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if by (A)turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to ashes he condemned them to extinction, (B)making them an example of (C)what is going to happen to the ungodly;[a] and (D)if he rescued righteous Lot, greatly distressed by the sensual conduct of the wicked (for as that righteous man lived among them day after day, (E)he was tormenting his righteous soul over their lawless deeds that he saw and heard); then (F)the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials,[b] and to keep the unrighteous under punishment until the day of judgement,

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  1. 2 Peter 2:6 Some manuscripts an example to those who were to be ungodly
  2. 2 Peter 2:9 Or temptations

and turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrha into ashes condemned them with an overthrow, making them an ensample unto those that after should live ungodly; and delivered just Lot, vexed with the filthy conversation 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;) the Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished:

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