verb (used with object), proph·e·sied, proph·e·sy·ing.
verb (used without object), proph·e·sied, proph·e·sy·ing.
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Origin of prophesy
Examples from the Web for prophesying
Clearly, then, we are to understand that the prophesying and the laying on of hands accompanied one another.The Expositor's Bible: The Pastoral Epistles|Alfred Plummer
Though he has little enthusiasm for the abstract "rights of man," he is a great believer in "the liberty of prophesying."Humanly Speaking|Samuel McChord Crothers
But it will be a barren heritage if in cherishing the liberty we lose the prophesying.Expositor's Bible: The Song of Solomon|Walter Adeney
Severinus left the town at once, prophesying, it was said, the very day and hour of its fall.The Lives of the Saints, Volume 1 (of 16)|Sabine Baring-Gould
Apraxin wept, and clasped me in his arms, prophesying at the same time, I should never be so happy as in Russia.The Life and Adventures of Baron Trenck|Baron Trenck
verb -sies, -sying or -sied
Word Origin for prophesy
mid-14c., prophecein, prophesein, from Old French prophecier (13c.), from prophecie (see prophecy). The noun and verb spellings were not fully differentiated until 18c. Related: Prophesied; prophesying.