A-Z: General definitions: Elder


1. The heads of families in Israelite society (Exodus 3:16). 2. Leaders of congregations in the Early Church (Acts 15:2-23). 3. The twenty- four crowned figures shown seated on thrones in the Book of Revelation. These figures may together symbolise the twelve tribes of Israel and the Church (Revelation 4:4). 4. Group having oversight of a non-conformist church.

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