Verses with the word ancient in the Apocrypha (10 verses):
Wisdom of Solomon 2:10
Let us oppress the poor righteous man, let us not spare the widow, nor reverence the ancient gray hairs of the aged.
Wisdom of Solomon 13:10
But miserable are they, and in dead things is their hope, who call them gods, which are the works of men's hands, gold and silver, to shew art in, and resemblances of beasts, or a stone good for nothing, the work of an ancient hand.
O how comely a thing is judgment for gray hairs, and for ancient men to know counsel!
If thou be among great men, make not thyself equal with them; and when ancient men are in place, use not many words.
But he that giveth his mind to the law of the most High, and is occupied in the meditation thereof, will seek out the wisdom of all the ancient, and be occupied in prophecies.
Additions to Esther 16:7
Now ye may see this, as we have declared, not so much by ancient histories, as ye may, if ye search what hath been wickedly done of late through the pestilent behaviour of them that are unworthily placed in authority.
The same year were appointed two of the ancients of the people to be judges, such as the Lord spake of, that wickedness came from Babylon from ancient judges, who seemed to govern the people.
1 Maccabees 14:9
The ancient men sat all in the streets, communing together of good things, and the young men put on glorious and warlike apparel.
2 Maccabees 6:6
Neither was it lawful for a man to keep sabbath days or ancient fasts, or to profess himself at all to be a Jew.
2 Maccabees 6:23
But he began to consider discreetly, and as became his age, and the excellency of his ancient years, and the honour of his gray head, whereon was come, and his most honest education from a child, or rather the holy law made and given by God: therefore he answered accordingly, and willed them straightways to send him to the grave.