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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

False Prophet

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(ψενδοπροφήτης , a pseudo-prophet), i.e., one falsely professing to come as a prophet or ambassador from God, a false teacher (Matthew 7:15; Matthew 24:11; Matthew 24:24, etc.; comp. Test. 12 Patr. page 614; Josephus, Ant. 8:13, 1; 10:7, 3; War, 6:5, 2). (See PROPHET). In Revelation 16:13, the term is distinctively used, "the false prophet," with reference to the mythological system of paganism, the second "beast" (q.v.), supporting the first or secular power of Rome; allegorically interpreted of the impostor Mohammed (Mathes, De pseudoprophetismo Hebraorum, L.B. 1859, 8vo)


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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'False Prophet'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/tce/f/false-prophet.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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