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prophetess

Meaning: prophet’s wife or female prophet

Miriam (Ex. 15:20), Deborah (Judg. 4:4), Huldah (2 Kings 22:14) and Anna (Luke 2:36) are the only others who bear the title of “prophetess,” for the word in Isa. 8:3 means only the prophet’s wife.

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