1 Enoch 10:6


3 And now instruct him so that he may escape and his descendants may be preserved for all future generations.' 4 And the Lord also said to Raphael: 'Bind Azâzal hand and foot, and cast him into the darkness: make a hole in the desert in Dûdâel, and throw him in. 5 Place upon him rough and jagged rocks, cover him with darkness, and let him remain there forever, and cover his face so he may not see light. 6 On the day of great judgment he shall be thrown into the fire. And restore the earth which the angels have corrupted, and announce the restoration of the earth, so that the plague may be healed, and all the children of men may not perish due to the secrets that the Watchers have revealed and taught their children.' 8 The entire earth has been corrupted by the deeds taught by Azâzal: attribute all sin to him.'

Revelation 19:20

New Testament

17 Then I saw one angel standing in the sun, and he shouted in a loud voice to all the birds flying high in the sky: “Come, gather around for the great banquet of God, 18 to eat your fill of the flesh of kings, the flesh of generals, the flesh of powerful people, the flesh of horses and those who ride them, and the flesh of all people, both free and slave, and small and great!” 19 Then I saw the beast and the kings of the earth and their armies assembled to do battle with the one who rode the horse and with his army. 20 Now the beast was seized, and along with him the false prophet who had performed the signs on his behalf—signs by which he deceived those who had received the mark of the beast and those who worshiped his image. Both of them were thrown alive into the lake of fire burning with sulfur. 21 The others were killed by the sword that extended from the mouth of the one who rode the horse, and all the birds gorged themselves with their flesh.

 Notes and References

"... The imagery of fire as a means of eternal punishment was a familiar conception during the second temple period. In ancient Israel, the theophanic imagery of the Sinai tradition (Exodus 19) included fire as part of a complex of natural phenomena associated with volcanic activity, wind storms, and earthquakes. Fire continued to be associated with theophanic imagery (Psalm 50:3; Ezekiel 1:4, 13), and in particular the metaphor of a stream of fire (drawn from volcanic imagery) became associated with mythological depictions of the throne of God (Daniel 7:10; 1 Enoch 14:18). The connection of divine judgment with fire was common in the Old Testament and early Judaism, and it was but a short step to depict streams of fire pouring down from heaven in judgment (Sibylline Oracles 2.196–205, 286; 3.54, 84–85; 7.120–21; 8:243; Psalms of Solomon 15:6–7). Fire in the underworld as a means of eternal punishment is first mentioned in Isaiah 66:24 and frequently thereafter (1 Enoch 10:6, 13; Matthew 5:22; 13:42, 50; 18:9; 25:41; Mark 9:43, 48). It became natural to think of the underworld as the site for a river of fire (2 Enoch 10:2), a tradition that continued to be used in Christian underworld mythology (Apocalypse of Paul 31, 34, 36) ..."

Aune, David E. Word Biblical Commentary: Revelation 17-22 (p. 232) Word Books, 1998

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