|1||The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed:||The elders|
|2||Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind;||filthy lucre|
|3||Neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being ensamples to the flock.|
|4||And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away.||chief Shepherd|
Likewise, ye younger, submit
yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to
another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and
giveth grace to the humble.
|grace to the humble 3P34 Z406|
|6||Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:|
|7||Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.||55S22|
|8||Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:||devil roaring lion|
|9||Whom resist stedfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world.||resist|
|10||But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you.||God of all grace suffered a while|
To him be
glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
|12||By Silvanus, a faithful brother unto you, as I suppose, I have written briefly, exhorting, and testifying that this is the true grace of God wherein ye stand.||Silvanus|
|13||The church that is at Babylon, elected together with you, saluteth you; and so doth Marcus my son.||Babylon Marcus|
Greet ye one another with a kiss
of charity. Peace be with you all that are in Christ Jesus. Amen.
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