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1 Therefore, I have a request for the elders among you. (I ask this as a fellow elder and a witness of Christ's sufferings, and as one who shares in the glory that is about to be revealed.) I urge the elders: 1 To the elders among you, I appeal as a fellow elder, a witness of Christ's sufferings and one who also will share in the glory to be revealed:
2 Like shepherds, tend the flock of God among you. Watch over it. Don't shepherd because you must, but do it voluntarily for God. Don't shepherd greedily, but do it eagerly. 2 Be shepherds of God's flock that is under your care, serving as overseers--not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; not greedy for money, but eager to serve;
3 Don't shepherd by ruling over those entrusted to your care, but become examples to the flock. 3 not lording it over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock.
4 And when the chief shepherd appears, you will receive an unfading crown of glory. 4 And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the crown of glory that will never fade away.
5 In the same way, I urge you who are younger: accept the authority of the elders. And everyone, clothe yourselves with humility toward each other. God stands against the proud, but he gives favor to the humble. 5 Young men, in the same way be submissive to those who are older. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, "God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble."
6 Therefore, humble yourselves under God's power so that he may raise you up in the last day. 6 Humble yourselves, therefore, under God's mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.
7 Throw all your anxiety onto him, because he cares about you. 7 Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
8 Be clearheaded. Keep alert. Your accuser, the devil, is on the prowl like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. 8 Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.
9 Resist him, standing firm in the faith. Do so in the knowledge that your fellow believers are enduring the same suffering throughout the world. 9 Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that your brothers throughout the world are undergoing the same kind of sufferings.
10 After you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, the one who called you into his eternal glory in Christ Jesus, will himself restore, empower, strengthen, and establish you. 10 And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.
11 To him be power forever and always. Amen. 11 To him be the power for ever and ever. Amen.
12 I have written and sent these few lines to you by Silvanus. I consider him to be a faithful brother. In these lines I have urged and affirmed that this is the genuine grace of God. Stand firm in it. 12 With the help of Silas, whom I regard as a faithful brother, I have written to you briefly, encouraging you and testifying that this is the true grace of God. Stand fast in it.
13 The fellow-elect church in Babylon greets you, and so does my son Mark. 13 She who is in Babylon, chosen together with you, sends you her greetings, and so does my son Mark.
14 Greet each other with the kiss of love. Peace to you all who are in Christ. 14 Greet one another with a kiss of love. Peace to all of you who are in Christ.