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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Epistle of Jude

Chiastic Structure and Concentric Structure and Parallel of each pericope

[1]Salutation  (Jude 1:1-25)
  A(1:1-2)  servant of Jesus Christ (1:1)
    B(1:3-4)    there have been some intruders, who long ago were designated for this condemnation, godless persons (1:4)"   (ἀσεβεῖς)
      C(1:5-7)      later destroyed those who did not believe. (1:5)
        D(1:8-13)        These are blemishes on your love feasts (1:12)
      C'(1:14-16)      to execute judgment on all and to convict everyone for all the godless deeds that they committed and for all the harsh words godless sinners have uttered against him. (1:15)
    B'(1:17-23)     there will be scoffers who will live according to their own godless desires (1:18)   (ἀσεβειῶν)
  A'(1:24-25)  Jesus Christ our Lord (1:25)
   A: Jesus Christ our Lord. B: Godless. C: Judgment. D: Blemishes on the feasts.

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