In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- That was the day when an important ancestor was prophesied to return, ‘coming like a butterfly.’
- Isaac's blessing prophesied that Esau would bow down before Jacob; but no, here is Jacob, bowing down before Esau.
- It's clearly prophesied in the Holy Scriptures.
- The narrative of lament and hope prophesies that the judgment of history can be delayed but not denied.
- Literal readings of the Bible predispose fundamentalists to adopt a theology that stresses premillennial dispensationalism, which means they believe in the Second Coming of Jesus as prophesied in the Bible.
- He visited it shortly before his death and prophesied it would be great but would face destruction either by fire, water, or civil war.
- It was prophesied of him: ‘I will open my mouth in parables, I will utter things hidden since the creation of the world’.
- Filled with the Holy Spirit, he proclaimed God's faithfulness and prophesied great blessings over his son.
- And just as Elijah prophesied, the jar of flour did not go empty, and the jug of oil did not run dry.
- Gloucester visits Henry, who intuits his son is dead and prophesies Gloucester's future slaughter by recalling the evil omens of his birth.
- On the night before he died, Jesus prophesied that Peter would deny him three times-and he was right.
- He preached, prophesied imminent apocalypse, attracted devoted followers, performed faith healings and exorcisms, and even had a vision of the devil after fasting 40 days in the desert.
- Over the centuries, Nostradamus has been credited with prophesying murky futures down to the last detail.
- At birth, Noah's father, Lamech, prophesies that his son will comfort humanity in its arduous labor.
- Aristotle wrote on prophesying through dreams.
- For those who don't have the possibility to learn astrology, there are simpler and easier methods to prophesy their future.
- Elisha prophesies that she will have a son… and it occurs.
- Because such a four-tiered system is still in the future, I can only prophesy its appearance.
- The next step in that integration, as science-fiction writers like William Gibson have prophesied, is the implanting of the microprocessor into the body, thus enhancing human capabilities and capacities.
- Also, in the same journal I write that D prophesied that I should beware of chewing gum, but later on M, who was sitting beside me, found some chewing gum under his seat, and D realised that the prophesy was actually for M, not for me.
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