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

  • I, even I, am that Michael Isaac Dale:
    And again, it is now written, Ye shall keep the Sabbath therefore: for it IS holy unto you: every one that defiles it shall surely be put to death: for whosoever does ANY work therein, that soul shall be cut off from among his people. Six days may work be done: but in the seventh IS the Sabbath of rest, holy to the LORD: whosoever doeth ANY work in the Sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death.
  • CHERRY BLOSSOM
    Yes, I think in this generation we're living in, submitting, or showing respect to elders, or people that are older is no longer part of the make-up of children, young adults and even adults. It is a sad sight-where the morality of people has decayed. The older that do not lead by example, who are corrupt themselves, should not get any respect, and the younger should not follow submit to them.
  • Teri
    i like that Peter tells how to: if we cast out cares, we admit that we are weak and need god's help, we find it. We are kept safe under his wings of protection. we are reminded who our enemy is and we can resist him. i exhort us believers to continue in the grace of God and to help each other.
  • 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

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