Waterless springs they are, mists driven by a gust of wind; for them has been reserved the blackest darkness.
Mouthing grandiosities of nothingness, they play on the desires of the old nature, in order to seduce with debaucheries people who have just begun to escape from those whose way of life is wrong.
They promise them freedom, but they themselves are slaves of corruption; for a person is slave to whatever has defeated him.
Indeed, if they have once escaped the pollutions of the world through knowing our Lord and Deliverer, Yeshua the Messiah, and then have again become entangled and defeated by them, their latter condition has become worse than their former.
It would have been better for them not to have known the Way of righteousness than, fully knowing, to turn from the holy command delivered to them.
What has happened to them accords with the true proverb, "A dog returns to its own vomit." Yes, "The pig washed itself, only to wallow in the mud!"