Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

Beloved, all diligence using to write to you concerning the common salvation, I had necessity to write to you, exhorting to agonize for the faith once delivered to the saints,

New American Standard Bible

Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our common salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

Dear friends, although I was eager to write you about the salvation we share, I found it necessary to write and exhort you to contend for the faith that was delivered to the saints once for all.

International Standard Version

Dear friends, although I was eager to write to you about the salvation we share, I found it necessary to write to you and urge you to continue your vigorous defense of the faith that was passed down to the saints once and for all.

A Conservative Version

Beloved, making all diligence to write to you about the common salvation, I had need to write to you exhorting you to earnestly contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the sanctified.

American Standard Version

Beloved, while I was giving all diligence to write unto you of our common salvation, I was constrained to write unto you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered unto the saints.

Amplified

Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our common salvation, I was compelled to write to you [urgently] appealing that you fight strenuously for [the defense of] the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints [the faith that is the sum of Christian belief that was given verbally to believers].

An Understandable Version

Dearly loved ones, as I was very eagerly planning to write to you about the salvation we share in common, I felt it necessary [instead] to write urging you to contend earnestly for the faith [i.e., the teaching of Christ] which was once and for all delivered [by the apostles, See verse 17] to the saints [i.e., God's holy people].

Anderson New Testament

Beloved, using all diligence to write to you of the common salvation, I thought it necessary to write to you, and exhort you to contend earnestly for the faith once delivered to the saints.

Bible in Basic English

My loved ones, while my thoughts were full of a letter which I was going to send you about our common salvation, it was necessary for me to send you one requesting you with all my heart to go on fighting strongly for the faith which has been given to the saints once and for ever.

Common New Testament

Beloved, although I was very eager to write you about our common salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints.

Daniel Mace New Testament

My beloved, as I was strongly bent upon writing to you of our common salvation, I thought it necessary to write to you at present, and exhort you to contend earnestly for the faith, which was once delivered to the saints.

Darby Translation

Beloved, using all diligence to write to you of our common salvation, I have been obliged to write to you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith once delivered to the saints.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

Beloved, making all haste to write to you, concerning the common salvation, I thought it necessary to write to you, exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith formerly delivered to the saints.

Godbey New Testament

Beloved, making all haste to write to you concerning our common salvation, I had need to write to you, exhorting you to agonize for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.

Goodspeed New Testament

Dear friends, I was just on the point of writing to you about our common salvation, when it became necessary for me to write and appeal to you to come to the defense of the faith that has once for all been intrusted to God's people.

John Wesley New Testament

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

Julia Smith Translation

Dearly beloved, making all diligence to write to you of the common salvation, I had necessity to write to you, beseeching to fight for the faith once delivered to the holy ones.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Dear friends, [although I] was making every effort to write to you concerning our common salvation, I considered [it] a necessity to write to you to encourage [you] to contend for the faith delivered once and for all to the saints.

Modern King James verseion

Having made all haste to write to you about the common salvation, beloved, I had need to write to you to exhort you to contend earnestly for the faith once delivered to the saints.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, to exhort you, that ye should continually labour in the faith, which was once given unto the saints.

Moffatt New Testament

Beloved, my whole concern was to write to you on the subject of our common salvation, but I am forced to write you an appeal to defend the faith which has once for all been committed to the saints;

Montgomery New Testament

Beloved, although I was making all haste to write to you in regard to our common salvation, I am compelled to write you an appeal to defend the faith once for all committed to the saints.

NET Bible

Dear friends, although I have been eager to write to you about our common salvation, I now feel compelled instead to write to encourage you to contend earnestly for the faith that was once for all entrusted to the saints.

New Heart English Bible

Beloved, while I was very eager to write to you about our common salvation, I was constrained to write to you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints.

Noyes New Testament

Beloved, while giving all diligence to write to you, I found it necessary to write to you concerning the common salvation, exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith which was once delivered to the saints.

Sawyer New Testament

Beloved, giving all diligence to write to you concerning the common salvation, I was under a necessity to write and exhort you to contend earnestly for the faith once delivered to the saints.

The Emphasized Bible

Beloved! though I was using all diligence to be writing unto you concerning our common salvation, yet have I had necessity to write at once unto you, exhorting you to be earnestly contending for, the faith, once for all delivered unto the saints.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you concerning the common salvation, I held it necessary to write unto you, exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith once delivered unto the saints.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Dear friends, while I was making every effort to write to you about our common Salvation, I felt that I must write to you at once to urge you to fight in defense of the Faith that has once for all been entrusted to the keeping of Christ's People.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

Dear friends, since I am eager to begin a letter to you on the subject of our common salvation, I find myself constrained to write and cheer you on to the vigorous defense of the faith delivered once for all to God's people.

Williams New Testament

Dearly beloved, while I was doing my best to begin writing you about our common salvation, I found it necessary to write and urge you to carry on a vigorous defense of the faith that was once for all entrusted to God's people.

World English Bible

Beloved, while I was very eager to write to you about our common salvation, I was constrained to write to you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints.

Worrell New Testament

Beloved, while giving all diligence to write to you of the common salvation, I was constrained to write to you, exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith once for all delivered to the saints.

Worsley New Testament

Beloved, having an earnest desire to write to you concerning the common salvation, I was under a necessity of writing to exhort you that ye would strive earnestly for the faith which was once delivered to the saints.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
G27
ἀγαπητός 
Agapetos 
Usage: 60

ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

σπουδή 
Spoude 
Usage: 12

to write
γράφω 
Grapho 
γράφω 
Grapho 
Usage: 149
Usage: 149

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293
Usage: 293

of
περί 
Peri 
Usage: 254

the common
κοινός 
Koinos 
Usage: 12

σωτηρία 
Soteria 
Usage: 43

it was
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

ἀναγκή 
Anagke 
Usage: 15

for me
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

and exhort
παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

ἐπαγωνίζομαι 
Epagonizomai 
Usage: 1

for the faith
πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

παραδίδωμι 
Paradidomi 
Usage: 75

ἅπαξ 
Hapax 
Usage: 15

παραδίδωμι 
Paradidomi 
Usage: 75

Devotionals

Devotionals about Jude 1:3

References

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Images Jude 1:3

Prayers for Jude 1:3

Questions on Jude 1:3

Context Readings

Jude's Purpose In Writing

2 kindness to you, and peace, and love, be multiplied! 3 Beloved, all diligence using to write to you concerning the common salvation, I had necessity to write to you, exhorting to agonize for the faith once delivered to the saints, 4 for there did come in unobserved certain men, long ago having been written beforehand to this judgment, impious, the grace of our God perverting to lasciviousness, and our only Master, God, and Lord -- Jesus Christ -- denying,


Cross References

1 Timothy 6:12

be striving the good strife of the faith, be laying hold on the life age-during, to which also thou wast called, and didst profess the right profession before many witnesses.

Titus 1:4

to Titus -- true child according to a common faith: Grace, kindness, peace, from God the Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ our Saviour!

Philippians 1:27

Only worthily of the good news of the Christ conduct ye yourselves, that, whether having come and seen you, whether being absent I may hear of the things concerning you, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one soul, striving together for the faith of the good news,

Jude 1:20

And ye, beloved, on your most holy faith building yourselves up, in the Holy Spirit praying,

Deuteronomy 9:10

and Jehovah giveth unto me the two tables of stone written with the finger of God, and on them according to all the words which Jehovah hath spoken with you in the mount, out of the midst of the fire, in the day of the assembly.

Deuteronomy 21:9

and thou dost put away the innocent blood out of thy midst, for thou dost that which is right in the eyes of Jehovah.

Nehemiah 13:25

And I strive with them, and declare them vile, and smite certain of them, and pluck off their hair, and cause them to swear by God, 'Ye do not give your daughters to their sons, nor do ye take of their daughters to your sons, and to yourselves.

Isaiah 45:17

Israel hath been saved in Jehovah, A salvation age-during! Ye are not ashamed nor confounded Unto the ages of eternity!

Isaiah 45:22

Turn to Me, and be saved, all ends of the earth, For I am God, and there is none else.

Jeremiah 9:3

And they bend their tongue, their bow is a lie, And not for stedfastness have they been mighty in the land, For from evil unto evil they have gone forth, And Me they have not known, An affirmation of Jehovah!

Acts 4:12

and there is not salvation in any other, for there is no other name under the heaven that hath been given among men, in which it behoveth us to be saved.'

Acts 6:8-10

And Stephen, full of faith and power, was doing great wonders and signs among the people,

Acts 9:22

And Saul was still more strengthened, and he was confounding the Jews dwelling in Damascus, proving that this is the Christ.

Acts 13:46-47

And speaking boldly, Paul and Barnabas said, 'To you it was necessary that first the word of God be spoken, and seeing ye do thrust it away, and do not judge yourselves worthy of the life age-during, lo, we do turn to the nations;

Acts 17:3

opening and alleging, 'That the Christ it behoved to suffer, and to rise again out of the dead, and that this is the Christ -- Jesus whom I proclaim to you.'

Acts 18:4-6

and he was reasoning in the synagogue every sabbath, persuading both Jews and Greeks.

Acts 18:28

for powerfully the Jews he was refuting publicly, shewing through the Writings Jesus to be the Christ.

Acts 20:27

for I did not keep back from declaring to you all the counsel of God.

Acts 28:28

'Be it known, therefore, to you, that to the nations was sent the salvation of God, these also will hear it;'

Romans 15:15-16

and the more boldly I did write to you, brethren, in part, as putting you in mind, because of the grace that is given to me by God,

1 Corinthians 15:3

for I delivered to you first, what also I did receive, that Christ died for our sins, according to the Writings,

Galatians 2:5

to whom not even for an hour we gave place by subjection, that the truth of the good news might remain to you.

Galatians 3:28

there is not here Jew or Greek, there is not here servant nor freeman, there is not here male and female, for all ye are one in Christ Jesus;

Galatians 6:11

Ye see in how large letters I have written to you with my own hand;

Ephesians 1:1

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, to the saints who are in Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus:

Philippians 1:1

Paul and Timotheus, servants of Jesus Christ, to all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, with overseers and ministrants;

Colossians 1:2

to the saints in Colossae, and to the faithful brethren in Christ: Grace to you, and peace from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ!

1 Thessalonians 2:2

but having both suffered before, and having been injuriously treated (as ye have known) in Philippi, we were bold in our God to speak unto you the good news of God in much conflict,

1 Timothy 1:18

This charge I commit to thee, child Timotheus, according to the prophesies that went before upon thee, that thou mayest war in them the good warfare,

2 Timothy 1:13

The pattern hold thou of sound words, which from me thou didst hear, in faith and love that is in Christ Jesus;

2 Timothy 4:7-8

the good strife I have striven, the course I have finished, the faith I have kept,

Hebrews 13:22

And I entreat you, brethren, suffer the word of the exhortation, for also through few words I have written to you.

1 Peter 5:12

Through Silvanus, to you the faithful brother, as I reckon, through few words I did write, exhorting and testifying this to be the true grace of God in which ye have stood.

2 Peter 1:1

Simeon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who did obtain a like precious faith with us in the righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ:

2 Peter 1:12-15

Wherefore, I will not be careless always to remind you concerning these things, though, having known them, and having been established in the present truth,

2 Peter 3:1-2

This, now, beloved, a second letter to you I write, in both which I stir up your pure mind in reminding you,

Jude 1:17

and ye, beloved, remember ye the sayings spoken before by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ:

Revelation 2:10

'Be not afraid of the things that thou art about to suffer; lo, the devil is about to cast of you to prison, that ye may be tried, and ye shall have tribulation ten days; become thou faithful unto death, and I will give to thee the crown of the life.

Revelation 12:11

and they did overcome him because of the blood of the Lamb, and because of the word of their testimony, and they did not love their life -- unto death;

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