Prophet (disambiguation)



prophet In religion, a prophet or prophetess is an individual who is regarded as being in contact with a divine being and is said to speak on behalf of that being, serving as an intermediary with humanity by delivering messages or teachings from the s ...
is a person who is believed to speak through divine inspiration. Prophet or The Prophet may also refer to:


People referred to as "The Prophet" as a title

* The Prophet (musician) (born 1968), Dutch gabber and hardstyle DJ and producer * Black Prophet (born Kenneth Wilberforce Zonto Bossman, 1977), Ghanaian reggae music composer and a member of the Rastafari movement *
Capleton Clifton George Bailey III (born 13 April 1967),Thompson, Dave (2002) ''Reggae & Caribbean Music'', Backbeat Books, , pp. 67–69 better known by his stage name Capleton, is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall musician. He is also referred to as Kin ...
(born 1967), known as "The Prophet", Jamaican reggae and dancehall artist * Francis the Prophet (c.1770–1818), a leader of the
Red Stick Red Sticks (also Redsticks, Batons Rouges, or Red Clubs), the name deriving from the red-painted war clubs of some Native American Muscogee Creek people, Creeks—refers to an early 19th-century traditionalist faction of these people in the Amer ...
faction of Creek Native Americans *
Muhammad Muhammad ( ar, مُحَمَّد;  570 – 8 June 632 CE) was an Arab religious, social, and political leader and the founder of Islam. According to Islamic doctrine, he was a prophet divinely inspired to preach and confirm the mono ...
(570s–632), also known as ''Al-Nabi'' (''The Prophet''), regarded by Muslims as the last prophet of God * Tenskwatawa (1775–1836), Shawnee leader called "The Prophet" or "The Shawnee Prophet" * Wabokieshiek (ca. 1794 – ca. 1841), Ho-Chunk leader called "The Prophet" or "The Winnebago Prophet" *
Zoroaster Zoroaster,; fa, زرتشت, Zartosht, label=Modern Persian; ku, زەردەشت, Zerdeşt also known as Zarathustra,, . Also known as Zarathushtra Spitama, or Ashu Zarathushtra is regarded as the spiritual founder of Zoroastrianism. He is s ...
(or Zarathushtra), founder of Zoroastrianism, sometimes referred to simply as "The Prophet"

Given name

* Prophet Benjamin (born 1978), Trinidadian reggae singer * Prophet Omega (1927–1992), American radio evangelist broadcasting


Chuck Prophet Charles William Prophet (born June 28, 1963) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and record producer. A Californian, Prophet first achieved notice in the American psychedelic/desert rock group Green on Red, with whom he toured and rec ...
(born 1963), American musician * David Prophet (1937–1981), English Formula One driver of the mid-1960s * Elizabeth Clare Prophet (1939–2009), former leader of the New Age new religious movement The Summit Lighthouse * John Prophet (1356–1416), English Secretary to King Henry IV, Keeper of the Privy Seal, and Dean of Hereford and York * Mark L. Prophet (1918–1973), American New Age religious figure * (born 1962), American actor *
Michael Prophet Michael George Haynes (3 March 1957 – 16 December 2017), known professionally as Michael Prophet, was a Jamaican roots reggae singer known for his "crying" tenor vocal style, whose recording career began in 1977. Prophet was one of Jamaica’s ...
(1957–2017), English reggae singer * Nancy Elizabeth Prophet (1890–1960), American sculptor * Orval Prophet (1922–1984), Canadian country music performer

Arts, entertainment, and media

Fictional characters

* Prophet (comics), an Image Comics character who first appeared in 1992 * Prophet (''Star Trek''), an alien race in the T.V. show ''Star Trek: Deep Space Nine'' * Laurence "Prophet" Barnes, the leader of Raptor Team in the 2007 video game series ''
Crysis ''Crysis'' is a first-person shooter video game series created by Crytek. The series revolves around a group of military protagonists with " nanosuits", technologically advanced suits of armor that give them enhanced physical strength, speed, ...
'' * Prophets or San'Shyuum, royal rulers of the Covenant in the video games series ''Halo''


* ''The Prophet'', or '' Il profeta'' (1968), an Italian comedy directed by Dino Risi * '' A Prophet'' (2009), a French drama directed by Jacques Audiard * ''The Prophet'' (2014 film), an animated film adapted from Kahlil Gibran's book ''The Prophet''


* ''Prophet'' (novel), 1992 Christian novel by Frank E. Peretti *
Al-Anbiya Al-Anbiyaʼ ( ar, الأنبياء, ; "The Prophets") is the 21st chapter ( sūrah) of the Quran with 112 verses ( āyāt). Regarding the timing and contextual background of the believed revelation ('' asbāb al-nuzūl''), it is an earlier ...
, “The Prophets”, the 21st chapter of the Qur'an *
Nevi'im Nevi'im (; he, נְבִיאִים ''Nəvīʾīm'', Tiberian: ''Năḇīʾīm,'' "Prophets", literally "spokespersons") is the second major division of the Hebrew Bible (the ''Tanakh''), lying between the Torah (instruction) and Ketuvim (wr ...
, "Prophets", the second main division of the Hebrew Bible * ''The Prophet'' (book), 1923 collection of poetry by Kahlil Gibran * ''The Prophet'' (newspaper), a New York City periodical published 1844–1845 * ''The Prophetess'' (play), 1647 Jacobean era tragicomedy by John Fletcher and Philip Massinger * ''The Prophets'' (1962), a book by Abraham Joshua Heschel



* ''The Prophet'' (album), 1972 album by American jazz organist Johnny Hammond * ''Prophet'' (Oliver Lake album), 1980 album by American jazz saxophonist Oliver Lake * ''Prophet'' (Prophet album), 1985 album by Prophet * ''Prophet'' (Jerusalem album), 1994 album by Swedish hard rock band Jerusalem * ''Prophets'' (album), 2010 album by Canadian metalcore band Counterparts * ''Prophet'' (Ramona Falls album), 2012 album by Ramona Falls

Other uses in music

* Prophet (band), an American Melodic Rock band * " Prophet (Better Watch It)", 2011 song by British hip hop duo Rizzle Kicks from the album, ''Stereo Typical'' * Prophet Entertainment, or Prophet Posse, an American record label * ''
Dioclesian ''Dioclesian'' (''The Prophetess: or, The History of Dioclesian'') is an English tragicomic semi-opera in five acts by Henry Purcell to a libretto by Thomas Betterton based on the play '' The Prophetess'', by John Fletcher and Philip Massinger, ...
'' or ''The Prophetess'', 1690 semi-opera by Henry Purcell * "The Prophet", 2001 song by Gary Moore from the album '' Back to the Blues'' * "Prophet", a 2019 song by King Princess from her album '' Cheap Queen'' * '' Le prophète'' (or ''The Prophet''), 1849 opera by Giacomo Meyerbeer *Prophet, a line of synthesizers manufactured by
Sequential In mathematics, a sequence is an enumerated collection of objects in which repetitions are allowed and order matters. Like a set, it contains members (also called ''elements'', or ''terms''). The number of elements (possibly infinite) is calle ...

Other uses in arts, entertainment, and media

* ''The Prophet'' (4/7), a 1933 sculpture by Spanish artist Pablo Gargallo * ''The Prophet'' (telenovela), a 2006–2007 Brazilian soap opera

Other uses

Prophet (company) Prophet is an integrated growth consulting firm that specializes in strategy, transformation, innovation, branding, marketing, and design. The firm is headquartered in San Francisco and has offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The fir ...
, an American consulting firm and agency

See also

* Profit (disambiguation) * Prophecy (disambiguation) * Propheteer (disambiguation) * * {{disambiguation