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The Project Gutenberg Edition of the King James Bible

(Second Version, 10th Edition)

Book 65 Jude

001:001 Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ, and called:

001:002 Mercy unto you, and peace, and love, be multiplied.

001:003 Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.

001:004 For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.

001:005 I will therefore put you in remembrance, though ye once knew this, how that the Lord, having saved the people out of the land of Egypt, afterward destroyed them that believed not.

001:006 And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day.

001:007 Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire.

001:008 Likewise also these filthy dreamers defile the flesh, despise dominion, and speak evil of dignities.

001:009 Yet Michael the archangel, when contending with the devil he disputed about the body of Moses, durst not bring against him a railing accusation, but said, The Lord rebuke thee.

001:010 But these speak evil of those things which they know not: but what they know naturally, as brute beasts, in those things they corrupt themselves.

001:011 Woe unto them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Core.

001:012 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;

001:013 Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness for ever.

001:014 And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousands of his saints,

001:015 To execute judgment upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard speeches which ungodly sinners have spoken against him.

001:016 These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own lusts; and their mouth speaketh great swelling words, having men’s persons in admiration because of advantage.

001:017 But, beloved, remember ye the words which were spoken before of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ;

001:018 How that they told you there should be mockers in the last time, who should walk after their own ungodly lusts.

001:019 These be they who separate themselves, sensual, having not the Spirit.

001:020 But ye, beloved, building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost,

001:021 Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.

001:022 And of some have compassion, making a difference:

001:023 And others save with fear, pulling them out of the fire; hating even the garment spotted by the flesh.

001:024 Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy,

001:025 To the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and ever. Amen.


Authorized King James Version of the New Testament

  1. Gospel According to Matthew
  2. Gospel According to Mark
  3. Gospel According to Luke
  4. Gospel According to John
  5. Acts of the Apostles
  6. Epistle of Paul to the Romans
  7. First Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians
  8. Second Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians
  9. Epistle of Paul to the Galatians
  10. Epistle of Paul to the Ephesians
  11. Epistle of Paul to the Philippians
  12. Epistle of Paul to the Colossians
  13. First Epistle of Paul to the Thessalonians
  14. Second Epistle of Paul to the Thessalonians
  15. First Epistle of Paul to Timothy
  16. Second Epistle of Paul to Timothy
  17. Epistle of Paul to Titus
  18. Epistle of Paul to Philemon
  19. Epistle of Paul to the Hebrews
  20. Epistle of James
  21. First Epistle of Peter
  22. Second Epistle of Peter
  23. First Epistle of John
  24. Second Epistle of John
  25. Third Epistle of John
  26. Epistle of Jude
  27. Revelation of Jesus Christ