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1 Peter 5:5–6

Submit to God, Resist the Devil

Likewise you younger people, submit yourselves to your elders. Yes, kall of you be submissive to one another, and be clothed with humility, for

lGod resists the proud,

But mgives grace to the humble.”

Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time,

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1 Peter 5:5–6 — The New International Version (NIV)

In the same way, you who are younger, submit yourselves to your elders. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because,

“God opposes the proud

but shows favor to the humble.”

Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.

1 Peter 5:5–6 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”

Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you,

1 Peter 5:5–6 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble. Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:

1 Peter 5:5–6 — New Living Translation (NLT)

In the same way, you who are younger must accept the authority of the elders. And all of you, dress yourselves in humility as you relate to one another, for

“God opposes the proud

but gives grace to the humble.”

So humble yourselves under the mighty power of God, and at the right time he will lift you up in honor.

1 Peter 5:5–6 — New Century Version (NCV)

In the same way, younger people should be willing to be under older people. And all of you should be very humble with each other.

“God is against the proud,

but he gives grace to the humble.”

Be humble under God’s powerful hand so he will lift you up when the right time comes.

1 Peter 5:5–6 — American Standard Version (ASV)

Likewise, ye younger, be subject unto the elder. Yea, all of you gird yourselves with humility, to serve one another: for God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble. Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time;

1 Peter 5:5–6 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Likewise ye younger, be subject to the elder, and all of you bind on humility towards one another; for God sets himself against the proud, but to the humble gives grace. Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in the due time;

1 Peter 5:5–6 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Young people, in a similar way, place yourselves under the authority of spiritual leaders. 

Furthermore, all of you must serve each other with humility, because God opposes the arrogant but favors the humble. Be humbled by God’s power so that when the right time comes he will honor you. 

1 Peter 5:5–6 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

In the same way, you younger men, be subject to the elders. And all of you clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because

God resists the proud

but gives grace to the humble.

Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God, so that He may exalt you at the proper time,

1 Peter 5:5–6 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

In the same way, you who are younger must accept the authority of the elders. And all of you must clothe yourselves with humility in your dealings with one another, for

“God opposes the proud,

but gives grace to the humble.”

Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, so that he may exalt you in due time.

1 Peter 5:5–6 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

In the same way, younger men, be subject to the elders, and all of you clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble. Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, so that he may exalt you at the right time,

1 Peter 5:5–6 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Young men, follow the lead of those who are older. All of you, put on a spirit that is free of pride toward each other as if it were your clothes. Scripture says,

“God opposes those who are proud.

But he gives grace to those who are not.”

So don’t be proud. Put yourselves under God’s mighty hand. Then he will honor you at the right time.

1 Peter 5:5–6 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

You younger men, likewise, be subject to your elders; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for God is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble.

Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time,


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