seer

seer

A person who receives divine messages in visions or dreams. Visionaries existed in Israel throughout the history of the nation and were found particularly in Judah, where they may have been connected with the royal court (2Sam 24:11; Amos 7:12; Mic 3:7; Isa 29:10; Isa 30:10; 1Chr 21:9; 1Chr 25:5; 1Chr 29:29; 2Chr 9:29; 2Chr 12:15; 2Chr 19:2; 2Chr 29:25; 2Chr 29:30). The title “seer” is given primarily to Samuel (1Sam 9:5-21).

2Sam 24:11

11When David rose in the morning, the word of the Lord came to the prophet Gad, David's seer, saying,

Amos 7:12

12And Amaziah said to Amos, “O seer, go, flee away to the land of Judah, earn your bread there, and prophesy there;

Mic 3:7

7the seers shall be disgraced,
and the diviners put to shame;
they shall all cover their lips,
for there is no answer from God.

Isa 29:10

10For the Lord has poured out upon you
a spirit of deep sleep;
he has closed your eyes, you prophets,
and covered your heads, you seers.

Isa 30:10

10who say to the seers, “Do not see”;
and to the prophets, “Do not prophesy to us what is right;
speak to us smooth things,
prophesy illusions,

1Chr 21:9

9The Lord spoke to Gad, David's seer, saying,

1Chr 25:5

5All these were the sons of Heman the king's seer, according to the promise of God to exalt him; for God had given Heman fourteen sons and three daughters.

1Chr 29:29

29Now the acts of King David, from first to last, are written in the records of the seer Samuel, and in the records of the prophet Nathan, and in the records of ... View more

2Chr 9:29

Death of Solomon
29Now the rest of the acts of Solomon, from first to last, are they not written in the history of the prophet Nathan, and in the prophecy of Ah ... View more

2Chr 12:15

15Now the acts of Rehoboam, from first to last, are they not written in the records of the prophet Shemaiah and of the seer Iddo, recorded by genealogy? There w ... View more

2Chr 19:2

2Jehu son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him and said to King Jehoshaphat, “Should you help the wicked and love those who hate the Lord? Because of this, w ... View more

2Chr 29:25

25He stationed the Levites in the house of the Lord with cymbals, harps, and lyres, according to the commandment of David and of Gad the king's seer and of the ... View more

2Chr 29:30

30King Hezekiah and the officials commanded the Levites to sing praises to the Lord with the words of David and of the seer Asaph. They sang praises with gladne ... View more

1Sam 9:5-21

5When they came to the land of Zuph, Saul said to the boy who was with him, “Let us turn back, or my father will stop worrying about the donkeys and worry about ... View more

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