Seer sentence example
Samuel is a local seer consulted by Saul, and is bidden by Yahweh to see in the youth the future ruler.
In some places the highest priests bore special names, such as the Ouer maa, the Great Seer, of Re in Heliopolis, or the Khorp himet, chief artificer, of the Memphite Ptah.
The rival seer Calchas is said to have died of chagrin because the predictions of Mopsus were fulfilled, while his own proved incorrect.
On the other hand the seer, diviner and prophet is a minister whose function it is to communicate God's will or word to man.
The latter indeed tolerated the gosesn (soothsayer) as they did the seer (ro`eh).Advertisement
We see that the prophet had now definitely emerged from the old position of " seer."
The "Argo" was now carried twelve days and twelve nights to the Hesperides, and thence to lake Tritonis (where the seer Mopsus died), whence Triton conducted them to the Mediterranean.
Together with another seer, Amphilochus, Mopsus founded Mallus in Cilicia after the return from Troy; and in a quarrel for its possession both lost their lives.
Fra Silvestro on the contrary gave way at mere sight of the rack, and this seer of heavenly visions owned himself and his master guilty of every crime laid to their charge.
Much depends on what the "seer" is accustomed to use, and some persons who can "scry" in a glass ball or a glass waterbottle cannot "scry" in ink.Advertisement
In the next chapter (v.) the seer has a vision of a roll in the hand of Him that sat on the throne which none could open or look upon, till the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the mighty one with seven horns.
But when the seer is exalted tg heaven he sees no trace of the turmoil on earth.
Already the seer beholds the destined number of the martyrs complete, vi.
He was a seer and interpreter of signs, and a man of considerable influence.
The assault on Thebes was disastrous for the Seven; and Amphiaraus, pursued by Periclymenus, would have been slain with his spear, had not Zeus with a thunderbolt opened a chasm into which the seer, with his chariot, horses and charioteer, disappeared.Advertisement
It is in this way that the function of the seer is closely connected (as in the case of Balaam) with sacrifices.
Seers there had been of old as in other primitive nations; of the two Hebrew words literally corresponding to our seer, roeh and hozeh, the second is found also in Arabic, and seems to belong to the primitive Semitic vocabulary.
The revelation thus looked for may be found in natural omens, in the priestly lot or some similar sacral oracle, or, finally, in the words of a seer who is held to be in closer contact with the deity than common men.
The seer, in the sense in which all antiquity believed in seers, is simply a man who sees what others cannot see, no matter whether the thing seen be of public or of mere private interest; but the prophet is an organ of Yahweh's kingship over His people - he sees and tells so much of the secret purpose of Yahweh as is needful for His people to know.
After Egypt has been afflicted for nine years with famine, Phrasius, a seer of Cyprus, arrived in Egypt and announced that the cessation of the famine would not take place until a foreigner was yearly sacrificed to Zeus or Jupiter.Advertisement
But even in the Talmud the reign of Alexandra is described in apocalyptic language such as is commonly applied to the future age, and if allowance be made for the symbolism proper to revelations it is clear that essentially the scribe and the seer have the same purpose and even the same doctrines.
The first Bela, son of Beor, is often identified with Balaam, but the traditions of the Exodus are not precise enough to warrant the assumption that the seer was the king of a hostile land in Num.
These two functions are indicated by the titles Iatromantis (" physician and seer") and Oulios, probably meaning "health-giving" (so Suidas) rather than "destructive."
She is a seer who has the gift of foresight.
The time of the seer's vision is one of direst need.Advertisement
It is noteworthy that in the earlier visions it was Christ who spoke to the seer.
So too all the old national heroes and heroines ultimately became prophets; in the case of Deborah there is even a fusion in local tradition between an old heroine and an historical seer.
The "tola" (180 grains) is properly the Government unit of weight for currency; and 80 tolas make the "Government seer."
In the later scriptures he is represented as a Rishi or seer.
She was the ikira, the Guardians' queen, and a Seer, the mate of the White God, Damian.Advertisement
For my first meal I orders a grilled Seer Fish steak and my Wife grilled prawns.
When the hero Achilles takes the seer 's side, Agamemnon turns on him too.
The famous seer Tiresias predicted that Narcissus would have a long life, so long as he ' did not know himself ' .
Well the wise seer the coming death foreknew, Yet scorned he to forsake his Spartan lords.
Family Tree of Psychics part 1 Most people have heard of Nostradamus the famous sixteenth century seer and psychic.Advertisement
As closely connected with religious life, he was an augur and seer; practised magical arts, especially astrology; founded or rendered accessible many important cults, such as those of Apollo and Dionysus; instituted mystic rites, both public and private; prescribed initiatory and purificatory ritual.
He was thus a "familiar spirit," akin to the "daemon" of Socrates; and if he was also half the devil of theology, half the kobold of old German myth, this was only because such "objectivations" are apt to clothe themselves in forms borrowed from the common stock of ideas current at the time when the seer lives; and Faust lived in an age obsessed with the fear of the devil, and by no means sceptical of the existence of kobolds.
The seer (roeh) appears individually, and his function was probably not so much one of speech as of the routine of close observation of the entrails of slaughtered victims, like the Assyrian baru (see Priest).
Will you be a reader, a student merely, or a seer?
Sitting Bull was not only a chief, he was also regarded as a mystic and seer of visions.Advertisement
To be quite precise, YOUR apparent objects are not truly distinct from the seer called Dennis.
The famous seer Tiresias predicted that Narcissus would have a long life, so long as he ' did not know himself '.
Aside from writing disparagingly of wizards, sorcerers and mediums - one section, Deuteronomy in particular, outlines a specific psychic test to determine whether or not a "seer" is truly a prophet.
After studying the ancient technique for two years, Maharishi, whose name in Sanskrit means "great seer," set out to teach the masses TM.
You can only be seen when the seer holds a four-leaf clover.Advertisement
Troy he founded, in conjunction with Mopsus, another famous seer, the oracle of Mallos in Cilicia.
The seer has a vision of the seven thunders, but these he is bidden to seal and not commit to writing.
Before setting out, the seer charged his sons to slay their mother as soon as they heard of his death.
Superficially the language of apocalypses differs from that of rabbinic decisions, and where the seer takes a comprehensive view of the ages the rabbi legislates for particular cases.
Theories of inspiration lurk behind the rich vocabulary of Greek prophecy; the seer is g v9Eos, 0€6X7prros, OEOirvcvoTOS, Oc040prtros, and Bakis and Musaeus give their names to sacred verses.Advertisement
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Some commentators have believed that Daniel was not an actual prophet in the proper sense, but only a seer, or else that he had no official standing as a prophet and that therefore the book was not entitled to a place among official prophetical books.
The seer Teiresias told his mother that he would have a long life, provided he never looked upon his own features.
To say a seer knows more than me is false.
The verb e s s e r a has been mixed, not as in the other Romance languages with s t a r a, but with s e d e r e, as is proved by older forms seer, siedes, sieden, seyendo, obviously derived from s e d e r e, and which have in the texts sometimes the meaning of to be seated, sometimes that of to be, and sometimes both.