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Definition 1: an authoritative person who divines the future - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for prophet in the sense of this definition

(prophet is a kind of ...) someone who claims to discover hidden knowledge with the aid of supernatural powers

(... is a kind of prophet ) (ancient Rome) a religious official who interpreted omens to guide public policy

(... is a kind of prophet ) a woman prophet

(... is a kind of prophet ) (ancient Rome) a woman who was regarded as an oracle or prophet

Definition 2: someone who speaks by divine inspiration; someone who is an interpreter of the will of God - [noun denoting person]

(prophet is a kind of ...) a person who manifests devotion to a deity

(... is an instance of prophet) a Persian prophet who founded Manichaeism (216-276)

(... is an instance of prophet) a minor Hebrew prophet (8th century BC)

(... is an instance of prophet) the Arab prophet who, according to Islam, was the last messenger of Allah (570-632)

(... is an instance of prophet) the ancient prophet whose writings were revealed to Joseph Smith who founded the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

(... is an instance of prophet) (Old Testament) the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across the Red sea on a journey known as the Exodus; Moses received the Ten Commandments from God on Mount Sinai

(... is an instance of prophet) a Hebrew minor prophet of the 7th century BC

(... is an instance of prophet) a Hebrew minor prophet

(... is an instance of prophet) (Old Testament) Hebrew prophet and judge who anointed Saul as king

(... is an instance of prophet) a Hebrew minor prophet of the late 6th century BC

(... is an instance of prophet) a Hebrew minor prophet of the late 7th century BC

(... is an instance of prophet) a Hebrew minor prophet of the 5th century BC

(... is an instance of prophet) (Old Testament) Jonah did not wish to become a prophet so God caused a great storm to throw him overboard from a ship; he was saved by being swallowed by a whale that vomited him out onto dry land

(... is an instance of prophet) a Hebrew minor prophet

(... is an instance of prophet) a Hebrew shepherd and minor prophet

(... is an instance of prophet) (Old Testament) a youth who was taken into the court of Nebuchadnezzar and given divine protection when thrown into a den of lions (6th century BC)

(... is an instance of prophet) a Hebrew prophet in the Old Testament who opposed the worship of idols; he was persecuted for rebuking Ahab and Jezebel (king and queen of Israel); he was taken up to heaven in a chariot of fire (circa 9th century BC)

(... is an instance of prophet) a Hebrew prophet of the 6th century BC who was exiled to Babylon in 587 BC

(... is an instance of prophet) a Hebrew minor prophet

(... is an instance of prophet) a Hebrew minor prophet

(... is an instance of prophet) a minor Hebrew prophet (8th century BC)

(... is an instance of prophet) (Old Testament) the first of the major Hebrew prophets (8th century BC)

(... is an instance of prophet) (Old Testament) an Israelite prophet who is remembered for his angry lamentations (jeremiads) about the wickedness of his people (circa 626-587 BC)

(... is an instance of prophet) a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)

(... is an instance of prophet) Persian prophet who founded Zoroastrianism (circa 628-551 BC)

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