prophet


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Synonyms for prophet

prophet of doom

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Synonyms for prophet

a person who foretells future events by or as if by supernatural means

Synonyms for prophet

an authoritative person who divines the future

someone who speaks by divine inspiration

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At the appointed hour Elder William Hitch rose, and, in an irritated voice, as if he had already been contradicted, said, "I tell you that Joe Smith is a martyr, that his brother Hiram is a martyr, and that the persecutions of the United States Government against the prophets will also make a martyr of Brigham Young.
The prophet of the sun leaned easily against the mantelpiece and resumed:
Kalon the prophet stood away from the paper with that loyal unconsciousness that had carried him through.
Come, come, prophet," interrupted Flambeau, with a kind of sneer; "remember that all this world is a cloudland.
The tall prophet retreated before the tiny priest in an almost mad disorder.
It came with this precious prophet, or whatever he calls himself, who taught her to stare at the hot sun with the naked eye.
There were four patriarchs and two prophets on the Grand Stand that time - there hasn't been anything like it since Captain Kidd came; Abel was there - the first time in twelve hundred years.
That's about the position of the patriarchs and prophets here.
These old patriarchs and prophets have got ages the start of you; they know more in two minutes than you know in a year.
I wouldn't be used to such grand people as the patriarchs and prophets, and I would be sheepish and tongue-tied in their company, and mighty glad to get out of it.
Carlyle, like Johnson, was a Prophet with a message.
And although for us of to-day the light of Carlyle as a prophet may be somewhat dimmed, we may still find, as a great man of his own day found, that the good his writings do us, is "not as philosophy to instruct, but as poetry to animate.
Here, tradition says, the prophet Samuel was born, and here the Shunamite woman built a little house upon the city wall for the accommodation of the prophet Elisha.
But the Prophet Elijah came to him there and read his fate to him, and the fate of Jezebel; and said that in the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth, dogs should also lick his blood--and he said, likewise, the dogs should eat Jezebel by the wall of Jezreel.
The prophet Elisha declared that within four and twenty hours the prices of food should go down to nothing, almost, and it was so.