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whom thou wilt do well to set for- charity in the sight of the church: whom
ward on their journey worthily of thou shalt do well to bring forward on
God: 7 because that for the sake their way in a manner worthy of God.
of the Name they went forth, tak- 7. Because, for his name they went out,
ing nothing of the Gentiles. 8 We taking nothing of the Gentiles.
therefore ought to welcome such, 8 We therefore ought to receive such,
that we may be fellow-workers for that we may be fellow helpers of the
the truth.

truth.
9 I wrote somewhat unto the 9 I had written perhaps to the church:
church: but Diotrephes, who loveth but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the
to have the preëminence among pre-eminence among them, doth not re-
them, receiveth us not. 10 There-

ceive us. fore, if I come, I will bring to re- 10 For this cause, if I come, I will admembrance his works which he do- vertise his works which he doth, with eth, prating against us with wicked malicious words prating against us. And words: and not content therewith, as if these things were not enough for neither doth he himself receive the him, neither doth he himself receive the brethren, and them that would he brethren, and them that do receive them forbiddeth and casteth them out he forbiddeth, and casteth out of the of the church. II Beloved, imitate church. not that which is evil, but that which 11 Dearly beloved, follow not that which is good. He that doeth good is of is evil, but that which is good. He that God: he that doeth evil hath not doth good, is of God: he that doth evil, seen God. 12 Demetrius hath the hath not seen God. witness of all men, and of the truth 12 To Demetrius testimony is given by itself: yea, we also bear witness; all, and by the truth itself, yea and we and thou knowest that our witness is also give testimony: and thou knowest true.

that our testimony is true. 13 I had many things to write 13 I had many things to write unto thee: unto thee, but I am unwilling to but I would not by ink and pen write to write them to thee with ink and thee. pen: 14 but I hope shortly to see 14 But I hope speedily to see thee, and thee, and we shall speak face to we will speak mouth to mouth. Peace face. Peace be unto thee. The be to thee. Our friends salute thee. Safriends salute thee. Salute the lute the friends by name. friends by name.

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THE GENERAL EPISTLE OF

JUDE

J to

UDE, a servant of Jesus Christ,

that are called, beloved in God the
Father, and kept for Jesus Christ :
2 Mercy unto you and peace and
love be multiplied.

3 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

UDE, the servant of Jesus Christ, and beloved in God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ, and called.

2 Mercy unto you, and peace, and charity be fulfilled.

3 Dearly beloved, taking all care to write unto you concerning your common salvation, I was under a necessity to write unto you: to beseech you to contend earnestly for the faith once delivered to the saints.

4 For there are certain men crept in ered unto the saints. 4 For there unawares, who were before of old or- are certain men crept in privily, dained to this condemnation, ungodly even they who were of old set forth men, turning the grace of our God into unto this condemnation, ungodly lasciviousness, and denying the only Lord men, turning the grace of our God God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.

into lasciviousness, and denying our 5 I will therefore put you in remem- only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ. brance, though ye once knew this, how 5 Now I desire to put you in rethat the Lord, having saved the people membrance, though ye know all out of the land of Egypt, afterward de- things once for all, how that the stroyed them that believed not.

Lord, having saved a people out of 6 And the angels which kept not their the land of Egypt, afterward defirst estate, but left their own habitation, stroyed them that believed not. he hath reserved in everlasting chains 6 And angels which kept not their under darkness unto the judgment of the own principality, but left their great day.

proper habitation, he hath kept in 7 Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and everlasting bonds under darkness the cities about them in like manner, giv- unto the judgement of the great ing themselves over to fornication, and day. 7 Even as Sodom and Gomorgoing after strange flesh, are set forth rah, and the cities about them, havfor an example, suffering the vengeance ing in like manner with these given of eternal fire.

themselves over to fornication, and 8 Likewise also these filthy dreamers gone after strange flesh, are set defile the flesh, despise dominion, and forth as an example, suffering the speak evil of dignities.

punishment of eternal fire. 8 Yet in 9 Yet Michael the archangel, when con- like manner these also in their tending with the devil he disputed about dreamings defile the flesh, and set the body of Moses, durst not bring against at nought dominion, and rail at dighim a railing accusation, but said, The nities. 9 But Michael the archLord rebuke thee.

angel, when contending with the 10 But these speak evil of those things devil he disputed about the body of which they know not: but what they Moses, durst not bring against him know naturally, as brute beasts, in those a railing judgement, but said, The things they corrupt themselves.

Lord rebuke thee. 10 But these rail 11 Woe unto them! for they have gone at whatsoever things they know not: in the way of Cain, and ran greedily and what they understand naturally, after the error of Balaam for reward, and like the creatures without reason, perished in the gainsaying of Core.

in these things are they destroyed. 12 These are spots in your feasts of 1 Woe unto them! for they went charity, when they feast with you, feed- in the way of Cain, and ran rioting themselves without fear: clouds they ously in the error of Balaam for

without water, carried about of re, and perished in the gainsaying winds; trees whose fruit withereth, with- of Korah. 12 These are they who out fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the are hidden rocks in your love-feasts roots;

when they feast with you, shepherds 13 Raging waves of the sea, foaming that without fear feed themselves; out their own shame; wandering stars, to clouds without water, carried along whom is reserved the blackness of dark- by winds; autumn trees without ness for ever.

fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the 14 And Enoch also, the seventh from roots; 13 wild waves of the sea, Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Be- foaming out their own shame; wanhold, the Lord cometh with ten thousands dering stars, for whom the blackof his_saints,

ness of darkness hath been reserved 15 To execute judgment upon all, and

for ever.

14 And to these also to convince all that are ungodly among Enoch, the seventh from Adam, them of all their ungodly deeds which prophesied, saying, Behold, the Lord they have ungodly committed, and of all came with ten thousands of his holy their hard speeches which ungodly sinners ones, 15 to execute judgement have spoken against him.

upon all, and to convict all the un

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unto the saints. 4. For there are 4 For certain men are secretly entered
certain men crept in privily, even in, (who were written of long ago unto
they who were of old written of this judgment,) ungodly men, turning the
beforehand unto this condemnation, grace of our Lord God into riotousness,
ungodly men, turning the grace of and denying the only sovereign Ruler,
our God into lasciviousness, and de- and our Lord Jesus Christ.
nying our only Master and Lord, 5 I will therefore admonish you, though
Jesus Christ.

ye once knew all things, that Jesus, hav-
5 Now I desire to put you in ing saved the people out of the land of
remembrance, though ye know all Egypt, did afterwards destroy them that
things once for all, that the Lord, believed not:
having saved a people out of the 6 And the angels who kept not their
· land of Egypt, afterward destroyed principality, but forsook their own habita-
them that believed not. 6 And an- tion, he hath reserved under darkness in
gels that kept not their own prin- everlasting chains, ủnto the judgment of
cipality, but left their proper habita- the great day.
tion, he hath kept in everlasting 7 As Sodom and Gomorrha, and the
bonds under darkness unto the judg- neighbouring cities, in like manner, hav-
ment of the great day. 7 Even as ing given themselves to fornication, and
Sodom and Gomorrah, and the cities going after other fiesh, were made an
about them, having in like manner example, suffering the punishment of
with these given themselves over to eternal fire.
fornication and gone after strange

8 In like manner these men also defile flesh, are set forth as an example, the flesh, and despise dominion, and blassuffering the punishment of eternal pheme majesty. fire. 8 Yet in like manner these 9 When Michael the archangel, disputalso in their dreamings defile the ing with the devil, contended about the flesh, and set at nought dominion, body of Moses, he durst not bring against and rail at dignities. 9 But Michael him the judgment of railing speech, but the archangel, when contending with said: The Lord command thee. the devil he disputed about the body 10 But these men blaspheme whatever of Moses, durst not bring against things they know not: and what things him a railing judgment, but said, soever they naturally know, like dumb The Lord rebuke thee. 10 But these beasts, in these they are corrupted. rail at whatsoever things they know 11 Woe unto them, for they have gone not: and what they understand nat- in the way of Cain: and after the error urally, like the creatures without of Balaam they have for reward poured reason, in these things are they de- out themselves, and have perished in the stroyed. II Woe unto them! for contradiction of Core. they went in the way of Cain, and 12 These are spots in their banquets, ran riotously in the error of Balaam feasting together without fear, feeding for hire, and perished in the gain- themselves, clouds without water, which saying of Korah. 12 These are they are carried about by winds, trees of the who are hidden rocks in your love- autumn, unfruitful, twice dead, plucked feasts when they feast with you,

up by the roots, shepherds that without fear feed 13 Raging waves of the sea, foaming themselves: clouds without water,

out their own confusion; wandering stars, carried along by winds; autumn to whom the storm of darkness is retrees without fruit, twice dead,

served for ever. plucked up by the roots; 13 wild 14 Now of these Enoch also, the seventh waves of the sea, foaming out their from Adam, prophesied, saying: Behold, own shame; wandering stars, for the Lord cometh with thousands of his whom the blackness of darkness saints, hath been reserved for ever.

14 15 To execute judgment upon all, and And to these also Enoch, the sey- to reprove all the ungodly for all the enth from Adam, prophesied, saying, works of their ungodliness, whereby they Behold, the Lord came with ten have done ungodly, and of all the hard thousands of his holy ones, 15 to things which ungodly sinners have spoken execute judgment upon all, and to against God.

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16 These are murmurers, complainers, godly of all their works of ungodwalking after their own lusts; and their liness which they have ungodly mouth speaketh great swelling words, wrought, and of all the hard things having men's persons in admiration be- which ungodly sinners have spoken cause of advantage.

against him. 16 These are mur17 But, beloved, remember ye the words murers, complainers, walking after which were spoken before of the apostles their lusts (and their mouth speakof our Lord Jesus Christ;

eth great swelling words), shewing 18 How that they told you there should respect of persons for the sake of be mockers in the last time, who should advantage. walk after their own ungodly lusts.

17 But ye, beloved, remember ye 19 These be they who separate them- the words which have been spoken selves, sensual, having not the Spirit. before by the apostles of our Lord

20 But ye, beloved, building up your- Jesus Christ; 18 how that they said selves on your most holy faith, praying to you, In the last time there shall in the Holy Ghost,

be mockers, walking after their own 21 Keep yourselves in the love of God, ungodly lusts. 19 These are they looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus who make separations, sensual, havChrist unto eternal life.

ing not the Spirit. 20 But ye, be22 And of some have compassion, mak- loved, building up yourselves on ing a difference:

your most holy faith, praying in the 23 And others save with fear, pulling Holy Spirit, 21 keep yourselves in them out of the fire; hating even the gar- the love of God, looking for the ment spotted by the flesh.

mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ 24 Now unto him that is able to keep unto eternal life. 22 And on some you from falling, and to present you have mercy, who are in doubt; 23 faultless before the presence of his glory and some save, snatching them out with exceeding joy,

of the fire; and on some have mercy 25 To the only wise God our Saviour, with fear; hating even the garment be glory and majesty, dominion and spotted by the flesh. power, both now and ever. Amen.

24 Now unto him that is able to guard you from stumbling, and to set you before the presence of his glory without blemish in exceeding joy, 25 to the only God our Saviour, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, dominion and power, before all time, and now, and for evermore. Amen.

THE REVELATION
OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE

CHAPTER 1.

TWhich , to

Revelation of Jesus Christ, unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:

2 Who bare record of the word of God, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, and of all things that he saw.

3 Blessed is he that readeth, and they

ITHE: Revelation of Jesus

Christ, which God gave him to shew unto his servants, even the things which must shortly come to pass: and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John; 2 who bare witness of the word of God, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, even of all things that he saw. 3 Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of the prophecy, and keep the things

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convict all the ungodly of all their 16 These are murmurers, full of com-
works of ungodliness which they plaints, walking according to their own
have ungodly wrought, and of all desires, and their mouth speaketh proud
the hard things which ungodly sin- things, admiring persons for gain's sake.
ners have spoken against him. 16 17 But you, my dearly beloved, be mind-
These are murmurers, complainers, ful of the words which have been spoken
walking after their lusts (and their before by the apostles of our Lord Jesus
mouth speaketh great swelling Christ,
words), showing respect of persons 18 Who told you, that in the last time
for the sake of advantage.

there should come mockers, walking ac-
17 But ye, beloved, remember ye cording to their own desires in ungod-
the words which have been spoken linesses.
before by the apostles of our Lord 19 These are they, who separate them-
Jesus Christ; 18 that they said to selves, sensual men, having not the Spirit.
you, In the last time there shall be 20 But you, my beloved, building your-
mockers, walking after their own selves upon your most holy faith, pray-
ungodly lusts. 19 These are they ing in the Holy Ghost,
who make separations, sensual, hav- 21 Keep yourselves in the love of God,
ing not the Spirit. 20 But ye, be- waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus
loved, building up yourselves on Christ, unto life everlasting.
your most holy faith, praying in 22 And some indeed reprove, being
the Holy Spirit, 21 keep yourselves judged:
in the love of God, looking for the 23 But others save, pulling them out of
mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto the fire. And on others have mercy, in
eternal life. 22 And on some have fear, hating also the spotted garment
mercy, who are in doubt; 23 and which is carnal.
some save, snatching them out of 24 Now to him who is able to preserve
the fire; and on some have mercy you without sin, and to present you spot-
with fear; hating even the garment less before the presence of his glory with
spotted the flesh.

exceedi joy, in the coming of our Lord 24 Now unto him that is able to Jesus Christ, guard you from stumbling, and to 25 To the only God our Saviour through set you before the presence of his Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory and magglory without blemish in exceeding nificence, empire and power, before all joy, 25 to the only God our Saviour, ages, and now, and for all ages of ages. through Jesus Christ our Lord, be Amen. glory, majesty, dominion and power, before all time, and now, and for evermore. Amen.

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