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Early_prop - 1 PORTRAITS OF EARLY PROPHETS 1 The seer in 1...

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1 PORTRAITS OF EARLY PROPHETS 1. The “seer” in 1 Samuel 9 a. clairvoyant: perceives things that are beyond the senses of ordinary people; e.g., the whereabouts of lost items. b. usually paid for his services (vv. 7-8) c. esteemed because his word comes true (v. 6) 2. The anonymous prophets in 1 Samuel 10 a. organized into groups b. connected to sanctuaries (v. 5) c. music involved their “prophesying,” perhaps as a means of inducing ecstasy (v. 5) d. “Prophesying” involves unusual behavior, as though one has been “turned into a different person” (v. 6) e. Unusual behavior understood as the result of spirit possession (v. 6) f. Spirit possession is thought to be contagious. It can spread from the group to anyone who comes among them. g. The group is identified by their “father,” that is, their leader or perhaps the founder of the group (v. 12) 3. Nathan in 2 Samuel 7 and 11-12; also 1 Kings 1 a. serves the king as a kind of court prophet b. advises the king on cultic matters, revealing Jahweh’s view of cultic
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