prophethood

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Etymology[edit]

prophet +‎ -hood

Noun[edit]

prophethood (countable and uncountable, plural prophethoods)

  1. State or condition of being a prophet.
    • (Can we date this quote?), Bahá’u’lláh, Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh[1]:
      They are all invested with the robe of prophethood, and are honored with the mantle of glory.
    • 1927, Barbara R. Sims, Japan Will Turn Ablaze![2]:
      There is no doubt whatever that such souls were prophets, for the mission of prophethood is education, and these wondrous souls trained and educated mankind.

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