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Psalm 109:8

Let his days be few, let another take his office;

Deuteronomy 1:13

Provide you wise and understanding and known men, according to your tribes, that I may make them your chiefs.

Isaiah 3:4

And I will appoint youths as their princes, and children shall rule over them.

Numbers 11:16

And Jehovah said to Moses, Gather unto me seventy men of the elders of Israel, whom thou knowest to be the elders of the people, and their officers; and take them to the tent of meeting, and they shall stand there with thee.

Matthew 20:26

It shall not be thus amongst you, but whosoever will be great among you, shall be your servant;

Exodus 18:25

And Moses chose able men out of all Israel, and made them heads over the people, chiefs of thousands, chiefs of hundreds, chiefs of fifties, and chiefs of tens.

Isaiah 1:26

and I will restore thy judges as at the first, and thy counsellors as at the beginning. Afterwards thou shalt be called, Town of righteousness, Faithful city.

Galatians 2:6

But from those who were conspicuous as being somewhat whatsoever they were, it makes no difference to me: God does not accept man's person; for to me those who were conspicuous communicated nothing;

Proverbs 29:2

When the righteous increase, the people rejoice; but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.

Isaiah 9:16

For the guides of this people mislead them; and they that are guided by them are swallowed up.

John 10:34

Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye are gods?

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Leaders » Garments of prophets » General references to

2 Chronicles 20:20

And they rose early in the morning, and went forth towards the wilderness of Tekoa; and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem! Believe in Jehovah your God, and ye shall be established; believe his prophets, and ye shall prosper!

1 Kings 18:4

and it was so, when Jezebel cut off the prophets of Jehovah, that Obadiah took a hundred prophets, and hid them by fifty in a cave, and maintained them with bread and water);

Matthew 13:57

And they were offended in him. And Jesus said to them, A prophet is not without honour, unless in his country and in his house.

Leaders » FALSE » Called seers

2 Chronicles 19:2

And Jehu the son of Hanani, the seer, went out to meet him, and said to king Jehoshaphat, Shouldest thou help the ungodly, and love them that hate Jehovah? Therefore is wrath upon thee from Jehovah.

2 Chronicles 35:15

And the singers, the sons of Asaph, were in their place, according to the commandment of David, and Asaph, and Heman, and Jeduthun the king's seer; and the doorkeepers were at every gate; they had not to depart from their service, for their brethren the Levites prepared for them.

1 Chronicles 29:29

And the acts of David the king, first and last, behold, they are written in the book of Samuel the seer, and in the book of Nathan the prophet, and in the book of Gad the seer;

2 Samuel 24:11

And when David arose in the morning, the word of Jehovah came to the prophet Gad, David's seer, saying,

2 Chronicles 16:7

And at that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah, and said unto him, Because thou hast relied on the king of Syria, and hast not relied on Jehovah thy God, therefore has the army of the king of Syria escaped out of thy hand.

Leaders » Dues of » Food of

Leviticus 10:17

Why have ye not eaten the sin-offering in a holy place? for it is most holy, and he has given it to you that ye might bear the iniquity of the assembly, to make atonement for them before Jehovah.

Exodus 29:32

And Aaron and his sons shall eat the flesh of the ram, and the bread that is in the basket, at the entrance of the tent of meeting.

Leviticus 10:12

And Moses spoke to Aaron, and to Eleazar and to Ithamar, his sons that were left, Take the oblation that is left of Jehovah's offerings by fire, and eat it with unleavened bread beside the altar; for it is most holy.

Leviticus 6:16

And the remainder thereof shall Aaron and his sons eat: unleavened shall it be eaten in a holy place; in the court of the tent of meeting shall they eat it.

Leviticus 7:6

Every male among the priests shall eat thereof; in a holy place shall it be eaten: it is most holy.

Leaders » False shepherds, characteristics of » Corrupt priests

John 19:6

When therefore the chief priests and the officers saw him they cried out saying, Crucify, crucify him. Pilate says to them, Take him ye and crucify him, for I find no fault in him.

Matthew 27:41

And in like manner the chief priests also, mocking, with the scribes and elders, said,

Micah 3:11

The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money; yet do they lean upon Jehovah, and say, Is not Jehovah in the midst of us? no evil shall come upon us.

Zephaniah 3:4

Her prophets are vain-glorious, treacherous persons; her priests profane the sanctuary, they do violence to the law.

Mark 15:11

But the chief priests stirred up the crowd that he might rather release Barabbas to them.

Leaders » Heal persecution of » Divinely appointed

Leaders » Support of unfaithful » Affliction of

1 Peter 4:6

For to this end were the glad tidings preached to the dead also, that they might be judged, as regards men, after the flesh, but live, as regards God, after the Spirit.

Leaders » Elders » Governmental

Exodus 24:1

And he said to Moses, Go up to Jehovah, thou and Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel; and worship afar off.

Exodus 3:16

Go and gather the elders of Israel together, and say unto them, Jehovah the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, hath appeared to me, saying, I have indeed visited you, and seen that which is done unto you in Egypt;

Exodus 4:29

And Moses and Aaron went and gathered all the elders of the children of Israel;

Exodus 19:7

And Moses came and called the elders of the people, and laid before the mall these words which Jehovah had commanded him.

Joshua 23:2

that Joshua called for all Israel, for their elders, and for their heads, and for their judges, and for their officers, and said unto them, I am become old, advanced in age;

Leaders » Corrupt condemned » Idolatrous, examples of

2 Kings 11:18

Then all the people of the land went into the house of Baal, and broke it down: his altars and his images they broke in pieces completely, and slew Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars. And the priest appointed officers over the house of Jehovah.

1 Kings 12:31

And he made a house of high places, and made priests from all classes of the people, who were not of the sons of Levi.

1 Kings 13:2

And he cried against the altar by the word of Jehovah, and said, O altar, altar! thus saith Jehovah: Behold, a child shall be born unto the house of David, Josiah by name; and upon thee shall he sacrifice the priests of the high places that burn incense upon thee, and men's bones shall be burned upon thee.

2 Kings 23:20

And he sacrificed upon the altars all the priests of the high places that were there, and burned men's bones upon them. And he returned to Jerusalem.

Judges 17:5

And the man Micah had a shrine, and he made an ephod and teraphim, and installed one of his sons, who became his priest.

Leaders » False shepherds, characteristics of » False teachers, warnings against

1 Timothy 6:3

If any one teach differently, and do not accede to sound words, those of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the teaching which is according to piety,

1 Timothy 1:7

desiring to be law-teachers, not understanding either what they say or concerning what they so strenuously affirm.

2 Timothy 4:3

For the time shall be when they will not bear sound teaching; but according to their own lusts will heap up to themselves teachers, having an itching ear;

Leaders » Men of God » Sent as divine messengers

Matthew 22:3

and sent his bondmen to call the persons invited to the wedding feast, and they would not come.

Zechariah 2:8

For thus saith Jehovah of hosts: After the glory, hath he sent me unto the nations that made you a spoil; for he that toucheth you toucheth the apple of his eye.

Zechariah 4:9

The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the foundation of this house; and his hands shall finish it: and thou shalt know that Jehovah of hosts hath sent me unto you.

Numbers 16:28

And Moses said, Hereby ye shall know that Jehovah has sent me to do all these deeds, for they are not out of my own heart:

Isaiah 48:16

Come near unto me, hear ye this: I have not spoken in secret from the beginning; from the time that it was, there am I; and now the Lord Jehovah hath sent me, and his Spirit.

Leaders » Religious priests » Should be holy

2 Chronicles 6:41

And now, arise, Jehovah Elohim, into thy resting-place, thou and the ark of thy strength: let thy priests, Jehovah Elohim, be clothed with salvation, and let thy saints rejoice in thy goodness.

Leviticus 21:6

They shall be holy unto their God, and not profane the name of their God; for they present Jehovah's offerings by fire, the bread of their God; therefore shall they be holy.

Exodus 19:22

And the priests also, who come near to Jehovah, shall hallow themselves, lest Jehovah break forth on them.

Leaders » Support of » Unfaithful ministers, general references to

Micah 3:11

The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money; yet do they lean upon Jehovah, and say, Is not Jehovah in the midst of us? no evil shall come upon us.

Jeremiah 6:13

For from the least of them even unto the greatest of them, every one is given to covetousness; and from the prophet even unto the priest, every one dealeth falsely.

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen are all of them blind, they are without knowledge; they are all dumb dogs that cannot bark, dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber:

Jeremiah 23:11

For both prophet and priest are profane: even in my house have I found their wickedness, saith Jehovah.

Lamentations 2:14

Thy prophets have seen vanity and folly for thee; and they have not revealed thine iniquity, to turn away thy captivity; but have seen for thee burdens of falsehood and causes of expulsion.

Leaders » Preaching » Christ the theme of

Acts 4:2

being distressed on account of their teaching the people and preaching by Jesus the resurrection from among the dead;

Acts 8:35

And Philip, opening his mouth and beginning from that scripture, announced the glad tidings of Jesus to him.

Acts 9:20

And straightway in the synagogues he preached Jesus that he is the Son of God.

Leaders » Support of » Self-support as practised by paul

Acts 18:3

and because they were of the same trade abode with them, and wrought. For they were tent-makers by trade.

Acts 20:34

Yourselves know that these hands have ministered to my wants, and to those who were with me.

2 Thessalonians 3:8

nor have we eaten bread from any one without cost; but in toil and hardship working night and day not to be chargeable to any one of you:

Acts 28:30

And he remained two whole years in his own hired lodging, and received all who came to him,

More verses: 1 Corinthians 9:15

Leaders » Men of God » Men raised up as deliverers of israel

Judges 3:31

After him was Shamgar the son of Anath, who killed six hundred of the Philistines with an oxgoad; and he too delivered Israel.

1 Samuel 9:16

To-morrow about this time I will send thee a man out of the land of Benjamin, and thou shalt anoint him prince over my people Israel; and he will save my people out of the hand of the Philistines; for I have looked upon my people, because their cry is come unto me.

Judges 13:5

for lo, you shall conceive and bear a son. No razor shall come upon his head, for the boy shall be a Nazirite to God from birth; and he shall begin to deliver Israel from the hand of the Philistines."

Nehemiah 9:27

And thou gavest them into the hand of their oppressors, and they oppressed them; and in the time of their distress, when they cried unto thee, thou heardest them from the heavens, and according to thy manifold mercies thou gavest them saviours, who saved them out of the hand of their oppressors.

Judges 3:9

But when the people of Israel cried to the LORD, the LORD raised up a deliverer for the people of Israel, who delivered them, Oth'ni-el the son of Kenaz, Caleb's younger brother.

More verses: Judges 2:16 Judges 9:17

Leaders » Religious priests » General references to

Joshua 3:6

And Joshua spoke to the priests, saying, Take up the ark of the covenant, and go over before the people. And they took up the ark of the covenant, and went before the people.

Exodus 24:5

And he sent the youths of the children of Israel, and they offered up burnt-offerings, and sacrificed sacrifices of peace-offering of bullocks to Jehovah.

2 Chronicles 29:16

And the priests went into the inner part of the house of Jehovah to cleanse it, and carried forth all the uncleanness that they found in the temple of Jehovah, into the court of the house of Jehovah. And the Levites took it to carry it forth into the brook Kidron.

Exodus 18:1

And Jethro the priest of Midian, Moses' father-in-law, heard of all that God had done to Moses, and to Israel his people; that Jehovah had brought Israel out of Egypt.

More verses: 2 Chronicles 11:13

Leaders » Preaching » Encouraged

Luke 9:60

But Jesus said to him, Suffer the dead to bury their own dead, but do thou go and announce the kingdom of God.

More verses: Luke 9:2 Acts 5:20

Leaders » Religious priests » Laws in regard to

Leviticus 10:9

Thou shalt not drink wine nor strong drink, thou, and thy sons with thee, when ye go into the tent of meeting, lest ye die it is an everlasting statute throughout your generations,

Exodus 40:15

And thou shalt anoint them, as thou didst anoint their father, that they may serve me as priests. And their anointing shall be to them an everlasting priesthood throughout their generations.

Ezra 7:24

Also we inform you, as regards all the priests and Levites, singers, doorkeepers, Nethinim, and ministers of this house of God, it shall not be lawful to impose tribute, tax, and toll upon them.

Nehemiah 7:65

And the Tirshatha said to them that they should not eat of the most holy things, till there stood up the priest with Urim and Thummim.

Exodus 29:1

And this is the thing which thou shalt do to them to hallow them, that they may serve me as priests: take one young bullock, and two rams without blemish,

More verses: Leviticus 21:1

Leaders » Support of » In the Christian church

1 Timothy 5:18

for the scripture says, Thou shalt not muzzle an ox that treadeth out corn, and, The workman is worthy of his hire.

1 Corinthians 9:14

So also the Lord has ordained to those that announce the glad tidings to live of the glad tidings.

Leaders » Preaching » As shepherds to feed the flock

John 21:17

He says to him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, art thou attached to me? Peter was grieved because he said to him the third time, Art thou attached to me? and said to him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I am attached to thee. Jesus says to him, Feed my sheep.

Ezekiel 34:23

And I will set up one shepherd over them, and he shall feed them, even my servant David: he shall feed them, and he shall be their shepherd.

Jeremiah 23:4

And I will raise up shepherds over them, who shall feed them; and they shall fear no more, nor be dismayed, neither shall any be missing, saith Jehovah.

More verses: 1 Peter 5:2

Leaders » FALSE » Prophets in the Christian church

Acts 13:1

Now there were in Antioch, in the assembly which was there, prophets and teachers: Barnabas, and Simeon who was called Niger, and Lucius the Cyrenian, and Manaen, foster-brother of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

Acts 11:27

Now in these days prophets went down from Jerusalem to Antioch;

Leaders » Preaching » As teachers of the word

1 Timothy 6:2

And they that have believing masters, let them not despise them because they are brethren; but let them the rather serve them with subjection, because they are faithful and beloved, who profit by the good and ready service rendered. These things teach and exhort.

Leaders » Responsibility of » Select reading

Ezekiel 33:6

But if the watchman see the sword coming, and blow not the trumpet, and the people be not warned, if the sword come and take a person from among them, he is taken away in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at the watchman's hand.

Ezekiel 3:1-17

And he said unto me, Son of man, eat what thou findest; eat this roll, and go, speak unto the house of Israel. So I opened my mouth, and he caused me to eat that roll. And he said unto me, Son of man, cause thy belly to eat, and fill thy bowels with this roll which I give thee. And I ate, and it was in my mouth as honey for sweetness. read more.
And he said unto me, Son of man, go, get thee unto the house of Israel, and speak with my words unto them. For thou art not sent to a people of strange language, and of difficult speech, but to the house of Israel; not to many peoples of strange language and of difficult speech, whose words thou canst not understand: had I sent thee to them, would they not hearken unto thee? But the house of Israel will not hearken unto thee, for none of them will hearken unto me. For all the house of Israel are hard of forehead and stiff of heart. Behold, I have made thy face hard against their faces, and thy forehead hard against their foreheads. As an adamant harder than flint have I made thy forehead. Fear them not, neither be dismayed at them, for they are a rebellious house. And he said unto me, Son of man, all my words which I shall speak unto thee, receive in thy heart, and hear with thine ears; and go, get thee to them of the captivity, unto the children of thy people, and speak unto them, and tell them, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah, whether they will hear or whether they will forbear. And the Spirit lifted me up, and I heard behind me the sound of a great rushing, saying, Blessed be the glory of Jehovah from his place! And the sound of the wings of the living creatures that touched one another, And the sound of the wheels beside them, And the sound of a great rushing. And the Spirit lifted me up, and took me away; and I went in bitterness, in the heat of my spirit, and the hand of Jehovah was strong upon me. And I came to them of the captivity at Tel-abib, that dwelt by the river Chebar, and I sat where they sat; and I sat there astonied among them seven days. And it came to pass at the end of seven days, that the word of Jehovah came unto me, saying, Son of man, I have appointed thee a watchman unto the house of Israel, and thou shalt hear the word from my mouth, and give them warning from me.

2 Corinthians 2:16

to the one an odour from death unto death, but to the others an odour from life unto life; and who is sufficient for these things?

Leaders » Dues of » High priests

Exodus 28:1

And thou shalt take thee Aaron thy brother, and his sons with him, from among the children of Israel, that he may serve me as priest Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron's sons.

Zechariah 3:1

And he shewed me Joshua the high priest standing before the Angel of Jehovah, and Satan standing at his right hand to resist him.

Hebrews 5:5

Thus the Christ also has not glorified himself to be made a high priest; but he who had said to him, Thou art my Son, I have to-day begotten thee.

Leviticus 21:10

And the high priest among his brethren, on whose head the anointing oil was poured, and who is consecrated to put on the garments, shall not uncover his head, nor rend his garments.

Leaders » FALSE » Schools of

Daniel 1:4

youths in whom was no blemish, and of goodly countenance, and skilful in all wisdom, and acquainted with knowledge, and understanding science, and such as had ability in them to stand in the king's palace, and whom they might teach the learning and the language of the Chaldeans.

2 Chronicles 17:9

And they taught in Judah, and had the book of the law of Jehovah with them; and they went about through all the cities of Judah, and taught among the people.

2 Kings 2:5

And the sons of the prophets that were at Jericho drew near to Elisha and said to him, Dost thou know that Jehovah will take away thy master from over thy head to-day? And he said, I also know it: be silent!

2 Kings 4:38

And Elisha came again to Gilgal. And there was a famine in the land; and the sons of the prophets were sitting before him. And he said to his servant, Set on the great pot, and boil pottage for the sons of the prophets.

2 Kings 6:1

And the sons of the prophets said to Elisha, Behold now, the place where we dwell before thee is too strait for us.

Leaders » Apostles » Call of to special work

Mark 1:20

and straightway he called them; and leaving their father Zebedee in the ship with the hired servants, they went away after him.

Luke 6:13

And when it was day he called his disciples, and having chosen out twelve from them, whom also he named apostles:

John 1:43

On the morrow he would go forth into Galilee, and Jesus finds Philip, and says to him, Follow me.

More verses: Acts 22:21

Leaders » Elders » Jewish

Matthew 26:57

Now they that had seized Jesus led him away to Caiaphas the high priest, where the scribes and the elders were assembled.

Matthew 15:2

Why do thy disciples transgress what has been delivered by the ancients? for they do not wash their hands when they eat bread.

Matthew 21:23

And when he came into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to him as he was teaching, saying, By what authority doest thou these things? and who gave thee this authority?

Mark 15:1

And immediately in the morning the chief priests, having taken counsel with the elders and scribes and the whole sanhedrim, bound Jesus and carried him away, and delivered him up to Pilate.

Acts 22:5

as also the high priest bears me witness, and all the elderhood: from whom also, having received letters to the brethren, I went to Damascus to bring those also who were there, bound, to Jerusalem, to be punished.

Leaders » Preaching » Spiritual watchmen

Isaiah 62:6

I have set watchmen upon thy walls, Jerusalem; all the day and all the night they shall never hold their peace: ye that put Jehovah in remembrance, keep not silence,

Ezekiel 3:17

Son of man, I have appointed thee a watchman unto the house of Israel, and thou shalt hear the word from my mouth, and give them warning from me.

Jeremiah 6:17

Also I have set watchmen over you: Hearken ye to the sound of the trumpet. But they said, We will not hearken.

Leaders » FALSE » Incognito

Judges 6:8

the LORD sent a prophet to the people of Israel; and he said to them, "Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel: I led you up from Egypt, and brought you out of the house of bondage;

1 Samuel 2:27

And there came a man of God to Eli and said to him, Thus saith Jehovah: Did I plainly reveal myself to the house of thy father when they were in Egypt, in Pharaoh's house,

1 Kings 13:11

Now there dwelt a certain old prophet in Bethel; and his sons came and told him all the works that the man of God had done that day in Bethel; the words that he had spoken to the king, them they told also to their father.

1 Kings 20:35

And a certain man of the sons of the prophets said to another by the word of Jehovah, Smite me, I pray thee. But the man refused to smite him.

Leaders » Solemn charges given » Paul to timothy

1 Timothy 5:21

I testify before God and Christ Jesus and the elect angels, that thou keep these things without prejudice, doing nothing by favour.

1 Timothy 6:13

I enjoin thee before God who preserves all things in life, and Christ Jesus who witnessed before Pontius Pilate the good confession,

Leaders » Apostles » Names of

Acts 1:13

And when they were come into the city, they went up to the upper chamber, where were staying both Peter, and John, and James, and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James son of Alphaeus, and Simon the zealot, and Jude the brother of James.

Matthew 10:2

Now the names of the twelve apostles are these: first, Simon, who was called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother;

Luke 6:14

Simon, to whom also he gave the name of Peter, and Andrew his brother, and James and John, and Philip and Bartholomew,

Mark 3:16

And he gave to Simon the surname of Peter;

Leaders » Courageous reformers, rebuke sinful rulers » The incorruptibility of, in refusing gifts

1 Kings 13:8

And the man of God said to the king, If thou wilt give me half thy house, I will not go in with thee, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place;

Daniel 5:17

Then Daniel answered and said before the king, Let thy gifts be to thyself, and give thy rewards to another; yet will I read the writing to the king, and make known to him the interpretation.

2 Kings 5:15-16

And he returned to the man of God, he and all his company, and came and stood before him; and he said, Behold, I know that there is no God in all the earth but in Israel; and now, I pray thee, take a present of thy servant. But he said, As Jehovah liveth, before whom I stand, I will receive none! And he urged him to take it; but he refused.

Leaders » Solemn charges given » Moses to joshua

Deuteronomy 31:23

And Jehovah commanded Joshua the son of Nun, and said, Be strong and courageous; for thou shalt bring the children of Israel into the land which I have sworn unto them; and I will be with thee.

Numbers 27:23

And he laid his hands upon him, and gave him commandment, as Jehovah had said through Moses.

Leaders » False shepherds, characteristics of » Prey upon the flock instead of feeding it

Ezekiel 34:2-3

Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, prophesy; and say unto them, unto the shepherds, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Woe to the shepherds of Israel that feed themselves! Should not the shepherds feed the flock? Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe you with the wool; ye kill them that are fattened: but ye feed not the flock.

Zechariah 11:17

Woe to the worthless shepherd that leaveth the flock! The sword shall be upon his arm, and upon his right eye; his arm shall be clean dried up, and his right eye utterly darkened.

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as

Malachi 4:1

For behold, the day cometh, burning as a furnace; and all the proud and all that work wickedness shall be stubble; and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith Jehovah of hosts, so that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.

Obadiah 1:1

The vision of Obadiah. Thus saith the Lord Jehovah concerning Edom: We have heard a report from Jehovah, and an ambassador is sent among the nations. Arise ye, and let us rise up against her in battle.

2 Kings 14:25

He restored the border of Israel from the entrance of Hamath as far as the sea of the plain, according to the word of Jehovah the God of Israel, which he had spoken through his servant Jonah the prophet, the son of Amittai, who was of Gath-Hepher.

Hosea 14:1

O Israel, return unto Jehovah thy God; for thou hast fallen by thine iniquity.

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Iddo

2 Chronicles 13:22

And the rest of the acts of Abijah, and his ways and his sayings, are written in the treatise of the prophet Iddo.

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Shemaiah

2 Chronicles 12:5

And Shemaiah the prophet came to Rehoboam and to the princes of Judah that had gathered together to Jerusalem because of Shishak, and said to them, Thus saith Jehovah: Ye have forsaken me, and therefore have I also left you in the hand of Shishak.

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » moses

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Obed

2 Chronicles 28:9

But a prophet of Jehovah was there, whose name was Oded; and he went out before the host that came to Samaria, and said unto them, Behold, because Jehovah the God of your fathers was wroth with Judah, he gave them into your hand, and ye have slain them in a rage that reaches up to heaven.

Leaders » Solemn charges given » Jehoshaphat to leaders of judah

2 Chronicles 19:9

And he charged them saying, Thus shall ye do in the fear of Jehovah faithfully and with a perfect heart.

Leaders » False shepherds, characteristics of » Insentiate and pleasure-loving

Isaiah 56:10-12

His watchmen are all of them blind, they are without knowledge; they are all dumb dogs that cannot bark, dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber: and the dogs are greedy, they know not to be satisfied, and these are shepherds that know not how to discern: they all turn to their own way, every one for his gain, even to the last of them: Come, say they, I will fetch wine, and we will fill ourselves with strong drink; and to-morrow shall be as this day, and much more abundant.

Leaders » Humility, Examples Of » King david

1 Samuel 18:18

And David said to Saul, Who am I? and what is my life, or my father's family in Israel, that I should be son-in-law to the king?

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Hananiah

Jeremiah 28:17

And the prophet Hananiah died in the same year in the seventh month.

Leaders » False shepherds, characteristics of » Lead the sheep astray

Jeremiah 50:6

My people are lost sheep; their shepherds have caused them to go astray, they turned them away on the mountains: they went from mountain to hill, they forgot their resting-place.

Leaders » False shepherds, characteristics of » Scatter the flock

Jeremiah 23:2

Therefore thus saith Jehovah the God of Israel concerning the shepherds that feed my people: Ye have scattered my flock,and driven them away, and have not visited them: behold, I will visit upon you the evil of your doings, saith Jehovah.

Leaders » Courageous reformers, rebuke sinful rulers » Micaiah before king ahab

1 Kings 22:14

And Micah said, As Jehovah liveth, even what Jehovah shall say to me, that will I speak.

Leaders » Courageous reformers, rebuke sinful rulers » Nathan before king david

2 Samuel 12:7

And Nathan said to David, Thou art the man! Thus saith Jehovah the God of Israel: I anointed thee king over Israel, and I delivered thee out of the hand of Saul;

Leaders » Courageous reformers, rebuke sinful rulers » Elijah before king ahab

1 Kings 21:20

And Ahab said to Elijah, Hast thou found me, mine enemy? And he said, I have found thee; because thou hast sold thyself to do evil in the sight of Jehovah.

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Zechariah

Zechariah 1:1

In the eighth month, in the second year of Darius, came the word of Jehovah unto Zechariah the prophet, the son of Berechiah, the son of Iddo, saying,

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Ahijah

1 Kings 11:29

And it came to pass at that time that Jeroboam went out of Jerusalem, and the prophet Ahijah the Shilonite found him in the way; and he had clad himself with a new garment; and they two were alone in the field.

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Joshua

1 Kings 16:34

In his days Hiel the Bethelite built Jericho; he laid its foundation in Abiram his firstborn, and set up its gates in Segub his youngest, according to the word of Jehovah which he spoke through Joshua the son of Nun.

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Elijah

1 Kings 18:36

And it came to pass at the time of the offering up of the oblation, that Elijah the prophet drew near, and said, Jehovah, God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, let it be known this day that thou art God in Israel, and that I am thy servant, and that I have done all these things by thy word.

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Elisha

1 Kings 19:16

and Jehu the son of Nimshi shalt thou anoint king over Israel; and Elisha the son of Shaphat of Abel-meholah shalt thou anoint prophet in thy stead.

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » samuel

1 Samuel 3:20

And all Israel, from Dan even to Beer-sheba, knew that Samuel was established a prophet of Jehovah.

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Daniel

Matthew 24:15

When therefore ye shall see the abomination of desolation, which is spoken of through Daniel the prophet, standing in what is a holy place, (he that reads let him understand,)

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » David

Matthew 13:35

so that that should be fulfilled which was spoken through the prophet, saying, I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things hidden from the world's foundation.

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Eldad

Numbers 11:26

And two men remained in the camp, the name of the one, Eldad, and the name of the other, Medad; and the Spirit rested upon them (and they were among them that were written, but they had not gone out to the tent); and they prophesied in the camp.

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Medad

Numbers 11:26

And two men remained in the camp, the name of the one, Eldad, and the name of the other, Medad; and the Spirit rested upon them (and they were among them that were written, but they had not gone out to the tent); and they prophesied in the camp.

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Gad

1 Samuel 22:5

And the prophet Gad said to David, Abide not in the stronghold; depart, and go into the land of Judah. Then David departed, and came into the forest of Hareth.

Leaders » Humility, Examples Of » King saul

1 Samuel 9:21

And Saul answered and said, Am not I a Benjaminite, of the smallest of the tribes of Israel, and my family the least of all the families of the tribe of Benjamin? and why dost thou speak such words to me?

Leaders » Humility, Examples Of » Jeremiah

Leaders » Courageous reformers, rebuke sinful rulers » Peter and john before the sanhedrin

Acts 4:18-20

And having called them, they charged them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus. But Peter and John answering said to them, If it be righteous before God to listen to you rather than to God, judge ye; for as for us we cannot refrain from speaking of the things which we have seen and heard.

Leaders » Courageous reformers, rebuke sinful rulers » John the baptist before herod

Leaders » Courageous reformers, rebuke sinful rulers » Elisha before king jehoram

2 Kings 3:14

And Elisha said, As Jehovah of hosts liveth, before whom I stand, surely, were it not that I regard the presence of Jehoshaphat the king of Judah, I would not look toward thee nor see thee.

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Jeremiah

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Micaiah

1 Kings 22:8

And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man by whom we may inquire of Jehovah; but I hate him, for he prophesies no good concerning me, but evil: it is Micah the son of Imlah. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Abraham

Genesis 20:7

And now, restore the man's wife; for he is a prophet, and will pray for thee, that thou mayest live. And if thou do not restore her, know that thou shalt certainly die, thou and all that is thine.

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Isaiah

2 Kings 19:2

And he sent Eliakim, who was over the household, and Shebna the scribe, and the elders of the priests, covered with sackcloth, to the prophet Isaiah the son of Amoz.

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Nathan

2 Samuel 7:2

that the king said to Nathan the prophet, See now, I dwell in a house of cedars, and the ark of God dwells under curtains.

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » balaam

Numbers 22:5

And he sent messengers to Balaam the son of Beor, to Pethor, which is on the river in the land of the children of his people, to call him, saying, Behold, a people is come out from Egypt; behold, they cover the face of the land, and they abide over against me.

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Jehu

1 Kings 16:7

And also through the prophet Jehu the son of Hanani the word of Jehovah came against Baasha, and against his house, even for all the evil that he did in the sight of Jehovah, provoking him to anger with the work of his hands, in being like the house of Jeroboam; and because he had smitten him.

Leaders » Solemn charges given » Christ to the disciples

Matthew 10:5

These twelve Jesus sent out when he had charged them, saying, Go not off into the way of the nations, and into a city of Samaritans enter ye not;

Leaders » Humility, Examples Of » John the baptist

Matthew 3:14

but John urgently forbad him, saying, I have need to be baptised of thee; and comest thou to me?

Leaders » Humility, Examples Of » moses

Leaders » Humility, Examples Of » King solomon

1 Kings 3:7

And now, Jehovah my God, thou hast made thy servant king instead of David my father; and I am but a little child: I know not to go out and to come in.

Leaders » Courageous reformers, rebuke sinful rulers » Daniel before king belshazzar

Daniel 5:22

And thou, Belshazzar, his son, hast not humbled thy heart, although thou knewest all this;

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Ezekiel

Ezekiel 1:3

the word of Jehovah came expressly unto Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the river Chebar; and the hand of Jehovah was there upon him.

Leaders » Solemn charges given » David to solomon

1 Kings 2:1

And the days of David were at hand that he should die; and he enjoined Solomon his son saying,

Leaders » Humility, Examples Of » gideon

Judges 6:15

And he said to him, "Pray, Lord, how can I deliver Israel? Behold, my clan is the weakest in Manas'seh, and I am the least in my family."

Leaders » False shepherds, characteristics of » Hirelings forsake the sheep

John 10:12

but he who serves for wages, and who is not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, sees the wolf coming, and leaves the sheep and flees; and the wolf seizes them and scatters the sheep.

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Aaron

Exodus 7:1

And Jehovah said to Moses, See, I have made thee God to Pharaoh; and Aaron thy brother shall be thy prophet.

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Agabus

Acts 21:10

And as we stayed there many days, a certain man, by name Agabus, a prophet, came down from Judaea,

Leaders » Solemn charges given » Paul to the ephesian elders

Leaders » Humility, Examples Of » Isaiah

Leaders » Courageous reformers, rebuke sinful rulers » Stephen before the council

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » John the baptist

Luke 7:28

for I say unto you, Among them that are born of women a greater prophet is no one than John the baptist; but he who is a little one in the kingdom of God is greater than he.

Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Zacharias

Luke 1:67

And Zacharias his father was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied, saying,

Men of God » Leaders » Sent as divine messengers

Matthew 22:3

and sent his bondmen to call the persons invited to the wedding feast, and they would not come.

Zechariah 2:8

For thus saith Jehovah of hosts: After the glory, hath he sent me unto the nations that made you a spoil; for he that toucheth you toucheth the apple of his eye.

Zechariah 4:9

The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the foundation of this house; and his hands shall finish it: and thou shalt know that Jehovah of hosts hath sent me unto you.

Numbers 16:28

And Moses said, Hereby ye shall know that Jehovah has sent me to do all these deeds, for they are not out of my own heart:

Isaiah 48:16

Come near unto me, hear ye this: I have not spoken in secret from the beginning; from the time that it was, there am I; and now the Lord Jehovah hath sent me, and his Spirit.

Men of God » Leaders

Haggai 2:23

In that day, saith Jehovah of hosts, will I take thee, Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, my servant, saith Jehovah, and will make thee as a signet; for I have chosen thee, saith Jehovah of hosts.

1 Corinthians 1:27-28

But God has chosen the foolish things of the world, that he may put to shame the wise; and God has chosen the weak things of the world, that he may put to shame the strong things; and the ignoble things of the world, and the despised, has God chosen, and things that are not, that he may annul the things that are;

Women » Leaders » Liberality of

Proverbs 31:20

She stretcheth out her hand to the afflicted, and she reacheth forth her hands to the needy.

John 12:3

Mary therefore, having taken a pound of ointment of pure nard of great price, anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair, and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment.

Exodus 35:25

And every woman that was wise-hearted spun with her hands, and brought what she had spun: the blue, and the purple, and the scarlet, and the byssus.

Acts 9:39

And Peter rising up went with them, whom, when arrived, they brought up into the upper chamber; and all the widows stood by him weeping and shewing him the body-coats and garments which Dorcas had made while she was with them.

Luke 8:2-3

and certain women who had been healed of wicked spirits and infirmities, Mary who was called Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out, and Joanna, wife of Chuza, Herod's steward, and Susanna, and many others, who ministered to him of their substance.

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Topics on Leaders

Admonition, Of Leaders

52;5;12

But we beg you, brethren, to know those who labour among you, and take the lead among you in the Lord, and admonish you,

Anointed Old Testament Leaders

2;29;7

and shalt take the anointing oil, and pour it on his head, and anoint him.

Assembling Leaders

2;3;16

Go and gather the elders of Israel together, and say unto them, Jehovah the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, hath appeared to me, saying, I have indeed visited you, and seen that which is done unto you in Egypt;

Deception, Christian Leaders Must Not

47;4;2

But we have rejected the hidden things of shame, not walking in deceit, nor falsifying the word of God, but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every conscience of men before God.

elders, as community leaders

2;19;7

And Moses came and called the elders of the people, and laid before the mall these words which Jehovah had commanded him.

Exchanging Of Leaders

18;34;24

He breaketh in pieces mighty men without inquiry, and setteth others in their stead;

Leaders Sinning

9;2;17

And the sin of the young men was very great before Jehovah, for men despised the offering of Jehovah.

Leaders, Political

7;2;16

Then the LORD raised up judges, who saved them out of the power of those who plundered them.

Leaders, Spiritual

58;5;4

And no one takes the honour to himself but as called by God, even as Aaron also.

Shepherds, As Kings And Leaders

23;44;28

that saith of Cyrus, He is my shepherd, and he shall perform all my pleasure; even saying to Jerusalem, Thou shalt be built; and to the temple, Thy foundation shall be laid.

Watchfulness, Of Leaders

26;3;17

Son of man, I have appointed thee a watchman unto the house of Israel, and thou shalt hear the word from my mouth, and give them warning from me.