Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from 4396

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 6:781

KJV Translation Count — 28x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: prophesy (28)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to prophesy, to be a prophet, speak forth by divine inspirations, to predict
a. to prophesy
b. with the idea of foretelling future events pertaining esp. to the kingdom of God
c. to utter forth, declare, a thing which can only be known by divine revelation
d. 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
e. to act as a prophet, discharge the prophetic office

Strong's Definitions

prof-ate-yoo'-o; from (4396) (προφήτης); to foretell events, divine, speak under inspiration, exercise the prophetic office: — prophesy.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?


For all the prophets and the law prophesied until John.


Ye hypocrites, well did Esaias G4395 of you, saying,


Saying, G4395 unto us, thou Christ, Who is he that smote thee?


He answered and said unto them, Well hath Esaias prophesied of you hypocrites, as it is written, This people honoureth me with their lips, but their heart is far from me.


And some began to spit on him, and to cover his face, and to buffet him, and to say unto him, G4395: and the servants did strike him with the palms of their hands.


And his father Zacharias was filled with the Holy Ghost, and prophesied, saying,


And when they had blindfolded him, they struck him on the face, and asked him, saying, G4395, who is it that smote thee?


And this spake he not of himself: but being high priest that year, he prophesied that Jesus should die for that nation;


And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall G4395, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams: