Parallel Verses

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).

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.

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 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
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

References

Context Readings

Leadership And Humility

2 Tend (nurture, guard, guide, and fold) the flock of God that is [your responsibility], not by coercion or constraint, but willingly; not dishonorably motivated by the advantages and profits [belonging to the office], but eagerly and cheerfully; 3 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). 4 And [then] when the Chief Shepherd is revealed, you will win the conqueror's crown of glory.


Cross References

Ezekiel 34:4

The diseased and weak you have not strengthened, the sick you have not healed, the hurt and crippled you have not bandaged, those gone astray you have not brought back, the lost you have not sought to find, but with force and hardhearted harshness you have ruled them.

Philippians 3:17

Brethren, together follow my example and observe those who live after the pattern we have set for you.

2 Thessalonians 3:9

[It was] not because we do not have a right [to such support], but [we wished] to make ourselves an example for you to follow.

1 Timothy 4:12

Let no one despise or think less of you because of your youth, but be an example (pattern) for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, and in purity.

Titus 2:7

And show your own self in all respects to be a pattern and a model of good deeds and works, teaching what is unadulterated, showing gravity [having the strictest regard for truth and purity of motive], with dignity and seriousness.

2 Corinthians 1:24

Not that we have dominion [over you] and lord it over your faith, but [rather that we work with you as] fellow laborers [to promote] your joy, for in [your] faith ( in your strong and welcome conviction or belief that Jesus is the Messiah, through Whom we obtain eternal salvation in the kingdom of God) you stand firm.

Deuteronomy 32:9

For the Lord's portion is His people; Jacob (Israel) is the lot of His inheritance.

Psalm 33:12

Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) is the nation whose God is the Lord, the people He has chosen as His heritage.

Psalm 74:2

[Earnestly] remember Your congregation which You have acquired of old, which You have redeemed to be the tribe of Your heritage; remember Mount Zion, where You have dwelt.

Micah 7:14

Rule and feed Your people with Your rod and scepter, the flock of Your inheritance who dwell alone in a forest in the midst of Carmel [a garden land]; they shall feed in Bashan and Gilead, as in the days of old.

Matthew 20:25-26

And Jesus called them to Him and said, You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great men hold them in subjection [tyrannizing over them].

Matthew 23:8-10

But you are not to be called rabbi (teacher), for you have one Teacher and you are all brothers.

Mark 10:42-45

But Jesus called them to [Him] and said to them, You know that those who are recognized as governing and are supposed to rule the Gentiles (the nations) lord it over them [ruling with absolute power, holding them in subjection], and their great men exercise authority and dominion over them.

Luke 22:24-27

Now an eager contention arose among them [as to] which of them was considered and reputed to be the greatest.

Acts 20:28

Take care and be on guard for yourselves and the whole flock over which the Holy Spirit has appointed you bishops and guardians, to shepherd (tend and feed and guide) the church of the Lord or of God which He obtained for Himself [buying it and saving it for Himself] with His own blood.

1 Corinthians 3:5

What then is Apollos? What is Paul? Ministering servants [not heads of parties] through whom you believed, even as the Lord appointed to each his task:

1 Corinthians 3:9

For we are fellow workmen (joint promoters, laborers together) with and for God; you are God's garden and vineyard and field under cultivation, [you are] God's building.

1 Corinthians 11:11

Nevertheless, in [the plan of] the Lord and from His point of view woman is not apart from and independent of man, nor is man aloof from and independent of woman;

2 Corinthians 4:5

For what we preach is not ourselves but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves [merely] as your servants (slaves) for Jesus' sake.

Philippians 4:9

Practice what you have learned and received and heard and seen in me, and model your way of living on it, and the God of peace (of untroubled, undisturbed well-being) will be with you.

1 Thessalonians 1:5-6

For our [preaching of the] glad tidings (the Gospel) came to you not only in word, but also in [its own inherent] power and in the Holy Spirit and with great conviction and absolute certainty [on our part]. You know what kind of men we proved [ourselves] to be among you for your good.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a dedicated nation, [God's] own purchased, special people, that you may set forth the wonderful deeds and display the virtues and perfections of Him Who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.

3 John 1:9-10

I have written briefly to the church; but Diotrephes, who likes to take the lead among them and put himself first, does not acknowledge my authority and refuses to accept my suggestions or to listen to me.

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