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prophesy ~ (A) ~ tell people what God thinks and will do; to tell of things before they happen; to speak with God's (or a false god's) help and on God's (or a false god's) behalf.
prophesy ~ (B) ~ to tell of things that will happen in the future; to speak with God's help (or a false god) and on God's behalf (or a false god).
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