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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.

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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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Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was sent onto this world as the last Prophets and the best of Prophets for he was the greatest statesman, outstanding jurist, glorious military commander, humble family man.
We all know that all the prophets called for the oneness of Almighty Allah.
Allah gave superiority to some Prophets among the other Prophets.
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Prophets are alive in their graves, and therefore can respond to calls for intercession.
The mission of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) was to restore the worship of the One True God, the creator and sustainer of the universe, as taught by Prophet Ibrahim and all Prophets of God, and to demonstrate and complete the laws of moral, ethical, legal, and social conduct and all other matters of significance for the humanity at large.
He is the Prophet even for those who are yet to be born because he is the last of the prophets on earth.
MADINAH: YUSUF MUHAMMEDDelegates at a conference here have called on governments of Muslim majority nations to seek a United Nations resolution that would make the abuse of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), other prophets and caliphs a criminal offense.
First of all, I must note that it is perfectly natural and understandable for Muslims to protest the insults against their prophets and sacred values.
Moses assures the children of Israel that God will raise up prophets for them.
Manama Four Tunisian lawyers have requested the local religious authorities to ban the broadcasting of Iranian television series that visually depicts prophets and religious icons.
Daughters of Miriam: Women Prophets in Ancient Israel.
As I worked my way afresh through The Prophets I realized again why this was such a popular textbook in seminary curricula for several decades of the twentieth century.
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With a scholarly knowledge of the gospels and a firm grasp of contemporary social-science research on first-century Palestine, Herzog introduces us to a Jesus who is deeply grounded in the covenantal justice of Moses and the prophets, and who encourages the oppressed and chastises their oppressors.