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So, I am kinda confused on this, I've searched a lot, but still I can't find an appropriate answer, The Question is pretty straight forward: Was Noah a prophet? and in-case if he was; was he prophesied in the Bible or Torah? - Thank you..

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Welcome to the site! It might help if you familiarized yourself with the term "prophet". A prophet doesn't need to be prophesied abut. A Prophet is merely a mouthpiece of God. Noah never went out specifically to be a prophet, but I'm pretty sure he told his neighbors why he was building that boat. – David Mar 14 '14 at 1:53
This next has nothing to do with the quality of your question, it's just standard to help new visitors avoid misunderstanding the site (as I did at first.) As a new visitor, I'd recommend checking out the following two posts, which are meant to help newcomers "learn the ropes": help page and How we are different than other sites? – David Mar 14 '14 at 1:54
A related answer on prophecy. – fredsbend Jun 23 '14 at 19:49

He was a prophet by the time of Peter and therefore a prophet in the Bible:

2 Peter 2:5 NIV

If he did not spare the ancient world when he brought the flood on its ungodly people, but protected Noah, a preacher of righteousness, and seven others;

In the Torah, the word "נָבִיא" is used to describe him.

In Hebrew, the word נָבִיא (navi), "spokesperson", traditionally translates as "prophet".


Was Noah a prophet? Yes

Was he prophesied in the bible or Torah? He was prophesied in the Torah and continued into the Bible.

and by clear definition:

proph·et [prof-it]

  1. a person who speaks for God or a deity, or by divine inspiration.
  2. a. a person chosen to speak for God and to guide the people of Israel: Moses was the greatest of Old Testament prophets. b. ( often initial capital letter ) one of the Major or Minor Prophets. c. one of a band of ecstatic visionaries claiming divine inspiration and, according to popular belief, possessing magical powers. d. a person who practices divination.
  3. one of a class of persons in the early church, next in order after the apostles, recognized as inspired to utter special revelations and predictions. 1 Cor. 12:28.
  4. the Prophet, Muhammad, the founder of Islam.
  5. a person regarded as, or claiming to be, an inspired teacher or leader.
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Thanks a lot for the reply brother, much appreciated; but I guess the New Testament was written in Greek and not Hebrew, so does it matter if the word נָבִיא translates to "prophet" shouldn't we look at what the Greek word translates in too? – Max Mar 13 '14 at 20:29
Good point, my assertion is that this supports Noah being a prophet in the Torah. I'll consider rewording that section. – The Freemason Mar 14 '14 at 13:24
After further consideration, I believe this part of the question "is Noah a prophet in the Torah" may be better located on I will be doing it a disservice by attempting to speak for them here. In the context of Christianity.SE, I can say that he was already a prophet. He was before, during, and after the formation of Christianity. – The Freemason Mar 14 '14 at 13:36

Yes, Noah was a prophet. He was the mediator between God and people. God told him about the flood that was to come. He told the people, but they did not believe. So Noah was definitely a prophet from God Almighty.

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