Jude 1:21

“Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Keepe your selues in the loue of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Iesus Christ vnto eternall life.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting anxiously for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for life eternal through the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ.
- Basic English Bible

keep yourselves in the love of God, awaiting the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.
- Darby Bible

Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life.
- Webster's Bible

must keep yourselves safe in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ which will result in the Life of the Ages.
- Weymouth Bible

Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life.
- World English Bible

and kepe you silf in the loue of God, and abide ye the merci of oure Lord Jhesu Crist in to lijf euerlastynge.
- Wycliffe Bible

yourselves in the love of God keep ye, waiting for the kindness of our Lord Jesus Christ -- to life age-during;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Jude 1:21


1:21 By these means, through his grace, keep yourselves in the love of God, and in the confident expectation of that eternal life which is purchased for you, and conferred upon you, through the mere mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ.


People's Bible Notes for Jude 1:21


Jude 1:21 Keep yourselves in the love of God. By holy lives and prayer.

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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