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PROPH'ET, n. L. propheta.
1. One that foretells future events; a predicter; a foreteller.
2. In Scripture, a person illuminated, inspired or instructed by God to announce future events; as Moses, Elijah, David, Isaiah, &c.
3. An interpreter; one that explains or communicates sentiments. Ex.7.
4. One who pretends to foretell; an imposter; as a false prophet. Acts 13.
of the prophets, among the Israelites, a school or college in which young men were educated and qualified for public teachers. These students were called sons of the prophets.
PROPHET'ICAL, a. Containing prophecy; foretelling future events; as prophetic writings.
1. Unfolding future events; as prophetic dreams.
It has of before the thing foretold.
And fears are oft prophetic of th' event.
PROPHET'ICALLY, adv. By way of prediction; in the manner of prophecy.
PROPH'ETIZE, v.i. To give prediction. Not used
"Seek ye out of the book of the Lord, and read" —Isaiah 34:16, KJV
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