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Noun
/ˈpräfəsē/,
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prophecies, plural;
  1. A prediction
    • - a bleak prophecy of war and ruin
  2. The faculty, function, or practice of prophesying
    • - the gift of prophecy

  1. knowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source)
  2. a prediction uttered under divine inspiration
  3. (prophetic) foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention; "prophetic writings"; "prophetic powers"; "words that proved prophetic"
  4. (prophets) the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
  5. A prophecy is the message that has been communicated to a prophet which the prophet then communicates to others. Such messages typically involve divine inspiration, interpretation, or revelation of events to come (cf. divine knowledge).
  6. Prophecy is reggae, dancehall artist Capleton's fifth studio album. It was released on November 7, 1995. The album features guest appearances from former member of the Hip Hop supergroup Wu-tang clan Method Man.
  7. Prophecy is a 1979 horror film directed by John Frankenheimer and written by David Seltzer. It stars Robert Foxworth, Talia Shire and Armand Assante.
  8. The following fictional characters are staff members and denizens of Hogwarts in the Harry Potter books written by J. K. Rowling. The characters of Albus Dumbledore, Severus Snape and Rubeus Hagrid have their own articles. Dolores Umbridge is listed under Ministry of Magic. ...
  9. "Prophecy" is the eighth single released by the J-pop singer, Mami Kawada, released on November 18, 2009. The titular track will be used as the opening theme for Shakugan no Shana S, an OVA of the anime series Shakugan no Shana. Overall, this will be Kawada's fifth tie-in with the said anime series.
  10. "Prophecy" is a song by rock band Remy Zero. Taken from their album Villa Elaine, it charted on both the United States Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart and Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.
  11. (prophetic) of, or relating to a prophecy or a prophet; predicted, as by a prophecy
  12. (Prophecies) A foretelling of events that will happen in the future. For example, Charlie Yahey, the most recent Dane-zaa Dreamer, told the people that cars and other means of rapid transportation would make the world "too small" and affect the lives of the Dane-zaa people. ...
  13. (Prophetic) People in the community who warned others about consequences of their actions.
  14. (Prophets) Though rarely referred to in the prophets, and even then usually in the context of priests who are Levites, the Levites as distinct from the Zadokite priests are mentioned in Ezekiel 44:11. ...
  15. (Prophets) A section of Jewish scripture containing the writings of the Prophets.  See Torah - Written Torah.
  16. (Prophets) Religious leaders who mobilize followers through their interpretation of sacred texts.
  17. (Prophets) The advance couriers of Time.
  18. The act of speaking from the mind of God. Either to forthtell or foretell. "...for prophecy never came by the will of man, but holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit" (2 Pet. 1:21).
  19. The foretelling of the future through a direct revelation from God.
  20. Prophecy in a broad sense, is the prediction of future events or the speaking of divine words (divine Revelation) through chosen human messengers (prophets).
  21. Any God-inspired testimony of Jesus (Rev. 19:10), including (but not exclusive to) the written Scriptures; the key to understanding God’s voice is to know His heart.
  22. A prediction of future events, usually divinely inspired.
  23. foretelling of what is to come; also something that is predicted
  24. A biblical mode of knowledge founded upon the premise (or claim) that the words were spoken by God, as the medieval philosopher Gersonides put it, "prior to [the prophets ] coming to be."
  25. The power of predicting the future, either by mystic vision or by a knowledge of the laws of cycles. Those versed in the latter can predict future cataclysms, racial events, etc. ...