Prophecy

Proph"e*cy

(?), n.;
pl.
Prophecies (#), [OE. prophecie, OF. profecie, F. prophtie, L. prophetia, fr. Gr. , fr. to be an interpreter of the gods, to prophesy, fr. prophet. See Prophet.] 1. A declaration of something to come; a foretelling; a prediction; esp., an inspired foretelling.
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He hearkens after prophecies and dreams.
Shak.
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Prophecy came not in old time by the will of man.
2. Pet. i. 21.
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2. (Script.) A book of prophecies; a history; as, the prophecy of Ahijah. 2 Chron. ix. 29.
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3. Public interpretation of Scripture; preaching; exhortation or instruction.
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