Modern Literal Version

[1 Peter 5]

     5:1 I am encouraging the elders who are among you*, asI, who am a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and a partner of the glory which is about to be revealed. 5:2 Shepherd the flock of God which is among you*, exercising the oversight, not by compulsion, but willfully, and not covetously, but eagerly; 5:3 and not like one lording it over his inheritances {Or: lots}, but you* yourselves become examples to the flock. 5:4 And when* the Chief-Shepherd has been manifested, you* will get the unfading crown of glory. 5:5 Likewise, the younger ones, be subject to the elder ones. But all of you* be subject to one another, clothe yourself with humility, because НGod resists the haughty, but is giving grace to the humble.М {Prov. 3:34}5:6 Therefore humble yourselves under the powerful hand of God, that* he may exalt you* in time; 5:7 having tossed forth all your* anxiety upon him, because there is care concerning you* with him. 5:8 Be sober! Be watchful! Your* opponent, the Devil, like a roaring lion, is walking around seeking whom he may swallow, 5:9 to whom you* are standing against, being solid in the faith, knowing that the same sufferings are completed in your* brotherhood which is in the world. 5:10 But the God of all grace, who called you* to his everlasting glory in Christ Jesus, when* you* have suffered a smalltime, he himself may frame you*up, will establish, will strengthen and will found you*. 5:11 To him is the glory and the dominion forever and ever. Amen.

     5:12 Through Silvanus, our faithful brother, as I count him, I have written to you* a few words, encouraging and testifying this to be the true grace of God into which you* are standing. 5:13 She who is in Babylon, chosen together with you*, greets you*, and so does Mark my son. 5:14 Greet one another with a kiss of love*.

     To you* all who are in Christ Jesus, peace. Amen.

     {NOTES: Please read the Preface and other non-bible sections. * is our universal footnoting for words contained in the НDefinitionsМ section. These words are NOT the same Greek word as the non-asterisk form; i.e. *FOR is different from FOR* is different from FOR.}

Modern Literal Version Preface & Appendix , copyright 1999, 2014 by G. Allen Walker for the MLV New Testament Committee.
Would you like to have the Modern Literal Version the World's most accurate translation on your web site? Visit '
The Christian Library'for more info.