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Charles Buck Theological Dictionary
A person who foretells future events. It is particularly applied to such inspired persons among the Jews as were commissioned by God to declare his will and purposes to that people.
See PROPHECY. False Prophets.
See IMPOSTORS; and Josephus's Hist. of the Jews. Some of the Prophets, an appellation given to young men who were educated in the schools or colleges under a proper master, who was commonly, if not always, an inspired prophet in the knowledge of religion, and in sacred music, and thus were qualified to be public preachers, 1 Samuel 10:1-27 : 1 Samuel 11:1-15 : 2 Samuel 19:1-43 : 2 Kings 2:1-25 :
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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Prophet'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/cbd/p/prophet.html. 1802.