whom God has loved, one of the seventy elders whom Moses appointed (Num. 11:26, 27) to administer justice among the people. He, with Medad, prophesied in the camp instead of going with the rest to the tabernacle, as Moses had commanded. This incident was announced to Moses by Joshua, who thought their conduct in this respect irregular. Moses replied, “Enviest thou for my sake? would God that all the Lord’s people were prophets” (Num. 11:24-30; comp. Mark 9:38; Luke 9:49).
[el-der] /ˈɛl dər/ adjective, a compar. of old with eldest as superl. 1. of greater age; . 2. of higher rank; senior: an elder officer. 3. of or relating to former times; earlier: Much that was forbidden by elder custom is accepted today. noun 4. a person who is older or higher in rank than […]
[el-der-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈɛl dərˌbɛr i, -bə ri/ noun, plural elderberries. 1. the berrylike fruit of the , used in making wine and jelly. 2. 2 . /ˈɛldəˌbɛrɪ/ noun (pl) -ries 1. the berry-like fruit of the elder, used for making wines, jellies, etc 2. another name for elder1 (sense 1)
- Elder brethren
plural noun 1. the senior members of the governing body of Trinity House
[el-der-kair] /ˈɛl dərˌkɛər/ noun 1. the care of elderly people, especially in the home. eldercare eld·er·care (ěl’dər-kâr’) n. Social and medical programs and facilities intended for the care and maintenance of the aged.