11Therefore, I exhort the eldersamong you, as your 2fellowelder and 3witness of the sufferings of Christ, and a 4partakeralso of the glory that is to be revealed,
2shepherd5the flock of Godamong you, exercising oversight6not undercompulsion, but voluntarily, according to the will of God; and 7not for sordidgain, but with eagerness;
3nor yet as 8lording it overathoseallotted to your charge, but bproving to be 9examples to the flock.
And when the Chief10Shepherdappears, you will receive the 11unfadingc12crown of glory.
513You youngermen, likewise, 14be subject to your elders; and all of you, clothe yourselves with 15humility toward oneanother, for 16GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVESGRACE TO THE HUMBLE.
6Therefore17humble yourselves under the mightyhand of God, that He may exalt you at the propertime,