1 The Elders which are amonge you I exhorte, which am also an Elder, and a witnes off the affliccions in Christ, and partaker of the glory that shalbe opened. 2 Fede Christes flocke which is amonge you, and take the ouersighte of the, not as though ye were copelled therto, but wyllingly: not for the desyre of filthye lucre, but of a good mynde: 3 not as though ye were lordes ouer the parishes, but that ye be an ensample to the flocke: 4 & whan the chefe shepherde shal appeare, ye shal receaue the vncorruptible crowne of glory. 5 Likewyse ye yoger submytte youre selues vnto the elder. Submytte youre selues euery man one to another, and knyt yor selues together in lowlynes of mynde. For God resisteth the proude, but geueth grace to the humble. 6 Submytte yor selues therfore vnder the mightie hande of God, that he maye exalte you whan the tyme is come. 7 Cast all youre care on him, for he careth for you. 8 Be sober and watch, for yor aduersary ye deuell, walketh aboute as a roaringe lyon, sekynge whom he maye deuoure, 9 whome resiste stedfast in the faith, and knowe, that youre brethren in the worlde haue euen the same affliccions. 10 But ye God of all grace, which hath called you to his euerlastinge glory in Christ Iesu, shal his owne selfe make you perfecte, which suffre a litle season: eue he shal settle, strength, and stablish you. 11 To him be prayse and domynion for euer and euer, Amen. 12 By Siluanus youre faithfull brother (as I suppose) haue I wrytte vnto you breuely, exhortinge and testifyenge, how that this is the true grace of God wherin ye stode. 13 The companyons of youre eleccion that are at Babilon, salute you, and Marcus my sonne. 14 Grete ye one another with the kysse of loue. Peace be with you all which are in Christ Iesus, Amen.
Bible verses about "gatekeepers" | Coverdale
19 And ye porters Acub and Calman, and their brethren yt kepte the portes, were an hundreth and two and seuentye.
1 I exhorte therfore, yt aboue all thinges, prayers, supplicacions, intercessions and geuynge of thakes be had for all men 2 for kynges, and for all that are in auctorite, that we maye lyue a quyete & peaceable life in all godlynes and honestie. 3 For that is good and accepted in ye sighte of God oure Sauioure, 4 which wil haue all men saued, and to come vnto the knowlege of ye trueth. 5 For there is one God, and one mediatour betwene God and men, (namely) the man Christ Iesus, 6 which gaue him selfe a raunsome for all men, that at his tyme it shulde be preached, 7 wherevnto I am ordeyned a preacher & an Apostle (I tell ye trueth in Christ and lye not) a teacher of the Heythe in faith and in the trueth. 8 I wil therfore that men praye in all places, liftinge vp pure hades without wrath or dowtynge. 9 Likewyse also the wemen, that they araye them selues in comly apparell with shamfastnes and discrete behaueor, not with broyded heer, or golde, or perles, or costly araye: 10 but with soch as it becommeth weme that professe godlynes thorow good workes. 11 Let the woman lerne in sylece with all subieccion. 12 I suffre not a woma to teach ner to haue auctorite ouer the man, but for to be in sylence. 13 For Adam was first formed, and the Eue: 14 Adam also was not disceaued, but the woman was disceaued, and hath brought in the trasgression. 15 Notwitstondynge thorow bearynge of children she shalbe saued, yf she contynue in faith and in loue & in the sanctifyenge with discrecion.
1 Goo to now ye riche men. Wepe, and howle on yor wretchednes that shal come vpon you. 2 Youre riches is corrupte, youre garmetes are motheaten. 3 Youre golde & yor siluer are cancred, & the rust of them shalbe a witnes vnto you, & shal eate youre flesshe, as it were fyre. Ye haue heaped treasure togedder in yor last dayes: 4 Beholde, the hyre of the labourers which haue reped downe youre feldes (which hyer is of you kept backe by fraude) cryeth: and the cryes of the which haue reped, are entred in to the eares of the LORDE Sabaoth. 5 Ye haue liued in pleasure on the earth and in wantannes. Ye haue norysshed youre hertes, as in a daye of slaughter. 6 Ye haue codempned and haue killed the iust, and he hath not resisted you. 7 Be pacient therfore brethren, vnto the comynge of the LORDE. Beholde, the hussbade man wayteth for the precious frute of ye earth, and hath longe pacience there vpon, vntill he receaue the erly and the latter rayne. 8 Be ye also pacient therfore, and settle youre hertes, for the commynge of the LORDE draweth nye. 9 Grodge not one agaynst another brethren, lest ye be damned. Beholde, the iudge stondeth before the dore. 10 Take (my brethren) the prophetes for an ensample of sufferynge aduersitie, and of longe pacience, which spake in the name of the LORDE. 11 Beholde we counte them happy which endure. Ye haue hearde of ye paciece of Iob, and haue knowen what ende the LORDE made. For the LORDE is very pitifull and mercifull. 12 But aboue all thinges my brethre, sweare not, nether by heaue, nether by earth, nether by eny other othe. Let youre ye be ye, and yor naye naye: lest ye faule in to ypocricy. 13 Yf eny of you be euell vexed, let hi praye. Yf eny of you be mery, let him singe Psalmes. 14 Yf eny be deseased amonge you, let him call for the elders of the congregacion, & let the praye ouer him, and anoynte him with oyle in the name of the LORDE: 15 and ye prayer of faith shal saue the sicke, and the LORDE shal rayse him vp: and yf he haue comitted synnes, they shalbe forgeuen him. 16 Knowlege youre fautes one to another: and praye one for another, that ye maye be healed. The prayer of a righteous man auayleth moche, yf it be feruet. 17 Helias was a ma mortall euen as we are, and he prayed in his prayer, that it might not rayne: & it rayned not on the earth by the space of thre yeares and sixe monethes. 18 And he prayed agayne, and ye heaue gaue rayne, & ye earth brought forth her frute. 19 Brethren, yf eny of you erre fro the trueth and another conuert him, 20 let ye same knowe that he which conuerted the synner from goynge astraye out off his waye, shal saue a soule fro death, and shal hyde the multitude of synnes.
10 For one daye in thy courte is better then a thousande:
6 I wil set watchme vpo thy walles (o Ierusalem) which shall nether ceasse daye nor night, to preach ye LORDE. And ye also shall not kepe him close, 7 nor leaue to speake of hi, vntill Ierusale be set vp, & made the prayse of the worlde. 8 The LORDE hath sworne by his right honde & by his stronge arme, that fro hence forth he wil not geue thy corne to be meate for thine enemies, ner yi wyne (wheri thou hast laboured) to be drynke for ye straungers. 9 But they that haue gathered in the corne, shal eate it, & geue thankes to the LORDE: & they that haue borne in the wyne, shall drynke it in the court of my Sanctuary. 10 Stode back, & departe a sunder, ye yt stonde vnder ye gate, make rowme ye people, repayre the strete, & take awaye ye stones, & set out a toke for the people.