Associations to the word «Prophesy»


PROPHESY, verb. To speak or write with divine inspiration; to act as prophet. [from 14th c.]
PROPHESY, verb. To predict, to foretell. [from 14th c.]
PROPHESY, verb. To foreshow; to herald; to prefigure.
PROPHESY, verb. (intransitive) (Christianity) To speak out on the Bible as an expression of holy inspiration; to preach. [from 14th c.]

Dictionary definition

PROPHESY, verb. Predict or reveal through, or as if through, divine inspiration.
PROPHESY, verb. Deliver a sermon; "The minister is not preaching this Sunday".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy