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προφητ-εία , , of interpreting the will of the gods, gift of prophecy, “διδασκαλίαν ὡς π. ἐκχεῶLXX Si.24.33; δὲ προφητείη δίης φρενός ἐστιν ἀπορρώξ Orac. ap. Luc. Alex.40.
2. concrete, prophecy or oracular response, LXX 2 Ch. 15.8, Hld.2.27.
II. office ofπροφήτης2, εἴ τοι μέμηλεν ἔμπεδος π. BMus.Inscr.921b7 (Branchidae), cf. CIG2869 (Didyma), 2880 (Branchidae), OGI494.8 (Milet.); in Egypt, “προφητειῶν καὶ γραμματειῶν καρπεῖαιPTeb.6.34 (ii B.C.).
III. in NT, gift of expounding scripture, or of speaking and preaching, under the influence of the Holy Spirit (cf. προφήτης), Ep.Rom.12.6, 1 Ep.Cor.12.10, 1 Ep.Ti.1.18, 4.14, al.
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    • New Testament, 1 Corinthians, 12.10
    • New Testament, Romans, 12.6
    • New Testament, 1 Timothy, 1.18
    • New Testament, 1 Timothy, 4.14
    • Old Testament, 2 Chronicles, 15.8
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