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Entry for Strong's #4395 - προφητεύω

Transliteration
prophēteúō
Phonetics
prof-ate-yoo'-o  
Word Origin
from (4396)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
6:781,952
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  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
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 559 ‑ אָמַר (aw‑mar');  5012 ‑ נָבָא (naw‑baw');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (28) NAS (28) HCS (28)
Matthew 4
Mark 2
Luke 2
John 1
Acts 4
1 Corinthians 10
1 Peter 1
Jude 1
Revelation 2
Matthew 4
Mark 2
Luke 2
John 1
Acts 4
1 Corinthians 10
1 Peter 1
Jude 1
Revelation 2
Matthew 4
Mark 2
Luke 2
John 1
Acts 4
1 Corinthians 11
1 Peter 1
Jude 1
Revelation 2
BYZ TIS TR
V-AAI-1P 1
V-AAI-3P 1
V-AAI-3S 5
V-AAM-2S 3
V-AAN 1
V-AAP-NPM 1
V-FAI-3P 3
V-IAI-3P 1
V-PAI-1P 1
V-PAN 2
V-PAP-NPF 1
V-PAP-NSF 1
V-PAP-NSM 4
V-PAS-2P 2
V-PAS-3P 1
V-AAI-1P 1
V-AAI-3P 1
V-AAI-3S 4
V-AAM-2S 3
V-AAN 1
V-AAP-NPM 1
V-FAI-3P 3
V-IAI-3P 1
V-PAI-1P 1
V-PAN 2
V-PAP-NPF 1
V-PAP-NSF 1
V-PAP-NSM 4
V-PAS-2P 2
V-PAS-3P 1
V-AAI-1P 1
V-AAI-3P 1
V-AAI-3S 5
V-AAM-2S 3
V-AAN 1
V-AAP-NPM 1
V-FAI-3P 3
V-IAI-3P 1
V-PAI-1P 1
V-PAN 2
V-PAP-NPF 1
V-PAP-NSF 1
V-PAP-NSM 4
V-PAS-2P 2
V-PAS-3P 1
NA WH
V-AAI-3P 1
V-AAPNPM 1
V-FAI-3P 1
V-IAI-3P 1
V-PAI-1P 1
V-PAPNPF 1
V-PAS-2P 1
V-AAI-1P 1
V-AAI-3P 1
V-AAI-3S 6
V-AAM-2S 3
V-AAN 1
V-AAP-NPM 2
V-FAI-3P 3
V-IAI-3P 1
V-PAI-1P 1
V-PAN 2
V-PAP-NPF 1
V-PAP-NSF 1
V-PAP-NSM 5
V-PAS-2P 3
V-PAS-3P 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

προφητ-εύω, Dor. προφᾱτ- Pi. Fr. 150 and Inscrr.(v. infr.): in impf. and aor. 1 the augm. is sts. placed after the prep., προ-εφήτευον, -εφήτευσα, as LXX 3 Ki. 22.12 (v.l.), Acts 19:6 (v.l.), LXX Si. 46.20 (but ἐπροφήτευσαν ib. Numbers 11:25, al.): to be a προφήτης or interpreter of the gods, μαντεύεο, Μοῖσα, προφατεύσω δ' ἐγώ Pi. l.c.; τίς προφητεύει θεοῦ; who is his interpreter? E. Ion 413; οἱ προφητεύοντες τοῦ ἱροῦ Hdt. 7.111; ἡψυχὴ τὰ θεῖα καταλαβομένη τοῖς τε ἀνθρώποις προφητεύουσα Arist. Mu. 391a16; οὗ [μαντείου] προειστήκει προφητεύων Luc. VH 2.33, cf. Plu. 2.412b; οὐκ ἔστιν ὅστις σοι προφητεύσει τάδε will be thy intermediary in asking this, E. Ion 369; ἡ μανία . . προφητεύσασα with oracular power, Pl. Phdr. 244d: Pass., τὰ προφητευθέντα Sch. Od. 12.9 .

II expound, interpret, preach, under the influence of the Holy Spirit, Ev.Luke 1:67, Ev.John 11:51, Acts 2:17, Acts 19:6; 1 Corinthians 11:4, 1 Corinthians 13:9, al.: also δημιουργῶν χεῖρες π. τὰ ποιήματα Callistr. Stat. 2 .

III hold office of προφήτης, Θεοδώρου προφᾱτεύοντος IG 7.4155 (Ptoön), cf. 12(1).833.6 ( Lindus ), PGnom. 211 (ii A.D.) . to be a quack doctor, Gal. 15.172.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

προφητεύω; future προφητεύσω; imperfect προεφήτευον (Acts 19:6 R G) and ἐπροφήτευον (ibid. L T Tr WH; (1 Kings 22:12); Jer. (); ); 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 (); (); 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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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

προφητεύω

(< προφήτης ),

[in LXX chiefly for H5012 ni., hith.;]

to be a προφήτης (q.v.), to prophesy: in the primary sense of telling forth the Divine counsels, Matthew 7:22; Matthew 26:68, Mark 14:65, Luke 1:67; Luke 22:64, Acts 19:6, 1 Corinthians 11:4-5; 1 Corinthians 13:9; 1 Corinthians 14:1; 1 Corinthians 14:3-5; 1 Corinthians 14:24; 1 Corinthians 14:31; 1 Corinthians 14:39, Hebrews 11:3; with the idea of foretelling future events (an idea merely incidental, not essential; v. Lft., Notes, 83 f.), Matthew 11:13, Acts 2:17-18 (LXX) Acts 21:9; seq. περί , Matthew 15:7, Mark 7:6, 1 Peter 1:10; ἐπί , c. dat., Revelation 10:11; λέγων , Judges 1:14; ὅτι , John 11:51.†

SYN.: μαντεύομαι G3132, q.v.


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
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