(A)then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from [a]a trial, and to keep the unrighteous under punishment for the (B)day of judgment, 10 and especially those who [b](C)indulge the flesh in its corrupt passion, and (D)despise [c]authority.

[d]Reckless, (E)self-centered, they (F)speak abusively of angelic [e]majesties without trembling,

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  1. 2 Peter 2:9 Or temptation; one early ms trials (temptations)
  2. 2 Peter 2:10 Lit go after
  3. 2 Peter 2:10 Lit lordship
  4. 2 Peter 2:10 Or Audacious
  5. 2 Peter 2:10 Lit glories

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