Verses with the word elders in the Apocrypha (34 verses):
1 Esdras 6:5
Nevertheless the elders of the Jews obtained favour, because the Lord had visited the captivity;
1 Esdras 6:11
Then asked we these elders, saying, By whose commandment build ye this house, and lay the foundations of these works?
1 Esdras 6:27
And also he commanded that Sisinnes the governor of Syria and Phenice, and Sathrabuzanes, and their companions, and those which were appointed rulers in Syria and Phenice, should be careful not to meddle with the place, but suffer Zorobabel, the servant of the Lord, and governor of Judea, and the elders of the Jews, to build the house of the Lord in that place.
1 Esdras 9:4
And that whosoever met not there within two or three days according as the elders that bare rule appointed, their cattle should be seized to the use of the temple, and himself cast out from them that were of the captivity.
And Ozias took him out of the assembly unto his house, and made a feast to the elders; and they called on the God of Israel all that night for help.
Then all the people assembled to Ozias, and to the chief of the city, both young men, and women, and children, and cried with a loud voice, and said before all the elders,
Now when the men of her city heard her voice, they made haste to go down to the gate of their city, and they called the elders of the city.
Wisdom of Solomon 8:10
For her sake I shall have estimation among the multitude, and honour with the elders, though I be young.
Stand in the multitude of the elders; and cleave unto him that is wise.
Use not many words in a multitude of elders, and make not much babbling when thou prayest.
Miss not the discourse of the elders: for they also learned of their fathers, and of them thou shalt learn understanding, and to give answer as need requireth.
And in the hearing of the nobles, and of the king's sons, and in the hearing of the elders, and of all the people, from the lowest unto the highest, even of all them that dwelt at Babylon by the river Sud.
And the two elders saw her going in every day, and walking; so that their lust was inflamed toward her.
And there was no body there save the two elders, that had hid themselves, and watched her.
And they did as she bade them, and shut the garden doors, and went out themselves at privy doors to fetch the things that she had commanded them: but they saw not the elders, because they were hid.
Now when the maids were gone forth, the two elders rose up, and ran unto her, saying,
With that Susanna cried with a loud voice: and the two elders cried out against her.
But when the elders had declared their matter, the servants were greatly ashamed: for there was never such a report made of Susanna.
And it came to pass the next day, when the people were assembled to her husband Joacim, the two elders came also full of mischievous imagination against Susanna to put her to death;
Then the two elders stood up in the midst of the people, and laid their hands upon her head.
And the elders said, As we walked in the garden alone, this woman came in with two maids, and shut the garden doors, and sent the maids away.
Then the assembly believed them as those that were the elders and judges of the people: so they condemned her to death.
Wherefore all the people turned again in haste, and the elders said unto him, Come, sit down among us, and shew it us, seeing God hath given thee the honour of an elder.
And they arose against the two elders, for Daniel had convicted them of false witness by their own mouth:
1 Maccabees 1:26
So that the princes and elders mourned, the virgins and young men were made feeble, and the beauty of women was changed.
1 Maccabees 7:33
After this went Nicanor up to mount Sion, and there came out of the sanctuary certain of the priests and certain of the elders of the people, to salute him peaceably, and to shew him the burnt sacrifice that was offered for the king.
1 Maccabees 11:23
Nevertheless Jonathan, when he heard this, commanded to besiege it still: and he chose certain of the elders of Israel and the priests, and put himself in peril;
1 Maccabees 12:6
Jonathan the high priest, and the elders of the nation, and the priests, and the other of the Jews, unto the Lacedemonians their brethren send greeting:
1 Maccabees 12:35
After this came Jonathan home again, and calling the elders of the people together, he consulted with them about building strong holds in Judea,
1 Maccabees 13:36
King Demetrius unto Simon the high priest, and friend of kings, as also unto the elders and nation of the Jews, sendeth greeting:
1 Maccabees 14:20
And this is the copy of the letters that the Lacedemonians sent; The rulers of the Lacedemonians, with the city, unto Simon the high priest, and the elders, and priests, and residue of the people of the Jews, our brethren, send greeting:
1 Maccabees 14:28
At Saramel in the great congregation of the priests, and people, and rulers of the nation, and elders of the country, were these things notified unto us.
2 Maccabees 13:13
And Judas, being apart with the elders, determined, before the king's host should enter into Judea, and get the city, to go forth and try the matter in fight by the help of the Lord.
2 Maccabees 14:37
Now was there accused unto Nicanor one Razis, one of the elders of Jerusalem, a lover of his countrymen, and a man of very good report, who for his kindness was called a father of the Jews.