Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The ancients of the people
Then certain of the elders of the land rose up, and spoke to all the assembly of the people, saying,
And LORD said to Moses, Gather to me seventy men of the elders of Israel, whom thou know to be the elders of the people, and officers over them. And bring them to the tent of meeting, that they may stand there with thee.
1 Chronicles 24:4
And there were more chief men found of the sons of Eleazar than of the sons of Ithamar. And [thus] were they divided: of the sons of Eleazar there were sixteen heads of fathers' houses, and of the sons of Ithamar, according to thei
And there stood before them seventy men of the elders of the house of Israel. And in the midst of them stood Jaazaniah the son of Shaphan, each man with his censer in his hand, and the odor of the cloud of incense went up.
Kill utterly the old man, the young man, and the virgin, and little sons, and women, but come not near any man upon whom is the mark. And begin at my sanctuary. Then they began at the old men who were before the house.
Then the chief priests, and the scholars, and the elders of the people, assembled together to the courtyard of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas,
But having become morning, all the chief priests and the elders of the people held consultation against Jesus in order to condemn him to death.
And it came to pass on the morrow, to be assembled in Jerusalem, their rulers, and elders, and scholars,