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Apostates Depraved and Doomed

12 These are [a]spots in your love feasts, while they feast with you without fear, serving only themselves. They are clouds without water, carried [b]about by the winds; late autumn trees without fruit, twice dead, pulled up by the roots; 13 (A)raging waves of the sea, (B)foaming up their own shame; wandering stars (C)for whom is reserved the blackness of darkness forever.

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  1. Jude 1:12 stains, or hidden reefs
  2. Jude 1:12 NU, M along

12 These are the ones who are [a]hidden reefs (A)in your love feasts when they feast with you (B)without fear, like shepherds caring only for themselves; (C)clouds without water, (D)carried along by winds; autumn trees without fruit, [b]doubly dead, (E)uprooted; 13 (F)wild waves of the sea, churning up (G)their own shameful deeds like dirty foam; wandering stars, (H)for whom the [c]gloom of darkness has been reserved forever.

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  1. Jude 1:12 Or stains
  2. Jude 1:12 Lit twice
  3. Jude 1:13 Or netherworld gloom

12 These men are hidden reefs [elements of great danger to others] in your [a]love feasts when they feast together with you without fear, looking after [only] themselves; [they are like] clouds without water, swept along by the winds; autumn trees without fruit, doubly dead, uprooted and lifeless; 13 wild waves of the sea, flinging up their own shame like foam; wandering stars, for whom the gloom of deep darkness has been reserved forever.

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  1. Jude 1:12 The early church frequently met together for a communal meal followed by the Lord’s Supper.

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

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12 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;

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

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