1 Peter 5:1

“The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The Elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an Elder, and a witnesse of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be reuealed.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore, I exhort the elders among you, as {your} fellow elder and witness of the sufferings of Christ, and a partaker also of the glory that is to be revealed,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The elders among you I exhort, who am a fellow-elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, who am also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed:
- American Standard Version (1901)

I who am myself one of the rulers of the church, and a witness of the death of Christ, having my part in the coming glory, send this serious request to the chief men among you:
- Basic English Bible

The elders which [are] among you I exhort, who [am their] fellow-elder and witness of the sufferings of the Christ, who also [am] partaker of the glory about to be revealed:
- Darby Bible

The elders who are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed:
- Webster's Bible

So I exhort the Elders among you--I who am their fellow Elder and have been an eye-witness of the sufferings of the Christ, and am also a sharer in the glory which is soon to be revealed.
- Weymouth Bible

I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and who will also share in the glory that will be revealed.
- World English Bible

Therfor Y, an euene eldre man, and a witnesse of Cristis passiouns, which also am a comynere of that glorie, that schal be schewid in tyme to comynge; byseche ye the eldre men,
- Wycliffe Bible

Elders who [are] among you, I exhort, who [am] a fellow-elder, and a witness of the sufferings of the Christ, and of the glory about to be revealed a partaker,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Peter 5:1


5:1 I who am a fellow - elder - So the first though not the head of the apostles appositely and modestly styles himself. And a witness of the sufferings of Christ - Having seen him suffer, and now suffering for him.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Peter 5:1


1Pe 5:1 Conclusion SUMMARY OF I PETER 5: A Charge to the Elders. The Young Exhorted. Humility Enjoined. Watchfulness. Salutations from the Brethren at Babylon. The elders which are among you. That Peter means the officers, not the aged persons, is shown by 1Pe 5:2. Who am also an elder. An elder as well as an apostle. He exhorts them as one of themselves. And a witness of the sufferings of Christ. An eye witness of what Christ suffered and of his resurrection. And also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed. An heir of the glory that shall be revealed when Christ comes.

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