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 In the same way, you younger men, be subject to the elders. And all of you clothe yourselves with q humility toward one another, because
God resists the proud
5:2 Other * omit overseeing
5:2 Other * omit according to God’s will
5:5 * you tie around yourselves