Sons of the Prophets

Disciples or scholars belonging to the “college of the prophets,” or under instruction for the ministry. In this sense we call the University where we were educated our “Alma mater.” (See 1 Kings xx. 35.)

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