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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Prophets

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  • God spoke of old by
    Hosea 12:10; Hebrews 1:1

  • The messengers of God
    2 Chronicles 36:15; Isaiah 44:26

  • The servants of God
    Jeremiah 35:15

  • The watchmen of Israel
    Ezekiel 3:17

  • WERE CALLED
    • Men of God
      1 Samuel 9:6
    • Prophets of God
      Ezra 5:2
    • Holy prophets
      Luke 1:70; Revelation 18:20; 22:6
    • Holy men of God
      2 Peter 1:21
    • Seers
      1 Samuel 9:9

  • Were esteemed as holy men
    2 Kings 4:9

  • Women sometimes endowed as
    Joel 2:28

  • GOD COMMUNICATED TO
    • His secret things
      Amos 3:7
    • At various time and in different ways
      Hebrews 1:1
    • By an audible voice
      Numbers 12:8; 1 Samuel 3:4-14
    • By angels
      Daniel 8:15-26; Revelation 22:8,9
    • By dreams and visions
      Numbers 12:6; Joel 2:28

  • Were under the influence of the Holy Spirit while prophesying
    Luke 1:67; 2 Peter 1:21

  • Spoke in the name of the Lord
    2 Chronicles 33:18; Ezekiel 3:11; James 5:10

  • Frequently spoke in parables and riddles
    2 Samuel 12:1-6; Isaiah 5:1-7; Ezekiel 17:2-10

  • Frequently in their actions, &c were made signs to the people
    Isaiah 20:2-4; Jeremiah 19:1,10,11; 27:2,3; 43:9; 51:63; Ezekiel 4:1-13; 5:1-4; 7:23; 12:3-7; 21:6,7; 24:1-24; Hosea 1:2-9

  • Frequently left without divine communication on account of Sins of the people
    1 Samuel 28:6; Lamentations 2:9; Ezekiel 7:26

  • WERE REQUIRED
    • To be bold and undaunted
      Ezekiel 2:6; 3:8,9
    • To be vigilant and faithful
      Ezekiel 3:17-21
    • To receive with attention all God's communications
      Ezekiel 3:10
    • Not to speak anything but what they received from God
      Deuteronomy 18:20
    • To declare everything that the Lord commanded
      Jeremiah 26:2

  • Sometimes received divine communications and uttered Predictions under great bodily and mental excitement
    Jeremiah 23:9; Ezekiel 3:14,15; Daniel 7:28; 10:8; Habakkuk 3:2,16

  • Sometimes uttered their predictions in verse
    Deuteronomy 32:44; Isaiah 5:1

  • Often accompanied by music while predicting
    1 Samuel 10:5; 2 Kings 3:15

  • Often committed their predictions to writing
    2 Chronicles 21:12; Jeremiah 36:2

  • Writings of, read in the synagogues every Sabbath
    Luke 4:17; Acts 13:15

  • ORDINARY
    • Numerous in Israel
      1 Samuel 10:5; 1 Kings 18:4
    • Trained up and instructed in schools
      2 Kings 2:3,5; 1 Samuel 19:20
    • The sacred bards of the Jews
      Exodus 15:20,21; 1 Samuel 10:5,10; 1 Chronicles 25:1

  • EXTRAORDINARY
    • Specially raised up on occasions of emergency
      1 Samuel 3:19-21; Isaiah 6:8,9; Jeremiah 1:5
    • Often endued with miraculous power
      Exodus 4:1-4; 1 Kings 17:23; 2 Kings 5:3-8

  • Frequently married men
    2 Kings 4:1; Ezekiel 24:18

  • Wore a coarse dress of hair-cloth
    2 Kings 1:8; Zechariah 13:4; Matthew 3:4; Revelation 11:3

  • Often led a wandering and unsettled life
    1 Kings 18:10-12; 19:3,8,15; 2 Kings 4:10

  • Simple in their manner of life
    Matthew 3:4

  • The historiographers of the Jewish nation
    1 Chronicles 29:29; 2 Chronicles 9:29

  • The interpreters of dreams
    Daniel 1:17

  • Were consulted in all difficulties
    1 Samuel 9:6; 28:15; 1 Kings 14:2-4; 22:7

  • Presented with gifts by those who consulted them
    1 Samuel 9:7,8; 1 Kings 14:3

  • Sometimes thought it right to reject presents
    2 Kings 5:15,16

  • WERE SENT TO
    • Reprove the wicked and exhort to repentance
      2 Kings 17:13; 2 Chronicles 24:19; Jeremiah 25:4,5
    • Denounce the wickedness of kings
      1 Samuel 15:10,16-19; 2 Samuel 12:7-12; 1 Kings 18:18; 21:17-22
    • Exhort to faithfulness and constancy in God's service
      2 Chronicles 15:1,2,7
    • Predict the coming of Christ
      Luke 24:44; John 1:45; Acts 3:24; 10:43
    • Predict the downfall of nations
      Isaiah 15:1; 17:1; Jeremiah 47:1-51:64

  • Felt deeply on account of the calamities which they predicted
    Isaiah 16:9-11; Jeremiah 9:1-7

  • PREDICTIONS OF
    • Frequently proclaimed at the gate of the Lord's house
      Jeremiah 7:2
    • Proclaimed in the cities and streets
      Jeremiah 11:6
    • Written on tables and fixed up in some public place
      Habakkuk 2:2
    • Written on rolls and read to the people
      Isaiah 8:1; Jeremiah 36:2
    • Were all fulfilled
      2 Kings 10:10; Isaiah 44:26; Acts 3:18; Revelation 10:7

  • Assisted the Jews in their great national undertakings
    Ezra 5:2

  • MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE
    • Enoch
      Genesis 5:21-24; Jude 1:14
    • Noah
      Genesis 9:25-27
    • Jacob
      Genesis 49:1
    • Aaron
      Exodus 7:1
    • Moses
      Deuteronomy 18:18
    • Miriam
      Exodus 15:20
    • Deborah
      Judges 4:4
    • Prophet set to Israel
      Judges 6:8
    • Prophet sent to Eli
      1 Samuel 2:27
    • Samuel
      1 Samuel 3:20
    • David
      Psalm 16:8-11; Acts 2:25,30
    • Nathan
      2 Samuel 7:2; 12:1; 1 Kings 1:10
    • Zadok
      2 Samuel 15:27
    • Gad
      2 Samuel 24:11; 1 Chronicles 29:29
    • Ahijah
      1 Kings 11:29; 12:15; 2 Chronicles 9:29
    • Prophet of Judah
      1 Kings 13:1
    • Iddo
      2 Chronicles 9:29; 12:15
    • Shemaiah
      1 Kings 12:22; 2 Chronicles 12:7,15
    • Azariah the son of Oded
      2 Chronicles 15:2,8
    • Hanani
      2 Chronicles 16:7
    • Jehu the son of Hanani
      1 Kings 16:1,7,12
    • Elijah
      1 Kings 17:1
    • Elisha
      1 Kings 19:16
    • Micaiah the son of Imlah
      1 Kings 22:7,8
    • Jonah
      2 Kings 14:25; Jonah 1:1; Matthew 12:39
    • Isaiah
      2 Kings 19:2; 2 Chronicles 26:22; Isaiah 1:1
    • Hosea
      Hosea 1:1
    • Amos
      Amos 1:1; 7:14,15
    • Micah
      Micah 1:1
    • Oded
      2 Chronicles 28:9
    • Nahum
      Nahum 1:1
    • Joel
      Joel 1:1; Acts 2:16
    • Zephaniah
      Zephaniah 1:1
    • Huldah
      2 Kings 22:14
    • Jeduthun
      2 Chronicles 35:15
    • Jeremiah
      2 Chronicles 36:12,21; Jeremiah 1:1,2
    • Habakkuk
      Habakkuk 1:1
    • Obadiah
      Obadiah 1:1
    • Ezekiel
      Ezekiel 1:3
    • Daniel
      Daniel 12:11; Matthew 24:15
    • Haggai
      Ezra 5:1; 6:14; Haggai 1:1
    • Zechariah son of Iddo
      Ezra 5:1; Zechariah 1:1
    • Malachi
      Malachi 1:1
    • Zacharias the father of John
      Luke 1:67
    • Anna
      Luke 2:36
    • Agabus
      Acts 11:28; 21:10
    • Daughters of Philip
      Acts 21:9
    • Paul
      1 Timothy 4:1
    • Peter
      2 Peter 2:1,2
    • John
      Revelation 1:1

  • One generally attached to the king's household
    2 Samuel 24:11; 2 Chronicles 29:25; 35:15

  • THE JEWS
    • Require to hear and believe
      Deuteronomy 18:15; 2 Chronicles 20:20
    • Often tried to make them speak smooth things
      1 Kings 22:13; Isaiah 30:10; Amos 2:12
    • Persecuted them
      2 Chronicles 36:16; Matthew 5:12
    • Often imprisoned them
      1 Kings 22:27; Jeremiah 32:2; 37:15,16
    • Often put them to death
      1 Kings 18:13; 19:10; Matthew 23:34-37
    • Often left without, on account of sin
      1 Samuel 3:1; Psalm 74:9; Amos 8:11,12

  • Were mighty through faith
    Hebrews 11:32-40

  • Great patience of, under suffering
    James 5:10

  • God avenged all injuries done to
    2 Kings 9:7; 1 Chronicles 16:21,22; Matthew 23:35-38; Luke 11:50

  • Christ predicted to exercise the office of
    Deuteronomy 18:15; Acts 3:22

  • Christ exercised the office of
    Matthew 24:1-25:46; Mark 10:32-34

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Prophets'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/p/prophets.html. 1897.

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