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Lexicon :: Strong's G4394 - prophēteia

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προφητεία
Transliteration
prophēteia
Pronunciation
pro-fā-tā'-ä (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From προφήτης (G4396) ("prophecy")
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:781,952

Strong’s Definitions

προφητεία prophēteía, prof-ay-ti'-ah; from G4396 ("prophecy"); prediction (scriptural or other):—prophecy, prophesying.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x

The KJV translates Strong's G4394 in the following manner: prophecy (16x), prophesying (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x
The KJV translates Strong's G4394 in the following manner: prophecy (16x), prophesying (3x).
  1. prophecy

    1. a discourse emanating from divine inspiration and declaring the purposes of God, whether by reproving and admonishing the wicked, or comforting the afflicted, or revealing things hidden; esp. by foretelling future events

    2. Used in the NT of the utterance of OT prophets

      1. of the prediction of events relating to Christ's kingdom and its speedy triumph, together with the consolations and admonitions pertaining to it, the spirit of prophecy, the divine mind, to which the prophetic faculty is due

      2. of the endowment and speech of the Christian teachers called prophets

      3. the gifts and utterances of these prophets, esp. of the predictions of the works of which, set apart to teach the gospel, will accomplish for the kingdom of Christ

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
προφητεία prophēteía, prof-ay-ti'-ah; from G4396 ("prophecy"); prediction (scriptural or other):—prophecy, prophesying.
STRONGS NT 4394: προφητεία
προφητεία, προφητείας, (προφητεύω, which see), Hebrew נְבוּאָה, prophecy, i. e. discourse emanating from divine inspiration and declaring the purposes of God, whether by reproving and admonishing the wicked, or comforting the afflicted, or revealing things hidden; especially by foretelling future events. Used in the N. T. — of the utterances of the O. T. prophets: Matthew 13:14; 2 Peter 1:20, 21 (on this passage see γίνομαι, 5 e. α.); — of the prediction of events relating to Christ's kingdom and its speedy triumph, together with the consolations and admonitions pertaining thereto: Revelation 11:6; Revelation 22:19; τό πνεῦμα τῆς προφητείας, the spirit of prophecy, the divine mind, to which the prophetic faculty is due, Revelation 19:10; οἱ λόγοι τῆς προφητείας, Revelation 1:3; Revelation 22:7, 10, 18; — of the endowment and speech of the Christian teachers called προφῆται (see προφήτης, II. 1 f.): Romans 12:6; 1 Corinthians 12:10; 1 Corinthians 13:2; 1 Corinthians 14:6, 22; plural the gifts and utterances of these prophets, 1 Corinthians 13:8; 1 Thessalonians 5:20; — specifically, of the prognostication of those achievements which one set apart to teach the gospel will accomplish for the kingdom of Christ, 1 Timothy 4:14; plural 1 Timothy 1:18 (see προάγω, 2 a. and compare the commentaries). ((The Sept., Josephus); among native Greek writers used only by Lucian, Alex. 40, 60; (to which add inscriptions (see Liddell and Scott, under the word, I.)).)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
13:14
Romans
12:6
1 Corinthians
12:10; 13:2; 13:8; 14:6; 14:22
1 Thessalonians
5:20
1 Timothy
1:18; 4:14
2 Peter
1:20; 1:21
Revelation
1:3; 11:6; 19:10; 22:7; 22:10; 22:18; 22:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4394 matches the Greek προφητεία (prophēteia),
which occurs 19 times in 19 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:14 - “And in them the prophecy of Isaiah is fulfilled, which says:

‘Hearing you will hear and shall not understand,
And seeing you will see and not
perceive;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:6 - Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, let us use them: if prophecy, let us prophesy in proportion to our faith;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:10 - to another the working of miracles, to another prophecy, to another discerning of spirits, to another different kinds of tongues, to another the interpretation of tongues.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:2 - And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:8 - Love never fails. But whether there are prophecies, they will fail; whether there are tongues, they will cease; whether there is knowledge, it will vanish away.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:6 - But now, brethren, if I come to you speaking with tongues, what shall I profit you unless I speak to you either by revelation, by knowledge, by prophesying, or by teaching?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:22 - Therefore tongues are for a sign, not to those who believe but to unbelievers; but prophesying is not for unbelievers but for those who believe.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:20 - Do not despise prophecies.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 1:18 - This charge I commit to you, son Timothy, according to the prophecies previously made concerning you, that by them you may wage the good warfare,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 4:14 - Do not neglect the gift that is in you, which was given to you by prophecy with the laying on of the hands of the eldership.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:20 - knowing this first, that no prophecy of Scripture is of any private interpretation,[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:21 - for prophecy never came by the will of man, but holy men of God[fn] spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:3 - Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written in it; for the time is near.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:6 - These have power to shut heaven, so that no rain falls in the days of their prophecy; and they have power over waters to turn them to blood, and to strike the earth with all plagues, as often as they desire.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:10 - And I fell at his feet to worship him. But he said to me, “See that you do not do that! I am your fellow servant, and of your brethren who have the testimony of Jesus. Worship God! For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 22:7 - “Behold, I am coming quickly! Blessed is he who keeps the words of the prophecy of this book.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 22:10 - And he said to me, “Do not seal the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is at hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 22:18 - For[fn] I testify to everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: If anyone adds to these things, God will add[fn] to him the plagues that are written in this book;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 22:19 - and if anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away[fn] his part from the Book[fn] of Life, from the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.
 
 
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