Muhammad (used with The)
- among Muslims, Muhammad
- among Mormons, Joseph Smith
- one of the three major divisions of the Jewish Holy Scriptures, following the Pentateuch and preceding the Hagiographa
- the authors or subjects of the prophetic books in this division, including Amos, Hosea, Isaiah, Micah, Jeremiah, etc.
Other Word Forms of Prophet
Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Prophet
- the Prophet
- the Prophets
Origin of Prophet
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Old English propheta, from Latin propheta (later reinforced in English by Anglo-Norman prophete), from Ancient Greek προφήτης (prophÄ“tÄ“s, “one who speaks for a god"), from πρό (pro, “before") + φημί (phÄ“mi, “I tell").
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