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Reference: Perdition


Not annihilation. For in the case of the lost not only the worm but "their worm dieth not and the fire is not quenched"; i.e. both the instrument of punishment, and the object of it, the lost man, die not. Thrice repeated by Christ with awful emphasis (Mr 9:44,46,48). (See HELL.) Mt 10:28; 13:50; 3:12; 2Th 1:9; Joh 3:36; 5:29; Isa 66:24 ten "son of perditions"; applied only to him and Judas, marking the like character and destiny of both (Joh 17:12; Ac 1:20; Psalm 69; 2 Thessalonians 2; Re 17:10-11); his course is short, from the moment of his manifestation doomed to perdition. (See ANTICHRIST. )

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The word is used several times in the NT in the ordinary sense of 'destruction,' with special reference to the destruction of the soul (Php 1:28; 1Ti 6:9; Heb 10:39; 2Pe 3:7; Re 17:8,11). It is found twice in the phrase son of perdition

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