Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men.

Bible References

The heavens

2 Peter 3:10
But the day of Lord will come as a thief in the night, during which the heavens will pass away with a roar, and the elements, being intensely hot, will be disintegrated, and the earth and the works in it will be destroyed by fire.
Psalm 50:3
Our God comes, and does not keep silence. A fire devours before him, and it is very tempestuous round about him.
Psalm 102:26
They shall perish, but thou shall endure. Yea, all of them shall grow old like a garment. As a vesture thou shall change them, and they shall be changed,
Isaiah 51:6
Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath. For the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall grow old like a garment, and those who dwell in it shall die in like manner. But my salvation shal
Zephaniah 3:8
Therefore wait ye for me, says LORD, until the day that I rise up to the prey. For my determination is to gather the nations, that I may assemble the kingdoms, to pour upon them my indignation, even all my fierce anger. For all the
Matthew 24:35
The sky and the earth will pass away, but my words may, no, not pass away.
Matthew 25:41
Then he will also say to those at the left hand, Depart from me, ye accursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his agents.
2 Thessalonians 1:8
in a fire of flame rendering vengeance to those who have not known God, and to those not obeying the good-news of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Revelation 20:11
And I saw a great white throne, and him who sits upon it, from whose face the earth and the sky fled away, and no place was found for them.
Revelation 21:1
And I saw a new sky and a new earth, for the first sky and the first earth passed away, and the sea is no more.

Against

2 Peter 2:9
the Lord knows how to rescue the pious out of temptation, and to hold in reserve unrighteous men being cut off for a day of judgment.
Matthew 10:15
Truly I say to you, it will be more tolerable for the land of Sodom and Gomorrah in the day of judgment, than for that city.
Matthew 11:22
Nevertheless I say to you, it will be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon in the day of judgment than for you.
Matthew 12:36
But I say to you, that every idle word, whatever men may speak, they will render account about it in the day of judgment.
Mark 6:11
And as many as might not receive you nor hear you, as ye depart from there, shake off the dust under your feet for a testimony to them. Truly I say to you, it will be more tolerable for Sodom or Gomorrah in the day of judgment than
1 John 4:17
By this love has been fully perfected with us, so that we may have boldness in the day of judgment, because just as that man is, we also are in this world.

And perdition

Romans 2:5
But according to thy hardness, and thy impenitent heart, thou store up wrath to thyself in the day of wrath, and revelation, and righteous judgment of God,
Philippians 1:28
And not being frightened in anything by those who oppose, which is indeed a sign of destruction to them, but to you of salvation, and this from God.
2 Thessalonians 2:3
Let not any man deceive you in any way, because if not, the defection may come first, and he may be revealed--the man of sin, the son of destruction,
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who want to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, which sink men in destruction and ruin.
Revelation 17:8
The beast that thou saw was, and is not, and is going to ascend out of the abyss and go into destruction. And those who dwell on the earth will wonder, whose names have not been written in the book of life from the foundation of th

General references

Psalm 114:4
The mountains skipped like rams, the little hills like lambs.
Psalm 136:6
to him who spread forth the earth above the waters, for his loving kindness [is] forever,
Proverbs 27:12
A prudent man sees the evil, [and] hides himself. The simple pass on, [and] suffer for it.