1 Peter 5:13

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

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Other Translations

The [church that is] at Babylon, elected together with [you], saluteth you; and [so doth] Marcus my son.
- King James Version

She who is in Babylon, chosen together with you, sends you greetings, and {so does} my son, Mark.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

She that is in Babylon, elect together with `you', saluteth you; and `so doth' Mark my son.
- American Standard Version (1901)

She who is in Babylon, who has a part with you in the purpose of God, sends you her love; and so does my son Mark.
- Basic English Bible

She that is elected with [you] in Babylon salutes you, and Marcus my son.
- Darby Bible

The church that is at Babylon, elected together with you, saluteth you; and so doth Mark my son.
- Webster's Bible

The Church in Babylon, chosen like yourselves by God, sends greetings, and so does Mark my son.
- Weymouth Bible

She who is in Babylon, chosen together with you, greets you; and so does Mark, my son.
- World English Bible

The chirche that is gaderid in Babiloyne, and Marcus, my sone, gretith you wel.
- Wycliffe Bible

Salute you doth the [assembly] in Babylon jointly elected, and Markus my son.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Peter 5:13


5:13 The church that is at Babylon - Near which St. Peter probably was, when he wrote this epistle. Elected together with you - Partaking of the same faith with you. Mark - It seems the evangelist. My son - Probably converted by St. Peter. And he had occasionally served him, as a son in the gospel.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Peter 5:13


1Pe 5:13 The [church that is] at Babylon. "She that is in Babylon" (Revised Version). The word "church" is not in the Greek. Peter probably referred to his wife. The salutations are from individuals. On Babylon, see topic 9257. Alford says, ``There is no reason whatever for regarding this any place but the Chaldean capital.'' [So doth] Marcus, my son. Most likely John Mark, the author of the second gospel. See Ac 12:12 13:5 15:37 Col 4:10.

Discussion for 1 Peter 5

  • Irene123
    D. Painter - that was really very inspired to you of the Lord. To 'dig' out the corroborating verses like this - is a beautiful thing.
  • Fredrick phiri
    This vers is a very dependable anchor to the victory. In real life situation there if your mind is not sober nothing inspired you can do. Therefore, for one to work effectively in the vine yard must be sober .
  • Irene123
    Eunice. T. (if you ever see this) - you are so very right about our life in Christ being 'smooth'; Yes, we will have trials to test us, but God never puts on us more than we can bear, and knowing that makes our walk with Him - a smooth one. Our trials are nothing compared to the Heaven that awaits us. " ... Jesus endured the cross, despising the shame, for the JOY that was set before Him."
  • Wayne
    Sean, 1 Cor.5:10 tells us we would have to leave this planet to not associate with the sinners of this world. Pray to the Lord for grace, each day, to live in that situation and be a witness for the Lord, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. GB
  • Irene123
    V. 13 - " ... and so doth Marcus my son." We know Peter was married (Matt. 8:14; Mk.1:30) so I just wonder if this was his issue or a 'spiritual' son? We know Paul was not married, nor was he a hypocrite as some on here with deviate minds affirm, and that Timothy was his 'spiritual son. God did NOT use hypocrites to write His word.
  • Bruce
    Thuo:---we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God
    Acts14:22 /--- The servant is not greater than his Lord, if they have persecuted me they will also persecute you---.John 15:20 / yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution. 2Timothy 3:12
    Called:John 6:44.Ask forgiveness/ Baptized with The Holy Ghost:Matthew 3:11/ Made New 2Corinthians 5:17

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