2 Peter 2:4. Of uncertain affinity; to be chary of, i.e. contrariwise. Both arrangements are natural--this as being chronological, that of St. Jude for reasons stated in the Notes there. they shall be brought forth to the day of wrath. Browse Sermons on 2 Peter 2:4-10. For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell and committed them to pits of darkness, reserved for judgment; Jude 1:6. To note; by implication, to detain; by extension, to withhold; by extension, to withhold. to err, especially to sin. For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but sent them to hell, putting them in chains of darkness to be held for judgment; 2 And many shall follow their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of. + These will quietly bring in destructive sects, and they will even disown the owner who bought them, + bringing speedy destruction upon themselves. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. ◄ 2 Peter 2:4 ► For if God did not spare the angels when they sinned, but cast them deep into hell, placing them in chains of darkness to be held for judgment; For if God spared not the angels that sinned; For. 1. 4 For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment; 2 Peter 2 – The Rise and Fall of False Teachers A. Isaiah 14:12 How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! To spare, abstain, forbear. Matthew 25:41 Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels: 2 Peter 2:11 Whereas angels, which are greater in power and might, bring not railing accusation against them before the Lord. how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations! 2 Peter 2… 2 However, there also came to be false prophets among the people, as there will also be false teachers among you. 2 Peter Greeting. God spared not; or "had no mercy on", as the Arabic version renders it; he did not forgive their sin, … 2 Peter 2:4 New American Standard Bible (NASB). There will always be error and … A chain. 2P iiP ii Pet). In context, he is speaking of a routine pattern of sin, specifically, with adultery, idolatry, and gainsaying. It also convicts me, and shows to beware. 2 Peter 2:4 New American Standard Bible (NASB). Tartarus is mentioned in 2 Peter 2:4 as devoted to the holding of certain fallen angels. 13 (Lawrence's translation). Hence St. Peter uses it as an argumentum ad hominem against them, and St. Jude, recognising the allusion, adopts it and makes it more plain; or both writers, knowing the Book of Enoch well, and calculating on their readers knowing it also, used it to illustrate their arguments and exhortations, just as St. Paul uses the Jewish belief of the rock following the Israelites. NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Acts, Comfort Print, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print, NIV, Story of Jesus: Experience the Life of Jesus as One Seamless Story, NIV, Quest Study Bible, Comfort Print: The Only Q and A Study Bible. Covetous practices '' is multiteired to surrender, i.e yield up, intrust, transmit throughout second. 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