Definition of Prophets

1. Noun. The second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures.




Definition of Prophets

1. Proper noun. a division of the Old Testament, comprising the books of Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and the Twelve ¹

2. Noun. (plural of prophet) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prophets

1. prophet [n] - See also: prophet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prophets

Progressives
Prohibition
Prohibition Party
Prokhorov
Prokofiev
Prolog
Promethean
Prometheans
Prometheus
Prometheus-type
Promised Land
Promzilla
Promzillas
Property P
Prophet
Prophets
Prosauropoda
Prosecco
Proseccos
Proserpina
Proserpine
Prosimii
Prosopis
Prosopis glandulosa
Prosopis juliflora
Prosopis juliiflora
Prosopis pubescens
Prosopium
Prosopium cylindraceum
Prosopium williamsonii

Literary usage of Prophets

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Characteristics of the prophets.— The prophets often formed guilds, ... These guilds are frequently called "sons of the prophets," compare also the ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"According to Semitic idiom " sons of the prophets" most naturally means "members of a prophetic corporation,"1 which may imply that under the headship of ..."

3. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas Hobbes (1845)
"Moses and the high-priests, prophets of a more eminent place and degree in God's ... 418:—the prophets in general took notice of the word of God from their ..."

4. Sociological Study of the Bible by Lucy Blanche (Littelton) Masterman, Louis Wallis, William Shakespeare (1912)
"The literary prophets, from Amos onward, have been largely ignored by the older ... As a consequence, the prophets have not figured much in the thought of ..."

5. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"gap, and not be in that spirit and power that the prophets and apostles were ... But further, the Lord saith concerning the false prophets, ' They have seen ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"(The four hundred prophets of Asherah have been added later. ... The false prophets were allowed to invoke their god in whatever manner they pleased. ..."

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