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Jude 1:4 NLT

4 I say this because some ungodly people have wormed their way into your churches, saying that God’s marvelous grace allows us to live immoral lives. The condemnation of such people was recorded long ago, for they have denied our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.

Study tools for Jude 1:4

  • a 1:1 - Or keeps you for Jesus Christ.
  • b 1:5 - Other manuscripts read [the] Lord, or God, or God Christ.
  • c 1:8 - Greek at glorious ones, which are probably evil angels.
  • d 1:9 - Greek Michael, the archangel.
  • e 1:12 - Or they are contaminants among you; or they are stains.
  • f 1:15 - The quotation comes from intertestamental literature: Enoch 1:9.
  • g 1:20 - Greek pray in the Holy Spirit.
  • h 1:22 - Some manuscripts read must reprove.
  • i 1:23 - Some manuscripts have only two categories of people: (1) those whose faith is wavering and therefore need to be snatched from the flames of judgment, and (2) those who need to be shown mercy.
  • j 1:23 - Greek with fear, hating even the clothing stained by the flesh.