How many prophets were there in the Abrahamic religions?

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  • User
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    2 months ago
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    Literally an untold number.

    For example: in some Bible passages, large groups of prophets

    - exact number not given

    are described.

    Note that in Christianity

    it is not true that all prophets are past.

    That is: Christianity

    A - has promised prophets in the future

    B - in most denominations, continues to recognize at least the possibility of modern prophets

    C - in some denominations, most individual congregations have one or more purported prophets

    D - at the opposite end of that spectrum, in a few denominations it is taught that "the age of prophets is over" and that there will be no more prophets until "the two prophets of Revelation"

  • 2 months ago

    Zero.

    Oh, there were a lot of people running around claiming to be able to 'prophesy' - but never a single example of one who actually could.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    sounds like a homework question....do your own research

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    they're not really counted in The Bible because we all have the ability to be Servants and Prophets as God wills it.

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    According to Islam, prophets were sent to every single community...It means a lot..may be millions?

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    None. It’s all fiction. 

  • 2 months ago

    Too many to be counted. The Bible mentions 20 something prophets. But their real number is in the thousands.

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