Nabhi sentence example
- 7 No better derivation is forthcoming of the word nabhi', " prophet," than that it is a Katil form of the root naba = Assyr.
- The new name nabhi' became necessary to express this function of more exalted significance, in which human personality played its larger role.
- The ordinary Hebrew nabhi' still remained not the reflective visionary, stirred at times by music into strange raptures (2 Kings iii.
- It is certainly probable that the nabhi a emerged by a process of continued development, of which the intermediate stages are lost, from the older roeh, as the explanatory gloss in i Sam.
- The functions of roeh and nabhi a may indeed at first have been mingled.Advertisement
- This growth in the conception of the prophetic function is reflected in parts of the Pentateuch, which may be dated with probability as belonging to the period just named; the name of nabhi ¢ is extended to the patriarchs as Yahweh's intimates (Gen.
- PROPHET (prophÃƒ©tÃƒ©s), a word taken from the vocabulary of ancient Greek religion,' which passed into the language of Christianity, and so into the modern tongues of Europe, because it was adopted by the Hellenistic Jews as the rendering of the Hebrew a) (nabhi a pl., nebhiim).
- That the word nabhi a, " prophet," originally signified one who speaks or announces the divine will, is rendered highly probable by a comparison of the Assyrian nabu, meaning (a) to "call" or "name," (b) " announce" (see Delitzsch, Handwarterbuch sub voce).
- It may be assumed that the name nabhi a, while it originated from Babylonian sources, reached Israel through Canaanite channels (cf.