1 Peter 5:1-6 CSB

About the Elders

1 Therefore, as a fellow elder and witness to the sufferings of the Messiah, and also a participant in the glory about to be revealed, I exhort the elders among you:

References for 1 Peter 5:1

      2 shepherda God's flock among you, not overseeingb out of compulsion but freely, according to God's [will];c not for the money but eagerly;

      References for 1 Peter 5:2

        • a 5:2 - Jn 21:15-17; Ac 20:28
        • b 5:2 - Other mss omit overseeing
        • c 5:2 - Other mss omit according to God's will
          3 not lording it over those entrusted to you,d but being examplese to the flock.

          References for 1 Peter 5:3

            • d 5:3 - 2 Co 1:24
            • e 5:3 - Php 3:17; Ti 2:7
              4 And when the chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crownf of glory.

              References for 1 Peter 5:4

                • f 5:4 - 1 Co 9:25
                  5 Likewise, you younger men, be subject to the elders. And all of you clothe yourselves withg humility toward one another, because God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble. h i

                  References for 1 Peter 5:5

                    • g 5:5 - Lit you tie around yourselves
                    • h 5:5 - Mt 23:12; Jms 4:6
                    • i 5:5 - Pr 3:34 LXX
                      6 Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, so that He may exalt you in due time,j k

                      References for 1 Peter 5:6

                        • j 5:6 - Lit in time
                        • k 5:6 - Jb 22:29; Mt 23:12; Lk 14:11; 18:14; Jms 4:10