(A)Shepherd the flock of God which is among you, serving as overseers, (B)not by compulsion but [a]willingly, (C)not for dishonest gain but eagerly; nor as (D)being [b]lords over (E)those entrusted to you, but (F)being examples to the flock; and when (G)the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive (H)the crown of glory that does not fade away.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 5:2 NU adds according to God
  2. 1 Peter 5:3 masters