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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Knowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source); A prediction uttered under divine inspiration.

Usage examples (39)
  • America is woven of many strands, I will recognize them and let it so remain.Our faith is to become one and yet many.This is not prophecy but description.
  • I also avoid the term prophecy, which is often used to describe a claim to be able to see the future.
  • The Use of the Present and Preterite in prophecy is no proof that the author is later than Isaiah.
  • Strictly, however, the term prophecy applies as much to outspeaking as to foretelling; and, even in the restricted sense of for more
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