5484 punishment, by God

5484 punishment, by God

God’s chastening of his children and his judgment on impenitent sinners and supernatural evil powers.

God’s punishment of his children

Through the discipline of suffering and hardship Heb 12:5-7 See also Pr 3:11-12; Dt 4:36; Dt 8:5; 2Sa 7:14; Job 5:17 Elihu’s response to Job’s suffering: Job 33:19; Job 36:10
Ps 32:3-4; Ps 94:12-13; Ps 118:18; Ps 119:75; Zep 3:7; Jas 1:12; Rev 3:19

Through death 1Co 11:30-32 See also Lev 10:1-3; Nu 11:1-3; 1Sa 4:17-21; 2Sa 6:6-8 pp 1Ch 13:9-11

God’s punishment of the ungodly

Their punishment is certain Ro 1:18 See also Pr 10:24; Isa 13:11; Isa 26:21; Isa 66:16; Jn 5:28-29; Eph 5:6; Col 3:6; 1Th 5:3; Heb 2:2-3

Their punishment is just Ps 96:13 See also Ge 18:25; Ex 9:27; Ps 98:9; Jn 5:28-30; Ro 3:5-8; 1Pe 2:23; Rev 16:5-7

Their punishment involves destruction in hell Lk 12:5 pp Mt 10:28 See also Mt 5:29-30

Fire as an image of destruction Mt 5:22 See also Isa 33:14; Isa 66:15; Na 1:6; Mal 4:1; Mt 13:40-43; Mk 9:43,48; Lk 16:22-24; Jude 7,23; Rev 20:14-15

Their punishment will involve exclusion from God’s presence Mt 7:23 See also Mt 22:13; Mt 25:41; Lk 13:24-28; Rev 21:27

Their punishment will be eternal 2Th 1:8-9 Interpreters differ over whether “everlasting destruction” implies an experience which continues for ever, or annihilation that is everlasting in the sense of being irreversible. See also Da 12:2; Mt 25:46; Rev 14:11

The punishment of the second death Rev 2:11 The “second death” refers to the final state of the unrepentant. See also Rev 20:6; Rev 21:8

There will be degrees of punishment Mk 12:40 pp Lk 20:47 See also Mt 11:22,24; Lk 12:47-48

The punishment of God’s spiritual enemies

Satan Rev 20:2 See also Isa 14:12-15; 1Ti 3:6; Heb 2:14; Rev 12:9; Rev 20:10

Fallen angels 2Pe 2:4 See also Isa 24:21-22; Mt 25:41; Jude 6

See also

1025God, anger of
4116angels opposed to God
4127Satan, defeat of
4826fire
5295destruction
5926rebuke
8231discipline, divine
9210judgment, God’s
9240last judgment
9511hell, place of punishment

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