Text Note: Jude 1

In the Authorized (King James) Version, the verse is translated: “Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ, and called.” We can contrast that with the reading of the ESV, which follows the modern critical text: “Jude, a servant of Jesus Christ and brother of James, to those who are called, beloved in God the Father, and kept for Jesus Christ.” Which is it?