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1 Peter 5

Introduction

Overview

1 Peter 5:1, He exhorts the elders to feed their flocks; 1 Peter 5:5, the younger to obey; 1 Peter 5:8, and all to be sober, watchful, and constant in the faith; 1 Peter 5:9, and to resist the cruel adversary the devil.

Verse 1

elders: Acts 11:30, Acts 14:23, Acts 15:4, Acts 15:6, Acts 15:22, Acts 15:23, Acts 20:17, Acts 20:28,*Gr: Acts 21:18, 1 Timothy 5:1, 1 Timothy 5:19, Titus 1:5

who: Philemon 1:9, 2 John 1:1, 3 John 1:1

also:ץלנסוףגץפוסןע [Strong's G4850], a fellow-elder, one on a level with yourselves.

and a: 1 Peter 1:12, Luke 24:48, John 15:26, John 15:27, Acts 1:8, Acts 1:22, Acts 2:32, Acts 3:15, Acts 5:30-32, Acts 10:39-41

a partaker: 1 Peter 5:4, 1 Peter 1:3-5, Psalms 73:24, Psalms 73:25, Romans 8:17, Romans 8:18, 2 Corinthians 5:1, 2 Corinthians 5:8, Philippians 1:19, Philippians 1:21-23, Colossians 3:3, Colossians 3:4, 2 Timothy 4:8, 1 John 3:2, Revelation 1:9

Reciprocal: Exodus 3:16 - elders 2 Samuel 7:7 - feed Jeremiah 3:15 - And I Jeremiah 23:4 - I Matthew 16:17 - Blessed Matthew 24:45 - to give Luke 1:2 - which Luke 12:37 - Blessed Luke 12:42 - to give John 19:35 - he that John 21:15 - Feed Acts 15:32 - exhorted Romans 3:23 - of Romans 12:7 - ministry 1 Corinthians 2:7 - unto 1 Corinthians 3:14 - General 1 Corinthians 9:23 - that 1 Corinthians 9:26 - not 1 Corinthians 12:28 - God 2 Corinthians 5:6 - we are always Ephesians 4:11 - pastors Philippians 1:7 - partakers of my Philippians 4:19 - glory Colossians 1:12 - partakers 1 Timothy 6:2 - partakers Philemon 1:17 - thou count Hebrews 2:10 - glory Hebrews 3:1 - partakers Hebrews 3:14 - we are 1 Peter 4:13 - ye are 2 Peter 1:1 - an apostle 1 John 1:2 - and bear 1 John 1:3 - ye also

Verse 2

Feed: Song of Solomon 1:8, Isaiah 40:11, Ezekiel 34:2, Ezekiel 34:3, Ezekiel 34:23, Micah 5:4, Micah 7:14, John 21:15-17, Acts 20:28

the flock: Isaiah 63:11, Jeremiah 13:17, Jeremiah 13:20, Ezekiel 34:31, Zechariah 11:17, Luke 12:32, 1 Corinthians 9:7

which is among you: or, as much as in you is, Psalms 78:71, Psalms 78:72, Acts 20:26, Acts 20:27

taking: Hebrews 12:15,*Gr.

not by: Isaiah 6:8, 1 Corinthians 9:16, 1 Corinthians 9:17

not for: Isaiah 56:11, Jeremiah 6:13, Jeremiah 8:10, Micah 3:11, Malachi 1:10, Acts 20:33, Acts 20:34, 2 Corinthians 12:14, 2 Corinthians 12:15, 1 Timothy 3:3, 1 Timothy 3:8, Titus 1:7, Titus 1:11, 2 Peter 2:3, Revelation 18:12, Revelation 18:13

of: Acts 21:13, Romans 1:15, Titus 2:14, Titus 3:1

Reciprocal: Genesis 31:40 - General Numbers 3:51 - Moses Numbers 4:16 - the oversight Numbers 24:11 - the Lord Numbers 27:16 - set a man Deuteronomy 18:1 - shall have Deuteronomy 18:6 - and come with Judges 17:10 - I will give 1 Samuel 2:16 - I will take 1 Samuel 12:3 - whose ox 1 Kings 13:7 - I will give 2 Kings 5:20 - and take 2 Kings 12:6 - the priests 1 Chronicles 28:9 - a willing mind Nehemiah 6:12 - hired him Psalms 100:3 - we are his Proverbs 10:21 - feed Proverbs 27:23 - diligent Isaiah 23:17 - and she shall Jeremiah 3:15 - which shall Ezekiel 13:19 - for handfuls Ezekiel 34:4 - but with Ezekiel 44:28 - I am their inheritance Ezekiel 46:24 - General Amos 7:12 - eat Zechariah 9:16 - shall save Mark 6:30 - both John 10:12 - he that Romans 12:8 - ruleth 2 Corinthians 4:5 - we 2 Corinthians 8:3 - beyond Ephesians 5:3 - covetousness Philippians 1:15 - and Philippians 4:17 - because 1 Thessalonians 2:5 - a cloak 1 Thessalonians 5:12 - and are 1 Timothy 3:1 - bishop Philemon 1:14 - thy benefit Hebrews 13:17 - watch 1 Peter 5:4 - the Revelation 7:17 - feed

Verse 3

as: Ezekiel 34:4, Matthew 20:25, Matthew 20:26, Matthew 23:8-10, Mark 10:42-45, Luke 22:24-27, 1 Corinthians 3:5, 1 Corinthians 3:9, 2 Corinthians 1:24, 2 Corinthians 4:5, 3 John 1:9, 3 John 1:10

being lords over: or, over-ruling

heritage: 1 Peter 2:9, Deuteronomy 32:9, Psalms 33:12, Psalms 74:2, Micah 7:14, Acts 20:28

but: 1 Corinthians 11:11, Philippians 3:17, Philippians 4:9, 1 Thessalonians 1:5, 1 Thessalonians 1:6, 2 Thessalonians 3:9, 1 Timothy 4:12, Titus 2:7

Reciprocal: Numbers 24:11 - the Lord Judges 7:17 - General Judges 8:23 - I will 1 Samuel 2:16 - I will take Psalms 68:10 - Thy congregation Psalms 86:2 - Preserve Ezekiel 2:8 - Be Ezekiel 34:31 - ye my Matthew 24:49 - to smite Mark 6:30 - both Mark 9:34 - they had Luke 9:48 - he that Luke 22:26 - General John 10:4 - he goeth Romans 12:8 - ruleth Romans 12:16 - Mind 1 Corinthians 4:16 - General 1 Thessalonians 1:7 - ensamples 1 Thessalonians 2:10 - how 1 Thessalonians 5:12 - and are 2 Thessalonians 3:7 - how Philemon 1:14 - without Hebrews 13:17 - watch James 3:1 - be Revelation 3:11 - thy

Verse 4

the: 1 Peter 5:2, 1 Peter 2:25, Psalms 23:1, Isaiah 40:11, Ezekiel 34:23, Ezekiel 37:24, Zechariah 13:7, John 10:11, Hebrews 13:20

appear: Matthew 25:31-46, Colossians 3:3, Colossians 3:4, 2 Thessalonians 1:7-10, 1 John 3:2, Revelation 1:7, Revelation 20:11, Revelation 20:12

a crown: 1 Peter 1:4, Daniel 12:3, 1 Corinthians 9:25, 2 Timothy 4:8, James 1:12, Revelation 2:10, Revelation 3:11

Reciprocal: Psalms 80:1 - O Shepherd Psalms 91:15 - honour Psalms 103:4 - crowneth Proverbs 4:9 - a crown Proverbs 14:18 - the prudent Ecclesiastes 12:11 - given Isaiah 28:5 - shall the Ezekiel 48:11 - charge Matthew 5:19 - great Matthew 6:20 - General Matthew 24:47 - That Luke 9:48 - he that Luke 19:17 - Well Luke 22:29 - General John 10:2 - the shepherd John 10:16 - one shepherd Romans 2:10 - glory 1 Corinthians 1:7 - coming 1 Corinthians 3:8 - and every 1 Corinthians 3:14 - General 1 Corinthians 4:5 - praise 1 Thessalonians 2:19 - crown 2 Timothy 2:5 - is he 2 Timothy 4:1 - at James 1:11 - so 1 Peter 1:8 - full 1 Peter 5:1 - a partaker 1 John 2:28 - when

Verse 5

ye: Leviticus 19:32, Hebrews 13:17

all: 1 Peter 4:1, 1 Peter 4:5, Romans 12:10, Ephesians 5:21, Philippians 2:3

be clothed: 1 Peter 3:3, 1 Peter 3:4, 2 Chronicles 6:41, Job 29:14, Psalms 132:9, Psalms 132:16, Isaiah 61:10, Romans 13:14, Colossians 3:12

God: James 4:6, Job 22:29

giveth: Isaiah 57:15, Isaiah 66:2

Reciprocal: Genesis 16:9 - submit Genesis 32:10 - not worthy of the least of all Exodus 18:11 - proudly Exodus 26:7 - curtains Exodus 28:40 - glory Leviticus 26:41 - humbled Numbers 12:2 - hath he not Deuteronomy 8:2 - to humble Deuteronomy 17:20 - his heart Ruth 2:7 - I pray 2 Samuel 22:28 - but thine 2 Kings 22:19 - humbled 2 Chronicles 25:19 - heart 2 Chronicles 32:25 - his heart 2 Chronicles 33:12 - humbled Nehemiah 9:10 - they Job 8:22 - clothed Job 29:8 - young men Job 32:6 - I am Job 40:11 - behold Psalms 10:17 - humble Psalms 35:26 - clothed Psalms 71:13 - covered Psalms 73:6 - covereth Psalms 94:2 - render Psalms 101:5 - an high Psalms 109:18 - As he Psalms 119:21 - rebuked Psalms 138:6 - Though Psalms 149:4 - beautify Proverbs 3:34 - he giveth Proverbs 6:17 - A proud look Proverbs 8:13 - pride Proverbs 15:25 - destroy Proverbs 15:33 - and Proverbs 18:12 - and Proverbs 21:4 - An high look Proverbs 25:7 - than Proverbs 29:23 - man's Proverbs 31:25 - Strength Ecclesiastes 7:8 - the patient Isaiah 2:11 - lofty Isaiah 5:15 - the eyes Isaiah 9:9 - in the pride Isaiah 16:6 - have Isaiah 65:5 - These Jeremiah 13:9 - the pride Jeremiah 43:2 - all the Jeremiah 50:31 - O thou Ezekiel 16:49 - pride Ezekiel 26:16 - clothe Ezekiel 28:2 - Because Ezekiel 42:14 - and shall put Daniel 4:30 - Is not Daniel 4:37 - those that walk Daniel 5:22 - hast Daniel 11:12 - his heart Micah 6:8 - walk humbly Habakkuk 2:4 - his Zephaniah 2:10 - for Zechariah 9:6 - General Malachi 3:15 - we call Matthew 3:11 - whose Matthew 18:4 - humble Matthew 20:24 - they Matthew 23:12 - General Matthew 25:37 - when Matthew 26:33 - yet Mark 7:22 - pride Mark 10:43 - whosoever Luke 1:51 - he hath scattered Luke 14:11 - whosoever Luke 16:15 - for Luke 17:10 - General Luke 18:14 - every Luke 22:24 - General John 9:34 - and dost John 13:14 - ye also Romans 11:20 - Be Romans 12:3 - not to 1 Corinthians 16:16 - ye Galatians 5:26 - provoking Ephesians 3:8 - who am 1 Timothy 3:6 - lest 1 Timothy 5:1 - entreat 2 Timothy 3:2 - proud Titus 2:6 - Young Titus 2:11 - the grace 1 Peter 2:17 - Honour

Verse 6

Humble: Exodus 10:3, Leviticus 26:41, 1 Kings 21:29, 2 Kings 22:19, 2 Chronicles 12:6, 2 Chronicles 12:7, 2 Chronicles 12:12, 2 Chronicles 30:11, 2 Chronicles 32:26, 2 Chronicles 33:12, 2 Chronicles 33:19, 2 Chronicles 33:23, 2 Chronicles 36:12, Proverbs 29:23, Isaiah 2:11, Isaiah 57:15, Jeremiah 13:18, Jeremiah 44:10, Daniel 5:22, Micah 6:8, Luke 14:11, Luke 18:14, James 4:10, James 5:10

the: Exodus 3:19, Exodus 32:11, Psalms 89:13, 1 Corinthians 10:22

that: Job 36:22, Psalms 75:10, Psalms 89:16, Psalms 89:17, Isaiah 40:4, Ezekiel 17:21, Ezekiel 21:6, Matthew 23:12, Luke 1:52, James 1:9, James 1:10

in: Deuteronomy 32:35, Romans 5:6, 1 Timothy 2:6, Titus 1:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 16:9 - submit Deuteronomy 4:34 - by a mighty Deuteronomy 8:2 - to humble Ruth 2:7 - I pray 1 Samuel 3:18 - It is the Lord 2 Samuel 6:22 - in mine 2 Samuel 22:28 - but thine 2 Chronicles 32:25 - his heart Job 1:20 - fell Job 30:21 - thy strong hand Job 40:11 - behold Psalms 37:34 - exalt Psalms 101:5 - an high Psalms 138:6 - Though Psalms 147:6 - lifteth up Proverbs 31:25 - Strength Ecclesiastes 7:8 - the patient Isaiah 39:8 - Good Daniel 4:37 - those that walk Matthew 25:37 - when Matthew 26:33 - yet Mark 10:43 - whosoever Luke 9:48 - he that Luke 15:19 - make Luke 17:10 - General Luke 22:24 - General Romans 11:20 - Be Ephesians 3:8 - who am 1 Timothy 5:1 - entreat Hebrews 12:9 - shall we not

Verse 7

Casting: 1 Samuel 1:10-18, 1 Samuel 30:6, Psalms 27:13, Psalms 27:14, Psalms 37:5, Psalms 55:22, Psalms 56:3, Psalms 56:4, Matthew 6:25, Matthew 6:34, Luke 12:11, Luke 12:12, Luke 12:22, Philippians 4:6, Hebrews 13:5, Hebrews 13:6

for: Psalms 34:15, Psalms 142:4, Psalms 142:5, Matthew 6:26, Matthew 6:33, Mark 4:38, Luke 12:30-32, John 10:13

Reciprocal: Psalms 10:14 - the poor Psalms 39:6 - surely Psalms 40:17 - the Lord Proverbs 16:3 - thy works Ecclesiastes 2:22 - and of the Isaiah 50:10 - let Amos 6:1 - to them Matthew 6:31 - What shall we eat Luke 12:26 - why John 18:8 - let 1 Corinthians 7:21 - care

Verse 8

sober: 1 Peter 1:13, 1 Peter 4:7, Matthew 24:48-50, Luke 12:45, Luke 12:46, Luke 21:34, Luke 21:36, Romans 13:11-13, 1 Thessalonians 5:6-8, 1 Timothy 2:9, 1 Timothy 2:15, 1 Timothy 3:2, 1 Timothy 3:11, Titus 1:8, Titus 2:2, Titus 2:4, Titus 2:6, Titus 2:12

your: Esther 7:6, Job 1:6, Job 2:2, Psalms 109:6, *marg. Isaiah 50:8, Zechariah 3:1, Luke 22:31

the devil: Matthew 4:1, Matthew 4:11, Matthew 13:39, Matthew 25:41, John 8:44, Ephesians 4:27, Ephesians 6:11, James 4:7, 1 John 3:8-10, Revelation 12:9, Revelation 20:2, Revelation 20:10

as: Judges 14:5, Psalms 104:21, Proverbs 19:12, Proverbs 20:2, Isaiah 5:29, Isaiah 5:30, Isaiah 14:12, Isaiah 14:13, Jeremiah 2:15, Jeremiah 51:38, Ezekiel 19:7, Hosea 11:10, Joel 3:16, Amos 1:2, Amos 3:4, Amos 3:8, Zechariah 11:3, 2 Timothy 4:17, Revelation 12:12

walketh: Job 1:7, Job 2:2

devour: Ezekiel 22:25, Daniel 6:24, Hosea 13:8

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 4:9 - set a watch Psalms 7:2 - like Psalms 17:4 - destroyer Psalms 17:12 - Like Psalms 22:13 - as a Psalms 22:21 - me from Proverbs 28:15 - a roaring Isaiah 21:8 - General Matthew 6:13 - lead Matthew 12:43 - he Matthew 13:25 - enemy Matthew 24:42 - Watch Matthew 25:5 - they Matthew 25:13 - General Matthew 26:41 - Watch Mark 4:15 - Satan Mark 5:12 - General Mark 9:20 - the spirit Mark 13:33 - General Mark 14:34 - and watch Mark 14:38 - Watch Luke 8:33 - the herd Luke 9:39 - lo Luke 11:24 - he walketh Luke 12:41 - Lord Luke 22:32 - strengthen Luke 22:40 - Pray Acts 5:3 - why Acts 10:38 - who Romans 8:38 - nor Romans 12:3 - soberly 1 Corinthians 10:13 - hath 1 Corinthians 16:13 - Watch 2 Corinthians 1:24 - for 2 Corinthians 2:11 - General Ephesians 6:16 - the shield Hebrews 11:33 - stopped 1 Peter 4:18 - if 1 John 2:13 - because Revelation 2:10 - the devil Revelation 3:2 - watchful Revelation 12:4 - the dragon Revelation 12:17 - the dragon Revelation 13:2 - and his mouth

Verse 9

resist: Luke 4:3-12, Ephesians 4:27, Ephesians 6:11-13, James 4:7

stedfast: Luke 22:32, Ephesians 6:16, 1 Timothy 6:12, 2 Timothy 4:7, Hebrews 11:33

the same: 1 Peter 1:6, 1 Peter 2:21, 1 Peter 3:14, 1 Peter 4:13, John 16:33, Acts 14:22, 1 Corinthians 10:13, 1 Thessalonians 2:15, 1 Thessalonians 2:16, 1 Thessalonians 3:3, 2 Timothy 3:12, Revelation 1:9, Revelation 6:11, Revelation 7:14

Reciprocal: Matthew 4:10 - Get Luke 4:8 - Get Luke 22:38 - It Luke 22:40 - Pray Romans 11:20 - and 2 Corinthians 1:24 - for 2 Corinthians 5:7 - General 2 Corinthians 13:5 - in the faith Colossians 2:5 - and the Hebrews 12:8 - General 1 Peter 4:12 - as 2 Peter 3:17 - from 1 John 2:13 - because

Verse 10

the God: Exodus 34:6, Exodus 34:7, Psalms 86:5, Psalms 86:15, Micah 7:18, Micah 7:19, Romans 5:20, Romans 5:21, Romans 15:5, Romans 15:13, 2 Corinthians 13:11, Hebrews 13:20

who: 1 Peter 1:15, Romans 8:28-30, Romans 9:11, Romans 9:24, 1 Corinthians 1:9, 1 Thessalonians 2:12, 2 Thessalonians 2:14, 1 Timothy 6:12, 2 Timothy 1:9, 2 Peter 1:3

eternal: 2 Corinthians 4:17, 2 Timothy 2:10, Hebrews 9:15, 1 John 2:25

after: 1 Peter 1:6, 1 Peter 1:7, 2 Corinthians 4:17

make: 2 Corinthians 13:11, 2 Thessalonians 2:17, Hebrews 13:21, Jude 1:24

stablish: Colossians 2:7, 2 Thessalonians 2:17, 2 Thessalonians 3:3

strengthen: Psalms 138:7, Zechariah 10:6, Zechariah 10:12, Luke 22:32, Philippians 4:13, Colossians 1:22, Colossians 1:23

settle: 1 Peter 4:11

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 28:9 - establish 2 Chronicles 17:5 - the Lord Nehemiah 6:9 - Now therefore Job 2:3 - Hast thou Job 5:11 - those Psalms 7:9 - but Psalms 59:10 - The God Psalms 138:3 - strengthenedst Proverbs 4:26 - let all thy ways be established Isaiah 11:10 - his rest Luke 9:31 - appeared John 17:23 - made Acts 2:39 - as many Acts 14:22 - Confirming Acts 14:23 - they commended Acts 15:32 - confirmed Acts 16:5 - so Romans 1:11 - to the Romans 3:23 - of Romans 5:4 - patience Romans 8:30 - he justified Romans 16:25 - to him Romans 16:27 - God 1 Corinthians 1:8 - confirm 1 Corinthians 2:6 - them 1 Corinthians 2:7 - unto 2 Corinthians 1:21 - stablisheth 2 Corinthians 7:1 - perfecting 2 Corinthians 13:9 - even Galatians 1:15 - and Ephesians 1:18 - his calling Ephesians 4:1 - vocation Ephesians 6:10 - be Philippians 1:6 - will Philippians 3:12 - already perfect Philippians 3:14 - the high Philippians 4:19 - glory 1 Thessalonians 3:8 - if 1 Thessalonians 3:13 - he may 1 Thessalonians 5:23 - God 1 Thessalonians 5:24 - calleth 2 Thessalonians 1:11 - calling 2 Timothy 3:12 - shall Hebrews 2:10 - glory Hebrews 3:1 - the heavenly Hebrews 6:1 - let Hebrews 12:8 - General James 1:4 - perfect and James 1:12 - when James 3:2 - a perfect 1 Peter 3:9 - called 1 Peter 4:13 - ye are 2 Peter 1:12 - and be 2 Peter 3:18 - To him

Verse 11

1 Peter 4:11, Revelation 1:6, Revelation 5:13

Reciprocal: Psalms 96:7 - glory Psalms 104:31 - The glory Romans 11:36 - to whom Romans 16:27 - God Galatians 1:5 - whom Ephesians 3:21 - be 1 Timothy 1:17 - be 2 Timothy 4:18 - to whom Hebrews 13:21 - to whom 2 Peter 3:18 - To him

Verse 12

Silvanus: 2 Corinthians 1:19, 1 Thessalonians 1:1, 2 Thessalonians 1:1

a faithful: Ephesians 6:21, Colossians 1:7, Colossians 4:7, Colossians 4:9

I have: Ephesians 3:3, Hebrews 13:22

exhorting: Hebrews 13:22, Jude 1:3

testifying: John 21:21, Acts 20:24, 1 John 5:9, 1 John 5:10, 3 John 1:12

true: Acts 20:24, 1 Corinthians 15:1, Galatians 1:8, Galatians 1:9, 2 Peter 2:15

wherein: Romans 5:2, 2 Corinthians 1:24, 2 Peter 1:12

Reciprocal: John 15:27 - ye also Acts 2:40 - did Acts 8:25 - when they had Acts 13:43 - the grace Acts 15:22 - Silas Acts 15:32 - exhorted Acts 16:15 - If Acts 18:5 - and testified Romans 1:11 - to the Romans 11:20 - and Romans 15:15 - I have 1 Corinthians 14:3 - exhortation Galatians 5:22 - faith Colossians 1:6 - knew Hebrews 12:1 - witnesses 1 John 4:14 - we have 1 John 5:13 - have I

Verse 13

at: Psalms 87:4, Revelation 17:5, Revelation 18:2

elected: 2 John 1:13

Marcus: Acts 12:12, Acts 12:25

Reciprocal: 2 Corinthians 13:13 - General Philippians 4:22 - the Colossians 4:10 - and Marcus 2 Timothy 4:11 - Mark

Verse 14

with a: Romans 16:16, 1 Corinthians 16:20, 2 Corinthians 13:12, 1 Thessalonians 5:26

Peace: 1 Peter 1:2, John 14:27, John 16:33, John 20:19, John 20:26, Romans 1:7, Ephesians 6:23

in: Romans 8:1, 1 Corinthians 1:30, 2 Corinthians 5:17

Reciprocal: Song of Solomon 1:2 - him 2 Timothy 4:22 - Grace 3 John 1:14 - Peace

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 1 Peter 5". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/1-peter-5.html.