'Prophets' in the Bible
and came and lived in a city called Nazareth This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophets: "He shall be called a Nazarene."
"Rejoice and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great; for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
"Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish but to fulfill.
"In everything, therefore, treat people the same way you want them to treat you, for this is the Law and the Prophets.
"Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves.
"For all the prophets and the Law prophesied until John.
"For truly 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.
And they said, "Some say John the Baptist; and others, Elijah; but still others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets."
"On these two commandments depend the whole Law and the Prophets."
"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you build the tombs of the prophets and adorn the monuments of the righteous,
and say, 'If we had been living in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partners with them in shedding the blood of the prophets.'
"So you testify against yourselves, that you are sons of those who murdered the prophets.
"Therefore, behold, I am sending you prophets and 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,
"Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, the way a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were unwilling.
"Many false prophets will arise and will mislead many.
"For false Christs and false prophets will arise and will show great signs and wonders, so as to mislead, if possible, even the elect.
"But all this has taken place to fulfill the Scriptures of the prophets." Then all the disciples left Him and fled.
But others were saying, "He is Elijah " And others were saying, "He is a prophet, like one of the prophets of old."
They told Him, saying, "John the Baptist; and others say Elijah; but others, one of the prophets."
for false Christs and false prophets will arise, and will show signs and wonders, in order to lead astray, if possible, the elect.
As He spoke by the mouth of His holy prophets from of old--
"Be glad in that day and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven For in the same way their fathers used to treat the prophets.
"Woe to you when all men speak well of you, for their fathers used to treat the false prophets in the same way.
and by some that Elijah had appeared, and by others that one of the prophets of old had risen again.
They answered and said, "John the Baptist, and others say Elijah; but others, that one of the prophets of old has risen again."
for I say to you, that many prophets and kings wished to see the things which you see, and did not see them, and to hear the things which you hear, and did not hear them."
"Woe to you! For you build the tombs of the prophets, and it was your fathers who killed them.
"For this reason also the wisdom of God said, 'I will send to them prophets and apostles, and some of them they will kill and some they will persecute,
so that the blood of all the prophets, shed since the foundation of the world, may be charged against this generation,
"In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth when you see Abraham and Isaac and Jacob and all the prophets in the kingdom of God, but yourselves being thrown out.
"O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, just as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you would not have it!
"The Law and the Prophets were proclaimed until John; since that time the gospel of the kingdom of God has been preached, and everyone is forcing his way into it.
"But Abraham said, 'They have Moses and the Prophets; let them hear them.'
"But he said to him, 'If they do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be persuaded even if someone rises from the dead.'"
Then He took the twelve aside and said to them, "Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem, and all things which are written through the prophets about the Son of Man will be accomplished.
And He said to them, "O foolish men and slow of heart to believe in all that the prophets have spoken!
Then beginning with Moses and with all the prophets, He explained to them the things concerning Himself in all the Scriptures.
Now He said to them, "These are My words which I spoke to you while I was still with you, that all things which are written about Me in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms must be fulfilled."
Philip found Nathanael and said to him, "We have found Him of whom Moses in the Law and also the Prophets wrote--Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph."
"It is written in the prophets, 'AND THEY SHALL ALL BE TAUGHT OF GOD.' Everyone who has heard and learned from the Father, comes to Me.
The Jews said to Him, "Now we know that You have a demon Abraham died, and the prophets also; and You say, 'If anyone keeps My word, he will never taste of death.'
"Surely You are not greater than our father Abraham, who died? The prophets died too; whom do You make Yourself out to be?"
"But the things which God announced beforehand by the mouth of all the prophets, that His Christ would suffer, He has thus fulfilled.
whom heaven must receive until the period of restoration of all things about which God spoke by the mouth of His holy prophets from ancient time.
"And likewise, all the prophets who have spoken, from Samuel and his successors onward, also announced these days.
"It is you who are the sons of the prophets and of the covenant which God made with your fathers, saying to Abraham, 'AND IN YOUR SEED ALL THE FAMILIES OF THE EARTH SHALL BE BLESSED.'
"But God turned away and delivered them up to serve the host of heaven; as it is written in the book of the prophets, 'IT WAS NOT TO ME THAT YOU OFFERED VICTIMS AND SACRIFICES FORTY YEARS IN THE WILDERNESS, WAS IT, O HOUSE OF ISRAEL?
"Which one of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? They killed those who had previously announced the coming of the Righteous One, whose betrayers and murderers you have now become;
"Of Him all the prophets bear witness that through His name everyone who believes in Him receives forgiveness of sins."
Now at this time some prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch.
Now there were at Antioch, in the church that was there, prophets and teachers: Barnabas, and Simeon who was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.
After the reading of the Law and the Prophets the synagogue officials sent to them, saying, "Brethren, if you have any word of exhortation for the people, say it."
"For those who live in Jerusalem, and their rulers, recognizing neither Him nor the utterances of the prophets which are read every Sabbath, fulfilled these by condemning Him.
"Therefore take heed, so that the thing spoken of in the Prophets may not come upon you:
"With this the words of the Prophets agree, just as it is written,
Judas and Silas, also being prophets themselves, encouraged and strengthened the brethren with a lengthy message.
"But this I admit to you, that according to the Way which they call a sect I do serve the God of our fathers, believing everything that is in accordance with the Law and that is written in the Prophets;
"So, having obtained help from God, I stand to this day testifying both to small and great, stating nothing but what the Prophets and Moses said was going to take place;
"King Agrippa, do you believe the Prophets? I know that you do."
When they had set a day for Paul, they came to him at his lodging in large numbers; and he was explaining to them by solemnly testifying about the kingdom of God and trying to persuade them concerning Jesus, from both the Law of Moses and from the Prophets, from morning until evening.
which He promised beforehand through His prophets in the holy Scriptures,
But now apart from the Law the righteousness of God has been manifested, being witnessed by the Law and the Prophets,
"Lord, THEY HAVE KILLED YOUR PROPHETS, THEY HAVE TORN DOWN YOUR ALTARS, AND I ALONE AM LEFT, AND THEY ARE SEEKING MY LIFE."
but now is manifested, and by the Scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the eternal God, has been made known to all the nations, leading to obedience of faith;
And God has appointed in the church, first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, administrations, various kinds of tongues.
All are not apostles, are they? All are not prophets, are they? All are not teachers, are they? All are not workers of miracles, are they?
Let two or three prophets speak, and let the others pass judgment.
and the spirits of prophets are subject to prophets;
having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the corner stone,
which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men, as it has now been revealed to His holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit;
And He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers,
who both killed the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove us out. They are not pleasing to God, but hostile to all men,
God, after He spoke long ago to the fathers in the prophets in many portions and in many ways,
And what more shall I say? For time will fail me if I tell of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, of David and Samuel and the prophets,
As an example, brethren, of suffering and patience, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.
As to this salvation, the prophets who prophesied of the grace that would come to you made careful searches and inquiries,
But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will also be false teachers among you, who will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction upon themselves.
that you should remember the words spoken beforehand by the holy prophets and the commandment of the Lord and Savior spoken by your apostles.
Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.
but in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he is about to sound, then the mystery of God is finished, as He preached to His servants the prophets.
And those who dwell on the earth will rejoice over them and celebrate; and they will send gifts to one another, because these two prophets tormented those who dwell on the earth.
"And the nations were enraged, and Your wrath came, and the time came for the dead to be judged, and the time to reward Your bond-servants the prophets and the saints and those who fear Your name, the small and the great, and to destroy those who destroy the earth."
for they poured out the blood of saints and prophets, and You have given them blood to drink. They deserve it."
"Rejoice over her, O heaven, and you saints and apostles and prophets, because God has pronounced judgment for you against her."
"And in her was found the blood of prophets and of saints and of all who have been slain on the earth."
And he said to me, "These words are faithful and true"; and the Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, sent His angel to show to His bond-servants the things which must soon take place.
But he said to me, "Do not do that I am a fellow servant of yours and of your brethren the prophets and of those who heed the words of this book. Worship God."
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