22 [a]And have compassion of some, in putting difference:

23 And others save with [b]fear, pulling them out of the fire, and hate even that [c]garment which is spotted by the flesh.

24 [d]Now unto him that is able to keep you that ye fall not, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with joy,

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Footnotes

  1. Jude 1:22 Among them which wander and go astray, the godly have to use this choice, that they handle some of them gently, and that others some being even in the very flame, they endeavor to save with severe and sharp instruction of the present danger: yet so, that they do in such sort abhor the wicked and dishonest, that they eschew even the least contagion that may be.
  2. Jude 1:23 By fearing them, and holding them back with godly severity.
  3. Jude 1:23 An amplification taken from the forbidden things of the Law which did defile.
  4. Jude 1:24 He commendeth them to the grace of God, declaring sufficiently that it is God only that can give us that constancy which he requireth of us.