Lording it over (katakurieuonte). Present active participle of katakurieuw, late compound (kata, kurio) as in Matthew 20:25 . The charge allotted to you (twn klhrwn). "The charges," "the lots" or "the allotments." See it in Acts 1:17Acts 1:25 in this sense. The old word meant a die ( Matthew 27:25 ), a portion ( Colossians 1:12 ; 1 Peter 1:4 ), here the charges assigned (cf. Acts 17:4 ). From the adjective klhriko come our cleric, clerical, clerk. Wycliff translated it here "neither as having lordship in the clergie." Making yourselves ensamples (tupoi ginomenoi). Present active participle of ginomai and predicate nominative tupoi (types, models) for which phrase see 1 Thessalonians 1:7 . Continually becoming. See 1 Peter 2:21 for upogrammo (writing-copy). To the flock (tou poimniou). Objective genitive.