Gen 18:11

(NIV)
Abraham and Sarah were already very old, and Sarah was past the age of childbearing.
(ESV)
Now Abraham and Sarah were old, advanced in years. The way of women had ceased to be with Sarah.

Gen 19:4

(NIV)
Before they had gone to bed, all the men from every part of the city of Sodom – both young and old – surrounded the house.
(ESV)
But before they lay down, the men of the city, the men of Sodom, both young and old, all the people to the last man, surrounded the house.

Gen 24:2

(NIV)
He said to the senior servant in his household, the one in charge of all that he had, ‘Put your hand under my thigh.
(ESV)
And Abraham said to his servant, the oldest of his household, who had charge of all that he had, “Put your hand under my thigh,

Gen 25:8

(NIV)
Then Abraham breathed his last and died at a good old age, an old man and full of years; and he was gathered to his people.
(ESV)
Abraham breathed his last and died in a good old age, an old man and full of years, and was gathered to his people.

Gen 35:29

(NIV)
Then he breathed his last and died and was gathered to his people, old and full of years. And his sons Esau and Jacob buried him.

(ESV)
And Isaac breathed his last, and he died and was gathered to his people, old and full of days. And his sons Esau and Jacob buried him.

Gen 43:27

(NIV)
He asked them how they were, and then he said, ‘How is your aged father you told me about? Is he still living?’

(ESV)
And he inquired about their welfare and said, “Is your father well, the old man of whom you spoke? Is he still alive?”

Gen 44:20

(NIV)
And we answered, “We have an aged father, and there is a young son born to him in his old age. His brother is dead, and he is the only one of his mother’s sons left, and his father loves him.”

(ESV)
And we said to my lord, ‘We have a father, an old man, and a young brother, the child of his old age. His brother is dead, and he alone is left of his mother’s children, and his father loves him.’

Gen 50:7

(NIV)
So Joseph went up to bury his father. All Pharaoh’s officials accompanied him – the dignitaries of his court and all the dignitaries of Egypt –
(ESV)
So Joseph went up to bury his father. With him went up all the servants of Pharaoh, the elders of his household, and all the elders of the land of Egypt,

Exod 3:16

(NIV)
‘Go, assemble the elders of Israel and say to them, “The  Lord, the God of your fathers – the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob – appeared to me and said: I have watched over you and have seen what has been done to you in Egypt.
(ESV)
Go and gather the elders of Israel together and say to them, ‘The  Lord, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Jacob, has appeared to me, saying “I have observed you and what has been done to you in Egypt,

Exod 3:18

(NIV)
‘The elders of Israel will listen to you. Then you and the elders are to go to the king of Egypt and say to him, “The  Lord, the God of the Hebrews, has met with us. Let us take a three-day journey into the wilderness to offer sacrifices to the  Lord our God.”
(ESV)
And they will listen to your voice, and you and the elders of Israel shall go to the king of Egypt and say to him, ‘The  Lord, the God of the Hebrews, has met with us; and now, please let us go a three daysjourney into the wilderness, that we may sacrifice to the  Lord our God.’

Exod 4:29

(NIV)
Moses and Aaron brought together all the elders of the Israelites,
(ESV)
Then Moses and Aaron went and gathered together all the elders of the people of Israel.

Exod 10:9

(NIV)
Moses answered, ‘We will go with our young and our old, with our sons and our daughters, and with our flocks and herds, because we are to celebrate a festival to the  Lord.’

(ESV)
Moses said, “We will go with our young and our old. We will go with our sons and daughters and with our flocks and herds, for we must hold a feast to the  Lord.”

Exod 12:21

(NIV)
Then Moses summoned all the elders of Israel and said to them, ‘Go at once and select the animals for your families and slaughter the Passover lamb.
(ESV)
Then Moses called all the elders of Israel and said to them, “Go and select lambs for yourselves according to your clans, and kill the Passover lamb.

Exod 17:5

(NIV)
The  Lord answered Moses, ‘Go out in front of the people. Take with you some of the elders of Israel and take in your hand the staff with which you struck the Nile, and go.
(ESV)
And the  Lord said to Moses, “Pass on before the people, taking with you some of the elders of Israel, and take in your hand the staff with which you struck the Nile, and go.

Exod 17:6

(NIV)
I will stand there before you by the rock at Horeb. Strike the rock, and water will come out of it for the people to drink.’ So Moses did this in the sight of the elders of Israel.
(ESV)
Behold, I will stand before you there on the rock at Horeb, and you shall strike the rock, and water shall come out of it, and the people will drink.” And Moses did so, in the sight of the elders of Israel.

Exod 18:12

(NIV)
Then Jethro, Moses’ father-in-law, brought a burnt offering and other sacrifices to God, and Aaron came with all the elders of Israel to eat a meal with Moses’ father-in-law in the presence of God.

(ESV)
And Jethro, Mosesfather-in-law, brought a burnt offering and sacrifices to God; and Aaron came with all the elders of Israel to eat bread with Mosesfather-in-law before God.

Exod 19:7

(NIV)
So Moses went back and summoned the elders of the people and set before them all the words the  Lord had commanded him to speak.
(ESV)
So Moses came and called the elders of the people and set before them all these words that the  Lord had commanded him.

Exod 24:1

(NIV)
Then the  Lord said to Moses, ‘Come up to the  Lord, you and Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel. You are to worship at a distance,
(ESV)
Then he said to Moses, “Come up to the  Lord, you and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel, and worship from afar.

Exod 24:9

(NIV)
Moses and Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, and the seventy elders of Israel went up
(ESV)
Then Moses and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel went up,

Exod 24:14

(NIV)
He said to the elders, ‘Wait here for us until we come back to you. Aaron and Hur are with you, and anyone involved in a dispute can go to them.’

(ESV)
And he said to the elders, “Wait here for us until we return to you. And behold, Aaron and Hur are with you. Whoever has a dispute, let him go to them.”

Lev 4:15

(NIV)
The elders of the community are to lay their hands on the bull’s head before the  Lord, and the bull shall be slaughtered before the  Lord.
(ESV)
And the elders of the congregation shall lay their hands on the head of the bull before the  Lord, and the bull shall be killed before the  Lord.

Lev 9:1

(NIV)
On the eighth day Moses summoned Aaron and his sons and the elders of Israel.
(ESV)
On the eighth day Moses called Aaron and his sons and the elders of Israel,

Lev 19:32

(NIV)
‘“Stand up in the presence of the aged, show respect for the elderly and revere your God. I am the  Lord.

(ESV)
“You shall stand up before the gray head and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God: I am the  Lord.

Num 11:16

(NIV)
The  Lord said to Moses: ‘Bring me seventy of Israel’s elders who are known to you as leaders and officials among the people. Make them come to the tent of meeting, that they may stand there with you.
(ESV)
Then the  Lord said to Moses, “Gather for me seventy men of the elders of Israel, whom you know to be the elders of the people and officers over them, and bring them to the tent of meeting, and let them take their stand there with you.

Num 11:24

(NIV)
So Moses went out and told the people what the  Lord had said. He brought together seventy of their elders and made them stand round the tent.
(ESV)
So Moses went out and told the people the words of the  Lord. And he gathered seventy men of the elders of the people and placed them around the tent.

Num 11:25

(NIV)
Then the  Lord came down in the cloud and spoke with him, and he took some of the power of the Spirit that was on him and put it on the seventy elders. When the Spirit rested on them, they prophesied – but did not do so again.

(ESV)
Then the  Lord came down in the cloud and spoke to him, and took some of the Spirit that was on him and put it on the seventy elders. And as soon as the Spirit rested on them, they prophesied. But they did not continue doing it.

Num 11:30

(NIV)
Then Moses and the elders of Israel returned to the camp.

(ESV)
And Moses and the elders of Israel returned to the camp.

Num 16:25

(NIV)
Moses got up and went to Dathan and Abiram, and the elders of Israel followed him.
(ESV)
Then Moses rose and went to Dathan and Abiram, and the elders of Israel followed him.

Num 22:4

(NIV)
The Moabites said to the elders of Midian, ‘This horde is going to lick up everything around us, as an ox licks up the grass of the field.’

So Balak son of Zippor, who was king of Moab at that time,
(ESV)
And Moab said to the elders of Midian, “This horde will now lick up all that is around us, as the ox licks up the grass of the field.” So Balak the son of Zippor, who was king of Moab at that time,

Num 22:7

(NIV)
The elders of Moab and Midian left, taking with them the fee for divination. When they came to Balaam, they told him what Balak had said.

(ESV)
So the elders of Moab and the elders of Midian departed with the fees for divination in their hand. And they came to Balaam and gave him Balak’s message.

Deut 5:23

(NIV)
When you heard the voice out of the darkness, while the mountain was ablaze with fire, all the leaders of your tribes and your elders came to me.
(ESV)
And as soon as you heard the voice out of the midst of the darkness, while the mountain was burning with fire, you came near to me, all the heads of your tribes, and your elders.

Deut 19:12

(NIV)
the killer shall be sent for by the town elders, be brought back from the city, and be handed over to the avenger of blood to die.
(ESV)
then the elders of his city shall send and take him from there, and hand him over to the avenger of blood, so that he may die.

Deut 21:2

(NIV)
your elders and judges shall go out and measure the distance from the body to the neighbouring towns.
(ESV)
then your elders and your judges shall come out, and they shall measure the distance to the surrounding cities.

Deut 21:3

(NIV)
Then the elders of the town nearest the body shall take a heifer that has never been worked and has never worn a yoke
(ESV)
And the elders of the city that is nearest to the slain man shall take a heifer that has never been worked and that has not pulled in a yoke.

Deut 21:4

(NIV)
and lead it down to a valley that has not been ploughed or planted and where there is a flowing stream. There in the valley they are to break the heifer’s neck.
(ESV)
And the elders of that city shall bring the heifer down to a valley with running water, which is neither plowed nor sown, and shall break the heifer’s neck there in the valley.

Deut 21:6

(NIV)
Then all the elders of the town nearest the body shall wash their hands over the heifer whose neck was broken in the valley,
(ESV)
And all the elders of that city nearest to the slain man shall wash their hands over the heifer whose neck was broken in the valley,

Deut 21:19

(NIV)
his father and mother shall take hold of him and bring him to the elders at the gate of his town.
(ESV)
then his father and his mother shall take hold of him and bring him out to the elders of his city at the gate of the place where he lives,

Deut 21:20

(NIV)
They shall say to the elders, ‘This son of ours is stubborn and rebellious. He will not obey us. He is a glutton and a drunkard.’
(ESV)
and they shall say to the elders of his city, ‘This our son is stubborn and rebellious; he will not obey our voice; he is a glutton and a drunkard.’

Deut 22:15

(NIV)
then the young woman’s father and mother shall bring to the town elders at the gate proof that she was a virgin.
(ESV)
then the father of the young woman and her mother shall take and bring out the evidence of her virginity to the elders of the city in the gate.

Deut 22:16

(NIV)
Her father will say to the elders, ‘I gave my daughter in marriage to this man, but he dislikes her.
(ESV)
And the father of the young woman shall say to the elders, ‘I gave my daughter to this man to marry, and he hates her;

Deut 22:17

(NIV)
Now he has slandered her and said, “I did not find your daughter to be a virgin.” But here is the proof of my daughter’s virginity.’ Then her parents shall display the cloth before the elders of the town,
(ESV)
and behold, he has accused her of misconduct, saying, “I did not find in your daughter evidence of virginity.” And yet this is the evidence of my daughter’s virginity.’ And they shall spread the cloak before the elders of the city.

Deut 22:18

(NIV)
and the elders shall take the man and punish him.
(ESV)
Then the elders of that city shall take the man and whip him,

Deut 25:7

(NIV)
However, if a man does not want to marry his brother’s wife, she shall go to the elders at the town gate and say, ‘My husband’s brother refuses to carry on his brother’s name in Israel. He will not fulfil the duty of a brother-in-law to me.’
(ESV)
And if the man does not wish to take his brother’s wife, then his brother’s wife shall go up to the gate to the elders and say, ‘My husband’s brother refuses to perpetuate his brother’s name in Israel; he will not perform the duty of a husband’s brother to me.’

Deut 25:8

(NIV)
Then the elders of his town shall summon him and talk to him. If he persists in saying, ‘I do not want to marry her,’
(ESV)
Then the elders of his city shall call him and speak to him, and if he persists, saying, ‘I do not wish to take her,’

Deut 25:9

(NIV)
his brother’s widow shall go up to him in the presence of the elders, take off one of his sandals, spit in his face and say, ‘This is what is done to the man who will not build up his brother’s family line.’
(ESV)
then his brother’s wife shall go up to him in the presence of the elders and pull his sandal off his foot and spit in his face. And she shall answer and say, ‘So shall it be done to the man who does not build up his brother’s house.’

Deut 27:1

(NIV)
Moses and the elders of Israel commanded the people: ‘Keep all these commands that I give you today.
(ESV)
Now Moses and the elders of Israel commanded the people, saying, “Keep the whole commandment that I command you today.

Deut 28:50

(NIV)
a fierce-looking nation without respect for the old or pity for the young.
(ESV)
a hard-faced nation who shall not respect the old or show mercy to the young.

Deut 29:10

(NIV)
All of you are standing today in the presence of the  Lord your God – your leaders and chief men, your elders and officials, and all the other men of Israel,
(ESV)
“You are standing today all of you before the  Lord your God: the heads of your tribes your elders, and your officers, all the men of Israel,

Deut 31:9

(NIV)
So Moses wrote down this law and gave it to the Levitical priests, who carried the ark of the covenant of the  Lord, and to all the elders of Israel.
(ESV)
Then Moses wrote this law and gave it to the priests, the sons of Levi, who carried the ark of the covenant of the  Lord, and to all the elders of Israel.

Deut 31:28

(NIV)
Assemble before me all the elders of your tribes and all your officials, so that I can speak these words in their hearing and call the heavens and the earth to testify against them.
(ESV)
Assemble to me all the elders of your tribes and your officers, that I may speak these words in their ears and call heaven and earth to witness against them.

Deut 32:7

(NIV)
Remember the days of old;
consider the generations long past.
Ask your father and he will tell you,
your elders, and they will explain to you.
(ESV)
Remember the days of old;
consider the years of many generations;
ask your father, and he will show you,
your elders, and they will tell you.

Josh 6:21

(NIV)
They devoted the city to the  Lord and destroyed with the sword every living thing in it – men and women, young and old, cattle, sheep and donkeys.

(ESV)
Then they devoted all in the city to destruction, both men and women, young and old, oxen, sheep, and donkeys, with the edge of the sword.

Josh 7:6

(NIV)
Then Joshua tore his clothes and fell face down to the ground before the ark of the  Lord, remaining there till evening. The elders of Israel did the same, and sprinkled dust on their heads.
(ESV)
Then Joshua tore his clothes and fell to the earth on his face before the ark of the  Lord until the evening, he and the elders of Israel. And they put dust on their heads.

Josh 8:10

(NIV)
Early the next morning Joshua mustered his army, and he and the leaders of Israel marched before them to Ai.
(ESV)
Joshua arose early in the morning and mustered the people and went up, he and the elders of Israel, before the people to Ai.

Josh 8:33

(NIV)
All the Israelites, with their elders, officials and judges, were standing on both sides of the ark of the covenant of the  Lord, facing the Levitical priests who carried it. Both the foreigners living among them and the native-born were there. Half of the people stood in front of Mount Gerizim and half of them in front of Mount Ebal, as Moses the servant of the  Lord had formerly commanded when he gave instructions to bless the people of Israel.

(ESV)
And all Israel, sojourner as well as native born, with their elders and officers and their judges, stood on opposite sides of the ark before the Levitical priests who carried the ark of the covenant of the  Lord, half of them in front of Mount Gerizim and half of them in front of Mount Ebal, just as Moses the servant of the  Lord had commanded at the first, to bless the people of Israel.

Josh 9:11

(NIV)
And our elders and all those living in our country said to us, “Take provisions for your journey; go and meet them and say to them, ‘We are your servants; make a treaty with us.’”
(ESV)
So our elders and all the inhabitants of our country said to us, ‘Take provisions in your hand for the journey and go to meet them and say to them, “We are your servants. Come now, make a covenant with us.”’

Josh 20:4

(NIV)
When they flee to one of these cities, they are to stand in the entrance of the city gate and state their case before the elders of that city. Then the elders are to admit the fugitive into their city and provide a place to live among them.
(ESV)
He shall flee to one of these cities and shall stand at the entrance of the gate of the city and explain his case to the elders of that city. Then they shall take him into the city and give him a place, and he shall remain with them.

Josh 23:2

(NIV)
summoned all Israel – their elders, leaders, judges and officials – and said to them: ‘I am very old.
(ESV)
Joshua summoned all Israel, its elders and heads, its judges and officers, and said to them, “I am now old and well advanced in years.

Josh 24:1

(NIV)
Then Joshua assembled all the tribes of Israel at Shechem. He summoned the elders, leaders, judges and officials of Israel, and they presented themselves before God.

(ESV)
Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem and summoned the elders, the heads, the judges, and the officers of Israel. And they presented themselves before God.

Josh 24:31

(NIV)
Israel served the  Lord throughout the lifetime of Joshua and of the elders who outlived him and who had experienced everything the  Lord had done for Israel.

(ESV)
Israel served the  Lord all the days of Joshua, and all the days of the elders who outlived Joshua and had known all the work that the  Lord did for Israel.

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