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1 Peter 5:2 LEB

2 shepherd the flock of God among you, exercising oversight not by compulsion but willingly, in accordance with God, and not greedily but eagerly,

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  • a 5:1 - *The conjunction "[and]" is supplied here to make it clear that the following phrase refers also to the author of the letter and not to Christ
  • b 5:3 - Literally "the portion"
  • c 5:4 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the temporal genitive absolute participle ("appears")
  • d 5:7 - Literally "it is a care to him"
  • e 5:9 - Literally "to whom resist"
  • f 5:9 - Literally "the"; the Greek article is used here as a possessive pronoun
  • g 5:9 - *Here "[because]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("know") which is understood as causal
  • h 5:10 - Some manuscripts have "in Christ Jesus"
  • i 5:10 - *Here "[after]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("have suffered") which is understood as temporal
  • j 5:11 - Literally "to the ages of the ages"
  • k 5:11 - Some manuscripts have "forever" (literally "to the ages")
  • l 5:12 - Literally "by a few"