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Name the females who where also n'vios (prophetesses)?

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closed as not a real question by Shmuel Brin, WAF May 6 '12 at 20:42

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Isn't this a duplicate of mi.yodeya.com/questions/507/shiva-mi-yodeya/564#564 ? –  Yahu Jul 13 '10 at 0:54
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It is, but I have a more serious critique: It's not a real question. In other words, I doubt that anyone who knew there were seven official prophetesses but didn't know who they were would ask the question here. It's just something you look up. –  Isaac Moses Jul 13 '10 at 2:24
    
@Yahu Wasn't that an answer? Are questions that were once answers also considered duplicates? –  yydl May 16 '11 at 17:17
    
@Yahu It appears not, see here. –  yydl May 16 '11 at 17:48
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@IsaacMoses So seems like a riddle to me. Let's close it. –  Double AA Apr 23 '12 at 2:33

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  1. Sarah
  2. Chana
  3. Devorah
  4. Avigail
  5. Chuldah
  6. Esther
  7. Miriam
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What's the source please? –  Shalom Jul 12 '10 at 6:47
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As an "official" list, all in one place, it's in Megillah 14a. –  Alex Jul 12 '10 at 22:43
    
are there more or less names listed there? –  SimchasTorah Jul 12 '10 at 23:47
    
Why Chana twice? –  Yahu Jul 13 '10 at 0:53
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The g'mara there also says there were prophets kiflyaim k'yotz'e Mitzrayim. Any reason to think that no more than seven of them were female? –  msh210 Apr 23 '12 at 2:29

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