predict or reveal through, or as if through, divine inspiration
deliver a sermon
"The minister is not preaching this Sunday"
To speak or write with divine inspiration; to act as prophet.
To predict, to foretell.
To speak out on the Bible as an expression of holy inspiration; to preach.
Origin: Partly from prophecy, and partly from prophecier, prophesier, from prophecie.
to foretell; to predict; to prognosticate
to foreshow; to herald; to prefigure
to utter predictions; to make declaration of events to come
to give instruction in religious matters; to interpret or explain Scripture or religious subjects; to preach; to exhort; to expound
Origin: [See Prophecy.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
prof′e-sī, v.t. to foretell: to predict.—v.i. (B.) to exhort: to expound religious subjects.—pa.t. and pa.p. proph′esīed.—ns. Proph′esīer; Proph′esying. [s has been arbitrarily substituted for c, to distinguish the verb from the noun.]
The numerical value of prophesy in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of prophesy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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This story about what Clarke did is a very moving one, It was like a prophesy of what we are trying to do now. We too are trying to preserve works of art for future generations.
History repeats itself and history never repeats itself are about equally trueWe never know enough about the infinitely complex circumstances of any past event to prophesy the future by analogy.
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