How to use Prophetess in a sentence
And three are called prophetess because on one occasion they spoke a word on behalf of God.
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.
Some, such as the prophetess Mother Shipton, attained fame long after her life ended.
Each community is presided over by an " angel," or prophet, and a prophetess, whose word is law.
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.Advertisement
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.
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.
Each community is presided over by an "angel," or prophet, and a prophetess, whose word is law.Advertisement
Later on, Firmilian, writing to Cyprian, mentions a prophetess who appeared in Cappadocia about A.D.
While still at school she became known as a prophetess.
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.