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Lexicon :: Strong's G4396 - prophētēs

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προφήτης
Transliteration
prophētēs
Pronunciation
pro-fā'-tās (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a compound of πρό (G4253) and φημί (G5346)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:781,952

Strong’s Definitions

προφήτης prophḗtēs, prof-ay'-tace; from a compound of G4253 and G5346; a foreteller ("prophet"); by analogy, an inspired speaker; by extension, a poet:—prophet.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 149x

The KJV translates Strong's G4396 in the following manner: prophet (149x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 149x
The KJV translates Strong's G4396 in the following manner: prophet (149x).
  1. in Greek writings, an interpreter of oracles or of other hidden things

  2. one who, moved by the Spirit of God and hence his organ or spokesman, solemnly declares to men what he has received by inspiration, especially concerning future events, and in particular such as relate to the cause and kingdom of God and to human salvation

    1. the OT prophets, having foretold the kingdom, deeds and death, of Jesus the Messiah.

    2. of John the Baptist, the herald of Jesus the Messiah

    3. of the illustrious prophet, the Jews expected before the advent of the Messiah

    4. the Messiah

    5. of men filled with the Spirit of God, who by God's authority and command in words of weight pleads the cause of God and urges salvation of men

    6. of prophets that appeared in the apostolic age among Christians

      1. they are associated with the apostles

      2. they discerned and did what is best for the Christian cause, foretelling certain future events. (Acts 11:27)

      3. in the religious assemblies of the Christians, they were moved by the Holy Spirit to speak, having power to instruct, comfort, encourage, rebuke, convict, and stimulate, their hearers

  3. a poet (because poets were believed to sing under divine inspiration)

    1. of Epimenides (Tit. 1:12)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
προφήτης prophḗtēs, prof-ay'-tace; from a compound of G4253 and G5346; a foreteller ("prophet"); by analogy, an inspired speaker; by extension, a poet:—prophet.
STRONGS NT 4396: προφήτης
προφήτης, προφήτου, (προφημι, to speak forth, speak out; hence, properly, 'one who speaks forth'; see πρό, d. α.), the Sept. for נָבִיא (which comes from the same root as, 'to divulge,' 'make known,' 'announce' (cf. Fleischer in Delitzsch, Com. ü. d. Gen, 4te Aufl., p. 551f), therefore properly, equivalent to interpreter, Exodus 7:1, cf. 4:16; hence, an interpreter or spokesman for God; one through whom God speaks; cf. especially Bleek, Einl. in d. A. T. 4te Aufl., p. 309 (B. D. under the word and references there; especially also Day's note on Oehler's O. T. Theol. § 161, and Winers Grammar, Robertson Smith, Prophets of Israel, p. 389 (note on Lect. ii.))), one who speaks forth by divine inspiration;
I. In Greek writings from Aeschylus, Herodotus, and Pindar down:
1. an interpreter of oracles (whether uttered by the gods or the μάντεις), or of other hidden things.
2. a foreteller, soothsayer, seer.
II. In the N. T.
1. one who, moved by the Spirit of God and hence, his organ or spokesman, solemnly declares to men what he has received by inspiration, especially future events, and in particular such as relate to the cause and kingdom of God and to human salvation. The title is applied to
a. the O. T. prophets — and with allusion to their age, life, death, deeds: Matthew 5:12; Matthew 12:39; Matthew 13:17; Matthew 23:29-31; Mark 6:15; Luke 4:27; Luke 10:24; Luke 11:47; Luke 13:28; John 8:52, 55 Acts 3:25; Acts 7:52; Acts 13:20; Romans 11:3; 1 Thessalonians 2:15; Hebrews 11:32; James 5:10; appeal is made to their utterances as having foretold the kingdom, deeds, death, of Jesus the Messiah: Matthew 1:22; Matthew 2:5, 15, 17, 23; Matthew 3:3; Matthew 4:14; Matthew 8:17; Matthew 11:13; Matthew 12:17; Matthew 13:35; Matthew 21:4; Matthew 24:15; Matthew 26:56; Matthew 27:9; Mark 13:14 Rec.; Luke 1:70; Luke 3:4; Luke 4:17; Luke 18:31; Luke 24:25; John 1:23, 45(46); John 12:38; Acts 2:16; Acts 3:18, 21, 24; Acts 7:37, 48; Acts 10:43; Acts 13:27; Acts 15:15; Acts 26:22; Romans 1:2; Hebrews 1:1; 1 Peter 1:10; 2 Peter 3:2; Revelation 10:7; in the number of prophets David also is reckoned, as one who predicted the resurrection of Christ, Acts 2:30f; so too is Balaam, 2 Peter 2:16 (see Βαλαάμ). by metonymy, προφῆται is put for the books of the prophets: Luke 24:27, 44; Acts 8:28; Acts 13:15; Acts 24:14; Acts 28:23; ἐν τοῖς προφήταις, equivalent to ἐν βίβλῳ τῶν προφητῶν, (Acts 7:42), in the volume of the prophets (which in Hebrew has the title נְבִיאִים), John 6:45; Acts 13:40; — or for the teaching set forth in their books: Matthew 5:17; Matthew 7:12; Matthew 22:40; Luke 16:29, 31; Acts 26:27. See νόμος, 4.
b. John the Baptist, the herald of Jesus the Messiah: Matthew 21:26; Mark 6:15; Mark 11:32; Luke 1:76; Luke 20:6, whom Jesus declares to be greater than the O. T. prophets, because in him the hope of the Jews respecting Elijah as the forerunner of the Messiah was fulfilled: Matthew 11:9-11, 14 (cf. Matthew 17:11, 12; Mark 9:12f); Luke 7:28 (R G T Tr brackets).
c. That illustrious prophet whom the Jews (apparently on the ground of Deuteronomy 18:15) expected to arise just before the Messiah's advent: John 1:21, 25; John 7:40. those two illustrious prophets, the one Elijah, the other Enoch or Moses (but compare the commentaries; e. g. Stuart, commentary vol. ii, p. 219f), who according to the writer of the Apocalypse will publicly appear shortly before the visible return of Christ from heaven: Revelation 11:10 (cf. 3).
d. the Messiah: Acts 3:22, 23; Acts 7:37, after Deuteronomy 18:15; Jesus the Messiah, inasmuch as he is about to fulfil the expectation respecting this Messiah, Matthew 21:11; John 6:14.
e. universally, a man filled with the Spirit of God, who by God's authority and command in words of weight pleads the cause of God and urges the salvation of men: Matthew 21:46; Luke 13:33; Luke 24:19; John 7:52; in the proverb that a prophet is without honor in his own country, Matthew 13:57; Mark 6:4; Luke 4:24; John 4:44. he may be known — now by his supernatural knowledge of hidden things (even though past), Luke 7:39; John 4:19 (προφήτης ἀληθείας ἐστιν πάντοτε πάντα εἰδώς, τά μέν γεγοντα ὡς ἐγένετο, τά δέ γινόμενα ὡς γίνεται, τά δέ σεομενα ὡς ἔσται, Clement, hom. 2, 6) — now by his power of working miracles, Luke 7:16; Luke 24:19; John 9:17; such g prophet Jesus is shown to have been by the passages cited, nor is it denied except by his enemies, Luke 7:39; John 7:52.
f. The prophets that appeared in the apostolic age among the Christians: Matthew 10:41; Matthew 23:34; Acts 15:32; 1 Corinthians 14:29, 37; Revelation 22:6, 9; they are associated with apostles in Luke 11:49; 1 Corinthians 12:28, 29; Ephesians 2:20; Ephesians 3:5; Ephesians 4:11; Revelation 18:20; they discerned and did what was best for the Christian cause, Acts 13:1f; foretold certain future events, Acts 11:27; Acts 21:10ff; and in the religious assemblies of the Christians, being suddenly seized by the Spirit (whose promptings, however, do not impair their self-government, 1 Corinthians 14:32), give utterance in glowing and exalted but intelligible language to those things which the Holy Spirit teaches them, and which have power to instruct, comfort, encourage, rebuke, convict, stimulate, their hearers, 1 Corinthians 14:3, 24. (Cf. Harnack, Lehre der Zwölf Apostel, Proleg. § 5 i. 2, p. 93ff, 119ff; Bonwetsch in (Luthardt's) Zeitschr. f. kirchl. Wissen. as above with 1884, pp. 408ff, 460ff)
g. Prophets both of the Old Testament and of the New Testament are grouped together under the name προφῆται in Revelation 11:18; Revelation 16:6; Revelation 18:24.
2. a poet (because poets were believed to sing under divine inspiration): so of Epimenides, Titus 1:12.
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Strong's Number G4396 matches the Greek προφήτης (prophētēs),
which occurs 149 times in 143 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Page 1 / 3 (Mat 1:22–Luk 7:16)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:22 - So all this was done that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet, saying:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:5 - So they said to him, “In Bethlehem of Judea, for thus it is written by the prophet:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:15 - and was there until the death of Herod, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet, saying, “Out of Egypt I called My Son.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:17 - Then was fulfilled what was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet, saying:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:23 - And he came and dwelt in a city called Nazareth, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophets, “He shall be called a Nazarene.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:3 - For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah, saying:

“The voice of one crying in the wilderness:
‘Prepare the way of the LORD;
Make His paths straight.’ ”
[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:14 - that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:12 - “Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:17 - “Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:12 - “Therefore, whatever you want men to do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:17 - that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying:

“He Himself took our infirmities
And bore our sicknesses.”
[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:41 - “He who receives a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet’s reward. And he who receives a righteous man in the name of a righteous man shall receive a righteous man’s reward.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:9 - “But what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I say to you, and more than a prophet.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:13 - “For all the prophets and the law prophesied until John.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:17 - that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:39 - But He answered and said to them, “An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and no sign will be given to it except the sign of the prophet Jonah.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:17 - “for assuredly, I say to you that many prophets and righteous men desired to see what you see, and did not see it, and to hear what you hear, and did not hear it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:35 - that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying:

“I will open My mouth in parables;
I will utter things kept secret from the foundation of the world.”
[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:57 - So they were offended at Him. But Jesus said to them, “A prophet is not without honor except in his own country and in his own house.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:5 - And although he wanted to put him to death, he feared the multitude, because they counted him as a prophet.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:4 - “A wicked and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and no sign shall be given to it except the sign of the prophet[fn] Jonah.” And He left them and departed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:14 - So they said, “Some say John the Baptist, some Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:4 - All[fn] this was done that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:11 - So the multitudes said, “This is Jesus, the prophet from Nazareth of Galilee.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:26 - “But if we say, ‘From men,’ we fear the multitude, for all count John as a prophet.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:46 - But when they sought to lay hands on Him, they feared the multitudes, because they took Him for a prophet.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:40 - “On these two commandments hang all the Law and the Prophets.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:29 - “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because you build the tombs of the prophets and adorn the monuments of the righteous,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:30 - “and say, ‘If we had lived in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:31 - “Therefore you are witnesses against yourselves that you are sons of those who murdered the prophets.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:34 - “Therefore, indeed, I send you prophets, wise men, and scribes: some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will scourge in your synagogues and persecute from city to city,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:37 - “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the one who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you were not willing!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:15 - “Therefore when you see the ‘abomination of desolation,’[fn] spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place” (whoever reads, let him understand),
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:56 - “But all this was done that the Scriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled.” Then all the disciples forsook Him and fled.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:9 - Then was fulfilled what was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet, saying, “And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the value of Him who was priced, whom they of the children of Israel priced,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:35 - Then they crucified Him, and divided His garments, casting lots,[fn] that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet:

“They divided My garments among them,
And for My clothing they cast lots.”
[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:2 - As it is written in the Prophets:[fn]

“Behold, I send My messenger before Your face,
Who will prepare Your way before You.”
[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:4 - But Jesus said to them, “A prophet is not without honor except in his own country, among his own relatives, and in his own house.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:15 - Others said, “It is Elijah.” And others said, “It is the Prophet, or[fn] like one of the prophets.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:28 - So they answered, “John the Baptist; but some say, Elijah; and others, one of the prophets.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:32 - “But if we say, ‘From men’ ”—they feared the people, for all counted John to have been a prophet indeed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:14 - “So when you see the ‘abomination of desolation,’[fn] spoken of by Daniel the prophet,[fn] standing where it ought not” (let the reader understand), “then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:70 - As He spoke by the mouth of His holy prophets,
Who have been since the world began,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:76 - “And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Highest;
For you will go before the face of the Lord to prepare His ways,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:4 - as it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet, saying:

“The voice of one crying in the wilderness:
‘Prepare the way of the LORD;
Make His paths straight.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:17 - And He was handed the book of the prophet Isaiah. And when He had opened the book, He found the place where it was written:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:24 - Then He said, “Assuredly, I say to you, no prophet is accepted in his own country.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:27 - “And many lepers were in Israel in the time of Elisha the prophet, and none of them was cleansed except Naaman the Syrian.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:23 - Rejoice in that day and leap for joy!
For indeed your reward is great in heaven,
For in like manner their fathers did to the prophets.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:16 - Then fear came upon all, and they glorified God, saying, “A great prophet has risen up among us”; and, “God has visited His people.”

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