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Lewis : propheta

propheta prŏphēta and prŏphētes, ae, m., = προφήτης, a foreteller, soothsayer, prophet (post-class.; cf. vates): prophetas in Adrasto Julius nominat antistites fanorum oraculorumque interpretes, Fest. p. 229 Müll. (Trag. Rel. p. 194 Rib.): prophetae quidam, deorum majestate completi, effantur ceteris, quae divino beneficio soli vident, App. de Mundo, p. 56, 29: sacerdotes Aegyptiorum, quos prophetas vocant, Macr. S. 7, 13, 9: Aegyptius, propheta primarius, App. M. 2, p. 127, 3.—Of the Jewish prophets, Lact. 1, 4, 1; 4, 11, 1; 7, 24, 9; Vulg. Luc. 1, 70.