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1 Peter 5 WNT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 So I exhort the Elders among you--I who am their fellow Elder and have been an eye-witness of the sufferings of the Christ, and am also a sharer in the glory which is soon to be revealed. 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 Be shepherds of God's flock which is among you. Exercise the oversight not reluctantly but eagerly, in accordance with the will of God; not for base gain but with cheerful minds; 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 not lording it over your Churches but proving yourselves patterns for the flock to imitate. 3 not lording it over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock.
4 And then, when the chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the never-withering wreath 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 you younger men must submit to your elders; and all of you must gird yourselves with humility towards one another, for God sets Himself against the proud, but gives grace 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 Humble yourselves therefore beneath the mighty hand of God, so that at the right time He may set you on high. 6 Humble yourselves, therefore, under God's mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.
7 Throw the whole of your anxiety upon Him, because He Himself cares for you. 7 Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
8 Curb every passion, and be on the alert. Your great accuser, the Devil, is going about like a roaring lion to see whom he can devour. 8 Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.
9 Withstand him, firm in your faith; knowing that your brethren in other parts of the world are passing through just the same experiences. 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 And God, the giver of all grace, who has called you to share His eternal glory, through Christ, after you have suffered for a short time, will Himself make you perfect, firm, and strong. 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 all power unto the Ages of the Ages! Amen. 11 To him be the power for ever and ever. Amen.
12 I send this short letter by Silas, our faithful brother--for such I regard him--in order to encourage you, and to bear witness that what I have told you is the true grace of God. In it stand fast. 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 Church in Babylon, chosen like yourselves by God, sends greetings, and so does Mark my son. 13 She who is in Babylon, chosen together with you, sends you her greetings, and so does my son Mark.
14 Greet one another with a kiss of love. Peace be with all of you who are in Christ. 14 Greet one another with a kiss of love. Peace to all of you who are in Christ.