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

  • Steve
    Serens , We are children of Satan until we are saved. When we get saved, we are born into the family of God!! It is a spiritual birth! ( John chapter 3 ) I hope this helps you.
  • Word
    Verse 6 is speaking of those sons of God of Genesis chapter 6 that left heaven and joined Satan on earth who took women for the purpose of trying to destroy Gods plan of salvation and they had children with women that turned out to be Giants. Noah's family didn't turn to the wickedness of what Satan and his crew were trying to do. Their bodies are like ours when it comes to food because the Isrealites ate manna which was Angels food,bread and the rant that much different than us as far as things go. So they left their first estate and all of Gods children are sons of God, good ones and bad ones that will be destroyed.
  • Jeannie Powell
    Serena, if you come to GOD with a repentant heart, He will forgive your sins. All He wants is for you to confess your sins, turn from your sinful ways, and accept His salvation through Jesus' death on Calvary's cross. All you need do is ask Him into your heart. The GOD that we serve is long suffering because it is not His will that any should perish. The day you hear His voice, harden not your heart.
  • Robert
    wake up people its totally about false teachers in the church and on tv
  • Serena Riddle
    I am this type person Jude 1: 18-19 I don't wasn to be sensual or a monker, want to b part of His but my soul has no sense of loving the way people of God love, I want to konw the real joy of loving wanting serving and glorifying God thru his Son Jesus. Plz pray hard for mercy on my soul and that Jesus reforms my gene cell that um formed of to b one way or the other.. Im in fear that I can't receive this from Jesus, due that from my understanding here I'm already a woman whom belonged to hell the whole of my existence.Mercy on my soul Jesus son of David. Im desperately need to understand without any doubt that God can put me back with him after belonging to evil the whole of it all
  • Michael Hensley for verse 6
    I believe Jude 1:6 is saying when satan was removed from Heaven, those that believed in him, because he wanted the seat of GOD, satans angels believed they would become more powerful w him than w out him. KJV says RESERVED in everlasting chains, says they have a standing reservation under darkness. Not yet in that place of darkness, they roam w satan thru-out the world to deceive, under the direction of satan himself. Satan is only as powerful as GOD allows, so he needs all the assistance he can muster to do his damage. Don't believe satan has the power to be everywhere at the same time, as GOD can do, so he has a need for his angels. I don't believe satan as powerful as has been stated, as man- kind's weaknesses are probably greater. Satan's strengths come from man's weaknesses.

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