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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(a.) Somewhat old; advanced beyond middle age; bordering on old age; as, elderly people.
4245. presbuteros -- elder
... Comparative of presbus (elderly); older; as noun, a senior; specially, an Israelite
Sanhedrist (also figuratively, member of the celestial council) or ...
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4243. presbeuo -- to be the elder, to take precedence
... 4243 (a verb derived from , "an older, venerated person") -- properly, to be
elderly or mature, "to be , to take and hence act as " (). ...
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Caught Unawares
... Curiosity was pictured on every face; for the ministers (one elderly, the other
young) were two modestly dressed women, and lady preachers had never been heard ...
/.../byrum/how john became a man/chapter ix caught unawares.htm

Measures to Promote Revivals.
... When ministers began to lay aside their cocked hats, and wear hats like other men,
it grieved the elderly people very much; it looked so "undignified," they ...
/.../finney/lectures on revivals of religion/lecture xiv measures to promote.htm

The Maniac
... believed in himself. That elderly minister with an epic from whom you were
hiding in a back room, he believed in himself. If you ...
//christianbookshelf.org/chesterton/orthodoxy/ii the maniac.htm

The Right to a Normal Romance, if Any
... hope for us!". The dinner bell rang, and I hurried down. But who was that
elderly couple in the old-fashioned clothes? Perhaps I had ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/williamson/have we no rights/chapter 7 the right to.htm

Prayers Answered
... After the meeting, an elderly lady I had never seen before, put something in my
hand saying, 'You will not be offended, dear, will you?' When I looked at the ...
//christianbookshelf.org/various/the wonders of prayer/prayers answered.htm

The Death of Saint Denis.
... the crevices, blew round and round him, and made him often wish for his armchair,
and dressing-gown, and slippers, as does many another elderly gentleman, who ...
/.../kingston/the seven champions of christendom/chapter seventeen the death of.htm

The Circumcision of Jesus
... Towards evening Joseph had gone to Bethlehem, and returned with three priests, an
elderly man, and a woman who seemed to act as a kind of nurse at this solemn ...
/.../emmerich/the life of the blessed virgin mary/xii the circumcision of jesus.htm

I have Now Come to the Most Difficult Part of My Story. ...
... Italian, and it means Lasting, for his books will last as long as there are enough
men in the world worthy of having them"-Durante was an elderly man, and ...
/.../macdonald/at the back of the north wind/chapter 10 i have now.htm

On Laughter.
... We are not to laugh perpetually, for that is going beyond bounds; nor in the presence
of elderly persons, or others worthy of respect, unless they indulge in ...
/.../clement/the instructor paedagogus/chapter v on laughter.htm

Effectual Calling
... Jesus as he passed along. Elderly man though he is, Zaccheus jumps up, and
there he sits among the children. The boys are too much ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 2 1856/effectual calling.htm

Elderly (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Somewhat old; advanced beyond middle age; bordering
on old age; as, elderly people. ...Elderly (2 Occurrences). ...
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Father (11359 Occurrences)
... 2 Kings 5:13, "My father, if the prophet had bid thee"; but especially applied to
prophets: 2 Kings 2:12, "My father, my father!" also to elderly and venerable ...
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Elderhood (4 Occurrences)

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Abdon (8 Occurrences)
... grandsons. So far as we can judge, he was placed in office as a wealthy
elderly man, and performed the routine duties acceptably. ...
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Elders (203 Occurrences)

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Elderly (2 Occurrences)

Leviticus 19:32
"'You shall rise up before the gray head, and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God. I am Yahweh.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 9:6
Slay utterly old and young, both maids, and little children, and women: but come not near any man upon whom is the mark; and begin at my sanctuary. Then they began at the elderly men who were before the house.



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