New Living Translation
Don't lord it over the people assigned to your care, but lead them by your own good example.
King James Bible
Neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being ensamples to the flock.
Darby Bible Translation
not as lording it over your possessions, but being models for the flock.
World English Bible
neither as lording it over those entrusted to you, but making yourselves examples to the flock.
Young's Literal Translation
neither as exercising lordship over the heritages, but patterns becoming of the flock,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:3 Neither as lording over the heritage - Behaving in a haughty, domineering manner, as though you had dominion over their conscience. The word translated heritage, is, literally, the portions. There is one flock under the one chief Shepherd; but many portions of this, under many pastors. But being examples to the flock - This procures the most ready and free obedience.
LibraryA New Year's Benediction
I have this morning taken this text as a new year's blessing. You are aware that a minister of the Church of England always supplies me with the motto for the new year. He prays much before he selects the text, and I know that it is his prayer for you all to-day. He constantly favors me with this motto, and I always think it my duty to preach from it, and then desire my people to remember it through the year as a staff of support in their time of trouble, as some sweet morsel, a wafer made with honey, …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 6: 1860
30TH DAY. A Crown of Life.
The Millennium in Relation to Satan.
A Preliminary Discourse to Catechising
But you and your sons, the priests, must personally handle all the priestly rituals associated with the altar and with everything behind the inner curtain. I am giving you the priesthood as your special privilege of service. Any unauthorized person who comes too near the sanctuary will be put to death."
You have not taken care of the weak. You have not tended the sick or bound up the injured. You have not gone looking for those who have wandered away and are lost. Instead, you have ruled them with harshness and cruelty.
But Jesus called them together and said, "You know that the rulers in this world lord it over their people, and officials flaunt their authority over those under them.
I have given you an example to follow. Do as I have done to you.
2 Corinthians 1:24
But that does not mean we want to dominate you by telling you how to put your faith into practice. We want to work together with you so you will be full of joy, for it is by your own faith that you stand firm.
Dear brothers and sisters, pattern your lives after mine, and learn from those who follow our example.
1 Thessalonians 1:7
As a result, you have become an example to all the believers in Greece--throughout both Macedonia and Achaia.
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