Jude 1:1-6 NAS

The Warnings of History to the Ungodly

1 a1Jude, a 2bond-servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of bJames, To 3those who are the called, beloved in God the Father, and 4kept for Jesus Christ:

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2 5May mercy and peace and love 6be multiplied to you.

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3 7Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our 8common salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you 9contend earnestly for 10the faith which was once for all 11handed down to 12the csaints.

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4 For certain persons have 13crept in unnoticed, those who were long beforehand d14marked out for this condemnation, ungodly persons who turn 15the grace of our God into 16licentiousness and 17deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.

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    • d 1:4 - Or "written about...long ago"
      5 Now I desire to 18remind you, though 19you know all things once for all, that ethe Lord, 20after saving a people out of the land of Egypt, fsubsequently destroyed those who did not believe.

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        • e 1:5 - Two early mss read "Jesus"
        • f 1:5 - Lit "the second time"
          6 And 21angels who did not keep their own domain, but abandoned their proper abode, He has 22kept in eternal bonds under darkness for the judgment of the great day,

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