Elder See also Elder, Melchizedek Priesthood; BD Elders elder shall serve the younger, Gen. 25:23 (Rom. 9:12). honour me … before the elders of my people, 1 Sam. 15:30. all the elders of Israel, 2 Sam. 17:4. when he sitteth among the elders, Prov. 31:23. elders of Judah sat before me, Ezek. 8:1. certain of the elders of Israel came to inquire, Ezek. 20:1. transgress the tradition of the elders, Matt. 15:2 (Mark 7:5). suffer many things of the elders, Matt. 16:21 (Mark 8:31; Luke 9:22). priests and the elders … came unto him, Matt. 21:23 (Mark 11:27; Luke 20:1). elders, and all the council, sought false witness, Matt. 26:59. they stirred up the people, and the elders, Acts 6:12. by it the elders obtained a good report, Heb. 11:2. See also Acts 4:5–6.