Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

nor yet as lording it over those allotted to your charge, but proving to be examples to the flock.

King James Version

Neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being ensamples to the flock.

Holman Bible

not lording it over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock.

International Standard Version

Do not lord it over the people entrusted to you, but be examples to the flock.

A Conservative Version

nor as domineering over the lots, but becoming examples of the flock.

American Standard Version

neither as lording it over the charge allotted to you, but making yourselves ensamples to the flock.

Amplified

Not domineering [as arrogant, dictatorial, and overbearing persons] over those in your charge, but being examples (patterns and models of Christian living) to the flock (the congregation).

An Understandable Version

Do not act as dictators over the people you are assigned to care for, but [rather] serve as examples of how they ought to live.

Anderson New Testament

neither as being lords over God's possessions, but being examples to the flock.

Bible in Basic English

Not as lords over God's heritage, but making yourselves examples to the flock.

Common New Testament

not as lording it over those in your charge, but being examples to the flock.

Daniel Mace New Testament

not to domineer over the laity, but to be examples for their imitation;

Darby Translation

not as lording it over your possessions, but being models for the flock.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

neither as lording it over the heritage of God, but, being patterns to the flock:

Godbey New Testament

Not as domineering over the heritages, but having become examples of the flock:

Goodspeed New Testament

and not as tyrannizing over those in your charge but proving models for the flock;

John Wesley New Testament

Neither as lording over the heritage, but being examples to the flock.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and not as having lordship over the heritage of the Lord, but in such a manner as to be examples of the flock.

Julia Smith Translation

Neither as ruling over the portions obtained by lot, but being types of the flock.

King James 2000

Neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being examples to the flock.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and not as lording it over {those under your care}, but being examples for the flock.

Modern King James verseion

nor as lording it over those allotted to you by God, but becoming examples to the flock.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Not as though ye were lords over the parishes: but that ye be an example to the flock.

Moffatt New Testament

not by way of lording it over your charges but proving a pattern to the flock.

Montgomery New Testament

not by way of lording it over your heritage, but by becoming examples to the flock.

NET Bible

And do not lord it over those entrusted to you, but be examples to the flock.

New Heart English Bible

neither as lording it over those entrusted to you, but making yourselves examples to the flock.

Noyes New Testament

not as lording it over your allotted charge, but being examples to the flock;

Sawyer New Testament

not as having a lordship over God's inheritance but being examples to the flock;

The Emphasized Bible

Nor yet as lording it over the allotted portions, but becoming, ensamples, to the beloved flock;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

not as domineering over your allotted congregations, but as being examples of the flock.

Twentieth Century New Testament

not as lords of your charges, but as examples to your flock.

Webster

Neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being examples to the flock.

Weymouth New Testament

not lording it over your Churches but proving yourselves patterns for the flock to imitate.

Williams New Testament

and not as domineering over those in your charge but proving yourselves models for the flock to imitate;

World English Bible

neither as lording it over those entrusted to you, but making yourselves examples to the flock.

Worrell New Testament

neither as lording it over the allotted charges, but becoming examples to the flock;

Worsley New Testament

nor as lording it over the people, but being examples to the flock.

Youngs Literal Translation

neither as exercising lordship over the heritages, but patterns becoming of the flock,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
μηδέ 
mede 
neither, nor, not, nor yet, not once, no not, not so much as
Usage: 31

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

κατακυριεύω 
Katakurieuo 
Usage: 2

κλῆρος 
Kleros 
Usage: 12

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
Usage: 461

γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

τύπος 
Tupos 
Usage: 16

Context Readings

Leadership And Humility

2 shepherd the flock of God among you, exercising oversight not under compulsion, but voluntarily, according to the will of God; and not for sordid gain, but with eagerness; 3 nor yet as lording it over those allotted to your charge, but proving to be examples to the flock. 4 And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory.


Cross References

Ezekiel 34:4

"Those who are sickly you have not strengthened, the diseased you have not healed, the broken you have not bound up, the scattered you have not brought back, nor have you sought for the lost; but with force and with severity you have dominated them.

Philippians 3:17

Brethren, join in following my example, and observe those who walk according to the pattern you have in us.

2 Thessalonians 3:9

not because we do not have the right to this, but in order to offer ourselves as a model for you, so that you would follow our example.

1 Timothy 4:12

Let no one look down on your youthfulness, but rather in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, show yourself an example of those who believe.

Titus 2:7

in all things show yourself to be an example of good deeds, with purity in doctrine, dignified,

2 Corinthians 1:24

Not that we lord it over your faith, but are workers with you for your joy; for in your faith you are standing firm.

Deuteronomy 32:9

"For the LORD'S portion is His people; Jacob is the allotment of His inheritance.

Psalm 33:12

Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, The people whom He has chosen for His own inheritance.

Psalm 74:2

Remember Your congregation, which You have purchased of old, Which You have redeemed to be the tribe of Your inheritance; And this Mount Zion, where You have dwelt.

Micah 7:14

Shepherd Your people with Your scepter, The flock of Your possession Which dwells by itself in the woodland, In the midst of a fruitful field Let them feed in Bashan and Gilead As in the days of old.

Matthew 20:25-26

But Jesus called them to Himself and said, "You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great men exercise authority over them.

Matthew 23:8-10

"But do not be called Rabbi; for One is your Teacher, and you are all brothers.

Mark 10:42-45

Calling them to Himself, Jesus said to them, "You know that those who are recognized as rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them; and their great men exercise authority over them.

Luke 22:24-27

And there arose also a dispute among them as to which one of them was regarded to be greatest.

Acts 20:28

"Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.

1 Corinthians 3:5

What then is Apollos? And what is Paul? Servants through whom you believed, even as the Lord gave opportunity to each one.

1 Corinthians 3:9

For we are God's fellow workers; you are God's field, God's building.

1 Corinthians 11:11

However, in the Lord, neither is woman independent of man, nor is man independent of woman.

2 Corinthians 4:5

For we do not preach ourselves but Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves as your bond-servants for Jesus' sake.

Philippians 4:9

The things you have learned and received and heard and seen in me, practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you.

1 Thessalonians 1:5-6

for our gospel did not come to you in word only, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction; just as you know what kind of men we proved to be among you for your sake.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are A CHOSEN RACE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR God's OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;

3 John 1:9-10

I wrote something to the church; but Diotrephes, who loves to be first among them, does not accept what we say.

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