sons of prophets

sons of prophets

A term probably denoting a group of professional prophets (1Sam 10:5). When Amos asserts he is neither a prophet nor a prophet’s son, he is probably disclaiming any identification with such a group (Amos 7:14).

1Sam 10:5

5After that you shall come to Gibeath-elohim, at the place where the Philistine garrison is; there, as you come to the town, you will meet a band of prophets co ... View more

Amos 7:14

14Then Amos answered Amaziah, “I am no prophet, nor a prophet's son; but I am a herdsman, and a dresser of sycamore trees,

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