The friends greet you. Jude 7 English Standard Version (ESV) 7 just as Sodom and Gomorrah and the surrounding cities, which likewise indulged in sexual immorality and pursued unnatural desire,[ a] serve as an example by undergoing a punishment of eternal fire. If 2Pe 2 makes use of Jude -- a commonly accepted view (see Introduction to 2 Peter: 2 Peter and Jude) -- then Jude is to be dated prior to 2 Peter, probably c. a.d. 65. 15 nto execute judgment on all and to convict all the ungodly of all their deeds of ungodliness that they have ocommitted in such an ungodly way, and of all pthe harsh things that ungodly sinners have spoken against him.” 4 gI rejoiced greatly to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as we were commanded by the Father. 4:7; [Luke 13:24; 1 Cor. 18 They6 said to you, u“In the last time there will be scoffers, following their own ungodly passions.” cTo the one who conquers I will give some of othe hidden manna, and I will give him a white stone, with pa new name written on the stone qthat no one knows except the one who receives it.’. 2 g“‘I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear with those who are evil, but hhave tested those iwho call themselves apostles and are not, and found them to be false. 9But when the archangel Michael, contending with the devil, was disputing about the body of Moses, he did not presume to pronounce a blasphemous judgment, but said, “The Lord rebuke you.” To phim who loves us and qhas freed us from our sins by his blood Even so. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 19 It is these who cause divisions, worldly people, vdevoid of the Spirit. 8 Watch yourselves, oso that you may not lose what we1 have worked for, but pmay win a full reward. 16 These are grumblers, complainers, walking according to their own lusts; and they (T)mouth great swelling words, (U)flattering people to gain advantage. If not, mI will come to you soon and nwar against them with ethe sword of my mouth. 9 I have written something to the church, but Diotrephes, who likes to put himself first, does not acknowledge our authority. 20 But you, beloved, (AW)building yourselves up in your most holy faith and (AX)praying in the Holy Spirit, 21 (AY)keep yourselves in the love of God, (AZ)waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life. 4 For certain men have crept in unnoticed, who long ago were marked out for this condemnation, ungodly men, who turn the grace of our God into lewdness and deny the only Lord [b]God and our Lord Jesus Christ. 4:1]; 2 Tim. 6 and made us ra kingdom, rpriests to shis God and Father, to him be tglory and udominion forever and ever. 20But you, beloved, building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, But vhe laid his right hand on me, wsaying, “Fear not, xI am the first and the last, 7 For lmany deceivers mhave gone out into the world, nthose who do not confess the coming of Jesus Christ in the flesh. 8 “And to the angel of the church in Smyrna write: ‘The words of tthe first and the last, uwho died and came to life. 8 Therefore we ought to support people like these, that we may be fellow workers for the truth. 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ESV® Text Edition: 2016. 17 cHe who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. 13 “‘I know where you dwell, fwhere Satan’s throne is. 12 These are hidden reefs[e] (AC)at your love feasts, as they feast with you without fear, (AD)shepherds feeding themselves; (AE)waterless clouds, (AF)swept along by winds; fruitless trees in late autumn, twice dead, (AG)uprooted; 13 (AH)wild waves of the sea, casting up the foam of (AI)their own shame; (AJ)wandering stars, (AK)for whom the gloom of utter darkness has been reserved forever. 8 Yet in like manner these people also, relying on their dreams, defile the flesh, reject authority, and (T)blaspheme the glorious ones. 24 (AD)Now to Him who is able to keep [m]you from stumbling,And (AE)to present you faultlessBefore the presence of His glory with exceeding joy,25 To [n]God our Savior,[o]Who alone is wise,Be glory and majesty,Dominion and [p]power,Both now and forever.Amen. 16 Therefore repent. 17 (V)But you, beloved, remember the words which were spoken before by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ: 18 how they told you that (W)there would be mockers in the last time who would walk according to their own ungodly lusts. 12 tThough I have much to write to you, I would rather not use paper and ink. 11 Woe to them! 5 But I want to remind you, though you once knew this, that (G)the Lord, having saved the people out of the land of Egypt, afterward destroyed those who did not believe. 20 But I have this against you, that you tolerate that woman tJezebel, who calls herself a prophetess and is teaching and seducing my servants uto practice sexual immorality and uto eat food sacrificed to idols. 3:13; 2 Thess. 28 And I will give him hthe morning star. Otherwise, a date as late as c. 80 would be possible. All rights reserved. 1:7], Acts 20:29; [1 Tim. 8 Yet in like manner these people also, relying on their dreams, defile the flesh, reject authority, and tblaspheme the glorious ones. Red Letter. 9 Everyone who goes on ahead and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, qdoes not have God. Whoever abides in the teaching qhas both the Father and the Son. 1 Jude, a servant 1 of Jesus Christ and brother of James, a To those who are called, b beloved in God the Father and c kept for 2 Jesus Christ: 2 May d mercy, e peace, … 21 ykeep yourselves in the love of God, zwaiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life. Paragraph. Tools. Amen. 11 saying, h“Write what you see in a book and send it to the seven churches, to Ephesus and to Smyrna and to Pergamum and to Thyatira and to Sardis and to Philadelphia and to Laodicea.”. 8Yet in like manner these people also, relying on their dreams, defile the flesh, reject authority, and blaspheme the glorious ones. 3 Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about our (F)common salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you (G)to contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints. 18Theyf said to you, “In the last time there will be scoffers, following their own ungodly passions.” Amen. uInstead I hope to come to you and talk face to face, vso that our joy may be complete. 4 For (H)certain people (I)have crept in unnoticed (J)who long ago were designated for this condemnation, ungodly people, who pervert (K)the grace of our God into sensuality and (L)deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ. They are clouds without water, carried [h]about by the winds; late autumn trees without fruit, twice dead, pulled up by the roots; 13 (P)raging waves of the sea, (Q)foaming up their own shame; wandering stars (R)for whom is reserved the blackness of darkness forever. 19 s“‘I know your works, your love and faith and service and patient endurance, and that your latter works exceed the first. Verse. Subscribe to a study package to unlock the ESV Study Bible, the interactive Knowing the Bible study series, the Preaching the Word commentary series, and more. 8 (I)Likewise also these dreamers defile the flesh, reject authority, and (J)speak evil of [e]dignitaries. 14 It was also about these that Enoch, (AL)the seventh from Adam, prophesied, saying, (AM)“Behold, the Lord comes with ten thousands of his holy ones, 15 (AN)to execute judgment on all and to convict all the ungodly of all their deeds of ungodliness that they have (AO)committed in such an ungodly way, and of all (AP)the harsh things that ungodly sinners have spoken against him.” 16 These are grumblers, malcontents, (AQ)following their own sinful desires; (AR)they are loud-mouthed boasters, (AS)showing favoritism to gain advantage. Behold, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, wthat you may be tested, and for xten days yyou will have tribulation. 12 Demetrius mhas received a good testimony from everyone, and from the truth itself. 7just as Sodom and Gomorrah and the surrounding cities, which likewise indulged in sexual immorality and pursued unnatural desire,d serve as an example by undergoing a punishment of eternal fire. 9 Yet Michael the archangel, in [f]contending with the devil, when he disputed about the body of Moses, dared not bring against him a reviling accusation, but said, (K)“The Lord rebuke you!” 10 (L)But these speak evil of whatever they do not know; and whatever they know naturally, like brute beasts, in these things they corrupt themselves. 6 And pthe angels who did not stay within their own position of authority, but left their proper dwelling, he has kept in eternal chains under gloomy darkness until the judgment of the great day— If not, nI will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place, unless you repent. And all the churches will know that I am he wwho searches mind and heart, and xI will give to each of you according to your works. 7 Behold, vhe is coming with the clouds, and wevery eye will see him, even those who pierced him, and all tribes of the earth will wail2 on account of him. 11 cHe who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. 22And have mercy on those who doubt; 5 And now I ask you, dear lady—hnot as though I were writing you a new commandment, but the one we have had from the beginning—ithat we love one another. 24 eNow to him who is able fto keep you from stumbling and gto present you hblameless before the presence of his glory with great joy, a people out of the land of Egypt, afterward destroyed those who did not believe. 11 Woe to them! 17 But you must (AT)remember, beloved, the predictions of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ. 25to the only God, our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, dominion, and authority, before all timeh and now and forever. Greet the friends, peach by name. 14 I hope to see you soon, and we will talk face to face. For the contextual rendering of the Greek word. To those who are (B)called, [a]sanctified by God the Father, and (C)preserved in Jesus Christ: 2 Mercy, (D)peace, and love be multiplied to you. cHe made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, 14It was also about these that Enoch, the seventh from Adam, prophesied, saying, “Behold, the Lord comes with ten thousands of his holy ones, Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the NEW NIV Study Bible Notes, Fully Revised Edition.Try it free for 30-days. 22 And have mercy on those who doubt; 18 “And to the angel of the church in Thyatira write: ‘The words of the Son of God, rwho has eyes like a flame of fire, and whose feet are like burnished bronze. 1 aThe elder to the elect lady and her children, bwhom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all who cknow dthe truth, 16 rIn his right hand he held seven stars, sfrom his mouth came a sharp two-edged sword, and this face was like the sun shining uin full strength. 17 vWhen I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead.