1 Peter 5:11

11 To him be the power for ever and ever. Amen.

1 Peter 5:11 in Other Translations

KJV
11 To him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
ESV
11 To him be the dominion forever and ever. Amen.
NLT
11 All power to him forever! Amen.
MSG
11 He gets the last word; yes, he does.
CSB
11 To Him be the dominion forever. Amen.

1 Peter 5:11 Meaning and Commentary

1 Peter 5:11

To him be glory, and dominion, for ever and ever, Amen.
] The Syriac version begins this doxology in the preceding verse, reading the words thus, "to the God of grace", and then putting what follows, "who hath called us" into a parenthesis, connects them with these, "be glory, and power, and honour" "glory" is due to God for all the grace he bestows on men; and to give it to him shows a sense of divine goodness, and a grateful heart; and to him very fitly is "dominion" ascribed, whose kingdom rules over all, and who dispenses his grace, as well as his providential favours, in a sovereign way; and whom the saints are in a peculiar manner under obligation to obey; to which is added, "Amen", signifying that so the apostle prayed it might be, and believed it would be.

1 Peter 5:11 In-Context

9 Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that the family of believers throughout the world is undergoing the same kind of sufferings.
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 the power for ever and ever. Amen.
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 She who is in Babylon, chosen together with you, sends you her greetings, and so does my son Mark.

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