prophetes <4396>

profhthv prophetes

Pronunciation:prof-ay'-tace
Origin:from a compound of 4253 and 5346
Reference:TDNT - 6:781,952
PrtSpch:n m
In Greek:profhtai 21, profhtaiv 10, profhtav 15, profhth 1, profhthn 12, profhthv 27, profhtou 26, profhtwn 32
In NET:prophets 81, prophet 34, a prophet 18, Prophet 4, A prophet 4, of a prophet 1, prophet's 1, a prophet's 1
In AV:prophet 149
Count:149
Definition:1) in Greek writings, an interpreter of oracles or of other hidden things
2) one who, moved by the Spirit of God and hence his organ or
spokesman, solemnly declares to men what he has received by
inspiration, especially concerning future events, and in
particular such as relate to the cause and kingdom of God and to
human salvation
2a) the OT prophets, having foretold the kingdom, deeds and death,
of Jesus the Messiah.
2b) of John the Baptist, the herald of Jesus the Messiah
2c) of the illustrious prophet, the Jews expected before the advent
of the Messiah
2d) the Messiah
2e) of men filled with the Spirit of God, who by God's authority
and command in words of weight pleads the cause of God and
urges salvation of men
2f) of prophets that appeared in the apostolic age among Christians
2f1) they are associated with the apostles
2f2) they discerned and did what is best for the Christian
cause, foretelling certain future events. (Ac 11:27)
2f3) in the religious assemblies of the Christians, they were
moved by the Holy Spirit to speak, having power to
instruct, comfort, encourage, rebuke, convict, and
stimulate, their hearers
3) a poet (because poets were believed to sing under divine
inspiration)
3a) of Epimenides (Tit 1:12)
from a compound of 4253 and 5346; a foreteller ("prophet"); by
analogy, an inspired speaker; by extension, a poet:-prophet.
see GREEK for 4253
see GREEK for 5346

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