More like this
Elder In the New Testament
(1) The word is used adjectivally to denote seniority (
(2) Referring to the Jewish elders of the synagogue, usually associated with the scribes and Pharisees, andpassages cited in the previous article.
(3) It denotes certain persons appointed to hold office in the Christian church, and to exercise spiritual oversight over the flock entrusted to them. From the references in