Jude 1:3-7 NAS

3 1Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our 2common salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you 3contend earnestly for 4the faith which was once for all 5handed down to 6the asaints.

References for Jude 1:3

4 For certain persons have 7crept in unnoticed, those who were long beforehand b8marked out for this condemnation, ungodly persons who turn 9the grace of our God into 10licentiousness and 11deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.

References for Jude 1:4

    • d 1:4 - Or "written about...long ago"
      5 Now I desire to 12remind you, though 13you know all things once for all, that cthe Lord, 14after saving a people out of the land of Egypt, dsubsequently destroyed those who did not believe.

      References for Jude 1:5

        • e 1:5 - Two early mss read "Jesus"
        • f 1:5 - Lit "the second time"
          6 And 15angels who did not keep their own domain, but abandoned their proper abode, He has 16kept in eternal bonds under darkness for the judgment of the great day,

          References for Jude 1:6

          7 just as 17Sodom and Gomorrah and the 18cities around them, since they in the same way as these indulged in gross immorality and 19went after estrange flesh, are exhibited as an f20example in undergoing the 21punishment of eternal fire.

          References for Jude 1:7

            • g 1:7 - Lit "different" or "other flesh"
            • h 1:7 - Or "example of eternal fire, in undergoing punishment"