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: 2 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; 3 not lording it over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock. 4 And when the chief Shepherd o appears, you will receive the unfading crown p of glory.
5:2 Other * omit overseeing
5:2 Other * omit according to God’s will
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