The prophetess Deborah dwelt under a palm-tree near Bethel (Judg.
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.
MOTHER SHIPTON, a witch and prophetess who is supposed to have lived in early Tudor times.
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.
Sometimes, indeed, as in the case of Veleda, a prophetess of the Bructeri, during Vespasian's reign, they were regarded practically as deities.
In canvassing for the consulship he was guided by the counsels of an Etruscan soothsayer, and was accompanied in his campaigns by a Syrian prophetess.
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.
Some, such as the prophetess Mother Shipton, attained fame long after her life ended.
And three are called prophetess because on one occasion they spoke a word on behalf of God.
She was a false prophetess and there have been many women false prophetesses, to be sure.
Bulwer could not resist inventing the figure of Hilda the Danish Vala, the pagan prophetess.
Mariam ), the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took the timbrel in her hand.. .
Each community is presided over by an " angel," or prophet, and a prophetess, whose word is law.
high, where Norna, the prophetess of Sir Walter Scott's Pirate, was supposed to have her abode and which the Norsemen called the White Mountain, in allusion to the colour of the clay slate composing it; and the Noup and Herma Ness, two of the most northerly points in Unst.
Thence they set out under the leadership of Ibor and Aio, the sons of a prophetess called Gambara, and came into conflict with the Vandals.
Mariam), the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took the timbrel in her hand...
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.
While still at school she became known as a prophetess.
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.
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