Jude 1:14

“And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousands of his saints,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Enoch also, the seuenth from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord commeth with ten thousands of his Saints,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{It was} also about these men {that} Enoch, {in} the seventh {generation} from Adam, prophesied, saying, "Behold, the Lord came with many thousands of His holy ones,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And to these also Enoch, the seventh from Adam, prophesied, saying, Behold, the Lord came with ten thousands of his holy ones,
- American Standard Version (1901)

The prophet Enoch, who was the seventh after Adam, said of these men, The Lord came with tens of thousands of his saints,
- Basic English Bible

And Enoch, [the] seventh from Adam, prophesied also as to these, saying, Behold, [the] Lord has come amidst his holy myriads,
- Darby Bible

And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousands of his saints,
- Webster's Bible

It was also about these that Enoch, who belonged to the seventh generation from Adam, prophesied, saying, "The Lord has come, attended by myriads of His people, to execute judgement upon all,
- Weymouth Bible

About these also Enoch, the seventh from Adam, prophesied, saying, "Behold, the Lord came with ten thousands of his holy ones,
- World English Bible

But Enoch, the seuenthe fro Adam, profeciede of these, and seide, Lo! the Lord cometh with hise hooli thousandis,
- Wycliffe Bible

And prophesy also to these did the seventh from Adam -- Enoch -- saying, `Lo, the Lord did come in His saintly myriads,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jude 1:14


1:14 And of these also - As well as the antediluvian sinners Enoch - So early was the prophecy referred to, #Jude 1:4|. The seventh from Adam - There were only five of the fathers between Adam and Enoch, #1Chron 1:1 |- 3. The first coming of Christ was revealed to Adam; his second, glorious coming, to Enoch; and the seventh from Adam foretold the things which will conclude the seventh age of the world. St. Jude might know this either from some ancient book, or tradition, or immediate revelation. Behold - As if it were already done, the Lord cometh!


People's Bible Notes for Jude 1:14


Jude 1:14 Enoch also. This prophecy of the holiest man of the antediluvian world might have been preserved by tradition. It is found in the Book of Enoch, a work long lost, but recovered in modern times in Abyssinia, supposed to have been composed the century before Christ. Wherever Jude met it, he was familiar with the prophecy. The seventh from Adam. To the Jew there was a sacredness in seven. Prophesied of these. These blasphemers. The prophecy is quoted.

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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