For certainpersons have 1crept in unnoticed, those who were longbeforehanda2marked out for thiscondemnation, ungodlypersons who turn3the grace of our God into 4licentiousness and 5deny our onlyMaster and Lord, JesusChrist.
5Now I desire to 6remind you, though 7you knowallthingsonce for all, that bthe Lord, 8after saving a people out of the land of Egypt, csubsequentlydestroyedthose who did not believe.
And 9angels who did not keep their owndomain, but abandoned their properabode, He has 10kept in eternalbondsunderdarkness for the judgment of the greatday,
7just as 11Sodom and Gomorrah and the 12citiesaround them, since they in the sameway as theseindulged in grossimmorality and 13wentafterdstrangeflesh, are exhibited as an e14example in undergoing the 15punishment of eternalfire.
8Yet in the samewaythesemen, also by dreaming, 16defile the flesh, and rejectauthority, and revilefangelic majesties.
But 17Michael18the archangel, when he disputed with the devil and arguedabout19the body of Moses, did not darepronounceagainst him a railingjudgment, but said, "20The Lordrebuke you!"
But 21thesemenrevile the things which they do not understand ; and 22the things which they know by instinct, 23likeunreasoninganimals, by thesethings they are gdestroyed.
11Woe to them! For they have gone24the way of Cain, and for payhthey have rushedheadlong into 25the error of Balaam, and 26perished in the rebellion of Korah.
12These are the men who are ihiddenreefs27in your lovefeasts when they feast with you 28withoutfear, caring for themselves ; 29cloudswithoutwater, 30carriedalong by winds ; autumntreeswithoutfruit, jdoublydead, 31uprooted ;
1332wildwaves of the sea, casting up 33their ownkshamelikefoam ; wanderingstars, 34for whom the lblackdarkness has been reservedforever.
It was also about these men that 35Enoch, in the seventh generation from Adam, prophesied, saying, "36Behold, the Lordcame with mmanythousands of His holyones,