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THE LETTER OF

JUDE

 

Overview:

This letter is named after its author (v. 1-2).It may be studied in four parts:

(1) Introductory Greeting (v. 1-2),
(2) Purpose for the Letter (v. 3-4),
(3) Judgment of Intruders (v. 5-16), and
(4) Concluding Exhortations (v. 17-25).

Authorship:

Christian tradition affirms this letter's claims that it was authored by Jude, a younger brother of Jesus and sibling of James, who wrote the book of James. The letter contains a reference to the pre-Christian era Greek apocryphal Book of Enoch, demonstrating an obvious familiarity with post-exilic literature and Greek language composition skills consistent with those of first century AD Hellenized Jews.

Composition Date:

No scholarly consensus exists as to the approximate date of the composition of this work, but conservative Christian tradition affirms this letter's claims that it was authored by Jude, a brother of Jesus. The letter demonstrates a knowledge of the pre-Christian Greek translation of the Hebrew Scriptures called the Septuagint, showing an obvious familiarity with Hebrew and a grasp of Greek literary composition skills consistent with those of first century AD Hellenized Jews.

Messianic Theme:

The Defense of the Messiah

 

Introduction to the book of Jude taken from the Holy Bible: International Standard Version® Release 2.0., Build 2014.01.13.
Copyright © 1996-2014 by the ISV Foundation. Used by permission of Davidson Press, LLC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED INTERNATIONALLY.

 



 

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O.T. | GEN | EXO | LEV | NUM | DEU | JOS | JDG | RUT | 1SA | 2SA | 1KI | 2KI | 1CH | 2CH | EZR | NEH | EST | JOB | PSA | PRO | ECC
SOS | ISA | JER | LAM | EZE | DAN | HOS | JOE | AMO | OBA | JON | MIC | NAH | HAB | ZEP | ZEC | MAL | N.T. | MAT | MAR | LUK | JOH
ACT | ROM | 1CO | 2CO | GAL | EPH | PHI | COL | 1TH | 2TH |1TI | 2TI | TIT | PHL | HEB | JAM | 1PE | 2PE | 1JO | 2JO | 3JO | JUD | REV
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