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2:1 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.(1,
bring upon themselves swift destruction.
2:2 And many follow their pernicious.(means
'destructive').ways, by reason
of whom the way of truth
is evil spoken of.
2:3 And through covetousness
they with feigned words make merchandise of you; whose judgment now of
a long time lingers not and their damnation.lingers
2:4 For if God spared not the angels
that sinned, but cast them down to hell and
delivered them into chains of darkness.(able
only to hurt to the length of their chain, which distance you keep
out of by staying within the light), to be reserved unto
2:5 And spared not the old world, but saved Noah
the eighth person, a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood upon
the world of the ungodly;
here that Noah was one of the eight persons on the
ark, worthy enough to escape the flood:.1Peter
2:6 And turning the cities of Sodom and
Gomorrha into ashes condemned them with an overthrow, making them an
those that after should live ungodly;
ungodly is the automatic
way all us humans have lived without the knowledge of God in our hearts.
2:7,8 And delivered just.(word
'just', here means 'righteous').Lot,
is 'tired', exhausted'; it drained him).with
the filthy conversation.(old
English word for 'conduct').of
the wicked. For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing,
vexed his righteous soul from day to day with their unlawful deeds.
here showing what the Creator thinks of those
living with a low consciousness as compared to the
higher consciousness way of thinking.
2Peter 2:9 The Lord knows how to deliver the godly
out of temptations and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to
2:9 The Lord knows how to deliver the godly.(those
who want to do good).out of temptations
and to reserve the unjust.(those
who do selfishness because of greed
at any cost to others).unto the day
of judgment to be punished.
2:10 But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness
and despise government.(original
for 'government' is 'dominion'; the same word is also translated 'Lord'
in the New Testament, but means here, they resent
what they regard as encroaching
towards their self centered concerns, their 'lord' and regard ideas
toward helping others as threats to self-governance, where any impressions
on their minds outside of selfish purposes are disregarded; they are characterized
by being dogmatically
impatient of contradiction).
are they, self willed, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities.(original
is 'opinions', in this case, ideas of others not in line with their mind's
word 'punished' is 'to lop or prune, as trees and wings', 'to curb', 'check',
'restrain'; 'to chastise', 'correct', 'punish' (God
doesn't punish per
se; it's the automatic laws the Creator set up at the time the universe
was formed that can wreak.havoc
in a person's life, one law being, we reap
what we have sown). The word 'punish' does not mean to destroy
(Proverbs 3:12; Hebrews
12:6) or punish
in hell. But then, when
is this day of judgment for retribution?
2:11 Whereas angels,
which are greater in power and might, bring not
accusation against them before the Lord.
they, which are lesser in power and might, don't even hesitate to accuse
12:10. "...the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused
them before our God day and night."
2:12 But these, as natural brute beasts.(from
birth, they just got worse, why?),
made to be taken.(made
to or made into that which is able to be taken by the dark side, how
and why are
they so?; it's not God that causes them problems, it's actions taken from
their own minds; what then are they good for, as they're only out for themselves?).and
49:20), speak evil of the things.(things
what?).that they understand
for 'understand not' is 'ignorant
of'; they were closed-minded
to learning truths of life that are readily.evident).and
shall utterly perish.(original
for 'and shall utterly perish' is 'be destroyed').because
the corruption that typifies them.(?);
2:13 And shall receive the reward of unrighteousness, as they that
count it pleasure to riot in the day time. Spots they are and blemishes,
sporting themselves with their own deceivings while they feast with you;
also apply today re the corrupt
leaders, politicians and anyone else who is like as those in this verse
2:14 Having eyes full of adultery and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling
unstable souls. An heart they have exercised with covetous practices; cursed
children' refers to drugged, electrified, experimented on, mind controlled
and badly abused and even killed on purpose, children, by those who do
such horrific things for their own perverted pleasures. And who would do
such things. Find out, see Janet
2:15 Which have forsaken the right way and are gone astray, following
the way of Balaam.(Numbers
24:25).the son of Bosor,
who loved the wages of unrighteousness.
loved getting an unfair advantage over others.
2:16 But was rebuked for his iniquity, the dumb ass speaking with man's
22:1-4).forbad the madness
of the prophet.
2:17 These are wells without water, clouds that are carried with a
tempest; to whom the mist of darkness is reserved for ever.
2:18 For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure
through the lusts of the flesh.(an
appeal to selfishness to suck you into the dark side), through
'exciting' prospect of the things of the dark side; why silly
women are attracted to the 'fringy' guys), those that were
clean escaped from them who live in error.
Notes: The word 'allure' is the same original word used as 'beguiling'
in verse 14 above and as 'enticed' in James
1:14. It does not elsewhere occur in the New Testament. It means that
they make use of deceitful arts to allure, ensnare, or beguile others.
The means which it is here said they employed, were the lusts of the flesh,
that is, they promised unlimited indulgence to the carnal appetites or
taught such doctrines that their followers would feel themselves free to
give unrestrained liberty to such propensities. This has been quite a common
method in the world, of inducing men to embrace false doctrines. See how
these things have affected you through the control of you by others
who are incredibly evil.
2:19 While they promise them
liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption. For of whom.(original
'what', 'which', 'whom', 'that', 'whereof').a
man is overcome.(whatever
a man is overcome by), of the same is he brought in bondage.
2:20 For if after they have escaped the pollutions.(original
'anything which causes a person to be dyed with another color, speaking
of one's character).of
the world through the knowledge of.(2Peter
1:2,3).the Lord and Saviour
Emmanuel the Christ, they are again entangled therein and overcome.(decided
not to stay away), the latter end is worse with them than
2:21 For it had been better for them not to have known the way
of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the
'holy commandment' is love; 'holy' is 'wholeness', the oneness
12:29-31; 2Peter 3:14).delivered
would it have been better? Better conscience.wise:.1Timothy
4:2 "...their conscience seared with a hot iron."
2:22 But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb.(Proverbs
26:11), The dog is turned to his own vomit
again and the sow that was washed, to her wallowing in the mire.(muddy
to decide not to lose what has been gained. One needs to be on
the qui vive.