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

  • Tequan Elias
    I like Jude because it speaks about Enoch
  • Grace
    such a nice epistle, i like verse 8 "Likewise also these filthy dreamers defile the flesh, despise dominion, and speak evil of dignities".that is what we have every where in the world today people defiling the flesh and speaking evil of dignities, may God continue to keep his own ,and grant us more grace as we earnestly wait for his return.
  • Matonsi
    What an awesome epistle we got...Jude the brother of James both of them sons of Mary, mother of our Lord Jesus Christ.....this epistle has revealed to about the Enoch prophecies and about the what happened into Moses body...
  • Walter Rivera Santos
    Jude, James's brother, presents a Spiritual grounded faith to hold our personal life thoughts and acts on Him.
  • Johann
    Very deeply spiritual book, even quoting from the book of Enoch, which we dont have in the canon of the Bible. I dont always understand everything written in a book like this - you can add Revelations to it, however, in the gentlest way ever, the Holy Spirit would feed my soul with something as simple as verse 23. Ever wondered about a certain piece of clothing in your closet?
  • Lashell Thompson
    Jude is one of my favorites especially vs22 having compassion and making a difference, snatching them out the fire, and having mercy on others with fear, hating the garment spotted by the flesh defiled by the body. Its time for the church to rise and perfect holiness and allowed the glory of Jesus Christ to shine forth in our life. Showing the love of Christ and not just talkers. Put on Christ!!

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