προφητεύω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From προφήτης (prophḗtēs, prophet) from πρόφημι (próphēmi, to speak beforehand)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

προφητεύω (prophēteuō)

  1. to be a prophet, an interpreter of the gods
  2. (New Testament) to expound scripture, to speak and preach under the influence of the Holy Spirit
    • Gospel of Luke 1.67

Inflection[edit]

Most manuscripts of the LXX and New Testament place the augment after προ, as if it was a preposition attached to *φητεύω (phēteúō).

References[edit]

  • LSJ 8th edition

Greek[edit]

Verb[edit]

προφητεύω (profitévo); simple past: προφήτεψα (profítepsa) or προφήτευσα (profítefsa)

  1. prophesy, predict

Conjugation[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

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