Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 
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 Shepherd God’s flock among you, not overseeing out of compulsion but freely, according to God’s will; not for the money but eagerly; 3 not lording it over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock. 4 And when the chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory.


Cross References

Ezekiel 34:4

You have not strengthened the weak, healed the sick, bandaged the injured, brought back the strays, or sought the lost. Instead, you have ruled them with violence and cruelty.

Philippians 3:17

Join in imitating me, brothers, and observe those who live according to the example you have in us.

2 Thessalonians 3:9

It is not that we don’t have the right to support, but we did it to make ourselves an example to you so that you would imitate us.

1 Timothy 4:12

Let no one despise your youth; instead, you should be an example to the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

Titus 2:7

in everything. Make yourself an example of good works with integrity and dignity in your teaching.

2 Corinthians 1:24

I do not mean that we have control of your faith, but we are workers with you for your joy, because you stand by faith.

Deuteronomy 32:9

But the Lord’s portion is His people,
Jacob, His own inheritance.

Psalm 33:12

Happy is the nation whose God is Yahweh—
the people He has chosen to be His own possession!

Psalm 74:2

Remember Your congregation,
which You purchased long ago
and redeemed as the tribe for Your own possession.
Remember Mount Zion where You dwell.

Micah 7:14

Shepherd Your people with Your staff,
the flock that is Your possession.
They live alone in a woodland
surrounded by pastures.
Let them graze in Bashan and Gilead
as in ancient times.

Matthew 20:25-26

But Jesus called them over and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles dominate them, and the men of high position exercise power over them.

Matthew 23:8-10

“But as for you, do not be called ‘Rabbi,’ because you have one Teacher, and you are all brothers.

Mark 10:42-45

Jesus called them over and said to them, “You know that those who are regarded as rulers of the Gentiles dominate them, and their men of high positions exercise power over them.

Luke 22:24-27

Then a dispute also arose among them about who should be considered the greatest.

Acts 20:28

Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock that the Holy Spirit has appointed you to as 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? They are servants through whom you believed, and each has the role the Lord has given.

1 Corinthians 3:9

For we are God’s coworkers. You are God’s field, God’s building.

1 Corinthians 11:11

In the Lord, however, woman is not independent of man, and man is not independent of woman.

2 Corinthians 4:5

For we are not proclaiming ourselves but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your slaves because of Jesus.

Philippians 4:9

Do what you have learned and received and heard and seen in me, 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, in the Holy Spirit, and with much assurance. You know what kind of men we were among you for your benefit,

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen race,a royal priesthood,
a holy nation,a people for His possession,
so that you may proclaim the praises
of the One who 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 have first place among them, does not receive us.

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