11 Woe to them! For they walked in (A)the way of Cain and abandoned themselves for the sake of gain (B)to Balaam's error and (C)perished in Korah's rebellion. 12 These are hidden reefs[a] (D)at your love feasts, as they feast with you without fear, (E)shepherds feeding themselves; (F)waterless clouds, (G)swept along by winds; fruitless trees in late autumn, twice dead, (H)uprooted; 13 (I)wild waves of the sea, casting up the foam of (J)their own shame; (K)wandering stars, (L)for whom the gloom of utter darkness has been reserved forever.

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  1. Jude 1:12 Or are blemishes

11 Woe to them! They have taken the way of Cain;(A) they have rushed for profit into Balaam’s error;(B) they have been destroyed in Korah’s rebellion.(C)

12 These people are blemishes at your love feasts,(D) eating with you without the slightest qualm—shepherds who feed only themselves.(E) They are clouds without rain,(F) blown along by the wind;(G) autumn trees, without fruit and uprooted(H)—twice dead. 13 They are wild waves of the sea,(I) foaming up their shame;(J) wandering stars, for whom blackest darkness has been reserved forever.(K)

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