Jude 1:23

“And others save with fear, pulling them out of the fire; hating even the garment spotted by the flesh.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And others saue with feare, pulling them out of the fire: hating euen the garment spotted by the flesh.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

save others, snatching them out of the fire; and on some have mercy with fear, hating even the garment polluted by the flesh.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and some save, snatching them out of the fire; and on some have mercy with fear; hating even the garment spotted by the flesh.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And to some give salvation, pulling them out of the fire; and on some have mercy with fear, hating even the clothing which is made unclean by the flesh.
- Basic English Bible

but others save with fear, snatching [them] out of the fire; hating even the garment spotted by the flesh.
- Darby Bible

And others save with fear, pulling them out of the fire; hating even the garment spotted by the flesh.
- Webster's Bible

others you must try to save, as brands plucked from the flames; and on others look with pity mingled with fear, while you hate every trace of their sin.
- Weymouth Bible

and some save, snatching them out of the fire with fear, hating even the clothing stained by the flesh.
- World English Bible

but saue ye hem, and take ye hem fro the fier. And do ye merci to othere men, in the drede of God, and hate ye also thilke defoulid coote, which is fleischli.
- Wycliffe Bible

and some in fear save ye, out of the fire snatching, hating even the coat from the flesh spotted.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Jude 1:23


Jude 1:23 And others save with fear, pulling [them] out of the fire. "And some save, snatching them out of the fire" (Revised Version). By snatching away from sin by the most vigorous effort. By stern preaching. Some have mercy with fear (Revised Version). Mercifully point out the danger. Hating even the garment spotted by the flesh. All the while abhorring their sins.

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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