1 Peter 5:1-6 WNT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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Weymouth New Testament (WNT) New International Version (NIV)
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.