the canonical group of books that forms the second of the three Jewish divisions of the Old Testament, comprising Joshua, Judges, 1 and 2 Samuel, 1 and 2 Kings, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi.
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How to use Prophets in a sentence
And like all Prophets, he was under-appreciated by his country, his community, and his party for far too long.Ed Brooke: The Senate's Civil Rights Pioneer and Prophet of a Post-Racial America | John Avlon | January 4, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Mohammed, for example, in the Quran, made it clear that God “made no distinction between the revelations of any of the Prophets.”Karen Armstrong’s New Rule: Religion Isn’t Responsible for Violence | Patricia Pearson | October 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Then, with a hearty laugh: “No one wanted to listen to the Prophets.”Sarah and Susan Silverman: Comedian and Rabbi are Perfect Sisters | Kevin Fallon | March 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
What do you think about that assessment, about “self-proclaimed Prophets.”Susan Minot on Africa, Joseph Kony, and the Limits of Writing About Love | Lea Carpenter | February 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
For these early Prophets the Kingdom of God was not to be a church, but a military and political kingdom on earth.How the Tea Party’s Apocalyptic Politics Are Destroying the Republican Party | Joe McLean | November 11, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Prophets had long been painting the visionary dawn with pigments of that glorious sunset.Solomon and Solomonic Literature | Moncure Daniel Conway
And I have sent to you all my servants the Prophets, from day to day, rising up early and sending.
The Prophets have spoken in the wind, and there was no word of God in them: these things therefore shall befall them.
He inveighs against false Prophets preaching without being sent.
And many false Prophets shall arise, and shall lead many astray.His Last Week | William E. Barton
British Dictionary definitions for Prophets
the books constituting the second main part of the Hebrew Bible, which in Jewish tradition is subdivided into the Former Prophets, Joshua, Judges, I-II Samuel, and I-II Kings, and the Latter Prophets, comprising those books which in Christian tradition are alone called the Prophets and which are divided into Major Prophets and Minor Prophets: Compare Law of Moses, Hagiographa
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