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prae-scĭo , īvi, ītum, 4, v. a., know beforehand, to foreknow (poet. and in postAug. prose): “nonne oportuit praescisse me ante?Ter. And. 1, 5, 4: “eum haec praescisse,Suet. Tib. 67.—
II. Esp. (in eccl. Lat.), of God's foreknowledge: “praescivit et praedestinavit,Vulg. Rom. 8, 29; 11, 2; Ambros. in Luc. 7, 167.—Hence, adv.: praescĭ-enter , with foreknowledge, Anon. (Hilar.) in Job, 1, p. 77.
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    • New Testament, Romans, 8.29
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