But this is not true of my servant Moses;
he is faithful in all my house.
8 With him I speak face to face,
clearly and not in riddles;
he sees the form of the Lord.
Why then were you not afraid
to speak against my servant Moses?”
9 The anger of the Lord burned against them, and he left them.
An elder in Christianity is a person valued for his wisdom who accordingly holds a particular position of responsibility in a Christian group.
1 Timothy 1:5
Do not say sharp words to one who has Authority in the church, but let your talk be as to a father, and to the younger men as brothers.
“Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.”