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Deuteronomy 32:7

Remember the days of old;
consider the years long past.
Ask your father, and he will tell you,
your elders, and they will teach you.

Ezekiel 8:12

Then He said to me, “Son of man, do you see what the elders of the house of Israel are doing in the darkness, each at the shrine of his idol? For they are saying, ‘The Lord does not see us. The Lord has abandoned the land.’”

1 Timothy 5:19

Don’t accept an accusation against an elder unless it is supported by two or three witnesses.

Matthew 27:12

And while He was being accused by the chief priests and elders, He didn’t answer.

Numbers 11:25

Then the Lord descended in the cloud and spoke to him. He took some of the Spirit that was on Moses and placed the Spirit on the 70 elders. As the Spirit rested on them, they prophesied, but they never did it again.

Revelation 7:13

Then one of the elders asked me, “Who are these people robed in white, and where did they come from?”

Revelation 4:10

the 24 elders fall down before the One seated on the throne, worship the One who lives forever and ever, cast their crowns before the throne, and say:

Numbers 11:16

The Lord answered Moses, “Bring Me 70 men from Israel known to you as elders and officers of the people. Take them to the tent of meeting and have them stand there with you.

Acts 15:6

Then the apostles and the elders assembled to consider this matter.

Acts 21:18

The following day Paul went in with us to James, and all the elders were present.

Acts 11:30

They did this, sending it to the elders by means of Barnabas and Saul.

Revelation 14:3

They sang a new song before the throne and before the four living creatures and the elders, but no one could learn the song except the 144,000 who had been redeemed from the earth.

Psalm 119:100

I understand more than the elders
because I obey Your precepts.

Acts 20:17

Now from Miletus, he sent to Ephesus and called for the elders of the church.

Luke 22:66

When daylight came, the elders of the people, both the chief priests and the scribes, convened and brought Him before their Sanhedrin.

Matthew 28:12

After the priests had assembled with the elders and agreed on a plan, they gave the soldiers a large sum of money

Joel 1:14

Announce a sacred fast;
proclaim an assembly!
Gather the elders
and all the residents of the land
at the house of the Lord your God,
and cry out to the Lord.

Revelation 11:16

The 24 elders, who were seated before God on their thrones, fell facedown and worshiped God,

Acts 4:23

After they were released, they went to their own people and reported everything the chief priests and the elders had said to them.

Matthew 15:2

“Why do Your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they don’t wash their hands when they eat!”

Joel 2:16

Gather the people;
sanctify the congregation;
assemble the aged;
gather the children,
even those nursing at the breast.
Let the groom leave his bedroom,
and the bride her honeymoon chamber.

Revelation 7:11

All the angels stood around the throne, the elders, and the four living creatures, and they fell facedown before the throne and worshiped God,

Joel 1:2

Hear this, you elders;
listen, all you inhabitants of the land.
Has anything like this ever happened in your days
or in the days of your ancestors?

Lamentations 4:16

?PeThe Lord Himself has scattered them;
He regards them no more.
The priests are not respected;
the elders find no favor.

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Acts 11:30

They did this, sending it to the elders by means of Barnabas and Saul.

More verses: Acts 15:2

Elders » Governmental

Exodus 24:1

Then He said to Moses, “Go up to the Lord, you and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and 70 of Israel’s elders, and bow in worship at a distance.

Exodus 3:16

“Go and assemble the elders of Israel and say to them: Yahweh, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, has appeared to me and said: I have paid close attention to you and to what has been done to you in Egypt.

Exodus 4:29

Then Moses and Aaron went and assembled all the elders of the Israelites.

Exodus 19:7

After Moses came back, he summoned the elders of the people and set before them all these words that the Lord had commanded him.

Joshua 23:2

So Joshua summoned all Israel, including its elders, leaders, judges, and officers, and said to them, “I am old, getting on in years,

Elders » Christian

Acts 11:30

They did this, sending it to the elders by means of Barnabas and Saul.

More verses: Acts 15:2

Elders » Jewish

Matthew 26:57

Those who had arrested Jesus led Him away to Caiaphas the high priest, where the scribes and the elders had convened.

Matthew 15:2

“Why do Your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they don’t wash their hands when they eat!”

Matthew 21:23

When He entered the temple complex, the chief priests and the elders of the people came up to Him as He was teaching and said, “By what authority are You doing these things? Who gave You this authority?”

Mark 15:1

As soon as it was morning, the chief priests had a meeting with the elders, scribes, and the whole Sanhedrin. After tying Jesus up, they led Him away and handed Him over to Pilate.

Acts 22:5

as both the high priest and the whole council of elders can testify about me. After I received letters from them to the brothers, I traveled to Damascus to bring those who were prisoners there to be punished in Jerusalem.

Leaders » Elders » Governmental

Exodus 24:1

Then He said to Moses, “Go up to the Lord, you and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and 70 of Israel’s elders, and bow in worship at a distance.

Exodus 3:16

“Go and assemble the elders of Israel and say to them: Yahweh, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, has appeared to me and said: I have paid close attention to you and to what has been done to you in Egypt.

Exodus 4:29

Then Moses and Aaron went and assembled all the elders of the Israelites.

Exodus 19:7

After Moses came back, he summoned the elders of the people and set before them all these words that the Lord had commanded him.

Joshua 23:2

So Joshua summoned all Israel, including its elders, leaders, judges, and officers, and said to them, “I am old, getting on in years,

Leaders » Elders » Jewish

Matthew 26:57

Those who had arrested Jesus led Him away to Caiaphas the high priest, where the scribes and the elders had convened.

Matthew 15:2

“Why do Your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they don’t wash their hands when they eat!”

Matthew 21:23

When He entered the temple complex, the chief priests and the elders of the people came up to Him as He was teaching and said, “By what authority are You doing these things? Who gave You this authority?”

Mark 15:1

As soon as it was morning, the chief priests had a meeting with the elders, scribes, and the whole Sanhedrin. After tying Jesus up, they led Him away and handed Him over to Pilate.

Acts 22:5

as both the high priest and the whole council of elders can testify about me. After I received letters from them to the brothers, I traveled to Damascus to bring those who were prisoners there to be punished in Jerusalem.

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Paul » sends for » Elders » Ephesus

Acts 20:17-21

Now from Miletus, he sent to Ephesus and called for the elders of the church. And when they came to him, he said to them: "You know, from the first day I set foot in Asia, how I was with you the whole time- serving the Lord with all humility, with tears, and with the trials that came to me through the plots of the Jews- read more.
and that I did not shrink back from proclaiming to you anything that was profitable, or from teaching it to you in public and from house to house. I testified to both Jews and Greeks about repentance toward God and faith in our Lord Jesus.

Religious » Elders » Governmental

Exodus 24:1

Then He said to Moses, “Go up to the Lord, you and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and 70 of Israel’s elders, and bow in worship at a distance.

Exodus 3:16

“Go and assemble the elders of Israel and say to them: Yahweh, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, has appeared to me and said: I have paid close attention to you and to what has been done to you in Egypt.

Exodus 4:29

Then Moses and Aaron went and assembled all the elders of the Israelites.

Exodus 19:7

After Moses came back, he summoned the elders of the people and set before them all these words that the Lord had commanded him.

Joshua 23:2

So Joshua summoned all Israel, including its elders, leaders, judges, and officers, and said to them, “I am old, getting on in years,

Religious » Elders » Jewish

Matthew 26:57

Those who had arrested Jesus led Him away to Caiaphas the high priest, where the scribes and the elders had convened.

Matthew 15:2

“Why do Your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they don’t wash their hands when they eat!”

Matthew 21:23

When He entered the temple complex, the chief priests and the elders of the people came up to Him as He was teaching and said, “By what authority are You doing these things? Who gave You this authority?”

Mark 15:1

As soon as it was morning, the chief priests had a meeting with the elders, scribes, and the whole Sanhedrin. After tying Jesus up, they led Him away and handed Him over to Pilate.

Acts 22:5

as both the high priest and the whole council of elders can testify about me. After I received letters from them to the brothers, I traveled to Damascus to bring those who were prisoners there to be punished in Jerusalem.

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Topics on Elders

Elders In Heaven

66;4;4

Around that throne were 24 thrones, and on the thrones sat 24 elders dressed in white clothes, with gold crowns on their heads.

elders, as community leaders

2;19;7

After Moses came back, he summoned the elders of the people and set before them all these words that the Lord had commanded him.

elders, in the church

44;15;4

When they arrived at Jerusalem, they were welcomed by the church, the apostles, and the elders, and they reported all that God had done with them.

The Elders Gathered

2;3;16

“Go and assemble the elders of Israel and say to them: Yahweh, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, has appeared to me and said: I have paid close attention to you and to what has been done to you in Egypt.

Twenty Four Elders

66;4;10

the 24 elders fall down before the One seated on the throne, worship the One who lives forever and ever, cast their crowns before the throne, and say:

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