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1 Peter 5 (The Darby Translation)

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1 The elders which [are] among you I exhort, who [am their] fellow-elder and witness of the sufferings of the Christ, who also [am] partaker a of the glory about to be revealed: 2 shepherd the flock of God which [is] among you, exercising oversight, not by necessity, but willingly; not for base gain, but readily; 3 not as lording it over your b possessions, but being models for the flock. 4 And when the chief shepherd is manifested ye shall receive the unfading c crown of glory. 5 Likewise [ye] younger, be subject to [the] elder, and all of you bind on humility towards one another; for God sets himself against [the] proud, but to [the] humble gives grace. d 6 Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in [the due] time; 7 having cast all your care upon him, for he cares about you. 8 Be vigilant, watch. Your adversary [the] devil as a roaring lion walks about seeking whom he may devour. 9 Whom resist, e stedfast in faith, f knowing that the selfsame sufferings are accomplished in your brotherhood which [is] in [the] world. 10 But the God of all grace who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ Jesus, when ye have suffered for a little while, himself shall make perfect, stablish, strengthen, ground: 11 to him [be] the glory and the might for the ages of the ages. Amen. 12 By Silvanus, the faithful brother, as I suppose, I have written to you briefly; g exhorting and testifying that this is [the] true grace of God in which ye stand. h 13 She that is elected with [you] in Babylon salutes you, and Marcus my son. 14 Salute one another with a kiss of love. Peace be with you all who [are] in Christ.
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