- to know beforehand.
Origin of foreknow
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foresee, divine, discern, anticipate.
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Examples from the Web for foreknow
Besides, how came it to pass that this prophet did not foreknow his own death at the first?Against Apion
And when you foreknow his design, will you let him overcome?A Christian Directory (Part 4 of 4)
Precisely how it will be distributed it is impossible to foreknow.Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 7 (of 20)
Whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate, to be conformed to the image of his Son.Calvinistic Controversy
Whom God did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son.Sermons on Various Important Subjects
- (tr) to know in advance
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