Robertson Word Pictures - Jude 1:14 - 1:14

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Robertson Word Pictures - Jude 1:14 - 1:14


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And to these also (de kai toutois). Dative case, for these false teachers as well as for his contemporaries.

Enoch the seventh from Adam (hebdomos apo Adam Henōch). The genealogical order occurs in Gen 5:4-20, with Enoch as seventh. He is so termed in Enoch 60:8; 93:3.

Prophesied (eprophēteusen). First aorist active indicative of prophēteuō. If the word is given its ordinary meaning as in 1Pe 1:10, then Jude terms the Book of Enoch an inspired book. The words quoted are “a combination of passages from Enoch” (Bigg), chiefly from Enoch 1:9.

With ten thousand of his holy ones (en hagiais muriasin autou). “With (en of accompaniment, Luk 14:31) his holy ten thousands” (murias regular word, feminine gender, for ten thousand, Act 19:19, there an unlimited number like our myriads, Luk 12:1).