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
synonym study for prophesy
words often confused with prophesy
OTHER WORDS FROM prophesyproph·e·si·a·ble, adjectiveproph·e·si·er, nounun·proph·e·sied, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for prophesy
Should this be the case, those who knew David Powell had little difficulty in prophesying the issue.A Charming Fellow, Volume II (of 3)|Frances Eleanor Trollope
To-day, far more voices are engaged in denying the yellow peril than in prophesying it.Revolution and Other Essays|Jack London
Late in May he left Constantinople, prophesying his speedy reappearance in uniform.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year|Edwin Emerson
Prophesying sure death and sudden ruin, on back action principles.
Two of the seventy were not with the rest, but nevertheless they got the spirit and were prophesying in the camp.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Joshua|William Garden Blaikie