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11 (A)He will tend his flock like a shepherd;
    (B)he will gather the lambs in his arms;
(C)he will carry them in his bosom,
    and gently lead those that are with young.

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31 Then Jesus said to them, “You will all fall away because of me this night. For it is written, ‘I will (A)strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.’

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16 And (A)I have other sheep that are not of this fold. (B)I must bring them also, and (C)they will listen to my voice. So there will be (D)one flock, (E)one shepherd.

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Jesus and Peter

15 When they had (A)finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, (B)“Simon, (C)son of John, (D)do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, “Feed (E)my lambs.” 16 He said to him a second time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, (F)“Tend (G)my sheep.” 17 He said to him the third time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” Peter was grieved because he said to him (H)the third time, “Do you love me?” and he said to him, “Lord, (I)you know everything; you know that I love you.” Jesus said to him, “Feed (J)my sheep.

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28 (A)Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all (B)the flock, of which (C)the Holy Spirit has made you (D)overseers, (E)to care for (F)the church of God,[a] which he (G)obtained (H)with his own blood.[b] 29 I (I)know that after my departure (J)fierce wolves will come in among you, (K)not sparing the flock;

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 20:28 Some manuscripts of the Lord
  2. Acts 20:28 Or with the blood of his Own

(A)shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight,[a] (B)not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you;[b] (C)not for shameful gain, but eagerly; not (D)domineering over those in your charge, but (E)being examples to the flock.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 5:2 Some manuscripts omit exercising oversight
  2. 1 Peter 5:2 Some manuscripts omit as God would have you

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