4396: προφήτης

Noun, Masculine


Dodson dictionary

G4396 προφήτης, ου, ὁ

Transliteration: prophḗtēs

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Masculine

Definition: a prophet, poet; a person gifted at expositing divine truth.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G4396 προφήτης

Transliteration: prophḗtēs

Derivation: from a compound of G4253 and G5346;

Definition: a foreteller ("prophet"); by analogy, an inspired speaker; by extension, a poet

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

προφήτης

G4396 

Occurrences in the NT: 144

προφήτης, -ου, ὁ [< πρόφημι, to speak forth),
[in LXX chiefly for נָבִיא;]
one who acts as an interpreter or forth-teller of the Divine will (v. Lft., Notes, 83 f.; Tr., Syn., § vi), a prophet;
1. in cl. (Æsch., Hdt., Plat., al.), of the interpreters of oracles.
2. In NT,
(a) of the OT prophets: Mt 5:12, Mk 6:15, Lk 4:27, Jo 8:52, Ro 11:3, al.;
(b) of prophets in general: Mt 10:41 13:57 21:46, Mk 6:4, Lk 13:33, al.;
(c) of John the Baptist: Mt 21:26, Mk 6:15, Lk 1:76;
(d) of Christ: Mt 21:11, Jo 6:14, Ac 3:22, 23 7:37 (LXX);
(e) of Christian prophets in the apostolic age: Ac 15:32, I Co 12:28, Eph 2:20, al.;
(f) by meton., of the writings of prophets: Lk 24:27, Ac 8:28, al.;
(g) of a poet: Tit 1:12 (on the use of the term in π. and Inscr., v. Deiss., BS, 235 f.; MM, xxii).

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition