Jude 1:21
New International Version
keep yourselves in God’s love as you wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you to eternal life.

New Living Translation
and await the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ, who will bring you eternal life. In this way, you will keep yourselves safe in God’s love.

English Standard Version
keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life.

Berean Study Bible
keep yourselves in the love of God as you await the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you eternal life.

Berean Literal Bible
keep yourselves in the love of God, awaiting the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.

King James Bible
Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.

New King James Version
keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.

New American Standard Bible
keep yourselves in the love of God, looking forward to the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life.

NASB 1995
keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting anxiously for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life.

NASB 1977
keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting anxiously for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life.

Amplified Bible
and keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting anxiously and looking forward to the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ [which will bring you] to eternal life.

Christian Standard Bible
keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting expectantly for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ for eternal life.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
keep yourselves in the love of God, expecting the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ for eternal life.

American Standard Version
keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But let us keep ourselves in the love of God as we look for the mercy of our Lord Yeshua The Messiah unto our eternal life.

Contemporary English Version
And keep in step with God's love, as you wait for our Lord Jesus Christ to show how kind he is by giving you eternal life.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ, unto life everlasting.

English Revised Version
keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.

Good News Translation
and keep yourselves in the love of God, as you wait for our Lord Jesus Christ in his mercy to give you eternal life.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Remain in God's love as you look for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to give you eternal life.

International Standard Version
Remain in God's love as you look for the mercy of our Lord Jesus the Messiah, which brings eternal life.

Literal Standard Version
keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ [resulting] in continuous life;

NET Bible
maintain yourselves in the love of God, while anticipating the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that brings eternal life.

New Heart English Bible
Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to everlasting life.

Weymouth New Testament
must keep yourselves safe in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ which will result in the Life of the Ages.

World English Bible
Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life.

Young's Literal Translation
yourselves in the love of God keep ye, waiting for the kindness of our Lord Jesus Christ -- to life age-during;

Additional Translations ...
Context
A Call to Persevere
20But you, beloved, by building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, 21keep yourselves in the love of God as you await the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you eternal life. 22And indeed, have mercy on those who doubt;…

Cross References
2 Corinthians 13:14
The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with all of you.

Titus 2:13
as we await the blessed hope and glorious appearance of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ.

Hebrews 9:28
so also Christ was offered once to bear the sins of many; and He will appear a second time, not to bear sin, but to bring salvation to those who eagerly await Him.

2 Peter 3:12
as you anticipate and hasten the coming of the day of God, when the heavens will be destroyed by fire and the elements will melt in the heat.

1 John 5:18
We know that anyone born of God does not keep on sinning; the One who was born of God protects him, and the evil one cannot touch him.

Jude 1:1
Jude, 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:

Jude 1:22
And indeed, have mercy on those who doubt;


Treasury of Scripture

Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life.

Keep.

Jude 1:24
Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy,

John 14:21
He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.

John 15:9,10
As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love…

in.

Romans 5:5
And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.

Romans 8:39
Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

2 Thessalonians 3:5
And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ.

looking.

Job 14:14
If a man die, shall he live again? all the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come.

Lamentations 3:25,26
The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him…

Matthew 24:42-51
Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come…

the mercy.

John 1:17
For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

1 Timothy 1:2
Unto Timothy, my own son in the faith: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God our Father and Jesus Christ our Lord.

2 Timothy 1:2,16,18
To Timothy, my dearly beloved son: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord…

unto.

Romans 5:21
That as sin hath reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life by Jesus Christ our Lord.

Romans 6:23
For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

1 John 5:10,11
He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar; because he believeth not the record that God gave of his Son…











Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
keep
τηρήσατε (tērēsate)
Verb - Aorist Imperative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 5083: From teros; to guard, i.e. To note; by implication, to detain; by extension, to withhold; by extension, to withhold.

yourselves
ἑαυτοὺς (heautous)
Reflexive Pronoun - Accusative Masculine 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 1438: Himself, herself, itself.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

[the] love
ἀγάπῃ (agapē)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's 26: From agapao; love, i.e. Affection or benevolence; specially a love-feast.

of God
Θεοῦ (Theou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.

as you await
προσδεχόμενοι (prosdechomenoi)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 4327: From pros and dechomai; to admit (figuratively) endurance); by implication, to await.

the
τὸ (to)
Article - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

mercy
ἔλεος (eleos)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 1656: Pity, mercy, compassion. Of uncertain affinity; compassion.

of our
ἡμῶν (hēmōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Plural
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

Lord
Κυρίου (Kyriou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 2962: Lord, master, sir; the Lord. From kuros; supreme in authority, i.e. controller; by implication, Master.

Jesus
Ἰησοῦ (Iēsou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 2424: Of Hebrew origin; Jesus, the name of our Lord and two other Israelites.

Christ
Χριστοῦ (Christou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 5547: Anointed One; the Messiah, the Christ. From chrio; Anointed One, i.e. The Messiah, an epithet of Jesus.

to bring [you]
εἰς (eis)
Preposition
Strong's 1519: A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

eternal
αἰώνιον (aiōnion)
Adjective - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 166: From aion; perpetual.

life.
ζωὴν (zōēn)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 2222: Life, both of physical (present) and of spiritual (particularly future) existence. From zao; life.


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