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Lexicon :: Strong's G4395 - prophēteuō

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προφητεύω
Transliteration
prophēteuō (Key)
Pronunciation
prof-ate-yoo'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
mGNT
28x in 16 unique form(s)
TR
28x in 16 unique form(s)
LXX
110x in 28 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:781,952

Trench's Synonyms: vi. προφητεύω, μαντεύομαι.

Strong’s Definitions

προφητεύω prophēteúō, prof-ate-yoo'-o; from G4396; to foretell events, divine, speak under inspiration, exercise the prophetic office:—prophesy.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x

The KJV translates Strong's G4395 in the following manner: prophesy (28x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x
The KJV translates Strong's G4395 in the following manner: prophesy (28x).
  1. to prophesy, to be a prophet, speak forth by divine inspirations, to predict

    1. to prophesy

    2. with the idea of foretelling future events pertaining esp. to the kingdom of God

    3. to utter forth, declare, a thing which can only be known by divine revelation

    4. to break forth under sudden impulse in lofty discourse or praise of the divine counsels

      1. under like prompting, to teach, refute, reprove, admonish, comfort others

    5. to act as a prophet, discharge the prophetic office

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
προφητεύω prophēteúō, prof-ate-yoo'-o; from G4396; to foretell events, divine, speak under inspiration, exercise the prophetic office:—prophesy.
STRONGS NT 4395: προφητεύω
προφητεύω; future προφητεύσω; imperfect προεφήτευον (Acts 19:6 R G) and ἐπροφήτευον (ibid. L T Tr WH; (1 Kings 22:12); Jer. (Jeremiah 2:8); Jer 23:21; 25:13); 1 aorist προεφήτευσα (R G in Matthew 7:22; Matthew 11:13; Matthew 15:7; Mark 7:6; Luke 1:67; (John 11:51; Jude 1:14)) and ἐπροφήτευσα (which form codex Sinaiticus gives everywhere, and T Tr WH have everywhere restored, and Lachmann also with the single exception of Jude 1:14; add, Sir. 48:13; 1 Esdr. 6:1; Jeremiah 33:9, 11, 20; Jeremiah 26:9, 11, 20; Jeremiah 35:8 (Jeremiah 28:8); Jer. 36:31 (Jer. 24:31); the Alexandrian translators more common use the forms προεφήτευον, προεφήτευσα, perfect participle προπεφητευκως, Eus. h. e. 5, 17; perfect passive infinitive προπεφητευσθαι, Clement of Alexandria, strom., p. 603; on the forms used by Justin Martyr, see Otto's prolegomena to his works, I. i., p. lxxv, edition 3; cf. (WH. Justin Martyr, see Otto's prolegomena to his works, I. i., p. cxxv, edition 3; cf. (WHs Appendix, p. 162; Veitch, under the word); Winers Grammar, § 12, 5; (Buttmann, 35 (30f)); cf. Fritzsche on Mark, p. 268; (Sophocles' Lexicon, under the word)); (προφήτης, which see); the Sept. for נִבָּא and הִתְנַבֵּא; Vulg.propheto (three timesprophetizo); to prophesy, i. e. to be a prophet, speak forth by divine inspiration; to predict (Herodotus, Pindar, Euripides, Plato, Plutarch, others);
a. universally, Matthew 7:22.
b. with the idea of foretelling future events pertaining especially to the kingdom of God: Matthew 11:13; Acts 2:17, 18; Acts 21:9; περί τίνος, Matthew 15:7; Mark 7:6; 1 Peter 1:10; ἐπί τίνι, over i. e. concerning one (see ἐπί, B. 2 f. β'., p. 234a), Revelation 10:11; εἰς τινα (i. e. Christ), the Epistle of Barnabas 5, 6 [ET]; προφητεύειν followed by λέγων, with the words uttered by the prophet, Jude 1:14; followed by ὅτι, John 11:51.
c. to utter forth, declare, a thing which can only be known by divine revelation: Matthew 26:68; Mark 14:65; Luke 22:64, cf. 7:39; John 4:19.
d. to break forth under sudden impulse in lofty discourse or in praise of the divine counsels: Luke 1:67; Acts 19:6 (1 Samuel 10:10, 11; 1 Samuel 19:20, 21, etc.); — or, under the like prompting, to teach, refute, reprove, admonish, comfort others (see προφήτης, II. 1 f.), 1 Corinthians 11:4, 5; 1 Corinthians 13:9; 1 Corinthians 14:1, 3, 4, 5, 24, 31, 39.
e. to act as a prophet, discharge the prophetic office: Revelation 11:3. (On the word see Trench, N. T. Synonyms, § vi.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Samuel
10:10; 10:11; 19:20; 19:21
1 Kings
22:12
Jeremiah
2:8; 23:21; 25:13; 26:9; 26:11; 26:20; 28:8; 33:9; 33:11; 33:20; 35:8; 36:31
Matthew
7:22; 7:22; 11:13; 11:13; 15:7; 15:7; 26:68
Mark
7:6; 7:6; 14:65
Luke
1:67; 1:67; 7:39; 22:64
John
4:19; 11:51; 11:51
Acts
2:17; 2:18; 19:6; 19:6; 21:9
1 Corinthians
11:4; 11:5; 13:9; 14:1; 14:3; 14:4; 14:5; 14:24; 14:31; 14:39
1 Peter
1:10
Jude
1:14; 1:14; 1:14
Revelation
10:11; 11:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4395 matches the Greek προφητεύω (prophēteuō),
which occurs 28 times in 27 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:22 - “Many will say to Me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy G4395 in Your name, and in Your name cast out demons, and in Your name perform many [fn]miracles?’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:13 - “For all the prophets and the Law prophesied G4395 until John.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:7 - “You hypocrites, rightly did Isaiah prophesy G4395 of you:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:68 - and said, “Prophesy G4395 to us, You [fn]Christ; who is the one who hit You?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:6 - And He said to them, “Rightly did Isaiah prophesy G4395 of you hypocrites, as it is written:
‘THIS PEOPLE HONORS ME WITH THEIR LIPS,
BUT THEIR HEART IS FAR AWAY FROM ME.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:65 - Some began to spit at Him, and [fn]to blindfold Him, and to beat Him with their fists, and to say to Him, “Prophesy!” G4395 And the officers [fn]received Him with [fn]slaps in the face.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:67 - And his father Zacharias was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied, G4395 saying:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:64 - and they blindfolded Him and were asking Him, saying, “Prophesy, G4395 who is the one who hit You?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:51 - Now he did not say this [fn]on his own initiative, but being high priest that year, he prophesied G4395 that Jesus was going to die for the nation,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:17 - ‘AND IT SHALL BE IN THE LAST DAYS,’ God says,
‘THAT I WILL POUR FORTH OF MY SPIRIT ON ALL [fn]MANKIND;
AND YOUR SONS AND YOUR DAUGHTERS SHALL PROPHESY G4395,
AND YOUR YOUNG MEN SHALL SEE VISIONS,
AND YOUR OLD MEN SHALL DREAM DREAMS;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:18 - EVEN ON MY BONDSLAVES, BOTH MEN AND WOMEN,
I WILL IN THOSE DAYS POUR FORTH OF MY SPIRIT
And they shall prophesy. G4395
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:6 - And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they began speaking with tongues and prophesying. G4395
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:9 - Now this man had four virgin daughters who were prophetesses. G4395
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:4 - Every man who has something on his head while praying or prophesying G4395 disgraces his head.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:5 - But every woman who has her head uncovered while praying or prophesying G4395 disgraces her head, for she is one and the same as the woman [fn]whose head is shaved.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:9 - For we know in part and we prophesy G4395 in part;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:1 - Pursue love, yet desire earnestly spiritual gifts, but especially that you may prophesy. G4395
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:3 - But one who prophesies G4395 speaks to men for edification and exhortation and consolation.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:4 - One who speaks in a tongue edifies himself; but one who prophesies G4395 edifies the church.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:5 - Now I wish that you all spoke in tongues, but even more that you would prophesy; G4395 and greater is one who prophesies G4395 than one who speaks in tongues, unless he interprets, so that the church may receive edifying.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:24 - But if all prophesy, G4395 and an unbeliever or an [fn]ungifted man enters, he is convicted by all, he is called to account by all;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:31 - For you can all prophesy G4395 one by one, so that all may learn and all may be exhorted;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:39 - Therefore, my brethren, desire earnestly to prophesy, G4395 and do not forbid to speak in tongues.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:10 - As to this salvation, the prophets who prophesied G4395 of the grace that would come to you made careful searches and inquiries,
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:14 - It was also about these men that Enoch, in the seventh generation from Adam, prophesied, G4395 saying, “Behold, the Lord came with [fn]many thousands of His holy ones,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 10:11 - And they *said to me, “You must prophesy G4395 again concerning many peoples and nations and tongues and kings.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:3 - “And I will grant authority to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy G4395 for twelve hundred and sixty days, clothed in sackcloth.”

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