noun (used with a singular verb)
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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|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|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|DAILY BEAST
The thriving democracy conjured up by prophets of unification can quickly disintegrate into tribal war.Partition Skepticism and the Future of the Peace Process|Avner Inbar, Assaf Sharon|September 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Entering this place we are let down by our teachers, by our heroes and our prophets.Michael Hainey and Aleksandar Hemon’s Chicago Dreams|Chris Wallace|March 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The thousands who are responding to that call are the priests of today and the prophets of tomorrow.Religion and the War|Various
The prophets and the rabbis continually dwell upon the hope of reunion.Jewish Literature and Other Essays|Gustav Karpeles
You wish to know something of the Richmond and Wabash prophets.
The brotherly business between the two prophets was coming to an end fast, and all on account of Mrs. Kelly.Cape Cod Stories|Joseph C. Lincoln
Prediction, therefore, of future events, was a very small part of the work of the Prophets.Ten Great Religions|James Freeman Clarke