My brethren, if any among you strays from the truth and one turns him back,
“ If your brother sins , go and show him his fault in private; if he listens to you, you have won your brother.
Brethren, even if anyone is caught in any trespass, you who are spiritual, restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness; each one looking to yourself, so that you too will not be tempted.
You rebuke the arrogant, the cursed, Who wander from Your commandments.
You have rejected all those who wander from Your statutes, For their deceitfulness is useless.
Cease listening, my son, to discipline, And you will stray from the words of knowledge.
O My people! Their oppressors are children, And women rule over them. O My people! Those who guide you lead you astray And confuse the direction of your paths.
Those who are sickly you have not strengthened, the diseased you have not healed, the broken you have not bound up, the scattered you have not brought back, nor have you sought for the lost; but with force and with severity you have dominated them.
“I will seek the lost, bring back the scattered, bind up the broken and strengthen the sick; but the fat and the strong I will destroy. I will feed them with judgment.
but I have prayed for you, that your faith may not fail; and you, when once you have turned again, strengthen your brothers.”
For the love of money is a root of all sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.
which some have professed and thus gone astray from the faith. Grace be with you.
men who have gone astray from the truth saying that the resurrection has already taken place, and they upset the faith of some.
Therefore, strengthen the hands that are weak and the knees that are feeble,
But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not be arrogant and so lie against the truth.
let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save his soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.
You therefore, beloved, knowing this beforehand, be on your guard so that you are not carried away by the error of unprincipled men and fall from your own steadfastness,
Woe to them! For they have gone the way of Cain, and for pay they have rushed headlong into the error of Balaam, and perished in the rebellion of Korah.
And have mercy on some, who are doubting;