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2 Peter 2

Introduction

Overview

2 Peter 2:1, He foretells them of false teachers, shewing the impiety and punishment both of them and their followers; 2 Peter 2:7, from which the godly shall be delivered, as Lot was out of Sodom; 2 Peter 2:10, and more fully describes the manners of those profane and blasphemous seducers, whereby they may be the better known, and avoided.

Verse 1

there were: Deuteronomy 13:1-3, 1 Kings 18:19-22, 1 Kings 22:6, Nehemiah 6:12-14, Isaiah 9:15, Isaiah 56:10, Isaiah 56:11, Jeremiah 14:13-15, Jeremiah 23:16, Jeremiah 23:17, Jeremiah 23:25-32, Jeremiah 27:14, Jeremiah 27:15, Jeremiah 28:15-17, Jeremiah 29:8, Jeremiah 29:9, Jeremiah 29:31, Jeremiah 29:32, Jeremiah 37:19, Lamentations 2:14, Ezekiel 13:3-18, Hosea 9:8, Micah 2:11, Micah 3:5, Micah 3:11, Zechariah 13:3, Zechariah 13:4, Matthew 7:15, Luke 6:26, Romans 16:18

even: Matthew 24:5, Matthew 24:11, Matthew 24:24, Mark 13:22, Luke 21:8, Acts 20:29, Acts 20:30, 1 Corinthians 11:19, 2 Corinthians 11:13-15, Galatians 4:17, Ephesians 4:14, Colossians 2:8, Colossians 2:18, 2 Thessalonians 2:3-12, 1 Timothy 4:1-3, 2 Timothy 3:1-9, 2 Timothy 4:3, Titus 1:11, 1 John 2:18, 1 John 2:19, 1 John 2:26, 1 John 4:1, Jude 1:18, Revelation 2:9, Revelation 13:14

privily: 2 Peter 2:3, Galatians 2:4

damnable: 2 Peter 2:3, Galatians 5:20, Titus 3:10

denying: Matthew 10:33, Luke 12:9, Acts 3:13, Acts 3:14, 2 Timothy 2:12, 2 Timothy 2:13, Jude 1:4, Revelation 2:13, Revelation 3:8

bought: Deuteronomy 32:6, Acts 20:28, 1 Corinthians 6:20, 1 Corinthians 7:23, Galatians 3:13, Ephesians 1:7, Hebrews 10:29, 1 Peter 1:8, Revelation 5:9

and bring: 2 Peter 2:3, Malachi 3:5, Philippians 3:19

Reciprocal: Exodus 15:16 - which thou Leviticus 13:44 - utterly unclean Leviticus 15:8 - General Deuteronomy 13:6 - entice Deuteronomy 31:29 - corrupt yourselves 1 Kings 13:18 - But 1 Kings 18:22 - Baal's prophets 1 Kings 22:25 - Behold 2 Chronicles 18:11 - all the prophets Ezra 4:2 - Let us Job 31:3 - destruction Job 31:28 - for Psalms 88:11 - in destruction Proverbs 11:9 - An hypocrite Proverbs 19:9 - and Proverbs 19:27 - General Proverbs 28:18 - but Ecclesiastes 1:9 - that hath Song of Solomon 2:15 - the foxes Isaiah 5:20 - them Isaiah 8:19 - should not Jeremiah 5:31 - prophets Jeremiah 6:14 - Peace Jeremiah 8:10 - for Jeremiah 14:15 - Sword and famine shall not Jeremiah 20:6 - thy friends Jeremiah 23:14 - in the Jeremiah 44:15 - all the Ezekiel 13:2 - prophesy against Ezekiel 13:17 - prophesy Ezekiel 22:25 - a conspiracy Daniel 11:34 - cleave Zephaniah 3:4 - light Zechariah 13:2 - cause Matthew 13:25 - men Matthew 13:41 - and they Matthew 13:47 - and gathered Matthew 15:14 - And if Matthew 24:4 - Take Mark 4:24 - Take Luke 17:2 - better John 10:1 - He John 10:10 - thief John 16:13 - he will show Acts 13:6 - a false Acts 24:14 - heresy Romans 14:15 - Destroy Romans 16:17 - cause 1 Corinthians 3:10 - But let every 2 Corinthians 2:17 - which 2 Corinthians 11:3 - so Galatians 1:7 - pervert Ephesians 6:11 - the wiles 2 Thessalonians 2:2 - by spirit 1 Timothy 1:19 - which 1 Timothy 4:2 - lies 2 Timothy 3:8 - resist Titus 1:10 - there Hebrews 12:15 - and thereby James 3:6 - a world 2 Peter 3:16 - unto their own 2 John 1:7 - many Revelation 2:2 - how Revelation 16:13 - three Revelation 18:3 - the merchants

Verse 2

many: Matthew 24:10-13, Matthew 24:24, Mark 13:22, 1 John 2:18, 1 John 2:19, Revelation 12:9, Revelation 13:8, Revelation 13:14

pernicious ways: or, lascivious ways, as some copies read, by reason. Romans 2:24, 1 Timothy 5:14, Titus 2:5, Titus 2:8

ways: 2 Peter 2:15, 2 Peter 2:21, Psalms 18:21, Isaiah 35:8, Jeremiah 6:16, Matthew 7:14, Matthew 22:16, Mark 12:14, John 14:6, Acts 13:10, Acts 16:17, Acts 18:26, Acts 19:9, Acts 24:14

evil: 2 Peter 2:12, Acts 14:2, 1 Peter 2:12, Jude 1:10, Jude 1:15

Reciprocal: Leviticus 13:44 - utterly unclean Deuteronomy 31:29 - corrupt yourselves Ezra 4:2 - Let us Proverbs 19:27 - General Jeremiah 5:31 - prophets Jeremiah 23:14 - in the Jeremiah 29:8 - your dreams Jeremiah 44:15 - all the Ezekiel 12:24 - General Ezekiel 13:19 - for handfuls Matthew 13:41 - and they Matthew 18:7 - unto Mark 9:42 - offend Acts 5:36 - to whom Acts 8:10 - they Romans 16:17 - cause 1 Corinthians 11:19 - there 1 Corinthians 15:33 - evil Galatians 2:4 - unawares 1 Timothy 5:15 - General 2 Timothy 2:16 - for Titus 1:10 - there Hebrews 12:15 - and thereby James 3:6 - a world 1 Peter 4:14 - on 1 John 4:5 - and

Verse 3

through: 2 Peter 2:14, 2 Peter 2:15, Isaiah 56:11, Jeremiah 6:13, Jeremiah 8:10, Ezekiel 13:19, Micah 3:11, Malachi 1:10, Romans 16:18, 2 Corinthians 12:17, 2 Corinthians 12:18, 1 Timothy 3:3, 1 Timothy 3:8, 1 Timothy 6:5, Titus 1:7, Titus 1:11, 1 Peter 5:2, Jude 1:11

with: 2 Peter 1:16, Psalms 18:44, Psalms 66:3, Psalms 81:15, *marg. Luke 20:20, Luke 22:47, 1 Thessalonians 2:5

make: Deuteronomy 24:17, John 2:16, 2 Corinthians 2:17, Revelation 18:11-13

whose: 2 Peter 2:1, 2 Peter 2:9, Deuteronomy 32:35, Isaiah 5:19, Isaiah 30:13, Isaiah 30:14, Isaiah 60:22, Habakkuk 3:3, Luke 18:8, 1 Thessalonians 5:3, 1 Peter 2:8, Jude 1:4, Jude 1:7, Jude 1:15

Reciprocal: Numbers 22:19 - General Joshua 8:14 - he wist not Judges 18:4 - hired me Judges 18:20 - heart 2 Samuel 15:6 - stole 1 Kings 14:14 - but what 2 Kings 5:27 - leprosy Nehemiah 6:12 - hired him Job 18:12 - destruction Job 24:1 - seeing Job 34:20 - a moment Psalms 119:36 - and not to Proverbs 1:19 - every Proverbs 16:4 - yea Proverbs 21:6 - getting Proverbs 28:21 - for Proverbs 30:15 - Give Ecclesiastes 7:25 - the reason Ecclesiastes 8:13 - neither Isaiah 13:22 - her time Isaiah 57:17 - the iniquity Jeremiah 14:18 - go about Jeremiah 17:11 - he that Jeremiah 22:17 - covetousness Jeremiah 29:8 - your dreams Jeremiah 48:16 - near Jeremiah 51:13 - and the Ezekiel 12:24 - General Ezekiel 22:3 - that her Ezekiel 34:2 - Woe Hosea 4:8 - set their heart on their iniquity Habakkuk 2:3 - it will surely Zephaniah 1:14 - it is Zechariah 5:2 - flying Zechariah 11:5 - sell Matthew 18:7 - but Matthew 23:14 - therefore Matthew 26:15 - What Luke 12:15 - Take Luke 12:45 - and if Luke 22:5 - and covenanted Luke 22:22 - but John 10:1 - the same John 10:12 - he that Acts 1:25 - by Acts 16:16 - which Acts 19:25 - ye know Acts 24:26 - hoped Romans 9:22 - endured 2 Corinthians 4:5 - we 2 Corinthians 11:15 - whose Galatians 4:17 - zealously Ephesians 5:3 - covetousness Philippians 3:19 - end Philippians 4:17 - because 1 Thessalonians 5:9 - not 2 Thessalonians 2:12 - they 1 Timothy 6:9 - which 2 Timothy 3:2 - covetous Hebrews 13:5 - conversation 1 John 4:5 - and Revelation 18:13 - and souls

Verse 4

spared: 2 Peter 2:5, Deuteronomy 29:20, Psalms 78:50, Ezekiel 5:11, Ezekiel 7:4, Ezekiel 7:9, Romans 8:32, Romans 11:21

the angels: Job 4:18, Luke 10:18, John 8:44, 1 John 3:8, Jude 1:6

but: Isaiah 14:12, Matthew 8:29, Matthew 25:41, Mark 5:7, Luke 8:31, Revelation 12:7-9, Revelation 20:2, Revelation 20:3, Revelation 20:10

into: 2 Peter 2:11, Jude 1:6

to be: 2 Peter 2:9, Job 21:30, Jude 1:13

Reciprocal: Exodus 10:21 - darkness Job 6:10 - let him not Job 21:22 - he judgeth Job 27:22 - not spare Psalms 105:28 - sent Psalms 119:52 - remembered Psalms 147:6 - he casteth Proverbs 21:12 - overthroweth Isaiah 9:19 - no man Isaiah 30:14 - he shall not Lamentations 5:16 - woe Ezekiel 28:15 - till iniquity Ezekiel 28:16 - therefore Matthew 8:12 - be cast Matthew 11:23 - which art Matthew 22:13 - outer Luke 8:28 - I beseech Luke 10:15 - thrust Luke 12:5 - power Luke 12:45 - and if Luke 16:23 - in hell John 8:12 - shall not John 16:11 - judgment Acts 8:23 - the bond Romans 11:10 - their eyes 1 Corinthians 6:3 - judge 1 Thessalonians 5:3 - then 1 Timothy 3:6 - the condemnation 1 Timothy 5:21 - the elect 2 Peter 2:17 - darkness

Verse 5

spared: Genesis 6:1 - Genesis 8:22, Job 22:15, Job 22:16, Matthew 24:37-39, Luke 17:26, Luke 17:27, Hebrews 11:7

the eighth: Genesis 7:1-24, 1 Peter 3:20

a preacher: 1 Peter 3:19, Jude 1:14, Jude 1:15

bringing: 2 Peter 3:6

Reciprocal: Genesis 5:29 - he called Genesis 6:8 - General Genesis 6:9 - just Genesis 6:12 - for all Genesis 6:17 - behold Genesis 6:18 - come Genesis 7:7 - General Genesis 7:13 - day Genesis 7:21 - General Genesis 7:23 - every living substance Deuteronomy 29:20 - will not spare 1 Chronicles 1:4 - Noah Job 6:10 - let him not Job 16:13 - doth Job 27:22 - not spare Psalms 78:50 - he spared Ecclesiastes 1:1 - the Preacher Isaiah 30:14 - he shall not Ezekiel 5:11 - neither shall Ezekiel 7:6 - behold Matthew 24:40 - the one Luke 3:36 - Noe Romans 5:6 - ungodly Romans 8:32 - that 1 Timothy 2:7 - a preacher 1 Peter 4:18 - where 2 Peter 2:4 - spared

Verse 6

turning: Genesis 19:24, Genesis 19:25, Genesis 19:28, Deuteronomy 29:23, Isaiah 13:19, Jeremiah 50:40, Ezekiel 16:49-56, Hosea 11:8, Amos 4:11, Zephaniah 2:9, Luke 17:28-30, Jude 1:7

making: Numbers 26:10, Deuteronomy 29:23, 1 Corinthians 10:11

Reciprocal: Genesis 13:13 - But the Numbers 16:38 - a sign Joshua 22:20 - General Job 22:20 - the fire Isaiah 1:9 - we should Jeremiah 20:16 - as Jeremiah 23:14 - Sodom Jeremiah 49:18 - in the Ezekiel 16:46 - thy younger sister Ezekiel 16:50 - therefore Ezekiel 23:48 - that Ezekiel 28:18 - I will bring Ezekiel 31:14 - the end Mark 6:11 - It shall Luke 17:29 - General Luke 19:40 - General Romans 5:6 - ungodly Romans 9:29 - Sodoma 1 Corinthians 10:6 - these 1 Peter 4:18 - where Revelation 11:8 - Sodom

Verse 7

delivered: Genesis 19:16, Genesis 19:22, Genesis 19:29, 1 Corinthians 10:13

vexed: Genesis 13:13, Genesis 19:7, Genesis 19:8, Psalms 120:5, Jeremiah 9:1-6, Jeremiah 23:9

Reciprocal: Genesis 11:27 - Lot Genesis 13:12 - pitched Genesis 19:9 - This Genesis 19:12 - Hast Genesis 19:28 - General Job 19:2 - vex Job 22:20 - the fire Matthew 24:40 - the one Matthew 26:69 - Peter Acts 17:16 - his spirit Ephesians 4:22 - former Ephesians 5:4 - filthiness Colossians 3:8 - filthy 1 Timothy 6:10 - and pierced

Verse 8

that: Proverbs 25:26, Proverbs 28:12, 1 Timothy 1:9, James 5:16

in seeing: Psalms 119:136, Psalms 119:139, Psalms 119:158, Ezekiel 9:4, Ezekiel 9:6, Malachi 3:15-17

Reciprocal: Genesis 13:12 - pitched Genesis 19:9 - This 1 Kings 14:13 - there is found Job 3:17 - the wicked Job 19:2 - vex Psalms 120:5 - Woe Hosea 7:16 - the rage Habakkuk 1:3 - General 1 Timothy 6:10 - and pierced

Verse 9

knoweth: Job 5:19, Psalms 34:15-19, 1 Corinthians 10:13

the godly: Psalms 4:3, Psalms 12:1, Psalms 32:6, 2 Timothy 3:12, Titus 2:14

and: 2 Peter 2:4, Job 21:30, Proverbs 16:4, Jude 1:14, Jude 1:15

unto: 2 Peter 3:7, Romans 2:5, 2 Corinthians 5:10, 2 Corinthians 5:11

Reciprocal: Genesis 7:23 - and Noah Genesis 19:12 - Hast Genesis 19:16 - brought 1 Samuel 20:1 - fled 1 Samuel 29:10 - General 1 Kings 14:13 - there is found Job 4:7 - who ever Job 27:13 - the portion Job 36:6 - preserveth Psalms 37:33 - will not Psalms 94:13 - until the pit Psalms 119:121 - leave me Proverbs 12:13 - but Ecclesiastes 8:12 - a sinner Isaiah 27:4 - Fury Ezekiel 9:4 - that sigh Ezekiel 14:14 - deliver Daniel 2:18 - of the God of heaven Nahum 1:2 - reserveth Matthew 6:13 - lead Matthew 10:15 - in the Matthew 11:22 - the day Matthew 26:41 - enter Mark 6:11 - in the day Luke 17:34 - two Luke 21:22 - the days Acts 12:11 - and hath Romans 2:16 - God Romans 9:22 - endured 1 Corinthians 5:13 - God 2 Corinthians 1:10 - General 2 Thessalonians 3:3 - and 2 Timothy 3:11 - but 2 Timothy 4:17 - and I Titus 2:12 - godly Hebrews 2:18 - them James 1:2 - divers James 5:11 - and have 2 Peter 2:3 - whose 1 John 4:17 - the day Revelation 3:10 - I also

Verse 10

that: Romans 8:1, Romans 8:4, Romans 8:5, Romans 8:12, Romans 8:13, 2 Corinthians 10:3, Hebrews 13:4

in the: Romans 1:24-27, 1 Corinthians 6:9, Ephesians 4:19, Ephesians 5:5, Colossians 3:5, 1 Thessalonians 4:7, Jude 1:4, Jude 1:6 -8, Jude 1:10, Jude 1:16

despise: Numbers 16:12-15, Deuteronomy 17:12, Deuteronomy 17:13, Deuteronomy 21:20, Deuteronomy 21:21, 1 Samuel 10:27, 2 Samuel 20:1, 1 Kings 12:16, Psalms 2:1-5, Psalms 12:4, Jeremiah 2:31, Luke 19:14, Romans 13:1-5, 1 Peter 2:13, 1 Peter 2:14

government: or, dominion

Presumptuous: Numbers 15:30, Jude 1:8

selfwilled: Genesis 49:6, Titus 1:7

to speak: Exodus 22:28, Ecclesiastes 10:6, Ecclesiastes 10:7, Ecclesiastes 10:20, Acts 23:5, Jude 1:8, Jude 1:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 13:13 - But the Exodus 21:14 - presumptuously Numbers 5:27 - if she be defiled Numbers 12:8 - were ye Deuteronomy 17:11 - According to 2 Samuel 1:14 - How 2 Samuel 15:3 - thy matters Job 34:18 - General Psalms 19:13 - presumptuous Psalms 73:8 - speak loftily Proverbs 5:14 - General Jeremiah 29:23 - and have Hosea 11:10 - walk Matthew 7:16 - shall Luke 11:25 - he findeth Romans 16:18 - but 2 Corinthians 12:21 - uncleanness Ephesians 4:31 - evil speaking Ephesians 5:3 - fornication Philippians 3:16 - whereto Philippians 3:18 - many 1 Timothy 6:2 - let 2 Timothy 3:4 - Traitors Titus 3:2 - speak 2 Peter 3:3 - walking 1 John 2:16 - the lust of the flesh

Verse 11

angels: Psalms 103:20, Psalms 104:4, Daniel 6:22, 2 Thessalonians 1:7, Jude 1:9

against them: Some read "against themselves.

Reciprocal: Isaiah 10:34 - by a mighty one Romans 13:1 - every Ephesians 4:31 - evil speaking 2 Peter 2:4 - into

Verse 12

as natural: Psalms 49:10, Psalms 92:6, Psalms 94:8, Jeremiah 4:22, Jeremiah 5:4, Jeremiah 10:8, Jeremiah 10:21, Jeremiah 12:3, Ezekiel 21:31, Jude 1:10

perish: 2 Peter 2:19, 2 Peter 1:4, Proverbs 14:32, John 8:21, Galatians 6:8

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 18:20 - the prophet Judges 20:41 - were amazed Psalms 1:6 - way Psalms 37:20 - But the Proverbs 30:2 - brutish Ecclesiastes 3:18 - and that Ecclesiastes 9:12 - the sons Acts 19:9 - but spake 1 Corinthians 15:32 - beasts Ephesians 4:19 - with 2 Thessalonians 2:10 - in them 1 Timothy 1:7 - understanding 1 Timothy 1:19 - which 1 Timothy 6:4 - He 2 Timothy 3:2 - blasphemers Titus 1:12 - liars 1 Peter 2:15 - the ignorance 1 Peter 4:4 - speaking 2 Peter 2:2 - evil

Verse 13

the reward: Isaiah 3:11, Romans 2:8, Romans 2:9, Philippians 3:19, 2 Timothy 4:14, Hebrews 2:2, Hebrews 2:3, Jude 1:12 -16; Revelation 18:6

to riot: Romans 13:13, 1 Thessalonians 5:7, 1 Thessalonians 5:8, 1 Peter 4:4

Spots: Song of Solomon 4:7, Ephesians 5:27, Jude 1:12

while: 1 Corinthians 11:20-22

Reciprocal: Numbers 25:6 - in the sight of Moses 1 Samuel 2:14 - all that the fleshhook Psalms 14:3 - all gone Proverbs 26:19 - and Proverbs 30:15 - Give Ecclesiastes 7:6 - as Isaiah 57:4 - sport Jeremiah 23:26 - prophets of Ezekiel 34:8 - the shepherds Micah 2:11 - I will Matthew 13:47 - and gathered Matthew 24:49 - and to Luke 12:45 - to eat Luke 15:13 - wasted Romans 6:13 - unrighteousness 1 Corinthians 11:21 - and one 2 Corinthians 11:15 - whose Ephesians 4:22 - deceitful 2 Thessalonians 2:12 - but 2 Timothy 3:4 - lovers of God James 1:22 - deceiving 1 John 1:8 - we deceive

Verse 14

eyes: 2 Samuel 11:2-4, Job 31:7, Job 31:9, Proverbs 6:25, Matthew 5:28, 1 John 2:16

adultery: Gr. an adulteress

that cannot: Isaiah 1:16, Jeremiah 13:23, Matthew 12:34, John 5:44

beguiling: 2 Peter 2:18, 2 Peter 3:16, Mark 13:22, Romans 16:18, 1 Corinthians 11:19, Ephesians 4:14, Colossians 2:18, James 1:8, Revelation 12:9

an heart: 2 Peter 2:3, Jude 1:11

cursed: Isaiah 34:5, Isaiah 65:20, Matthew 25:41, Ephesians 2:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:2 - saw Genesis 39:7 - cast Genesis 49:4 - Unstable Exodus 18:21 - hating Numbers 22:32 - thy way Numbers 25:18 - beguiled Judges 18:4 - hired me 2 Kings 5:20 - and take Psalms 119:36 - and not to Proverbs 1:19 - every Proverbs 4:16 - General Isaiah 33:15 - shaketh Isaiah 44:18 - cannot Isaiah 56:11 - they are Isaiah 57:17 - the iniquity Jeremiah 6:13 - For Jeremiah 14:15 - Sword and famine shall not Jeremiah 17:11 - he that Jeremiah 22:17 - thine eyes Jeremiah 23:14 - they commit Jeremiah 51:13 - and the Ezekiel 6:9 - their eyes Ezekiel 13:18 - hunt souls Ezekiel 23:16 - and sent Hosea 1:2 - children Micah 3:11 - and the prophets Matthew 12:45 - and the Matthew 13:22 - the care Matthew 23:14 - for ye Matthew 24:49 - and to Matthew 26:15 - What Mark 14:11 - and promised Luke 12:15 - Take John 2:16 - make John 10:1 - the same John 12:39 - they Acts 5:2 - kept Acts 8:20 - Thy Acts 24:26 - hoped Romans 8:7 - neither Romans 13:13 - chambering 1 Corinthians 5:11 - or covetous Galatians 1:8 - let Ephesians 2:2 - the children Ephesians 5:3 - covetousness Colossians 3:6 - children 1 Thessalonians 2:5 - a cloak 1 Timothy 3:3 - not covetous 2 Timothy 3:2 - covetous 2 Timothy 3:3 - incontinent 2 Timothy 3:8 - men Hebrews 12:11 - exercised Hebrews 13:5 - conversation

Verse 15

forsaken: 1 Samuel 12:23, 1 Kings 18:18, 1 Kings 19:10, Ezekiel 9:10, Proverbs 28:4, Hosea 14:8, Acts 13:10

Balaam: Numbers 22:5-7

who: Numbers 22:18-21, Numbers 22:23, Numbers 22:28, Numbers 31:16, Deuteronomy 23:4, Deuteronomy 23:5, Micah 6:5, Jude 1:11, Revelation 2:14

wages: Acts 1:18

Reciprocal: Exodus 18:21 - hating Numbers 22:7 - rewards of divination Numbers 22:19 - General Numbers 22:32 - thy way Numbers 25:18 - beguiled Numbers 31:8 - Balaam Joshua 7:21 - I coveted Joshua 13:22 - Balaam Judges 18:4 - hired me Judges 18:20 - heart 1 Kings 21:16 - Ahab rose up 2 Kings 5:20 - and take 2 Chronicles 16:4 - hearkened Psalms 50:16 - What Psalms 107:7 - he led Psalms 119:10 - O let me Proverbs 5:23 - in the Proverbs 18:2 - but Proverbs 25:14 - boasteth Isaiah 56:11 - they are Jeremiah 6:13 - For Jeremiah 51:13 - and the Ezekiel 14:11 - the house Micah 3:11 - and the prophets Zechariah 13:2 - cause Matthew 13:22 - the care Matthew 18:7 - but Matthew 23:14 - for ye Matthew 26:9 - General Matthew 26:15 - What Mark 14:11 - and promised Luke 9:25 - what Luke 22:5 - and covenanted John 2:16 - make John 11:51 - he prophesied Acts 5:2 - kept Acts 24:26 - hoped 1 Corinthians 5:11 - or covetous 1 Corinthians 9:27 - lest Philippians 4:17 - because 1 Thessalonians 2:5 - a cloak 1 Timothy 3:3 - not covetous 1 Timothy 6:5 - supposing 1 Timothy 6:9 - they 2 Timothy 3:2 - covetous 2 Timothy 3:4 - lovers of God 2 Timothy 4:10 - hath Titus 1:12 - liars 1 Peter 5:12 - true 2 Peter 2:2 - ways 2 Peter 2:3 - through

Verse 16

the dumb: Numbers 22:22-33

the madness: Ecclesiastes 7:25, Ecclesiastes 9:3, Hosea 9:7, Luke 16:11, Acts 26:11, Acts 26:24, Acts 26:25

Reciprocal: Numbers 22:5 - sent Numbers 22:23 - the ass saw Numbers 22:28 - the Lord opened Numbers 22:30 - the ass said Judges 18:20 - heart 1 Kings 13:11 - an old prophet Isaiah 56:11 - all look Acts 1:18 - with 1 Timothy 6:9 - they

Verse 17

are wells: Job 6:14-17, Jeremiah 14:3, Hosea 6:4, Jude 1:12, Jude 1:13

clouds: Ephesians 4:14

mist: "The blackness, זןצןע [Strong's G2217], of darkness," darkness itself, says Leigh.

darkness: 2 Peter 2:4, Matthew 8:12, Matthew 22:13, Matthew 25:30, Jude 1:6, Jude 1:13

Reciprocal: Exodus 10:21 - darkness 1 Samuel 2:9 - be silent Job 15:30 - depart Psalms 105:28 - sent Isaiah 64:9 - remember Jeremiah 2:13 - broken cisterns Jeremiah 23:36 - for every Matthew 15:14 - And if Luke 7:24 - A reed John 8:12 - shall not Acts 13:11 - a mist Romans 11:10 - their eyes Philippians 3:19 - end 2 Thessalonians 1:9 - be James 1:6 - he

Verse 18

they speak: Psalms 52:1-3, Psalms 73:8, Psalms 73:9, Daniel 4:30, Daniel 11:36, Acts 8:9, 2 Thessalonians 2:4, Jude 1:13, Jude 1:15, Jude 1:16, Revelation 13:5, Revelation 13:6, Revelation 13:11

great swelling:נוסןדךב [Strong's G5246], things puffed up with the wind.

wantonness: Romans 13:13, James 5:5

that were: 2 Peter 2:20, 2 Peter 1:4, Acts 2:40

clean: or, for a little, or, a while, as some read

Reciprocal: Leviticus 11:7 - swine Numbers 25:18 - beguiled Deuteronomy 14:7 - General Joshua 23:12 - go back 1 Samuel 2:24 - ye make 1 Kings 13:19 - General Psalms 12:3 - tongue Psalms 17:10 - with Proverbs 12:26 - but Proverbs 14:3 - the mouth Proverbs 15:28 - the mouth Proverbs 18:21 - Death Proverbs 28:10 - causeth Isaiah 5:20 - them Jeremiah 6:14 - Peace Jeremiah 23:36 - for every Ezekiel 3:20 - When Ezekiel 13:6 - have seen Ezekiel 13:22 - by promising him life Ezekiel 18:24 - when Ezekiel 35:13 - with Daniel 7:8 - a mouth Daniel 7:11 - the voice Daniel 11:34 - cleave Obadiah 1:12 - spoken proudly Zephaniah 1:6 - turned Matthew 7:15 - which Matthew 15:11 - but Luke 6:26 - when Luke 11:35 - General Luke 17:32 - General Acts 5:36 - boasting Acts 20:30 - speaking Romans 1:30 - boasters Romans 6:1 - Shall Romans 16:18 - by 1 Corinthians 2:4 - not 1 Corinthians 13:1 - I speak 1 Corinthians 15:33 - evil 2 Corinthians 12:20 - swellings 2 Corinthians 12:21 - uncleanness Galatians 3:1 - who Galatians 4:17 - zealously Ephesians 2:3 - in the Ephesians 4:14 - by the Ephesians 4:29 - no Ephesians 5:4 - filthiness Philippians 3:2 - evil Philippians 3:19 - whose glory Colossians 1:23 - ye continue Colossians 3:8 - filthy 1 Thessalonians 2:5 - used 2 Thessalonians 2:10 - deceivableness 1 Timothy 5:11 - to wax 1 Timothy 6:4 - He 2 Timothy 2:16 - for 2 Timothy 2:26 - who are 2 Timothy 3:2 - boasters 2 Timothy 3:6 - divers Hebrews 12:15 - and thereby James 3:5 - so James 4:1 - come they 2 Peter 1:9 - that he 2 Peter 2:14 - beguiling 2 Peter 3:17 - being 1 John 2:16 - the lust of the flesh

Verse 19

they promise: Galatians 5:1, Galatians 5:13, 1 Peter 2:16

they themselves: John 8:34, Romans 6:12-14, Romans 6:16-22, Titus 3:3

overcome: 2 Peter 2:20, Isaiah 28:1, Jeremiah 23:9, 2 Timothy 2:26

Reciprocal: Leviticus 13:8 - General Leviticus 25:10 - proclaim 2 Samuel 15:4 - I would do 1 Kings 12:28 - It is too much 1 Kings 13:19 - General Psalms 119:45 - And I will Proverbs 13:7 - is that maketh himself rich Isaiah 5:20 - them Jeremiah 6:14 - Peace Ezekiel 13:22 - by promising him life Ezekiel 47:11 - shall be Daniel 11:34 - cleave Matthew 7:15 - which Luke 6:26 - when Luke 12:45 - to eat Luke 14:30 - General Acts 8:23 - the bond Romans 7:21 - a law 1 Corinthians 8:9 - take Galatians 2:4 - liberty Galatians 6:8 - reap Galatians 6:13 - keep Philippians 3:19 - whose glory 2 Timothy 3:3 - incontinent Hebrews 10:38 - but 2 Peter 2:12 - perish

Verse 20

after: Matthew 12:43-45, Luke 11:24-26, Hebrews 6:4-8, Hebrews 10:26, Hebrews 10:27

escaped: 2 Peter 2:18, 2 Peter 1:4

through: 2 Peter 1:2

the latter: Numbers 24:20, Deuteronomy 32:29, Philippians 3:19

Reciprocal: Genesis 24:6 - General Exodus 14:5 - Why have we Leviticus 13:20 - in sight Leviticus 13:55 - after Leviticus 14:43 - General Leviticus 25:10 - proclaim 1 Samuel 19:10 - sought Ezra 9:14 - we again Job 8:7 - thy latter Job 23:11 - his way Job 24:13 - nor abide Psalms 85:8 - but Proverbs 2:13 - leave Proverbs 14:14 - backslider Jeremiah 34:11 - General Ezekiel 33:13 - if he Ezekiel 33:18 - General Ezekiel 46:9 - he that entereth in Hosea 4:10 - left Hosea 6:4 - for Matthew 5:13 - if Matthew 7:27 - General Matthew 21:19 - Let Mark 11:14 - No Luke 6:49 - the ruin Luke 8:13 - which Luke 9:62 - No Luke 11:26 - and the John 6:66 - of his John 15:6 - he Acts 5:13 - of Acts 5:31 - a Saviour Acts 13:23 - raised Romans 12:2 - be not Galatians 3:4 - ye Galatians 4:9 - ye have Galatians 5:4 - ye 1 Timothy 5:15 - General 1 Timothy 5:24 - General 2 Timothy 1:10 - our 2 Timothy 2:4 - entangleth 2 Timothy 3:13 - evil Titus 1:4 - our Titus 2:12 - denying Hebrews 6:5 - tasted 2 Peter 2:19 - overcome 2 Peter 3:18 - knowledge 1 John 2:19 - went out 1 John 5:16 - There

Verse 21

it had: Matthew 11:23, Matthew 11:24, Luke 12:47, John 9:41, John 15:22

the way: Proverbs 12:28, Proverbs 16:31, Matthew 21:32

to turn: Psalms 36:3, Psalms 36:4, Psalms 125:5, Ezekiel 3:20, Ezekiel 18:24, Ezekiel 23:13, Zephaniah 1:6

holy: Romans 7:12, 1 Thessalonians 4:2

Reciprocal: Numbers 14:4 - General Numbers 15:31 - his iniquity Deuteronomy 5:32 - ye shall not Ezra 9:14 - we again Psalms 78:41 - Yea Psalms 101:3 - them Psalms 107:7 - he led Proverbs 21:16 - wandereth Ezekiel 46:9 - he that entereth in Matthew 5:13 - if John 15:10 - ye keep Acts 1:16 - which the 1 Timothy 1:13 - because 1 Timothy 5:24 - General 2 Peter 2:2 - ways 2 Peter 3:2 - and of 1 John 2:19 - went out

Verse 22

The dog: Proverbs 26:11

Reciprocal: Leviticus 14:43 - General Numbers 14:4 - General Deuteronomy 14:8 - the swine Deuteronomy 23:18 - dog Psalms 78:41 - Yea Proverbs 11:22 - a jewel Proverbs 21:16 - wandereth Proverbs 23:35 - I will Matthew 7:6 - that Luke 8:13 - which Ephesians 4:19 - with Philippians 3:2 - of dogs 1 Timothy 1:13 - because Titus 1:14 - turn 1 Peter 4:4 - excess

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 2 Peter 2". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/2-peter-2.html.