(especially in ancient Greece) an utterance, often ambiguous or obscure, given by a priest or priestess at a shrine as the response of a god to an inquiry.
the agency or medium giving such responses.
What is the meaning of Oracle in the Bible?
A person considered to be a source of wise counsel or prophetic opinions. b. An authoritative or wise statement or prediction. A command or revelation from God. In the Bible, the sanctuary of the Temple.
What does it mean to be an oracle?
An oracle is a person or agency considered to provide wise and insightful counsel or prophetic predictions or precognition of the future, inspired by the gods. As such it is a form of divination.
What is the oracle in the temple?
published on 22 February 2013. Delphi was an important ancient Greek religious sanctuary sacred to the god Apollo. Located on Mt. Parnassus near the Gulf of Corinth, the sanctuary was home to the famous oracle of Apollo which gave cryptic predictions and guidance to both city-states and individuals.
What is the difference between an oracle and a prophecy?
As nouns the difference between oracle and prophecy
is that oracle is a shrine dedicated to some prophetic deity while prophecy is a prediction, especially one made by a prophet or under divine inspiration.