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1 Peter 5

 

 

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

Verse 1
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:
elders
Acts 11:30; 14:23; 15:4,6,22,23; 20:17,28; *Gr: ; Acts 21:18; 1 Timothy 5:1,19; Titus 1:5
who
Philemon 1:9; 2 John 1:1; 3 John 1:1
also
and a
1:12; Luke 24:48; John 15:26,27; Acts 1:8,22; 2:32; 3:15; 5:30-32; Acts 10:39-41
a partaker
4; 1:3-5; Psalms 73:24,25; Romans 8:17,18; 2 Corinthians 5:1,8; Philippians 1:19,21-23; Colossians 3:3,4; 2 Timothy 4:8; 1 John 3:2; Revelation 1:9

Verse 2
Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind;
Feed
Song of Solomon 1:8; Isaiah 40:11; Ezekiel 34:2,3,23; Micah 5:4; 7:14; John 21:15-17; Acts 20:28
the flock
Isaiah 63:11; Jeremiah 13:17,20; 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 78:71,72; Acts 20:26,27
taking
Hebrews 12:15; *Gr:
not by
Isaiah 6:8; 1 Corinthians 9:16,17
not for
Isaiah 56:11; Jeremiah 6:13; 8:10; Micah 3:11; Malachi 1:10; Acts 20:33,34; 2 Corinthians 12:14,15; 1 Timothy 3:3,8; Titus 1:7,11; 2 Peter 2:3; Revelation 18:12,13
of
Acts 21:13; Romans 1:15; Titus 2:14; 3:1

Verse 3
Neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being ensamples to the flock.
as
Ezekiel 34:4; Matthew 20:25,26; 23:8-10; Mark 10:42-45; Luke 22:24-27; 1 Corinthians 3:5,9; 2 Corinthians 1:24; 4:5; 3 John 1:9,10
being lords over
or, over-ruling. heritage.
2:9; Deuteronomy 32:9; Psalms 33:12; 74:2; Micah 7:14; Acts 20:28
but
1 Corinthians 11:11; Philippians 3:17; 4:9; 1 Thessalonians 1:5,6; 2 Thessalonians 3:9; 1 Timothy 4:12; Titus 2:7

Verse 4
And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away.
the
2; 2:25; Psalms 23:1; Isaiah 40:11; Ezekiel 34:23; 37:24; Zechariah 13:7; John 10:11; Hebrews 13:20
appear
Matthew 25:31-46; Colossians 3:3,4; 2 Thessalonians 1:7-10; 1 John 3:2; Revelation 1:7; 20:11,12
a crown
1:4; Daniel 12:3; 1 Corinthians 9:25; 2 Timothy 4:8; James 1:12; Revelation 2:10; 3:11

Verse 5
Likewise, ye 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.
ye
Leviticus 19:32; Hebrews 13:17
all
4:1,5; Romans 12:10; Ephesians 5:21; Philippians 2:3
be clothed
3:3,4; 2 Chronicles 6:41; Job 29:14; Psalms 132:9,16; Isaiah 61:10; Romans 13:14; Colossians 3:12
God
James 4:6; Job 22:29
giveth
Isaiah 57:15; 66:2

Verse 6
Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:
Humble
Exodus 10:3; Leviticus 26:41; 1 Kings 21:29; 2 Kings 22:19; 2 Chronicles 12:6,7,12; 30:11; 32:26; 2 Chronicles 33:12,19,23; 36:12; Proverbs 29:23; Isaiah 2:11; 57:15; Jeremiah 13:18; 44:10; Daniel 5:22; Micah 6:8; Luke 14:11; 18:14; James 4:10; 5:10
the
Exodus 3:19; 32:11; Psalms 89:13; 1 Corinthians 10:22
that
Job 36:22; Psalms 75:10; 89:16,17; Isaiah 40:4; Ezekiel 17:21; 21:6; Matthew 23:12; Luke 1:52; James 1:9,10
in
Deuteronomy 32:35; Romans 5:6; 1 Timothy 2:6; Titus 1:3

Verse 7
Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.
Casting
1 Samuel 1:10-18; 30:6; Psalms 27:13,14; 37:5; 55:22; 56:3,4; Matthew 6:25,34; Luke 12:11,12,22; Philippians 4:6; Hebrews 13:5,6
for
Psalms 34:15; 142:4,5; Matthew 6:26,33; Mark 4:38; Luke 12:30-32; John 10:13

Verse 8
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:
sober
1:13; 4:7; Matthew 24:48-50; Luke 12:45,46; 21:34,36; Romans 13:11-13; 1 Thessalonians 5:6-8; 1 Timothy 2:9,15; 3:2,11; Titus 1:8; 2:2,4,6,12
your
Esther 7:6; Job 1:6; 2:2; Psalms 109:6; *marg: ; Isaiah 50:8; Zechariah 3:1; Luke 22:31
the devil
Matthew 4:1,11; 13:39; 25:41; John 8:44; Ephesians 4:27; 6:11; James 4:7; 1 John 3:8-10; Revelation 12:9; 20:2,10
as
Judges 14:5; Psalms 104:21; Proverbs 19:12; 20:2; Isaiah 5:29,30; 14:12,13; Jeremiah 2:15; Jeremiah 51:38; Ezekiel 19:7; Hosea 11:10; Joel 3:16; Amos 1:2; 3:4,8; Zechariah 11:3; 2 Timothy 4:17; Revelation 12:12
walketh
Job 1:7; 2:2
devour
Ezekiel 22:25; Daniel 6:24; Hosea 13:8

Verse 9
Whom resist stedfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world.
resist
Luke 4:3-12; Ephesians 4:27; 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
1:6; 2:21; 3:14; 4:13; John 16:33; Acts 14:22; 1 Corinthians 10:13; 1 Thessalonians 2:15,16; 1 Thessalonians 3:3; 2 Timothy 3:12; Revelation 1:9; 6:11; 7:14

Verse 10
But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you.
the God
Exodus 34:6,7; Psalms 86:5,15; Micah 7:18,19; Romans 5:20,21; 15:5,13; 2 Corinthians 13:11; Hebrews 13:20
who
1:15; Romans 8:28-30; 9:11,24; 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
1:6,7; 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; 3:3
strengthen
Psalms 138:7; Zechariah 10:6,12; Luke 22:32; Philippians 4:13; Colossians 1:22,23
settle
4:11

Verse 11
To him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
4:11; Revelation 1:6; 5:13

Verse 12
By Silvanus, a faithful brother unto you, as I suppose, I have written briefly, exhorting, and testifying that this is the true grace of God wherein ye stand.
Silvanus
2 Corinthians 1:19; 1 Thessalonians 1:1; 2 Thessalonians 1:1
a faithful
Ephesians 6:21; Colossians 1:7; 4:7,9
I have
Ephesians 3:3; Hebrews 13:22
exhorting
Hebrews 13:22; Jude 1:3
testifying
John 21:21; Acts 20:24; 1 John 5:9,10; 3 John 1:12
true
Acts 20:24; 1 Corinthians 15:1; Galatians 1:8,9; 2 Peter 2:15
wherein
Romans 5:2; 2 Corinthians 1:24; 2 Peter 1:12

Verse 13
The church that is at Babylon, elected together with you, saluteth you; and so doth Marcus my son.
at
Psalms 87:4; Revelation 17:5; 18:2
elected
2 John 1:13
Marcus
Acts 12:12,25

Verse 14
Greet ye one another with a kiss of charity. Peace be with you all that are in Christ Jesus. Amen.
with a
Romans 16:16; 1 Corinthians 16:20; 2 Corinthians 13:12; 1 Thessalonians 5:26
Peace
1:2; John 14:27; 16:33; 20:19,26; Romans 1:7; Ephesians 6:23
in
Romans 8:1; 1 Corinthians 1:30; 2 Corinthians 5:17

 


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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 1 Peter 5:4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/1-peter-5.html.

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