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Definition of "foreknowledge" []

  • Knowledge or awareness of something before its existence or occurrence; prescience. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "foreknowledge" in a sentence
  • "And since predestination is comprised under foreknowledge, the gloss in the beginning of the Psalter assigns only two species to prophecy, namely of _foreknowledge, _ and of"
  • "God's foreknowledge is not the perception of any ground of action out of Himself; still in it liberty is comprehended, and all absolute constraint debarred [Anselm in Steiger]."
  • "Thus Luther calls the foreknowledge of God a thunderbolt to dash the doctrine of free-will into atoms."