Jude 1:12

“These are spots in your feasts of charity, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear: clouds they are without water, carried about of winds; trees whose fruit withereth, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

These are spottes in your feasts of charitie, when they feast with you, feeding themselues without feare: cloudes they are without water, caried about of winds, trees whose fruit withereth, without fruit, twise dead, plucked vp by the rootes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

These are the men who are hidden reefs in your love feasts when they feast with you without fear, caring for themselves; clouds without water, carried along by winds; autumn trees without fruit, doubly dead, uprooted;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

These are they who are hidden rocks in your love-feasts when they feast with you, shepherds that without fear feed themselves; clouds without water, carried along by winds; autumn leaves without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots;
- American Standard Version (1901)

These men are unseen rocks at your love-feasts, when they take part in them with you, keepers of sheep who without fear take the food of the sheep; clouds without water rushing before the wind, wasted trees without fruit, twice dead, pulled up by the roots,
- Basic English Bible

These are spots in your love-feasts, feasting together [with you] without fear, pasturing themselves; clouds without water, carried along by [the] winds; autumnal trees, without fruit, twice dead, rooted up;
- Darby Bible

These are spots in your feasts of charity, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear: clouds they are without water, carried about by winds; withered autumnal trees, without fruit, twice dead, plucked out by the roots;
- Webster's Bible

These men--sunken rocks! --are those who share the pleasure of your love-feasts, unrestrained by fear while caring only for themselves; clouds without water, driven away by the winds; trees that cast their fruit, barren, doubly dead, uprooted;
- Weymouth Bible

These are hidden rocky reefs in your love feasts when they feast with you, shepherds who without fear feed themselves; clouds without water, carried along by winds; autumn leaves without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots;
- World English Bible

These ben in her metis, feestynge togidere to filthe, with out drede fedinge hemsilf. These ben cloudis with out watir, that ben borun aboute of the wyndis; heruest trees with out fruyt, twies deed, drawun vp bi the roote;
- Wycliffe Bible

These are in your love-feasts craggy rocks; feasting together with you, without fear shepherding themselves; clouds without water, by winds carried about; trees autumnal, without fruit, twice dead, rooted up;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jude 1:12


1:12 These are spots - Blemishes. In your feasts of love - Anciently observed in all the churches. Feeding themselves without fear - Without any fear of God, or jealousy over themselves. Twice dead - In sin, first by nature, and afterwards by apostasy. Plucked up by the roots - And so incapable of ever reviving.


People's Bible Notes for Jude 1:12


Jude 1:12 These are spots in your feasts of charity when they feast with you. See notes on "2Pe 2:13". They engaged in revelings at the "Agape", the love feasts. Clouds without water. Rainless clouds. See PNT "2Pe 2:17". Trees, without fruit. Fruitless, barren. Twice dead. Doubly dead, hence, no hope of fruit.

Discussion for Jude 1

  • A disciple
    Dear Fred; you may find it interesting to do a word study about the number 666. Many people have strange "guessings" about what it means and how we are to recognize it; but with a Greek Interlinear New Testament and a Strong's Concordance you can look up the archaic and root meanings of the "numbers" and find that they imply a casting off of all restraint and going over all boundaries. Gen. 11:5-6
  • Fred
    Looks as if the end is upon us.
  • Alberta
    I think some is taking palace. Now
  • Steve morrow
    JUDE 1:16 THESE ARE MURMURERS COMPLAINERS WALKING AFTER THEIR OWN LUSTS AND THEIR MOUTH SPEAKETH GREAT SWELLING WORDS HAVING MENS PERSONS IN ADMIRATION BECAUSE OF ADVANTAGE --- JUDE 1:18 HOW THAT THEY TOLD YOU THERE SHOULD BE MOCKERS IN THE LAST TIME WHO SHOULD WALK AFTER THEIR UNGODLY LUSTS
  • BSP
    Verse 20: We need to store up on spiritual food and nourishment during favorable season.
  • BSP
    Verse 25 shows that Jehovah God has always been glorious, majestic, and has always existed and will always exist.

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