Modern Literal Version

[1 Peter 5]


     5:1 I encourage the elders who are among you*, as I, who am a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and a partner of the glory which is about to be revealed, 5:2 to shepherd the flock of God which is among you*, exercising the oversight, not by compulsion, but willfully, and not covetously, but eagerly; 5:3 and not like one lording it over his lot, but you* yourselves become examples to the flock. 5:4 And when the Chief Shepherd is manifested, you* will get the unfading crown of glory. 5:5 Similarly, you* the younger, be subject to the elder. And all of you* be subject to one another, clothe yourself with humility; because НGod resists the haughty, but gives grace to the humble.М {Prov. 3:34} 5:6 Therefore humble yourselves under the powerful hand of God, that* he may elevate you* in time; 5:7 tossing all your* anxiety upon him, because with him there is care concerning you*. 5:8 Be sober! Be watchful! Your* opponent, the Slanderer, like a roaring lion, is walking around seeking whom he may swallow, 5:9 to whom you* withstand, solid in the faith, knowing that the same sufferings are accomplished in your* brotherhood which is in the world.5:10 And the God of all grace, who called you* to his eternal glory in Christ Jesus, after you* have suffered a little while, he himself may perfect you* and will establish, will strengthen and will make a foundation of you*. 5:11 To him is the glory and the dominion forever and ever. Amen.


     5:12 By Silvanus, our faithful brother, as I count him, I have written to you* with a few words, encouraging and testifying that this is the true grace of God into which you* have stood fast. 5:13She who is in Babylon, chosen together with you*, greets you*, and so does Mark my son. 5:14Greet one another with a kiss of love*.


     Peace be to you* all who are in Christ.



Modern Literal Version Preface & Appendix , copyright 1999, 2014 by G. Allen Walker for the MLV New Testament Committee.
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