40And Ezechias for the people in the time of Sennacherib: and many for many. 41Even so now, seeing corruption is grown up, and wickedness increased, and the righteous have prayed for the ungodly: wherefore shall it not be so now also? 42He answered me, and said, This present life is not the end where much glory doth abide; therefore have they prayed for the weak. 43But the day of doom shall be the end of this time, and the beginning of the immortality for to come, wherein corruption is past,44Intemperance is at an end, infidelity is cut off, righteousness is grown, and truth is sprung up. 45Then shall no man be able to save him that is destroyed, nor to oppress him that hath gotten the victory. 46I answered then and said, This is my first and last saying, that it had been better not to have given the earth unto Adam: or else, when it was given him, to have restrained him from sinning.