προφητεύω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Verb[edit]

προφητεύω (prophēteúō)

  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 prefix attached to *φητεύω (phēteúō).

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Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɾo.fiˈte.vo/
  • Hyphenation: προ‧φη‧τεύ‧ω

Verb[edit]

προφητεύω (profitévo) (past προφήτευσα/προφήτεψα, passive προφητεύομαι)

  1. prophesy, predict

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