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Prophet (The)

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Mahomet is so called. (570–632.)

The Koran says there have been 200,000 prophets, only six of whom have brought new laws or dispensations; Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and Mahomet.

The Prophet. Joʹachim, Abbot of Fioʹre. (1130–1202.)

Prophet of the Syrians. Ephraem Syrus (4th century).

The Great Prophets. Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Daniel; so called because their writings are more extensive than the prophecies of the other twelve.

The Minor or Lesser Prophets. Hoseʹa, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Micah, Jonah, Nahum, Habakʹkuk, Zephaniʹah, Haggai, Zechariʹah, and Malʹachi; so called because their writings are less extensive than those of the four Great Prophets.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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