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Jude 1:17

    Jude 1:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But, beloved, remember you the words which were spoken before of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But ye, beloved, remember ye the words which have been spoken before by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But you, my loved ones, keep in memory the words which were said before by the Apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ,

    Webster's Revision

    But ye, beloved, remember ye the words which have been spoken before by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ;

    World English Bible

    But you, beloved, remember the words which have been spoken before by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But ye, beloved, remember ye the words which have been spoken before by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ;

    Clarke's Commentary on Jude 1:17

    Remember - the words - Instead of following those teachers and their corrupt doctrine, remember what Christ and his apostles have said; for they foretold the coming of such false teachers and impostors.

    Barnes' Notes on Jude 1:17

    But, beloved, remember ye ... - There is a striking similarity between these two verses and 2 Peter 3:1-3. It occurs in the same connection, following the description of the false and dangerous teachers against whom the apostle would guard them, and couched almost in the same words. See it explained in the notes at the similar passage in Peter. When Jude (Jde 1:17) entreats them to remember the words which were spoken by "the apostles," it is not necessarily to be inferred that he was not himself an apostle, for he is speaking of what was past, and there might have been a special reason why he should refer to something that they would distinctly remember which had been spoken by the "other" apostles on this point. Or it might be that he meant also to include himself among them, and to speak of the apostles collectively, without particularly specifying himself.

    Mockers - The word rendered "mockers" here is the same which in the parallel place in 2 Peter 3:3 is rendered "scoffers." Peter has stated more fully what was the particular subject on which they scoffed, and has shown that there was no occasion for it 2 Peter 3:4, following.

    Wesley's Notes on Jude 1:17

    1:17 By the apostles - He does not exempt himself from the number of apostles. For in the next verse he says, they told you, not us.