PROPH'ET, noun [Latin propheta.]
1. One that foretells future events; a predicter; a foreteller.
2. In Scripture, a person illuminated, inspired or instructed by God to announce future events; as Moses, Elijah, David, Isaiah, etc.
3. An interpreter; one that explains or communicates sentiments. Exodus 7:1.
4. One who pretends to foretell; an imposter; as a false prophet Acts 13:6.
School of the prophets, among the Israelites, a school or college in which young men were educated and qualified for public teachers. These students were called sons of the prophets.