2 Peter 2:4-5

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BibleNew Testament2 Peter

For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment;
And spared not the old world, but saved Noah the eighth person, a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly;

Literal Reading

This passage is cited here as "accepting" events of early Genesis as literally true. See comment here. —BP
Also cited by Jonathan Pogson here when arguing against over-literal reading, and Roger Evans here pointing out that mention of apocryphal books does not imply their inspiration.

Compare comments re understanding the inspiration of the New Testament at Jude 14-15.

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