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And they will greet you and give you two loaves of bread, which you shall accept from their hand. After that you shall come to Gib′e-ath-elo′him,[a] where there is a garrison of the Philistines; and there, as you come to the city, you will meet a band of prophets[b] coming down from the high place with harp, tambourine, flute, and lyre before them, prophesying. Then the spirit of the Lord will come mightily upon you, and you shall prophesy with them and be turned into another man.

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  1. 1 Samuel 10:5 Or the hill of God
  2. 10.5 prophets: An inferior kind of prophet who flourished for a time in Israel. They were quite different from the writing prophets, in that they cultivated states of ecstasy and even used musical instruments for the purpose.

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