1 Peter 5:6

“Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Humble yourselues therefore vnder the mighty hand of God, that hee may exalt you in due time,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time;
- American Standard Version (1901)

For this cause make yourselves low under the strong hand of God, so that when the time comes you may be lifted up;
- Basic English Bible

Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in [the due] time;
- Darby Bible

Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:
- Webster's Bible

Humble yourselves therefore beneath the mighty hand of God, so that at the right time He may set you on high.
- Weymouth Bible

Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time;
- World English Bible

Therfor be ye mekid vndir the myyti hoond of God, that he reise you in the tyme of visitacioun,
- Wycliffe Bible

be humbled, then, under the powerful hand of God, that you He may exalt in good time,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Peter 5:6


5:6 The hand of God - Is in all troubles.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Peter 5:6


1Pe 5:6 Humble yourselves. Because God "giveth grace to the humble" (1Pe 5:5). Under the mighty hand of God. God exalts as well as casts down. He lifts up the humble, therefore, "Humble yourselves . . . that he may exalt you". In due time. In God's own time; not our time, but God's.

Discussion for 1 Peter 5

  • Dorothy Wilson
    When we choose not to make Jesus Lord of our lives we remain open to whatever evil thoughts the adversary, the devil brings. After all he is in a battle for our souls. So if we allow him to, he will fill our minds with evil thoughts.
    When we're troubled in any way we could take it all to the Lord in prayer and receive His Peace and Comfort within us. He is the only one who could satisfy us.
  • Amoateng for verse 6
    Society even decides to assist whoever humbles him or herself
  • Joymagret for verse 8
    I love this portion. But i think we are not watchful these days because if we had been, some of these evil wouldnt be happening cos prayers must have quenched them
  • Promise for verse 7
    Cast Mean Trow All Burden ,BurdenMean Problem In All Type Trow It To God.The Bible Said It'S Any Thing Hard For Me To Do?So Give Thank To God For He Care For Us.
  • Nomuhle mhlambeni for verse 8
    cant afford to be drunk and ignorant when the enemy is on the hunt for you,may humanity arise from drunkenness and stand guard of our souls before the enemy devours them,,the bible has warned...i love this scripture it jolts me back to reality...
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