Best Known Translations
Other Translations

Jude 1:20-23 NIV

20 But you, dear friends, by building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit,

References for Jude 1:20

      21 keep yourselves in God’s love as you wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you to eternal life.

      References for Jude 1:21

      22 Be merciful to those who doubt;
      23 save others by snatching them from the fire; to others show mercy, mixed with fear—hating even the clothing stained by corrupted flesh.a

      References for Jude 1:23

        • f 1:23 - The Greek manuscripts of these verses vary at several points.

          Study tools for Jude 1:20-23

          • 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.