Easton's Bible Dictionary
A name sometimes applied to the prophets because of the visions granted to them. It is first found in 1 Samuel 9:9
. It is afterwards applied to Zadok, Gad, etc. (2 Samuel 15:27
; 1 Chronicles 9:22
; 2 Chronicles 9:29
; Amos 7:12
; Micah 3:7
). The "sayings of the seers" (2 Chronicles 33:18,19
) is rendered in the Revised Version "the history of Hozai" (marg., the seers; so the LXX.), of whom, however, nothing is known. (See PROPHET
These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.
Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'See R'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/s/see-r.html. 1897.