HyperDic: prophet

English > 2 senses of the word prophet:
NOUNperson prophet, prophesier, oracle, seer, vaticinatoran authoritative person who divines the future
person prophetsomeone who speaks by divine inspiration
prophet > pronunciation
Soundspraa'faht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > prophet: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn authoritative person who divines the future.
Synonymsprophesier, oracle, seer, vaticinator
Narroweraugur, auspex(ancient Rome) a religious official who interpreted omens to guide public policy
prophetessA woman prophet
sibyl(ancient Rome) a woman who was regarded as an oracle or prophet
Broaderdivinersomeone who claims to discover hidden knowledge with the aid of supernatural powers
Spanishadivino, clarividente, profeta, vidente
Catalanprofeta, vaticinador, vident
Adjectivespropheticforetelling events as if by supernatural intervention
English > prophet: 2 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who speaks by divine inspiration; someone who is an interpreter of the will of God.
InstancesAmosA Hebrew shepherd and minor prophet
Daniel(Old Testament) a youth who was taken into the court of Nebuchadnezzar and given divine protection when thrown into a den of lions (6th century BC)
ElijahA Hebrew prophet in the Old Testament who opposed the worship of idols
Ezekiel, EzechielA Hebrew prophet of the 6th century BC who was exiled to Babylon in 587 BC
HabakkukA Hebrew minor prophet
Haggai, AggeusA Hebrew minor prophet
HoseaA minor Hebrew prophet (8th century BC)
Isaiah(Old Testament) the first of the major Hebrew prophets (8th century BC)
Jeremiah(Old Testament) an Israelite prophet who is remembered for his angry lamentations (jeremiads) about the wickedness of his people (circa 626-587 BC)
Jesus, Jesus of Nazareth, the Nazarene, Jesus Christ, Christ, Savior, Saviour, Good Shepherd, Redeemer, DelivererA teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth
JoelA Hebrew minor prophet
Jonah(Old Testament) Jonah did not wish to become a prophet so God caused a great storm to throw him overboard from a ship
Malachi, MalachiasA Hebrew minor prophet of the 5th century BC
ManesA Persian prophet who founded Manichaeism (216-276)
Micah, MicheasA minor Hebrew prophet (8th century BC)
Mohammed, Mohammad, Muhammad, Mahomet, MahoundThe Arab prophet who, according to Islam, was the last messenger of Allah (570-632)
MormonThe ancient prophet whose writings were revealed to Joseph Smith who founded the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Moses(Old Testament) the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites / Israelites from Egypt across the Red sea on a journey known as the Exodus
NahumA Hebrew minor prophet of the 7th century BC
Obadiah, AbdiasA Hebrew minor prophet
Samuel(Old Testament) Hebrew prophet and judge who anointed Saul as king
Zechariah, ZachariasA Hebrew minor prophet of the late 6th century BC
Zephaniah, SophoniasA Hebrew minor prophet of the late 7th century BC
Zoroaster, ZarathustraPersian prophet who founded Zoroastrianism (circa 628-551 BC)
Broaderreligious personA person who manifests devotion to a deity
Spanishprofeta, profetisa
Catalanprofeta
Adjectivesprophetic, propheticalforetelling events as if by supernatural intervention

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