Scripture: Exodus 20:1-21, 2 Peter 2:9-12. Presumptuous are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities. Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed. God knows how to deliver His people from their schemes—even as He delivered Noah, Lot, and others in the past from plots that were going on in their days. 2 Peter 2 – The Rise and Fall of False Teachers A. The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished: But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. In both Titus 2:14 and I Peter 2:9, the word "special" replaces "peculiar," as used in the King James Version. Peculiar was not used in the sense of "odd" or "weird," but as being "distinctive" in a singular, good way. 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. 2 Peter 2:9: False Teachers: U.R. 9 then the Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of temptations and to reserve the unjust under punishment for the day of judgment, 2 Peter 2:9 New King James Version (NKJV). 1 Peter 2:9. (1) The presence and work of false teachers. 2 Peter 2:9-18 KJV. 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: Read verse in King James Version Facts about false teachers. 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: Jump to: Bible Study Tools • Parallel Bible Verse • Bible Contextual Overview • Bible Verse Review • Bible Cross-References • Gill's Bible Notes • Clarke's Bible Notes • Barnes' Bible Notes International Standard Version then the Lord knows how to rescue godly people from their trials and to hold unrighteous people for punishment on the day of judgment, John Darby’s Synopsis; The Geneva Study Bible; Thomas : 2 Peter 2:1-22: False Teachers: R. Finlayson : 2 Peter 2:1-22: A Christian in the World is Like a Rose Among Noxious Weeds: 2 Peter 2:4-10: A Saint's Vexation: Thos. Adams. It is likely due to a desire to avoid the suggestion of "odd" that modern translators have changed it to "special," which carries a more positive implication. 2 Peter 2:9. 2 Peter 2:9-18. 1. Red Delicious Apple Christianity Iii: One Rotten Apple Spoils The Barrel Series Contributed by Charles Cunningham on Feb 18, 2020 | 742 views. 2 Peter 2:9, ESV: "then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials, and to keep the unrighteous under punishment until the day of judgment," 2 Peter 2:9, KJV: "The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished:" 2 Peter 2:9 King James Version << 2 Peter 1 | 2 Peter 2 | 2 Peter 3 >> 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: Related Commentaries for 2 Peter 2. Peter clearly understands that Satan is somewhere in the picture, and he wants us to be encouraged, to be filled with hope, because these ungodly people, though they appear to be gaining strength, are still under God's control.