8 aBe of sober spirit, bbe on the alert. Your adversary, cthe devil, prowls around like a roaring dlion, seeking someone to devour.
9 1aBut resist him, bfirm in your faith, knowing that cthe same experiences of suffering are being accomplished by your 2brethren who are in the world.
10 After you have suffered afor a little while, the bGod of all grace, who ccalled you to His deternal glory in Christ, will Himself eperfect, fconfirm, strengthen and establish you.
11 aTo Him be dominion forever and ever. Amen.
12 Through aSilvanus, our faithful brother 1(for so I regard him), bI have written to you briefly, exhorting and testifying that this is cthe true grace of God. dStand firm in it!
13 She who is in Babylon, chosen together with you, sends you greetings, and so does my son, aMark.
14 aGreet one another with a kiss of love.
bPeace be to you all who are in Christ.