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prophet of doom

A person who always warns others about possible negative consequences of decisions or actions. Don't tell Rodney about your new plan—he's such a prophet of doom that he'll completely kill your motivation.
See also: doom, of, prophet

a prophet is not without honor save in his own country

One will not be regarded as a figure of authority or knowledge within one's own community, as the people there will not feel like one has the right to preach to them. Spoken by Jesus in the Bible passage Mark 6:4 in reference to the fact that the people of Nazareth refused to believe in him as a prophet. He has a very large following in parts of Europe and Asia, even though he is largely denounced as a dangerous radical here. A prophet is not without honor save in his own country.

prophet is not without honor save in his own country

Prov. Everyone recognizes that a wise person is wise, except for the people close to him or her. (Biblical.) No one in the novelist's country would publish her books, but last year she won the Nobel Prize. A prophet is not without honor save in his own country.

a ˌprophet of ˈdoom


a ˈdoom merchant

a person who always expects that things will go very badly: Various prophets of doom have suggested that standards in education are worse than ever.
See also: doom, of, prophet
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The faithful can now enter Al-Ruwaq area to reach the graves of the Prophet and his two companions and get out through Baqie Gate within no time.
Ms Iffat Khalid Associate Professor, Department of Islamic Studies, and a student Palwasha Iqbal highlighted various aspects of holy life and teachings of our beloved Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) .
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Allah gave superiority to some Prophets among the other Prophets.
Quraysh feared the revenge of the Prophet (sallallaahu 'alaihi wa sallam) and his followers if they had the opportunity of establishing themselves firmly in Madinah.
It can never be believed that the Holy Prophet (PBUH), who, according to the explicit wording of the Holy Book, Quran was the most compassionate and merciful of all, would remain silent all his life and overlook about mentioning one of the divine orders which is undoubtedly of highest importance and topmost priority for the Islamic society and which is demanded by wisdom and commonsense.
Men, who is among the authors of the book "Sulh Peygamberi" (The Prophet of Peace), which focuses on the Prophet's stance on violence and war, says Muslims should not act impulsively and individually when the sacred values of Islam are insulted.
There are no more messengers to come after Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).
We can see a number of such examples in the life of the Prophet.
in Mecca and orphaned when he was young, Prophet Mohammad received the first revelation of the Quran at 40, when he started to preach the monotheistic faith of Islam, now the religion of around 1.
If a prophet speaks in the name of the Lord and the word does not come true, that word was not spoken by the Lord; the prophet has uttered it presumptuously: do not stand in dread of him (Deut.
President Patil in her message said: "On the auspicious occasion of Milad-Un-Nabi, the birthday of the Holy Prophet Mohammed, I convey my greetings and good wishes to all my fellow citizens.
Two Tunisian private television stations, Nesma TV and Hannibal TV, have been running promos about Ramadan dramas based on the lives of Prophet Yousuf, Mariam and Prophet Eisa.
As we approach the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) celebrated this year on 21 March, coinciding with the 12th day of the Islamic calendar month of Rabi' al-Awwal, it's an interesting time to consider this paradigm.
The first is composed of compact studies of seven prophets from the classical era and is prefaced by a chapter titled "What Manner of Man is the Prophet.