“Now I say to you, (A)My friends, do not be afraid of those who kill the body, and after that have nothing more that they can do. But I will warn you whom to fear: (B)fear the One who, after He has killed someone, has the power to throw that person into [a](C)hell; yes, I tell you, fear [b]Him!

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  1. Luke 12:5 Gr Gehenna
  2. Luke 12:5 Lit this one

and if He (A)rescued righteous Lot, who was oppressed by the (B)perverted conduct of [a](C)unscrupulous people (for by what he saw and heard that (D)righteous man, while living among them, felt his righteous soul tormented day after day by their lawless deeds), (E)then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from [b]a trial, and to keep the unrighteous under punishment for the (F)day of judgment,

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  1. 2 Peter 2:7 Or disgraceful
  2. 2 Peter 2:9 Or temptation; one early ms trials (temptations)

and to give relief to you who are afflicted, along with us, [a](A)when the Lord Jesus will be revealed (B)from heaven (C)with [b]His mighty angels (D)in flaming fire, dealing out retribution to those who (E)do not know God, and to those who (F)do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus. These people will pay the penalty of (G)eternal destruction, (H)away from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of His power,

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  1. 2 Thessalonians 1:7 Lit at the revelation of the Lord Jesus
  2. 2 Thessalonians 1:7 Lit the angels of His power

Judgment at the Throne of God

11 Then I saw a great white (A)throne and Him who sat upon it, from whose [a]presence (B)earth and heaven fled, and (C)no place was found for them. 12 And I saw the dead, the (D)great and the small, standing before the throne, and [b](E)books were opened; and another [c]book was opened, which is (F)the book of life; and the dead (G)were judged from the things which were written in the [d]books, (H)according to their deeds. 13 And the sea gave up the dead who were in it, and (I)Death and Hades (J)gave up the dead who were in them; and they were judged, each one of them (K)according to their deeds. 14 Then (L)Death and Hades were thrown into (M)the lake of fire. This is the (N)second death, the lake of fire. 15 And if [e]anyone’s name was not found written in (O)the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.

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  1. Revelation 20:11 Lit face
  2. Revelation 20:12 Or scrolls
  3. Revelation 20:12 Or scroll
  4. Revelation 20:12 Or scrolls
  5. Revelation 20:15 Lit anyone was not