Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Be on guard for yourselves and for all
the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.
And this they did, sending it in charge of Barnabas and Saul to the elders.
they had appointed elders for them in every church, having prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord in whom they had believed.
When they arrived at Jerusalem, they were received by the church and
the apostles and the elders, and they reported all that God had done with them.
Now while they were passing through the cities, they were delivering
the decrees which had been decided upon by the apostles and elders who were in Jerusalem, for them to observe.
1 Timothy 5:17
The elders who rule well are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.
For this reason I left you in
Crete, that you would set in order what remains and appoint elders in every city as I directed you,
Is anyone among you sick? Then he must call for
the elders of the church and they are to pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord;
1 Peter 5:1
Therefore, I exhort the elders among you, as your fellow elder and witness of the sufferings of Christ, and a partaker also of the glory that is to be revealed,
2 John 1:1
The elder to the chosen lady and her children, whom I love in truth; and not only I, but also all who know the truth,
3 John 1:1
The elder to the beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth.