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Example sentences for "elders"

Lexicographically close words:
elder; elderberries; elderberry; elderly; eldern; eldership; eldest; eldrich; eldritch; ele
  1. Here it was the custom for the elders of the Romans to meet the elected Emperor, present their charters for confirmation, and receive his oath to preserve their good customs[332].

  2. The next successor, whom I fear and hate, My arts have made obnoxious to the state; Turned all his virtues to his overthrow, And gained our elders to pronounce a foe.

  3. The next successor, whom I fear and hate, My arts have made obnoxious to the State; Turned all his virtues to his overthrow, And gained our elders to pronounce a foe.

  4. The elders stroked their beards and laughed superciliously.

  5. Then the hall door of the flat opened and shut, and the two elders were left alone to finish their dinner at leisure.

  6. And Moses and Aaron went and gathered together all the elders of the children of Israel; and Aaron spake all the words which the Lord had spoken unto Moses, and did the signs in the sight of the people.

  7. In connection with this, it may be profitable to look at the appointment of the seventy elders in Numbers xi.

  8. And Moses did so in the sight of the elders of Israel.

  9. The few hawthorns and elders that are scattered about, serve them as so many watch-towers.

  10. Let them praise the Lord for his love, For his wonderful works unto men; In the popular assembly extol him, In the council of elders praise him.

  11. Then Jephthah went with the elders of Gilead, and the people made him chief and commander over them.

  12. Then one of the elders turned to me and said: "Who are these dressed in white robes, and from where have they come?

  13. The elders of Gilead replied, "Jehovah shall be a witness between us; we swear to do as you say.

  14. And when he took the book, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb, each with his harp, and with his golden bowls full of incense which represent the prayers of the saints.

  15. But the elders of Gilead said to Jephthah, "This is why we have now turned to you, that you may go with us and fight against the Ammonites, and you shall be our chief, even over all the people who live in Gilead.

  16. Then the elders of Gilead went to bring Jephthah from the land of Tob, and they said to him, "Come and be our commander, that we may fight against the Ammonites.

  17. The next morning a meeting of their rulers, elders and scribes was held in Jerusalem at which the high priest Annas, and Caiaphas, John, Alexander and all the members of the high priest's family were present.

  18. They went to the high priests and elders and said, "We have made a solemn promise to taste no food until we have killed Paul.

  19. Then Jesus began to explain to his disciples that he must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders and high priests and scribes and be killed, but that after three days he would rise from the dead.

  20. In this way they stirred up the people, the elders and the scribes, so that they seized Stephen and took him before the council.

  21. Then once more Jesus and his disciples entered Jerusalem, and as he was walking about the Temple, some high priests and scribes and elders came and asked him, "By what right are you doing these things, and who gave you this right?

  22. Then all the people who were at the gate and the elders said, "We are witnesses.

  23. Habits of deference to elders spring from more complex motives, and the training in them may have to be more persistent and rigorous.

  24. Children should not be permitted to enter into the pleasures of their elders when, to do so, would be to spoil the kind of sociability for which the occasion was intended.

  25. Talmud and Midrash--of two elders Ahab and Zedekiah, who in the Captivity led certain women astray under the delusion that they should thereby become the mother of the Messiah.

  26. The legend recounts how that in the early days of the Captivity Susannah, the beautiful and pious wife of the rich Joakim, was walking in her garden and was there seen by two elders who were also judges.

  27. The young man who went hunting for him without first studying hard and learning from his elders as much as they could tell him was more than likely never to come back at all.

  28. Moreover, seventy-two men were chosen, who were elders in virtue: for it is written (Deut.

  29. First, as making man imagine himself to be wise and excellent; since it belongs to wise men and elders to reprove and to scold.

  30. A law is an ordinance of the people, whereby something is sanctioned by the Elders together with the Commonalty.

  31. In the first place the elders of the city swore that they had taken every measure for safeguarding the roads.

  32. At eight o'clock the doors were thrown open and we filed in, the elders going first, and each one of us sought for his own gift among the heap of white parcels.

  33. The soberer elders are crowding the hospitable 'house of call.

  34. We are expressly informed by one of the elders who these are in white robes and whence they came, so there can be no question respecting them.

  35. Similarly, the elders are represented as those to whom alone the rule, the teaching and the care of the church is entrusted (1 Tim.

  36. And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps, and golden vials full of odors, which are the prayers of saints.

  37. That originally the elders were the same as the bishops, we gather with absolute certainty from the statements of the New Testament and of Clement of Rome, a disciple of the apostles.

  38. And the four and twenty elders and the four beasts fell down and worshipped God that sat on the throne, saying, Amen; Alleluia.

  39. Four beasts and four and twenty elders are brought to view.

  40. And round about the throne were four and twenty seats: and upon the seats I saw four and twenty elders sitting, clothed in white raiment; and they had on their heads crowns of gold.

  41. The four and twenty elders fall down before him that sat on the throne, and worship him that liveth for ever and ever, and cast their crowns before the throne, saying, 11.

  42. The elders are represented as being clothed in white raiment and as possessing golden crowns.

  43. The four beasts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps, and golden vials [censers] full of odors, which are the prayers of saints.

  44. Then went up Moses and Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel, and they saw the God of Israel.

  45. Seldom the stewards, trustees and elders of the church attend class.

  46. The entire company are engaged in worshiping God unceasingly, the elders casting their crowns before the throne, thus ascribing all praise, honor, and glory to Him who has delegated to them the authority they possess.

  47. The beloved apostle, the writer of the Revelation, when addressing the elders of the seven churches of Asia in particular, humbly and affectionately represented himself as their "brother and companion in tribulation.

  48. The Furies are said to wait upon men in a double sense; either for evil; as upon Orestes after he had killed his mother, or else for their good, as upon elders when they are injured, to protect them and avenge their wrongs.

  49. Then the elders of the town Dispatch'd the high-priests of the Gods to plead With Meleager for his instant aid, With strong assurances of rich reward.

  50. Kerkeraads vergadering" in tent this afternoon; six Elders to discuss Sunday services; the grumblers would not rest until they too had their own big marquee tent on the old site.

  51. Again, it would be easy to place much of the blame for the slipshod writings of the undergraduate upon the standards set by his elders outside the colleges.

  52. On the appointed day, the father of the lad collects the elders of his village, and proceeds with them to the house of the bride-elect.

  53. They have panchayats for each village and for the nadu, and have also a number of the Patnattu Chettis, who are recognized as elders of the caste, and sit with the head of the nadu to decide cases of adultery, etc.

  54. Every settlement is said to have a headman, called Bichadi, who, in consultation with several elders of the tribe, settles disputes and various affairs affecting the community.

  55. It seems to be a mark of respect paid by the Todas to the elders of a tribe with which they have very close relations, and it is perhaps significant that no similar sign of respect is shown to Toda elders by the Badagas.

  56. In the evening, the elders of both sides discuss the marriage, and, when it is agreed to, the purchase money has to be at once paid.

  57. In many places political reasons had dictated that the elders should nominate the incumbent.

  58. By the constitution of the Scottish church, an equal number of lay elders (called ruling elders) accompany the clerical elders.

  59. So the new general stepped aside, as ordered, and left the elders a fair field.

  60. The elders were absorbing mild refreshments at the moment.

  61. So far he hasn't forgotten to be in church on Sundays, but twice he has forgotten about the prayer-meeting and one of the elders had to go over to the manse and remind him.

  62. No more making fun of elders praying or going to the Methodist prayer meeting," retorted Faith.

  63. I pant to make known to the elders of the Hebrews, the clear and true knowledge of the God of our fathers, which has come down to them imperfectly, and mingled with superstitions, even when it is not corrupted by the idolatry of Egypt.

  64. This idea elevates my heart; and I have sought to rouse the dormant feelings and hopes of our elders and people, with the faith that our nation has a country reserved for us, by the God of our fathers.

  65. Aaron and others of the elders accompanied him so near, that they saw the pavement on which the God of Israel stood.

  66. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "elders" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    ancestors; antecedent; elder; forebears; patriarch; predecessor; progenitor