A person authorized of God to see with spiritual eyes things which God has hidden from the world (Moses 6:35–38). He is a revelator and a prophet (Mosiah 8:13–16). In the Book of Mormon, Ammon taught that only a seer could use special interpreters, or a Urim and Thummim (Mosiah 8:13; 28:16). A seer knows the past, present, and future. Anciently, a prophet was often called a seer (1 Sam. 9:9; 2 Sam. 24:11).
- This is a rebellious people that say to the seers, See not; and to the prophets, Prophesy not:Isa. 30:9–10;
- A choice seer will I raise up out of the fruit of thy loins:2 Ne. 3:6–15;
- Here is wisdom; yea, to be a seer, a revelator, a translator, and a prophet:D&C 107:92;
- The Lord appointed Hyrum Smith to be a prophet, seer, and revelator to the Church:D&C 124:91–94;