1 Peter 5:1-4 ESV

Shepherd the Flock of God

1 So I exhort the elders among you, 1as a fellow elder and 2a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed:

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2 3shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight,a4not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you;b5not for shameful gain, but eagerly;

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    • n 5:2 - Some manuscripts omit exercising oversight
    • o 5:2 - Some manuscripts omit as God would have you
      3 not 6domineering over those in your charge, but 7being examples to the flock.
      4 And when 8the chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the 9unfading 10crown of glory.

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