Parallel Verses

Webster

Neither as being lords over God's heritage, 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.

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 lording it over those assigned to your care [do not be arrogant or overbearing], but be examples [of Christian living] to the flock [set a pattern of integrity for your 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.

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.

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 Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight of it, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but from a ready mind; 3 Neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being examples to the flock. 4 And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away.


Cross References

Ezekiel 34:4

The diseased ye have not strengthened, neither have ye healed that which was sick, neither have ye bound up that which was broken, neither have ye brought again that which was driven away, neither have ye sought that which was lost; but with force and with cruelty have ye ruled them.

Philippians 3:17

Brethren, be followers together of me, and mark them who walk so as ye have us for an example.

2 Thessalonians 3:9

Not because we have not power, but to make ourselves a pattern to you to follow us.

1 Timothy 4:12

Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in deportment, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

Titus 2:7

In all things showing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine showing incorruptness, gravity, sincerity,

2 Corinthians 1:24

Not for that we have dominion over your faith, but are helpers of your joy: for by faith ye stand.

Deuteronomy 32:9

For the LORD'S portion is his people; Jacob is the lot of his inheritance.

Psalm 33:12

Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD; and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance.

Psalm 74:2

Remember thy congregation, which thou hast purchased of old: the rod of thy inheritance, which thou hast redeemed; this mount Zion, in which thou hast dwelt.

Micah 7:14

Feed thy people with thy rod, the flock of thy heritage, who dwell solitarily in the wood, in the midst of Carmel: let them feed in Bashan and Gilead, as in the days of old.

Matthew 20:25-26

But Jesus called them to him, and said, Ye know that the princes of the Gentiles exercise dominion over them, and they that are great exercise authority upon them.

Matthew 23:8-10

But be not ye called Rabbi: for one is your Master, even Christ; and all ye are brethren.

Mark 10:42-45

But Jesus called them, and saith to them, Ye know that they who are accounted to rule over the Gentiles, exercise lordship over them; and their great ones exercise authority upon them.

Luke 22:24-27

And there was also a strife among them, which of them should be accounted the greatest.

Acts 20:28

Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock over which the Holy Spirit hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.

1 Corinthians 3:5

Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to every man?

1 Corinthians 3:9

For we are laborers together with God: ye are God's husbandry, ye are God's building.

1 Corinthians 11:11

Nevertheless, neither is the man without the woman, neither the woman without the man in the Lord.

2 Corinthians 4:5

For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake.

Philippians 4:9

Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace will be with you.

1 Thessalonians 1:5-6

For our gospel came not to you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and in much assurance; as ye know what manner of men we were among you for your sake.

1 Peter 2:9

But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should show forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:

3 John 1:9-10

I wrote to the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the pre-eminence among them, receiveth us not.

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