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Do not lord it over the people entrusted to you, but be examples to the flock. Then, when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the victor’s crown of glory that will never fade away.

Be Humble and Alert

In a similar way, you young people must submit to the elders.[a] All of you must clothe yourselves with humility for the sake of each other, because:

“God opposes the arrogant,
    but gives grace to the humble.”[b]

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 5:5 Or to those who are older
  2. 1 Peter 5:5 Cf. Prov 3:34 (LXX)

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