Jude 1:3
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
Beloved,Ἀγαπητοί
(agapētoi)
27: belovedfrom agapaó
while I was makingποιούμενος
(poioumenos)
4160: to make, doa prim. word
everyπᾶσαν
(pasan)
3956: all, everya prim. word
effortσπουδὴν
(spoudēn)
4710: haste, diligencefrom speudó
to writeγράφειν
(graphein)
1125: to writea prim. verb
you aboutπερὶ
(peri)
4012: about, concerning, around (denotes place, cause or subject)a prim. preposition
our commonκοινῆς
(koinēs)
2839: commonfrom sun
salvation,σωτηρίας
(sōtērias)
4991: deliverance, salvationfrom sótér
I feltἔσχον
(eschon)
2192: to have, holda prim. verb
the necessityἀνάγκην
(anankēn)
318: necessityfrom ana and agchó (to compress, press tight)
to writeγράψαι
(grapsai)
1125: to writea prim. verb
to you appealingπαρακαλῶν
(parakalōn)
3870: to call to or for, to exhort, to encouragefrom para and kaleó
that you contend earnestlyἐπαγωνίζεσθαι
(epagōnizesthai)
1864: to contend with or forfrom epi and agónizomai
for the faithπίστει
(pistei)
4102: faith, faithfulnessfrom peithó
which was once for allἅπαξ
(apax)
530: oncefrom alpha (as a cop. prefix) and a prim. root pag-
handed downπαραδοθείσῃ
(paradotheisē)
3860: to hand over, to give or deliver over, to betrayfrom para and didómi
to the saints.ἁγίοις
(agiois)
40: sacred, holyfrom a prim. root









KJV Lexicon
αγαπητοι  adjective - vocative plural masculine
agapetos  ag-ap-ay-tos':  beloved -- (dearly, well) beloved, dear.
πασαν  adjective - accusative singular feminine
pas  pas:  apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole
σπουδην  noun - accusative singular feminine
spoude  spoo-day':  speed, i.e. (by implication) despatch, eagerness, earnestness -- business, (earnest) care(-fulness), diligence, forwardness, haste.
ποιουμενος  verb - present middle passive - nominative singular masculine
poieo  poy-eh'-o:  to make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct)
γραφειν  verb - present active infinitive
grapho  graf'-o:  to grave, especially to write; figuratively, to describe -- describe, write(-ing, -ten).
υμιν  personal pronoun - second person dative plural
humin  hoo-min':  to (with or by) you -- ye, you, your(-selves).
περι  preposition
peri  per-ee':  through (all over), i.e. around; figuratively with respect to; used in various applications, of place, cause or time
της  definite article - genitive singular feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
κοινης  adjective - genitive singular feminine
koinos  koy-nos':  common, i.e. (literally) shared by all or several, or (ceremonially) profane -- common, defiled, unclean, unholy.
σωτηριας  noun - genitive singular feminine
soteria  so-tay-ree'-ah:  rescue or safety (physically or morally) -- deliver, health, salvation, save, saving.
αναγκην  noun - accusative singular feminine
anagke  an-ang-kay':  constraint; by implication, distress -- distress, must needs, (of) necessity(-sary), needeth, needful.
εσχον  verb - second aorist active indicative - first person singular
echo  ekh'-o:  (used in certain tenses only) a primary verb; to hold
γραψαι  verb - aorist active middle or passive deponent
grapho  graf'-o:  to grave, especially to write; figuratively, to describe -- describe, write(-ing, -ten).
υμιν  personal pronoun - second person dative plural
humin  hoo-min':  to (with or by) you -- ye, you, your(-selves).
παρακαλων  verb - present active participle - nominative singular masculine
parakaleo  par-ak-al-eh'-o:  to call near, i.e. invite, invoke (by imploration, hortation or consolation) -- beseech, call for, (be of good) comfort, desire, (give) exhort(-ation), intreat, pray.
επαγωνιζεσθαι  verb - present middle or passive deponent infinitive
epagonizomai  ep-ag-o-nid'-zom-ahee:  to struggle for -- earnestly contend foreign
τη  definite article - dative singular feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
απαξ  adverb
hapax  hap'-ax:  one (or a single) time (numerically or conclusively) -- once.
παραδοθειση  verb - aorist passive participle - dative singular feminine
paradidomi  par-ad-id'-o-mee:  to surrender, i.e yield up, intrust, transmit -- betray, bring forth, cast, commit, deliver (up), give (over, up), hazard, put in prison, recommend.
τοις  definite article - dative plural masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
αγιοις  adjective - dative plural masculine
hagios  hag'-ee-os:  sacred (physically, pure, morally blameless or religious, ceremonially, consecrated) -- (most) holy (one, thing), saint.
πιστει  noun - dative singular feminine
pistis  pis'-tis:  persuasion, i.e. credence; moral conviction; by extension, the system of religious (Gospel) truth itself -- assurance, belief, believe, faith, fidelity.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our common salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints.

King James Bible
Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Dear friends, although I was eager to write you about the salvation we share, I found it necessary to write and exhort you to contend for the faith that was delivered to the saints once for all.

International Standard Version
Dear friends, although I was eager to write to you about the salvation we share, I found it necessary to write to you and urge you to continue your vigorous defense of the faith that was passed down to the saints once and for all.

NET Bible
Dear friends, although I have been eager to write to you about our common salvation, I now feel compelled instead to write to encourage you to contend earnestly for the faith that was once for all entrusted to the saints.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write to you about our common life, it was necessary for me to write to you, as I am to persuade you to compete for the faith, which was once delivered to The Holy Ones.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Dear friends, I had intended to write to you about the salvation we share. But something has come up. It demands that I write to you and encourage you to continue your fight for the Christian faith that was entrusted to God's holy people once for all time.

King James 2000 Bible
Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was necessary for me to write unto you, and exhort you that you should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.
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