Bath-kol

(daughter of the voice). A sort of divination common among the ancient Jews after the gift of prophecy had ceased. When an appeal was made to Bath-kol, the first words uttered after the appeal were considered oracular.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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