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nor as lording-over[a] your lots[b], but being patterns for the flock. And the Chief-shepherd having appeared, you will receive the unfading crown of [c] glory.

Young Men, Follow

Likewise, younger men— be subject to the[d] elders.

Everyone, Be Humble And Keep Watch For The Adversary

And everyone— clothe-yourselves-with humblemindedness toward one another. Because “God opposes the proud, but He gives grace to the humble” [Prov 3:34].

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 5:3 Or, domineering, ruling-over.
  2. 1 Peter 5:3 That is, the ones allotted to your charge by God; those for whom you are responsible.
  3. 1 Peter 5:4 That is, consisting of, belonging to, characterized by.
  4. 1 Peter 5:5 Or, your. That is, your leaders just mentioned; or, your elders in general, older people.

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