from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Past tense and past participle of foretell.
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- v. Simple past of foretell.
- v. Past participle of foretell
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- imp. & p. p. of foretell.
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This is that which is, in short, foretold to Daniel here, in reference to Jerusalem: that though it would be a troublous time, in which such a work should be attempted and carried on; yet the work should be carried on, and completed notwithstanding.
Jesus to be alive: "And so I did," says Paul, "and so I do, but therein also I say no other than that which Moses and the prophets said should come; and what greater honour can be done to them than to show that what they foretold is accomplished, and in the appointed season too -- that what they said should come is come, and at the time they prefixed?"
It is here again foretold that this spiteful enemy should make a formidable descent upon the land of Israel (v. 15): "Thou shalt come out of the north parts (Syria lay on the north of Canaan) with a mighty army, shalt come like a cloud, and cover the land of my people Israel," v. 16.
The prophetic word foretold the rise of false Christs, the coming of wars, famines, and earthquakes in "divers places."
Lord first through His own word foretold this day of happiness.
Christ corrected, and the previous rise and downfall of the Man of Sin foretold.
The destruction of the Ammonites by the sword foretold, ver.
Augustus meeting an ass with a lucky name foretold himself good fortune.
a project of rebuilding the Jewish temple -- which, if he could have compassed, it would have sufficiently answered his wicked design; Christ and the prophet Daniel having in express terms foretold not only its destruction, which was effected by the Romans under Titus, but its final ruin and desolation.
They’d eaten lunch separately and were headed out for a two o’clock with Colonel Christopher Nelson, USAF, CO of the 143rd Expeditionary Air Wing UAV, which is to say the Air Force CIA headhunter outfit at a desert air base called Creech, whose ugly name foretold the ugliness of the installation.
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