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1 Peter 5 (ESV)
1 So I exhort the elders among you,
a fellow elder
and a witness of the sufferings of Christ,
as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed:
the flock of God
that is among you,
not under compulsion,
as God would have you;
not for shameful gain,
3 not domineering over those in your charge,
but being examples to the flock.
when the chief Shepherd appears,