Jude 1:2
New International Version
Mercy, peace and love be yours in abundance.

New Living Translation
May God give you more and more mercy, peace, and love.

English Standard Version
May mercy, peace, and love be multiplied to you.

Berean Study Bible
Mercy, peace, and love be multiplied to you.

Berean Literal Bible
Mercy and peace and love be multiplied to you.

New American Standard Bible
May mercy and peace and love be multiplied to you.

King James Bible
Mercy unto you, and peace, and love, be multiplied.

Christian Standard Bible
May mercy, peace, and love be multiplied to you.

Contemporary English Version
I pray that God will greatly bless you with mercy, peace, and love!

Good News Translation
May mercy, peace, and love be yours in full measure.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
May mercy, peace, and love be multiplied to you.

International Standard Version
May mercy, peace, and love be yours in abundance!

NET Bible
May mercy, peace, and love be lavished on you!

New Heart English Bible
Mercy to you and peace and love be multiplied.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Mercy, peace and love be multiplied to you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
May mercy, peace, and love fill your lives!

New American Standard 1977
May mercy and peace and love be multiplied to you.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Mercy and peace and charity be multiplied unto you.

King James 2000 Bible
Mercy unto you, and peace and love, be multiplied.

American King James Version
Mercy to you, and peace, and love, be multiplied.

American Standard Version
Mercy unto you and peace and love be multiplied.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Mercy unto you, and peace, and charity be fulfilled.

Darby Bible Translation
Mercy to you, and peace, and love be multiplied.

English Revised Version
Mercy unto you and peace and love be multiplied.

Webster's Bible Translation
Mercy to you, and peace, and love, be multiplied.

Weymouth New Testament
May mercy, peace and love be abundantly granted to you.

World English Bible
Mercy to you and peace and love be multiplied.

Young's Literal Translation
kindness to you, and peace, and love, be multiplied!
Study Bible
Greetings from Jude
1Jude, a servant of Jesus Christ and a brother of James, To those who are called, loved by God the Father, and kept in Jesus Christ: 2Mercy, peace, and love be multiplied to you. 3Beloved, although I made every effort to write you about the salvation we share, I felt it necessary to write and urge you to contend earnestly for the faith entrusted once for all to the saints.…
Cross References
Galatians 6:16
Peace and mercy to all who walk by this rule, even to the Israel of God.

1 Timothy 1:2
To Timothy, my true child in the faith: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.

1 Peter 1:2
chosen by the foreknowledge of God the Father and sanctified by the Spirit for obedience to Jesus Christ and sprinkling by His blood: Grace and peace be yours in abundance.

2 Peter 1:2
Grace and peace be multiplied to you through the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.

Treasury of Scripture

Mercy to you, and peace, and love, be multiplied.

See on

Romans 1:7
To all that be in Rome, beloved of God, called to be saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 1:2
Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace unto you, and peace, be multiplied.

2 Peter 1:2
Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord,







Lexicon
Mercy,
Ἔλεος (Eleos)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 1656: Pity, mercy, compassion. Of uncertain affinity; compassion.

peace,
εἰρήνη (eirēnē)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1515: Probably from a primary verb eiro; peace; by implication, prosperity.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

love
ἀγάπη (agapē)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 26: From agapao; love, i.e. Affection or benevolence; specially a love-feast.

be multiplied
πληθυνθείη (plēthyntheiē)
Verb - Aorist Optative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4129: To increase, multiply. From another form of plethos; to increase.

to you.
ὑμῖν (hymin)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.
Verse 2. - The greeting. This takes the form of a prayer or benediction in three articles. It is rendered in precisely the same terms - mercy unto you and peace and love be multiplied - in Tyndale, Cranmer, the Genevan, the Authorized Version, and the Revised Version. In Paul's Epistles the opening salutations usually mention only "grace and peace," and these as proceeding from "God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ." But in the pastoral Epistles (as also in 2 John) the three blessings, "grace, mercy, and peace," appear, and these as coming from the same twofold source of Father and Son. In the Petrine Epistles we have again the two Pauline blessings of grace and peace, but with the distinctive addition of the "be multiplied." Here, in Jude, we have the characteristic Petrine "be multiplied," but this connected with three blessings, and these somewhat different from those which appear in the Pastoral Epistles - "mercy, peace, and love," instead of "grace and mercy and peace." What the writer desires, therefore, on behalf of the readers is an abounding measure of the three great qualities of grace, which refer respectively to the case of the miserable, the case of the hostile, and the case of the unworthy. Are these regarded as subjective qualities in man, or as objective gifts from God? The former view is favoured by some, who point especially to the closing benediction in the Epistle to the Ephesians (Ephesians 6:23) as a case in point. But the latter view is sustained by the force of the "beloved" in the previous verse, and the mention of" love" in verse 21, as well as by the general analogy of the inscriptions of Epistles. What Jude prays for, therefore, is not that his readers may be helped to exhibit in large measure a merciful, peaceful, and loving disposition to others, but that they may enjoy in liberal degree the great blessings of God's mercy, peace, and love bestowed upon themselves. 1:1-4 Christians are called out of the world, from the evil spirit and temper of it; called above the world, to higher and better things, to heaven, things unseen and eternal; called from sin to Christ, from vanity to seriousness, from uncleanness to holiness; and this according to the Divine purpose and grace. If sanctified and glorified, all the honour and glory must be ascribed to God, and to him alone. As it is God who begins the work of grace in the souls of men, so it is he who carries it on, and perfects it. Let us not trust in ourselves, nor in our stock of grace already received, but in him, and in him alone. The mercy of God is the spring and fountain of all the good we have or hope for; mercy, not only to the miserable, but to the guilty. Next to mercy is peace, which we have from the sense of having obtained mercy. From peace springs love; Christ's love to us, our love to him, and our brotherly love to one another. The apostle prays, not that Christians may be content with a little; but that their souls and societies may be full of these things. None are shut out from gospel offers and invitations, but those who obstinately and wickedly shut themselves out. But the application is to all believers, and only to such. It is to the weak as well as to the strong. Those who have received the doctrine of this common salvation, must contend for it, earnestly, not furiously. Lying for the truth is bad; scolding for it is not better. Those who have received the truth must contend for it, as the apostles did; by suffering with patience and courage for it, not by making others suffer if they will not embrace every notion we call faith, or important. We ought to contend earnestly for the faith, in opposition to those who would corrupt or deprave it; who creep in unawares; who glide in like serpents. And those are the worst of the ungodly, who take encouragement to sin boldly, because the grace of God has abounded, and still abounds so wonderfully, and who are hardened by the extent and fulness of gospel grace, the design of which is to deliver men from sin, and bring them unto God.
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