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 5:6

  • Trinity adwoa kwofie for verse 6
    we should allow the spirit to direct our paths and make way in our lives so that the glory of God will shine upon our lives,because he say's his plans for us are those that will bring us an expected end.
  • Selorm deku for verse 6
    I love how God does it. To be holy you must accept your sins, To be uplifted you must be humble. Amazing character of God.
  • MockingBird for verse 6
    Humble to bring down to the ground make yourself even with the ground. That first step is hard but OH the rewards. He who exalts himself shall be abased and he that humbles himself shall be exalted. God is always totally opposite from what the world does things. So to be like Jesus is to do exactly opposite from what the people of the world does.
  • Olabode for verse 6
    Humble means not proud, arrogant, haughty, assertive etc. Jesus Christ was our perfect example, he humbled himself and God himself exalted him and give him a name that is above all other names Phil 2 9 11 . For us to receive something good from God, we need to humble our self.
  • Achim Abednego for verse 6
    for a man to be lifted up he needs to humble himself. that is humility is what makes God to attend to you like a father who takes God care of his son.
  • Elvis ekema for verse 6
    I wants to know mor about GOD.