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Prophesy

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Definitions of Prophesy

Pronunciation : Proph"e*sy
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [See Prophecy.]
Definition : 1. To foretell; to predict; to prognosticate. He doth not prophesy good concerning me. 1 Kings xxii. 8. Then I perceive that will be verified Henry the Fifth did sometime prophesy. Shak.

2. To foreshow; to herald; to prefigure. Methought thy very gait did prophesy A royal nobleness; I must embrace thee. Shak.

t. [imp. & p. p. Prophesied; p. pr. & vb. n. Prophesying.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Proph"e*sy
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : 1. To utter predictions; to make declaration of events to come. Matt. xv. 7.

2. To give instruction in religious matters; to interpret or explain Scripture or religious subjects; to preach; to exhort; to expound. Ezek. xxxvii. 7.

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Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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