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Jude 1:11-13 NIV

11 Woe to them! They have taken the way of Cain; they have rushed for profit into Balaam’s error; they have been destroyed in Korah’s rebellion.

References for Jude 1:11

12 These people are blemishes at your love feasts, eating with you without the slightest qualm—shepherds who feed only themselves. They are clouds without rain, blown along by the wind; autumn trees, without fruit and uprooted—twice dead.

References for Jude 1:12

13 They are wild waves of the sea, foaming up their shame; wandering stars, for whom blackest darkness has been reserved forever.

References for Jude 1:13

Study tools for Jude 1:11-13

  • a 1:1 - Or "by" ; or "in"
  • b 1:4 - Or "individuals who were marked out for condemnation"
  • c 1:5 - Some early manuscripts "Jesus"
  • d 1:9 - Jude is alluding to the Jewish "Testament of Moses" (approximately the first century a.d.).
  • e 1:15 - From the Jewish "First Book of Enoch" (approximately the first century b.c.)
  • f 1:23 - The Greek manuscripts of these verses vary at several points.