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Read Rashi's commentary on the prophets. He does not address how Judaism considered each prophet in view of Gods instruction. We assume they did or they would not have accepted their prophecies. But, he does go into great detail on the historical fulfillment of the elements of the prophecies.
No, Jewish sources do not go detail about the test (if any) administered for each of the accepted Jewish prophets, which is what you are looking for. There are discussions of which situations are considered failures of prophetic prediction which prove a prophet false, such as the Rambam's commentary on the Mishna, which I translated here. But this is a ...
Although the Rambam (Hilchos Teshuva 3:8), seems to imply that only a denial in the prophecy of Moshe gives someone the title "Apikorus", the first part of this Halacha says there are 3 who are called Apikorus. Someone who says prophecy doesn't exist and there is no knowledge that transfers from The Creator to man שלשה הן הנקראים אפיקורסין. האומר שאין ...
To look or regard. See: A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Hebrew Language for Readers of English p. 401, 1987 by R. Ernest Klein
Perhaps seeng or looking. See here on Radak and R. Yona Ibn G'anach here
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