1 Enoch 10:13


11 And the Lord said to Michael: 'Go, bind Semjâzâ and his companions who have joined with women and defiled themselves with them in all their uncleanness. 12 And when their sons have killed each other, and they have seen the destruction of their loved ones, bind them fast for seventy generations in the valleys of the earth, until the day of their judgment and their ultimate end, until the judgment that lasts forever is completed. 13 In those days they will be taken to the abyss of fire: to the torment and the prison where they will be confined forever. And whoever is condemned and destroyed will henceforth be bound together with them till the end of all ages.

Luke 8:31

New Testament

29 For Jesus had started commanding the evil spirit to come out of the man. (For it had seized him many times, so he would be bound with chains and shackles and kept under guard. But he would break the restraints and be driven by the demon into deserted places.) 30 Jesus then asked him, “What is your name?” He said, “Legion,” because many demons had entered him. 31 And they began to beg him not to order them to depart into the abyss. 32 Now a large herd of pigs was feeding there on the hillside, and the demonic spirits begged Jesus to let them go into them. He gave them permission. 33 So the demons came out of the man and went into the pigs, and the herd of pigs rushed down the steep slope into the lake and drowned.

 Notes and References

"... In 1 Enoch 10:12–13, the abyss (abussos) is the place where the offending Watchers (= sons of God of Genesis 6:1–4) are imprisoned “for seventy generations.” The partially synonymous relationship between the Abyss and the realm of the dead is indicated by the fact that some members of the abyss are imprisoned, unable to leave (the Watchers) whereas others (Satan, demons) are not so imprisoned. This may be what is behind the fear of the demons in Luke 8:31 (“And they begged him not to command them to depart into the abyss”; compare Matthew 8:29). Enoch visits the Abyss in 1 Enoch 21:7–10 ..."

Heiser, Michael S. The Old Testament in Revelation: Notes from the Naked Bible Podcast (p. 176) Naked Bible Press, 2021

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