1 Peter 5:1

“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.”

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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

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.

Discussion for 1 Peter 5

  • Steve morrow
    1 PETER5:5likewise you younger submit yourselves unto the elder yea all of you be subject one to another and be clothed with humility for GOD RESISTETH THE PROUD AND GIVETH GRACE TO THE HUMBLE TITUS 2:11 for the grace of GOD that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men-2:12-TEACHING US-that denying ungodliness and worldly lusts we should live soberly righteously and godly in this present world
  • Darryll
    Humble ourselves before the mighty hand of God, Oh how we should be brought so low, knowing the Eternal Son of God humbled Himself in obedience to the Fathers will in taking our nature, willingly He made Himself of no reputation and was obedient even to the death of the cross. For the Joy that was set before Him He endured. Now in Glory, our Mediator, interceding for us feeble souls that we May we cast our cares on Him, the One whom loved us from Eternity past and knows every hair upon our head, our thought, intention and heart. Fear not, I will never leave thee nor forsake thee. Every Blessing.
  • David Guardado
    that we're all under the grace of God, and we have a thing to worry about, for we bring all our problems to Him. AMEN
  • David Guardado
    God has everything well in hand for us all, Sooo for all of us children to do what we need to do in His Name amen
  • Inez
    As a born again believer in our Lord I see this picture as child abuse. I can expect this in the carnal world but on this site that prints out Gods word this is so offensive. Would you offer this picture of this helpless infant in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ?
  • Sarah
    Wow, what a powerful word. God is speaking to me. Praise God.

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