'Teachers' in the Bible
Then I summoned the leaders: Eliezer, Ariel, Shemaiah, Elnathan, Jarib, Elnathan, Nathan, Zechariah, and Meshullam, as well as the teachers Joiarib and Elnathan.
I have more insight than all my teachersbecause Your decrees are my meditation.
I didn’t obey my teachersor listen closely to my mentors.
After three days, they found Him in the temple complex sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions.
On one of those days while He was teaching, Pharisees and teachers of the law were sitting there who had come from every village of Galilee and Judea, and also from Jerusalem. And the Lord’s power to heal was in Him.
In the church that was at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger, Lucius the Cyrenian, Manaen, a close friend of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.
And God has placed these in the church:first apostles, second prophets,third teachers, next miracles,then gifts of healing, helping,managing, various kinds of languages.
Are all apostles? Are all prophets?Are all teachers? Do all do miracles?
And He personally gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers,
They want to be teachers of the law, although they don’t understand what they are saying or what they are insisting on.
For the time will come when they will not tolerate sound doctrine, but according to their own desires, will multiply teachers for themselves because they have an itch to hear something new.
Although by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you the basic principles of God’s revelation again. You need milk, not solid food.
Not many should become teachers, my brothers, knowing that we will receive a stricter judgment,
But there were also false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you. They will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, and will bring swift destruction on themselves.