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

  • 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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