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Thus says the Lord concerning the prophets who lead my people astray;
When they have something to bite with their teeth,
They cry, “Peace,”
But against him who puts nothing in their mouths
They declare holy war.

Micah 3:5 (warning, pre-Babylonian exile) biblegateway.com/passage/?searc…
In the post Babylonian-exile, #newly monotheist (previously monolatrous) Yahweh cult, the sacred poet-musicians were considered "prophets"; their psalms imagined to trigger the theophany of the deity.

The Talmud affirms that rabbis consider themselves #greater than the prophets.
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