Sons of the prophets

A term for a prophetic group, such as that from which Amos (7:14) kept his distance.

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  • Sons of the prophets — Son Son, n. [OE. sone, sune, AS. sunu; akin to D. zoon, OS., OFries., & OHG. sunu, G. sohn, Icel. sonr, Sw. son, Dan. s[ o]n, Goth. sunus, Lith. sunus, Russ. suin , Skr. s[=u]nu (from s[=u] to beget, to bear), and Gr. ? son. [root]293. Cf. {Sow} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • SONS OF THE PROPHETS —    See NEBIIM …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • School of the prophets — Prophet Proph et, n. [F. proph[ e]te, L. propheta, fr. Gr. ?, literally, one who speaks for another, especially, one who speaks for a god an interprets his will to man, fr. ? to say beforehand; ? for, before + ? to say or speak. See {Fame}. ]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • PROPHETS AND PROPHECY — This article is arranged according to the following outline: in the bible classifications nature of prophecy origin and function dreams divination pre classical prophets terminology group prophecy ecstasy group life of prophets role in society… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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