Then Rebekah took her older son Esau’s best clothes, which she had with her in the house, and put them on her younger son Jacob.
You must stand up in the presence of the aged, honor the presence of an elder, and fear your God. I am the Lord.
a nation of stern appearance that will have no regard for the elderly or pity for the young.
All the people, 1 rulers, 2 leaders, and judges were standing on either side of the ark, in front of the Levitical priests who carried the ark of the covenant of the Lord. Both resident foreigners and native Israelites were there. 3 Half the people stood in front of Mount Gerizim and the other half in front of Mount Ebal, as Moses the Lord’s servant had previously instructed to them to do for the formal blessing ceremony. 4
So I am legally informing you: 1 Acquire it before those sitting here and before the leaders of my people! 2 If you want to exercise your right to redeem it, then do so. 3 But if not, then tell me 4 so I will know. 5 For you possess the first option to redeem it; I am next in line after you.” 6 He replied, “I will redeem it.”
you young men and young women, you elderly, along with you children!
Then you will remember your conduct, and be ashamed when you receive your older and younger sisters. I will give them to you as daughters, but not on account of my covenant with you.
He sent Eliakim the palace supervisor, Shebna the scribe, and the leading priests, 1 clothed in sackcloth, with this message to the prophet Isaiah son of Amoz:
Eliakim the palace supervisor, Shebna the scribe, and the leading priests, 1 clothed in sackcloth, sent this message to the prophet Isaiah son of Amoz:
and the Lord said to her, “Two nations 1 are in your womb, and two peoples will be separated from within you. One people will be stronger than the other, and the older will serve the younger.”
1 Then Saul said to David, “Here’s my oldest daughter, Merab. I want to give her to you in marriage. Only be a brave warrior 2 for me and fight the battles of the Lord.” For Saul thought, “There’s no need for me to raise my hand against him. Let it be the hand of the Philistines!”
Is not wisdom found among the aged? 1 Does not long life bring understanding?
When they heard this, they entered the temple courts 1 at daybreak and began teaching. 2 Now when the high priest and those who were with him arrived, they summoned the Sanhedrin 3 – that is, the whole high council 4 of the Israelites 5 – and sent to the jail to have the apostles 6 brought before them. 7