Jude 1:3-4 LEB

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
      4 For certain menb have slipped in stealthily, who were designated long ago for this condemnation, ungodly ones, who change the grace of our God into licentiousness and who deny our only Master and Lord Jesus Christ.

      References for Jude 1:4

        • d 1:4 - Or "people," since the Greek term can be used in a generic sense, but if this statement is related to 2 Peter 2:12, it is more likely men are in view