The Holman Christian Standard Bible

1 Peter 5:1–4

About the Elders

5 Therefore, as a fellow elder and witness j to the sufferings of the * Messiah and also a participant in the glory about to be revealed, k I exhort the elders among you: Shepherd God’s flock among you, l not overseeing m out of compulsion but freely, according to God’s will; n not for the money but eagerly; not lording it over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock. And when the chief Shepherd o appears, you will receive the unfading crown p of glory.

Read More