2 Peter Chapter 2

End of Days

End of days. (See Isaiah 2:2 footnote "i" in J.N.D. bible). Covering a long period from the Messiah's first coming to the time of His public appearing. See many other references below.

2 Peter 2:1-22

Genesis 49:1

Numbers 24:14 (P)

Deuteronomy 4:30

Deuteronomy 31:29

Isaiah 2:2

See footnote "i", JND bible.

Jeremiah 23:20

Jeremiah 30:24

Jeremiah 48:47

Jeremiah 49:39

Ezekiel 38:8,16

Daniel 2:28

Daniel 10:14

Hosea 3:5

Micah 4:1

1 Timothy 4:1-3

Some will apostatise in the latter times.

2 Timothy 3:1-5

Difficult times in the last days.

Hebrews 1:2

See Footnote "h", JND bible.

James 5:3

A hint of the last days.Treasure gone like Rev.18:17.

2 Peter 3:3

1 John 2:18

Last hour. Many antichrists.

Jude 1:18

At the end of the dispensation. many mockers.

JND v3, pp1,2

JND Notes and Comments vol 3.

Mockers in the last days saying "where is the promise of his coming". See many references below.

2 Peter 2:1-22

Isaiah 5:18,19

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

The translation in a current hope of the believer.

1 Timothy 4:1-3

2 Timothy 3:1

Hebrews 10:37

He does not delay.Heb.3:9.

2 Peter 3:3,4 (P)

1 John 2:18

Jude 1:18

JND v11, pp215

JND Collected writings.

End of Days

Apostasy in the latter days. See Isaiah 2:2 (also helpful footnote "i" in JND Bible). See also Num 24:14 and other links below. This could possibly cover a time period after the beginning of breakdown (of apostasy) to the time of the Tribulation.

2 Peter 2:1-22

Numbers 24:14

Isaiah 2:2

Footnote "i"in J.N.D.bible "end of days" also introduces the days of the Messiah.

Matthew 24:5-6, 11

Mark 13:5-6

Luke 21:8

1 Timothy 4:1-3 (P)

JND v2, pp312

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp291,292

JND Collected writings.

JND v3, pp1,2

JND Notes and Comments vol.3.

Apostasy in the last days before the Lord's coming. See judgments Matt 10:15. End of days Num 24:14, Isaiah 2:12.(These run into the Tribulation, but conditions are similar). Apostasy in our times 1 Tim 4:1-3.

2 Peter 2:1-22 (P)

Numbers 24:14

Isaiah 2:12

Matthew 10:15

1 Timothy 4:1-3

Christ Instructing His Disciples about the Completion of the Age

Many will come in my name claiming to be the Christ. There will be wars and rumours of wars. See parallel scriptures in Mark 13:5,6 and Luke 21:8.

2 Peter 2:1,2

Jeremiah 14:14

Matthew 12:43-45

Judah's last state of apostacy will be the worst.

Matthew 24:23,24

Matthew 24:5,6,11 (P,M)

Mark 13:5,6

Link with Matt. 24:5,6

Luke 21:8

Link with Matt. 24:5,6

John 5:43,44

2 Timothy 3:1-5,13

1 John 2:18


Dragon's tail draws a third part of the stars of heaven; and he cast them to the earth. He stands before the woman that when she brings forth he might devour her child. See references below.

2 Peter 2:4

Angels who had sinned.

Matthew 2:16-18

Herod destroys children in Bethlehem and its borders. Sadly this fulfills Jer.31:15.

Matthew 25:41

Eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels. We see in Rev.12:4 the devil and 1/3 of the angels.

Jude 1:6

Angels who had sinned.

Revelation 12:4 (P)

JND v2, pp195

JND Collected writings. Notes on Revelation.

JND v2, pp326

JND Collected writings.

Lake of Fire

Those cursed of the nations (on the left) go to eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.

2 Peter 2:4

Daniel 12:12

Matthew 25:41 (P)

Luke 8:31

Hebrews 9:27

Hebrews 10:31

Jude 1:6

Revelation 1:18

Revelation 20:1,10

Angels who sinned not spared. See history Gen 6:1-3 and Rev 12:49 (1/3 part of the stars of the heavens).

2 Peter 2:4 (P)

Genesis 6:1,2

Jude 1:6

Revelation 1:18

Christ has the keys of death and of hades.

Revelation 12:4


5th TRUMPET: 1st WOE. Star fallen to the earth. Locusts released from the pit. They torment for 5 months those who have not the seal of God on their foreheads. Their leader's name is Apollyon. See many links below.

2 Peter 2:4

Fallen angels cast into the pit of gloom.

Job 26:6

Destruction. See footnote"e" Abaddon which may link with Apollyon.

Proverbs 30:27


Isaiah 14:15

Satan's world, the pit.

Jeremiah 51:27

Horses like bristly caterpillars.

Ezekiel 28:16-19

Satans world.

Joel 1:6

A nation come up against Isreal with teeth like the teeth of a Lion.

Luke 10:18

Satan cast out of heaven

Jude 1:6

Fallen angels, kept in eternal chains under gloomy darkness.

Revelation 7:2,3

Note. Those with the seal of God on their forhead are exempt from the scourge of the locusts.

Revelation 9:1-12 (P)

JND v5, pp28,29

JND Collected writings.

Christ the living One who became dead, and lives to the ages of ages. He has the keys of death and of Hades. See many references below.

2 Peter 2:4

Isaiah 24:22

1 Corinthians 15:26

Jude 1:6

Revelation 1:18 (P)

Revelation 9:1

Angels who kept not their own original state. He keeps in eternal chains of darkness. See many references below.

2 Peter 2:4

Genesis 6:1,2

Sons of God generally viewed as angels.

Matthew 25:41

Luke 8:31

Jude 1:6 (P)

Revelation 1:18

Christ has control of these beings. He is head of all principalities and authorities. He has the keys of death and of hades.

Revelation 12:4

Lake of Fire

Description of the lake of fire, and judgment.

2 Peter 2:4

Isaiah 66:24 (P)

Jeremiah 19:4-6

Jeremiah 25:15

Matthew 11:23

See footnote "c" in JND bible.Sheol, hades compared to gehenna(lake of fire).

Matthew 13:41,42

Mark 9:45-48

Luke 8:31

Luke 16:23

Jude 1:6-7

Revelation 14:9-11

Revelation 20:10,14

JND v2, pp364,365

JND Collected writings.

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

God to judge the world by the man (Christ) whom He has appointed. See references in Dan.12:2 and Matt.10:15.

2 Peter 2:9

Daniel 12:2

Matthew 10:15

Acts 17:31 (P,M)

Acts 24:15,25

Romans 1:5,6,16

JND v2, pp302,303

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp213

JND Collected writings.

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

Judgment day, most events prior to the Millennium, but also may look on to the Great White Throne. See many references in Deut 28:1-69, Jer 17:10, Is.2:12,Is.24:1-23, Joel 3:2,9-17 and N.T. references below.

2 Peter 2:9

Deuteronomy 28:1-68

More long term historical judgments related to Isreal and Judah.

Psalms 96:13

Isaiah 2:12

Day of the Lord.

Isaiah 24:1-23

Day of the Lord.

Jeremiah 17:10

Joel 3:2,9-17


Matthew 10:15 (P)

Matthew 11:22-24

Matthew 12:36-42

Matthew 13:42

Matthew 16:27

Matthew 24:15-21

Matthew 24:5,6

Matthew 25:31-46

Mark 12:38-40

Luke 8:17

Luke 10:14

Luke 12:47,48

Luke 17:26-30

John 12:48

Acts 17:31

Romans 2:5,6,16

Romans 3:23

2 Thessalonians 1:8-10

Hebrews 9:27,28

Hebrews 10:29-31

1 Peter 1:7,13

Jude 1:14-15

Revelation 20:11-13

Great white throne.

JND v11, pp145

JND Collected writings, general comments about ch. 10.

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

Also involving Christ's appearing. See further references in Joel 2:1,2.

2 Peter 2:9

Psalms 2:1-9

Psalms 11:6

Psalms 82:8

Isaiah 2:12 (P,M)

Isaiah 11:4,11

Isaiah 13:6-10

Isaiah 24:21-23

Isaiah 30:30-33

Isaiah 34:3-8

Isaiah 63:1-6

Isaiah 66:15,16

Jeremiah 25:15,30-33

Ezekiel 13:5

Ezekiel 20:33

Ezekiel 30:3

Daniel 2:35,44,45

Daniel 7:10-12

Daniel 8:26

Daniel 9:26

Daniel 9:27

Daniel 11:36-39

Daniel 12:1

Joel 1:15

Joel 2:1,2

See further references as to the trumpet, darkness ect.

Joel 2:11,31

Joel 2:12

See footnote "i" JND bible

Joel 3:2,3,9-17

Amos 5:18,20

Obadiah 1:15

Micah 4:11-13

Zephaniah 1:7,14-18

Zephaniah 2:11

Zephaniah 2:2

Zephaniah 3:8

Haggai 2:6-8,20,21

Zechariah 12:1-4

Zechariah 14:1-5

Malachi 4:1-6

Matthew 10:15

Matthew 24:21

Matthew 24:27,30

Matthew 24:37-39

Matthew 26:64

Mark 13:19,26

Luke 21:27

Acts 1:11

Acts 2:20

Colossians 3:4

Could also be related to being with Christ after the rapture.

1 Thessalonians 1:10

1 Thessalonians 2:19

Could be his public appearing or private coming for his saints.

1 Thessalonians 3:13

1 Thessalonians 5:1-4,9

2 Thessalonians 1:7-10

2 Thessalonians 2:2,4,8

1 Timothy 6:14

2 Timothy 4:1,8

Titus 2:13

Hebrews 9:27,28

James 5:7,8

1 Peter 1:7,13

1 Peter 2:12

1 Peter 4:13

2 Peter 3:10

Jude 1:14-15

Revelation 1:7

Revelation 3:10

Revelation 11:2,3

Revelation 13:4,5,13-15

Revelation 14:10-20

Revelation 16:13-16

Revelation 19:11-20

Revelation 20:11,13,15

Death Swallowed up in Victory

Resurrection here related to Israel. Consider the resurrection of the just (many instances of resurrection 1 Cor 15 "each in his own rank" etc.) but of the unjust (finalised in Rev. 20:12.) See key scripture in John 5:25-29.

2 Peter 2:9

The day of judgment.

Job 21:30

Judgment of the wicked.

Psalms 9:8

Jehovah will judge the world with righteousness and execute judgment on the peoples with equity.

Psalms 49:15

Psalms 96:13

Jehovah will judge the world with righteousness and the peoples in his faithfulness.

Isaiah 25:8

He will swallow up death in victory.

Isaiah 66:24

Those brought to shame and everlasting contempt as in Dan.12:2

Ezekiel 37:7-14

The nation resurrected. They stand upon their feet as an exceeding great army.

Daniel 12:2 (P)

Hosea 13:14

Isreal ransomed from the grave.

Matthew 27:51-53

Tombs opened and many saints fallen asleep arise when the Lord lays down His life.

Luke 14:14

Resurrection of the just.

John 5:25-29

Covers the whole range of the resurrection of the just and of the unjust.

John 6:40

The righteous raised up on the last day.

John 11:24,25

Christ the resurrection and the life.

Acts 17:31

Christ has a day in which he is going to judge the habitable earth in righteousness.

Acts 24:15,25

There is a resurrection of both just and unjust, and judgment about to come.

Romans 2:5,6,16

Righteous judgment of God, who will judge the secrets of men.

Romans 8:11,17,23

Saints risen and glorified.

1 Corinthians 15:20,23,53-56

The truth of resurrection, seen in the firstfruits, Christ and those that are Christ's at His coming.

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Dead in Christ rise first ,then the living who remain,are caught up together to meet the Lord.

2 Timothy 4:1

The God and Christ Jesus who is about to judge living and dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom.

Revelation 2:11

Overcomer not injured in the second death.

Revelation 20:5,12-14

Rest of the dead did not live till the 1,000 yrs. were completed. This is the second death and judgment of the wicked.

Revelation 20:6

Blessed are those to whom the second death has no power. See especially Rev. 2:11.

JND v2, pp364

JND Collected writings. Last paragraph on page.

Translation, (Rapture) and Ascension

The Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of trial. See Gen 5:23,24, and John 14:1-3.

2 Peter 2:9 (P)

Genesis 5:23,24

John 14:1-3

Translation, (Rapture) and Ascension

The catching up of both Enoch and Elijah provide a pattern for the resurrection, translation and catching up (Rapture) of the saints in the N.T. The key scripture however that puts it all together is 1 Thess.4:13-19.

2 Peter 2:9

Genesis 5:23-24 (P)

Numbers 10:1-7

Note vs.7 could give a hint of the last trump in 1Corinthians15:52.

2 Kings 2:11-12

John 14:1-3

1 Corinthians 15:51-58

Philippians 3:21

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

The key scripture to all the other links.

2 Thessalonians 2:13-18

our gathering to Him

Hebrews 11:5

1 John 3:2-3

Jude 1:21

Revelation 4:1

Revelation 11:11-12

FER v12, pp436,437

Translation, (Rapture) and Ascension

Christ instructing His disciples that in my Father's house He will prepare you a place. He promises that He is coming again and "shall receive you to myself". This includes our resurrection and translation. In the links I have included O.T.heavenly saints

2 Peter 2:9

The Lord knows how to keep the godly out of trial.

Genesis 5:23,24

Translation of O.T. and N.T. saints.

Daniel 12:2

Resurrection of O.T. saints.

John 14:1-3 (P)

Romans 8:11,17,23

1 Corinthians 15:51-56

Resurrection and change of those alive that preceeds translation.

Philippians 1:10

Christ's day, our destination to be with Him.

Philippians 3:21

Our bodies of humiliation transformed into conformity to his body of glory.

Colossians 3:4

When Christ is manifested, then we shall be manifested with him.

1 Thessalonians 2:19

The Lord Jesus at his coming. Could refer to his public appearing or his private coming for his saints.

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

The key scripture reinforcing these links.

2 Thessalonians 2:1

Hebrews 10:25

Hebrews 11:10,16

The O.T. saints seek a heavenly city.

Hebrews 12:22-26

What we have come to, our heavenly destination.

1 Peter 5:4

When the chief shepherd is manifested we shall receive the unfading crown of glory.

1 John 3:2

When he in manifested we shall be like him.

Revelation 3:10

I will keep thee out of the hour of trial which is about to come upon the whole habitable earth.

Revelation 11:11,12

Two olive trees ( possibly Moses and Elijah or prophets like them),translated to heaven.

Revelation 21:1-27

The heavenly city.

JND v2, pp294

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp212

JND Collected writings.

JND v32, pp251

JND Collected writings.

JBS v2, pp470,471

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

To keep the unjust to the Day of Judgment. See judgments and day of the Lord in Matt 10:15. Acts 17:31 and Isaiah 12:12. Note context is Gen 19:24,25.

2 Peter 2:9 (P)

Note the context applies to drastic events such as the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrha, Gen.19:24,25.

Isaiah 2:12

Matthew 10:15

Acts 17:31

The great white throne. Earth and heaven fled from him who sat on the throne. See many references below.

2 Peter 2:9

Job 21:30

Psalms 143:2

Daniel 2:35

Joel 1:15

Matthew 10:15

Matthew 24:35

John 5:22-29

Acts 24:25

Romans 2:5,16

2 Peter 3:7-13

Revelation 12:8

Revelation 20:11 (P)

JND v5, pp94,95

JND Collected writings.

The path of Balaam as an example of the path of the unjust. See Num 22-24 and Jude:11.

2 Peter 2:15 (P)

Numbers 24:25

See history of Balaam in chs.22-24.

Jude 1:11

A warning to us about the failures of God's people in the wilderness. These are written to us to whom the end of the ages are come. See link in 2 Pet 2:20.

2 Peter 2:20

1 Corinthians 10:1-12 (P)

The last state becomes worse than the first. See link in 2 Pet 2:20

2 Peter 2:20

Luke 11:24-26 (P)

Example for us in the last days not to follow those who turn the grace of God into dissoluteness, or those in unbelief in the wilderness, or the warning of the angels who had not kept their own original state. See link in 2 Pet.2:20.

2 Peter 2:20

Jude 1:6 (P)

Last state of apostate person worse than the first. Increasing apostasy in the last days. See many references below.

2 Peter 2:20 (P)

Luke 11:24-26

1 Corinthians 10:1-12

Hebrews 3:12-18

Jude 1:4-6 (P)

A warning to us about those in the wilderness in unbelief, that we in the last days would not be marked by the same features. See link in 2 Pet 2:20.

2 Peter 2:20

Hebrews 3:12-18 (P)

As a dog turneth back to its own vomit. See 2 Pet.2:22

2 Peter 2:22

Proverbs 26:11 (G)

The true proverb of the dog and the washed sow. See Prov 26:11.

2 Peter 2:22 (G)

Proverbs 26:11