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  • PARALLEL BIBLE - 2 Peter 2:7


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    King James Bible - 2 Peter 2:7

    And delivered just Lot, vexed with the filthy conversation of the wicked:

    World English Bible

    and delivered righteous Lot, who was very distressed by the lustful
    life of the wicked

    Douay-Rheims - 2 Peter 2:7

    And delivered just Lot, oppressed by the injustice and lewd conversation of the wicked.

    Webster's Bible Translation

    And delivered just Lot, grieved with the habitual lewdness of the wicked:

    Greek Textus Receptus


    και
    2532 δικαιον 1342 λωτ 3091 καταπονουμενον 2669 5746 υπο 5259 της 3588 των 3588 αθεσμων 113 εν 1722 ασελγεια 766 αναστροφης 391 ερρυσατο 4506 5673

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    VERSE (7) -
    Ge 19:16,22,29 1Co 10:13

    SEV Biblia, Chapter 2:7

    ¶ y libr al justo Lot, el cual era perseguido de los abominables por la nefanda conversacin de ellos;

    Clarke's Bible Commentary - 2 Peter 2:7

    Verse 7.
    Vexed with the filthy conversation] kataponoumenon upo thv twn aqesmwn en aselgeia anastrofhv? Being exceedingly pained with the unclean conduct of those lawless persons. What this was, see in the history, Gen. 19., and the notes there.

    John Gill's Bible Commentary

    Ver. 7. And
    delivered just Lot , etc.] Who was a just man, being justified by the righteousness of Christ imputed to him; and having the new man formed in him, which is created in righteousness and true holiness; and living soberly, righteously, and godly, though not without sin: for there is not a just man that lives and sinneth not; this righteous man was delivered from the burning of Sodom by the means of angels, ( Genesis 19:16,17).

    The Jews are very injurious to this good man's character, and give a very different one of him from this of the apostle's; they call him a wicked man, a perfect wicked man, as wicked as the inhabitants of Sodom f27 ; and say, that because they abounded in sin, therefore Lot chose to dwell among them f28 ; and affirm f29 , that all the time he was with Abraham, God did not join himself to him, and did not commune with Abraham on his account; but, when he was separated from him, did; they call him the evil imagination, and the old serpent that was accursed, and cursed Lot f30 ; but Philo the Jew speaks better of him, and says that he did not embrace and delight in the iniquities of the inhabitants, though he did not arrive to the perfection of wisdom; and the author of the book of Wisdom calls him the righteous man, When the ungodly perished, she delivered the righteous man, who fled from the fire which fell down upon the five cities. (Wisdom 10:6) as the apostle does here; and very truly, since it follows: vexed with the filthy conversation of the wicked ; the inhabitants of Sodom, who had no regard to the laws of God or man, or to the law and light of nature; but as worse than brute beasts, lived daily in the commission of unnatural lusts; and therefore their conversation is rightly said to be filthy, and was a grievous burden to righteous Lot: for to a good man, not only his own sins, but the sins of others, whether professors or profane, are a burden, and make him groan under them, being grievously fatigued with them, as this good man was, and weary of life because of them, as Rebekah was, through the daughters of Heth.


    Matthew Henry Commentary

    Verses 1-9 - Though the way of error is a hurtful way, many are always ready to wal therein. Let us take care we give no occasion to the enemy to blasphem the holy name whereby we are called, or to speak evil of the way of salvation by Jesus Christ, who is the Way, the Truth, and the Life These seducers used feigned words, they deceived the hearts of their followers. Such are condemned already, and the wrath of God abides upo them. God's usual method of proceeding is shown by examples. Angel were cast down from all their glory and dignity, for their disobedience. If creatures sin, even in heaven, they must suffer i hell. Sin is the work of darkness, and darkness is the wages of sin See how God dealt with the old world. The number of offenders no mor procures favour, than their quality. If the sin be universal, the punishment shall likewise extend to all. If in a fruitful soil the people abound in sin, God can at once turn a fruitful land int barrenness, and a well-watered country into ashes. No plans or politic can keep off judgments from a sinful people. He who keeps fire an water from hurting his people, Isa 43:2, can make either destroy his enemies; they are never safe. When God sends destruction on the ungodly, he commands deliverance for the righteous. In bad company we cannot but get either guilt or grief. Let the sins of others be troubles to us. Yet it is possible for the children of the Lord, livin among the most profane, to retain their integrity; there being mor power in the grace of Christ, and his dwelling in them, than in the temptations of Satan, or the example of the wicked, with all their terrors or allurements. In our intentions and inclinations to commi sin, we meet with strange hinderances, if we mark them When we inten mischief, God sends many stops to hinder us, as if to say, Take hee what you do. His wisdom and power will surely effect the purposes of his love, and the engagements of his truth; while wicked men ofte escape suffering here, because they are kept to the day of judgment, to be punished with the devil and his angels.


    Greek Textus Receptus


    και
    2532 δικαιον 1342 λωτ 3091 καταπονουμενον 2669 5746 υπο 5259 της 3588 των 3588 αθεσμων 113 εν 1722 ασελγεια 766 αναστροφης 391 ερρυσατο 4506 5673

    Vincent's NT Word Studies

    7. Just (dikaion). Occurring
    three times in vv. 7, 8.

    Vexed (kataponoumenon). Only here and Acts vii. 24. Kata gives the force of worn down. So Rev., sore distressed.

    With the filthy conversation of the wicked (upo thv twn aqesmwn en aselgeia anastrofhv). Lit., by the behavior of the lawless in wantonness. Rev., the lascivious life of the wicked. Life or behavior (anastrofhv). See on 1 Pet. i. 15. Wicked (aqesmwn), lit., lawless. Only here and ch. iii. 17. Wantonness (aselgeia), see on Mark vii. 22.



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