The prophetess Deborah dwelt under a palm-tree near Bethel (Judg.
MOTHER SHIPTON, a witch and prophetess who is supposed to have lived in early Tudor times.
See Richard Head, Life and Death of Mother Shipton (London, 1684); Life, Death and the whole of the Wonderful Prophecies of Mother Shipton, the Northern Prophetess (Leeds, 1869); W.
In 1849 came the first of several examples that have appeared in Palestine from time to time of that curious product of American religious life - a community of dupes or visionaries led by a prophet or prophetess with claims to divine guidance.
From this depth of despair the party which, with all its faults, represented the national sentiment of France was rescued by the astonishing exploits of Joan of Arc. Charles and joan Of his counsellors had no great confidence in the mission of this prophetess and champion, when she presented herself to them, promising to relieve Orleans and turn back the English.
From ~iat moment, the fortune of war turned; the presence of the prophetess with the French troops had an immediate and incalculable effect.
46, 98) draws a life-like picture of the ancient prophetess "speaking with tongues."
Each community is presided over by an " angel," or prophet, and a prophetess, whose word is law.
The like epithet of " mother " applied to the prophetess Deborah, Judges v.
But we are not told whether the prophetess who wore bands on her arm and drew a mantle over her head (so read in Ezek.
Later on, Firmilian, writing to Cyprian, mentions a prophetess who appeared in Cappadocia about A.D.
2 None of these passages belong to the very oldest thread of Pentateuchal story, and similarly Deborah is called prophetess only in the later account (Judg.
Sometimes, indeed, as in the case of Veleda, a prophetess of the Bructeri, during Vespasian's reign, they were regarded practically as deities.
He is represented as the son of a Greek refugee, who removed from Tarquinii in Etruria to Rome, by the advice of his wife, the prophetess Tanaquil.