Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from 4396 ("prophecy")

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 6:781

KJV Translation Count — 19x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: prophecy (16), prophesying (3)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. prophecy
a. 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
b. 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

prof-ay-ti'-ah; from (4396) (προφήτης) ("prophecy"); prediction (scriptural or other): — prophecy, prophesying.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And in them is fulfilled the G4394 of Esaias, which saith, By hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and shall not perceive:


Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, whether G4394, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith;


To another the working of miracles; to another G4394; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues:


And though I have the gift of G4394, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.


Charity never faileth: but whether there be prophecies, they shall fail; whether there be tongues, they shall cease; whether there be knowledge, it shall vanish away.


Now, brethren, if I come unto you speaking with tongues, what shall I profit you, except I shall speak to you either by revelation, or by knowledge, or by G4394, or by doctrine?


Wherefore tongues are for a sign, not to them that believe, but to them that believe not: but G4394 serveth not for them that believe not, but for them which believe.


Despise not G4394s.


This charge I commit unto thee, son Timothy, according to the prophecies which went before on thee, that thou by them mightest war a good warfare;


Neglect not the gift that is in thee, which was given thee by G4394, with the laying on of the hands of the presbytery.