PROPHETESS (נְבִיאָה, H5567; προφη̂τις, G4739). A female prophet, possibly also the wife of a prophet.
A variety of women are referred to by this term. Miriam, the sister of Moses, led the response to the “
In the NT the venerable Anna shared in the prophetic revelation concerning the coming Messiah (
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)