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/ˈpräfit/,
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prophets, plural;
  1. A person regarded as an inspired teacher or proclaimer of the will of God
    • - the Old Testament prophet Jeremiah
  2. (among Muslims) Muhammad

  3. (among Mormons) Joseph Smith or one of his successors

  4. A person who advocates or speaks in a visionary way about a new belief, cause, or theory
    • - a prophet of radical individualism
  5. A person who makes or claims to be able to make predictions
    • - the anti-technology prophets of doom
  6. The prophetic writings of the Old Testament or Hebrew scriptures, in particular

  7. (in Christian use) The books of Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel, and the twelve minor prophets

  8. (in Jewish use) One of the three canonical divisions of the Hebrew Bible, distinguished from the Law and the Hagiographa, and comprising the books of Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Isaiah, and the twelve minor prophets


  1. an authoritative person who divines the future
  2. someone who speaks by divine inspiration; someone who is an interpreter of the will of God
  3. (prophets) the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
  4. (prophecy) knowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source)
  5. (prophecy) a prediction uttered under divine inspiration
  6. Prophet is the sixth studio album, and tenth album overall, from Swedish hard rock band Jerusalem. It was released simultaneously by Viva Records in Europe, R.E.X. Records in North America, and X ZERO Corporation in Japan.
  7. Prophet was an American Melodic Rock band from New Jersey, United States. The last lineup of the group was Russell Arcara (vocals), Dave DiPietro (guitar), Ken Dubman (guitar), Scott Metaxas (bass), Joe Zujkowski (keyboard) and Jim Callahan (drums). ...
  8. Prophet, seer, and revelator is an ecclesiastical title used in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) that is currently applied to the members of the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. ...
  9. Prophet is a Christian novel by Frank E. Peretti published in 1992. It tells the story about how the media covers the abortion issue.
  10. Prophet is the self-titled debut album by the band Prophet released in 1985. It features then future Danger Danger lead vocalist Ted Poley on co-lead vocals and drums.
  11. Radio Computing Services, also known as RCS Inc., is a provider of scheduling and broadcast software for radio, Internet and television stations. The company was established in 1979 by Dr. Andrew Economos. On January 26, 2006, Clear Channel Communications purchased RCS as a subsidiary company.
  12. (Prophets) The second part of the Tanak, in Hebrew nevi'im. Comprises the following books: Joshua, Judges, Samuel and Kings; Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel and the Twelve (Hosea, Amos, Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi).
  13. (Prophets) A section of Jewish scripture containing the writings of the Prophets.  See Torah - Written Torah.
  14. (Prophets) Religious leaders who mobilize followers through their interpretation of sacred texts.
  15. (Prophets) The advance couriers of Time.
  16. (Prophets) Though rarely referred to in the prophets, and even then usually in the context of priests who are Levites, the Levites as distinct from the Zadokite priests are mentioned in Ezekiel 44:11. ...
  17. (prophets) (n.): A prophet is someone able to predict the future.
  18. (Prophecy) [noun] Any God-inspired testimony of Jesus (Revelation 19:10), including (but not exclusive to) the written Scriptures; the key to understanding God’s voice is to know His heart
  19. (PROPHECY) A prediction of future events, usually divinely inspired.
  20. (prophecy) foretelling of what is to come; also something that is predicted
  21. Prophecy in a broad sense, is the prediction of future events or the speaking of divine words (divine Revelation) through chosen human messengers (prophets).
  22. (Prophecy) The power of predicting the future, either by mystic vision or by a knowledge of the laws of cycles. Those versed in the latter can predict future cataclysms, racial events, etc. ...
  23. (Prophecy) A biblical mode of knowledge founded upon the premise (or claim) that the words were spoken by God, as the medieval philosopher Gersonides put it, "prior to [the prophets ] coming to be."
  24. (Prophecy) A message of divine origins that makes claims about the future.  Prophecies are shared with others by the prophet who received them, via writings or teachings.
  25. (Prophecy) Ability to see or sense what might happen, if all goes according to a divine plan.