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

  • A disciple
    I think I should correct something from my last post. In Genesis 4:25-26 was mentioned when "men began to call on the Name of the LORD;" or more accurately, "When men began to call themselves by the Name of the LORD." As the birth of Seth was pronounced by his parents as being to replace Abel whom Cain murdered; and so the new beginning of the sacred line of sons of God. Cain chose to be heathen.
  • A disciple
    Mr. Gibson (cont.); Looking at the places in Scripture where the term, "sons of God" is used: it is never used for the devil or any damned evil spirit; but for them to whom the Word of God has come! to MEN OF FAITH! In Job, it does not say that Satan was a son of God, but that he came in among them when THEY came to present themselves to the LORD. Gen. 4:25-26 was the beginning of the sons of God.
  • A disciple
    K Patrick Gibson; In Revelation it is described as the dragon dragging 1/3 of his angels with him, when he was cast out of heaven. Jesus said that He saw Satan like lightning fall from heaven. In Isaiah 14 we are shown what his perversion and sin was in lusting after God's throne and glory. Genesis 6 is NOT about demons but apostate men with whom the Spirit strove against their lusts of the flesh.
  • K Patrick Gibson
    "Help"
    Anyone...... Gen.6:1-4 and Jude:1-6.....can it be said that we are reffering to angels from Heaven coming down to earth ???????
  • Fred
    Pauline, God will always be with you. Stay strong and choose to stay away from ungodly situations. You know God will give you the strength to straighten out your life. Praying for you
  • BSP
    Verse 21: This shows the responsibility that each of us has to personally keep ourselves in God's love by obeying his commandments and striving to imitate God.

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