Jude 1:10

“But these speak evil of those things which they know not: but what they know naturally, as brute beasts, in those things they corrupt themselves.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But these speake euill of those things, which they know not: but what they knowe naturally, as brute beastes, in those things they corrupt themselues.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But these men revile the things which they do not understand; and the things which they know by instinct, like unreasoning animals, by these things they are destroyed.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But these rail at whatsoever things they know not: and what they understand naturally, like the creatures without reason, in these things are they destroyed.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But these men say evil about such things as they have no knowledge of; and the things of which they have natural knowledge, like beasts without reason, are the cause of their destruction.
- Basic English Bible

But these, whatever things they know not, they speak railingly against; but what even, as the irrational animals, they understand by mere nature, in these things they corrupt themselves.
- Darby Bible

But these speak evil of those things which they know not: but what they know naturally, as brute beasts, in those things they corrupt themselves.
- Webster's Bible

Yet these men are abusive in matters of which they know nothing, and in things which, like the brutes, they understand instinctively--in all these they corrupt themselves.
- Weymouth Bible

But these speak evil of whatever things they don't know. What they understand naturally, like the creatures without reason, they are destroyed in these things.
- World English Bible

But these men blasfemen, what euer thingis thei knowen not. For what euer thingis thei knowen kyndli as doumbe beestis, in these thei ben corupt.
- Wycliffe Bible

and these, as many things indeed as they have not known, they speak evil of; and as many things as naturally (as the irrational beasts) they understand, in these they are corrupted;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jude 1:10


1:10 But these - Without all shame. Rail at the things of God which they know not - Neither can know, having no spiritual senses. And the natural things, which they know - By their natural senses, they abuse into occasions of sin.


People's Bible Notes for Jude 1:10


Jude 1:10 But these speak evil of those things which they know not. Of spiritual and unseen things. What they know naturally. By the natural senses. In these things they corrupt themselves.

Discussion for Jude 1

  • Mary Covington
    I love the book of Jude. It is so reverent, to what is going on today. Everyone should study this book, and take heed to it IN JESUS NAME!
  • Irene123
    To word - The "sons of god" wee the HUMANS on earth that believed in God, but sinned in that they took wives of other people who did not believe in God. Angels are spirits - sexless, not physical; cannot reproduce.
  • Jbmac
    I think of the book of Enoch when I read Jude, and how the wolves (scribes and pharisees along with others due to satan's influence) took this book as well as thousands of other book out of our canon. For anyone who reads their bible and knows it inside out it is easy to pick out all the quotes and references there are in the new testament from the apocrypha books. God Bless all with wisdom. Amen
  • Kurt C.
    Tender is our body here. One degree of temp change spells sickness. Jude tells of our soul being tender here. Our testimonies amazing yet not overshadowing Jesus' life. Sin in the world abounds we must keep our soul from exposure. Our desires in the world must not drive us. Even sinners, only receiving an indirect statement that God dislikes it. We cannot be the judge yet we have God's wisdom.
  • David crawford
    a book of divine warnings against falling away from the faith. very sobering. we have to stay in the love of god or face divine judgement.
  • Bryce123
    All praise to the almighty father above! AMEN

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