Voldemort has been after a prophecy stored in the department that tells of his and Harry's fate.
“Instead of me fulfilling my prophecy,” he said, “I have to start one,” and that was a lot of pressure.
His prophecy kicked off a vertiginous frenzy of doomsaying, and he was thrown in jail by fearful Bolognese officials.
Why do we accept the prophecy of persecution when the statement about the disciples living until the last judgment clearly failed?
These Christians see the Syrian crisis as the fulfillment of Biblical prophecy.
His prophecy of what would happen was fulfilled, and more than fulfilled.
Necessarily the effort to do it consists in a prophecy of consequences.
Harcourt, Sir William, his prophecy about the Tory party, 261.
And, try as I might, I felt it to be a portent and a prophecy.
Death was necessary for the completion of His work, and this was the fact most prominent in Old Testament type and prophecy.
c.1200, prophecie, prophesie, "function of a prophet," from Old French profecie (12c. Modern French prophétie) and directly from Late Latin prophetia (source also of Spanish profecia, Italian profezia), from Greek propheteia "gift of interpreting the will of the gods," from prophetes (see prophet). Meaning "thing spoken or written by a prophet" is from c.1300.