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- v. Present participle of prophesy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Preaching; religious exhortation; the act of speaking on religious subjects.
- n. The act of foretelling.
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I suppose if you want me to say anything more it will be in the nature of prophecy, and as I suggested prophesying is a very dangerous thing.
He took great pleasure in prophesying that Mr. Rijnhart would in his next lifetime reappear on the earth as a buddha, as a reward for the good work he was doing in the present existence.
-- Can God's prophets be so unanimous in prophesying against you, if God's Spirit were not joined with them, or if their prophecies were false?
The time of his prophesying is stated in the introduction to be in the reigns of Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, that is, between 757 and 699 B.C.
A particular prediction of a famine approaching, delivered by one of these prophets, his name Agabus; we read of him again prophesying
That a new 3G iphone will be released with new hardware is a given … there’s no claim to fame in prophesying that.
While they were in close pursuit of charity, and made this Christian disposition their chief scope, they might be zealous of spiritual gifts, be ambitious of them in some measure, but especially of prophesying, that is, of interpreting scripture.
Singing the praises of God is here called prophesying (v. 1-3), not that all those who were employed in this service were honoured with the visions of God, or could foretel things to come.
If you went into the trance, did the dance, whatever, then you were possessed of a spirit and "prophesying".
722 B.C. The prophets, however, were not uninterruptedly engaged in prophesying.
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