New Living Translation
So you see, the Lord knows how to rescue godly people from their trials, even while keeping the wicked under punishment until the day of final judgment.
King James Bible
The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished:
Darby Bible Translation
the Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of trial, and to keep the unjust to the day of judgment to be punished;
World English Bible
the Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of temptation and to keep the unrighteous under punishment for the day of judgment;
Young's Literal Translation
The Lord hath known to rescue pious ones out of temptation, and unrighteous ones to a day of judgment, being punished, to keep,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:9 It plainly appears, from these instances, that the Lord knoweth, hath both wisdom and power and will, to deliver the godly out of all temptations, and to punish the ungodly.
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Evil people are spared in times of calamity and are allowed to escape disaster.
But the LORD will not let the wicked succeed or let the godly be condemned when they are put on trial.
The wicked are trapped by their own words, but the godly escape such trouble.
And don't let us yield to temptation, but rescue us from the evil one.
I tell you the truth, the wicked cities of Sodom and Gomorrah will be better off than such a town on the judgment day.
1 Corinthians 10:13
The temptations in your life are no different from what others experience. And God is faithful. He will not allow the temptation to be more than you can stand. When you are tempted, he will show you a way out so that you can endure.
And I remind you of the angels who did not stay within the limits of authority God gave them but left the place where they belonged. God has kept them securely chained in prisons of darkness, waiting for the great day of judgment.
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