Jude 1:22

“And of some have compassion, making a difference:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And of some haue compassion, making a difference:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And have mercy on some, who are doubting;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And on some have mercy, who are in doubt;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And have pity on those who are in doubt;
- Basic English Bible

And of some have compassion, making a difference,
- Darby Bible

And of some have compassion, making a difference:
- Webster's Bible

Some, when they argue with you, you must endeavor to convince;
- Weymouth Bible

On some have compassion, making a distinction,
- World English Bible

And repreue ye these men that ben demed,
- Wycliffe Bible

and to some be kind, judging thoroughly,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jude 1:22


1:22 Meantime watch over others, as well as yourselves, and give them such help as their various needs require. For instance, Some, that are wavering in judgment, staggered by others' or by their own evil reasoning, endeavour more deeply to convince of the whole truth as it is in Jesus. Some snatch, with a swift and strong hand, out of the fire of sin and temptation. On others show compassion in a milder and gentler way; though still with a jealous fear, lest yourselves be infected with the disease you endeavour to cure.See, therefore, that while you love the sinners, ye retain the utmost abhorrence of their sins, and of any the least degree of, or approach to, them.


People's Bible Notes for Jude 1:22


Jude 1:22 And of some have compassion, making a difference. "On some have mercy, who are in doubt" (Revised Version). The thought is to be very gentle and pitiful to those disturbed by doubt.

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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