Contend for the Faith

3 Dear friends, [although I]a was making every effort to write to you concerning our common salvation, I considered [it] a necessity to write to you to encourage [you] to contend for the faith delivered once and for all to the saints.
References for Jude 1:3
    • c 1:3 - *Here "[although]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("was making") which is understood as concessive