THE FIRST EPISTLE generall of Peter. Chapter 5

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1 He exhorteth the Elders to feede their flocks, 5 the yonger to obey, 8 and all to bee sober, watchfull, and constant in the faith: 9 to resist the cruell aduersarie the deuill.

1The 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.

2Feede the flocke of God which is among you, taking the ouersight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly: not for filthy lucre, but of a ready minde:2

3Neither as being lords ouer Gods heritage: but being ensamples to the flocke.3

4And when the chiefe shepheard shall appeare, ye shall receiue a crowne of glory that fadeth not away.

5Likewise ye yonger, submit your selues vnto the elder: yea, all of you bee subiect one to another, and bee clothed with humilitie: for God resisteth the proud, and giueth grace to the humble.

6Humble yourselues therefore vnder the mighty hand of God, that hee may exalt you in due time,

7Casting all your care vpon him, for he careth for you.

8Be sober, be vigilant: because your aduersary the deuill, as a roaring Lion walketh about, seeking whom he may deuoure.

9Whom resist stedfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world.

10But the God of all grace who hath called vs into his eternall glory by Christ Iesus, after that ye haue suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you.

11To him bee glory and dominion for euer and euer. Amen.

Precious faith.

12By Syluanus a faithfull brother vnto you, (as I suppose) I haue written briefly, exhorting, & testifying, that this is the true grace of God wherein ye stand.

13The Church that is at Babylon elected, together with you, saluteth you, and so doth Marcus my sonne.

14Greete yee one another with a kisse of charity: Peace bee with you all that are in Christ Iesus. Amen.

Original 1611 KJV Sidenote References for 1 Peter Chapter 5

2 Or, as much as in you is.
3 Or, ouerruling.

* Courtesy of Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania


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