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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) That is to be or come hereafter; that will exist at any time after the present; as, the next moment is future, to the present.

2. (a.) Time to come; time subsequent to the present (as, the future shall be as the present); collectively, events that are to happen in time to come.

3. (n.) The possibilities of the future; -- used especially of prospective success or advancement; as, he had great future before him.

4. (n.) A future tense.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

fu'-tur, fu'-chur.


2419. Ierousalem -- Jerusalem, the capital of united Isr. and ...
... and Judah, also a future heavenly city. Part of Speech: Proper Noun, Indeclinable
Transliteration: Ierousalem Phonetic Spelling: (hee-er-oo-sal-ame') Short ...
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166. aionios -- agelong, eternal
... time-independent. See 165 (). [166 () does not focus on the future , but
rather on the of the (165 ) it relates to. Thus believers ...
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165. aion -- a space of time, an age
... ohn') Short Definition: an age, a cycle of time Definition: an age, a cycle (of
time), especially of the present age as contrasted with the future age, and of ...
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3857. paradeisos -- a park, a garden, a paradise
... paradise. Of Oriental origin (compare pardec); a park, ie (specially), an Eden
(place of future happiness, "paradise") -- paradise. see HEBREW pardec. ...
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3708. horao -- to see, perceive, attend to
... [The aorist form (), is discussed at 1492 , "see." The future tense, and
middle-passive form, are discussed under 3700 , "see."]. Word Origin a prim. ...
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3195. mello -- to be about to
... verb Definition to be about to NASB Word Usage about (30), almost (1), am about
(2), certainly (1), come (12), delay (1), future (1), going (19), intend (1 ...
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2222. zoe -- life
... zoe Phonetic Spelling: (dzo-ay') Short Definition: life Definition: life, both of
physical (present) and of spiritual (particularly future) existence. ...
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2343. thesaurizo -- to lay up, store up
... up. Cognate: 2343 -- properly, to put away, "store up"; lay aside , built
up (accumulated) for the day of future . See 2344 (). ...
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3062. loipos -- the rest, the remaining
... Word Origin from leipo Definition the rest, the remaining NASB Word Usage beyond
(1), else (2), finally (6), future (1), moreover (1), now (2), other (1 ...
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2886. kosmikos -- pertaining to the world
... kos-mee-kos') Short Definition: earthly, worldly Definition: earthly, worldly
(belonging to the present earthly world as opposed to the heavenly and future). ...
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Strong's Hebrew
311. achar -- after
... 310, 311. achar. 312 . after. Transliteration: achar Phonetic Spelling:
(akh-ar') Short Definition: future. Word Origin (Aramaic ...
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319. acharith -- the after-part, end
... Word Origin from achar Definition the after-part, end NASB Word Usage come (2),
descendants (1), end (20), final end (1), final period (1), future (7), last (8 ...
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314. acharon -- coming after or behind
... Word Origin from achar Definition coming after or behind NASB Word Usage afterward
(2), afterwards (1), come (5), come later (1), end (1), future* (1), last (23 ...
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5957. alam -- perpetuity, antiquity
... forever lasting, old. (Aramaic) corresponding to owlam; remote time, ie The future
or past indefinitely; often adverb, forever -- for ((n-))ever (lasting), old. ...
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7350. rachoq -- distant, far, a distance
... Word Origin from rachaq Definition distant, far, a distance NASB Word Usage afar
(19), afar* (1), distance (11), distant (7), distant future (1), far (31), far ...
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5769. olam -- long duration, antiquity, futurity
... Or lolam {o-lawm'}; from alam; properly, concealed, ie The vanishing point; generally,
time out of mind (past or future), ie (practically) eternity ...
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6264. athid -- ready, prepared
... From athad; prepared; by implication, skilful; feminine plural the future; also
treasure -- things that shall come, ready, treasures. see HEBREW athad. ...
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3117. yom -- day
... 1), evening* (1), ever in your life* (1), every day (2), fate (1), first (5), forever*
(11), forevermore* (1), full (5), full year (1), future* (1), holiday* (3 ...
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3130. Yoseph -- "he increases," a son of Jacob, also the name of ...
... Joseph. Future of yacaph; let him add (or perhaps simply active participle adding);
Joseph, the name of seven Israelites -- Joseph. Compare Yhowceph. ...
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4994. na -- I (we) pray, now
... particle of incitement and entreaty, which may usually be rendered: "I pray," "now,"
or "then"; added mostly to verbs (in the Imperative or Future), or to ...
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Future Plymouth
... FUTURE PLYMOUTH. What will ... him. His eye was set on the future, a future that
included the individual life and the corporate life. Present ...
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The Past and the Future
been, it is that which shall he; and that which is done ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/the past and the future.htm

Whether Angels Know the Future?
the future? Objection 1: It would seem that the angels know future events. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether angels know the future.htm

The Hope of Future Bliss
... The Hope of Future Bliss. A Sermon ... May God give that to us! Then, secondly, you can
see that there is about it the air of a man who is looking into the future. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 1 1855/the hope of future bliss.htm

God's Will About the Future
... God's Will About the Future. ... Following the line of the text, and keeping as close
to it as we can, we will notice, first, that counting on the future is folly. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 38 1892/gods will about the future.htm

Whether the Knowledge of God is of Future Contingent Things?
... OF GOD'S KNOWLEDGE (SIXTEEN ARTICLES) Whether the knowledge of God is of future
contingent things? ... But no future contingent things must necessarily be. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the knowledge of god 3.htm

Whether we Should be Solicitous About the Future?
we should be solicitous about the future? Objection ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether we should be solicitous.htm

The Unrevealed Future of the Sons of God
the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall ...
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Whether a Betrothal is a Promise of Future Marriage?
betrothal is a promise of future marriage? Objection 1: It ...
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Thus the Future of which we Spoke at the Beginning Has in England ...
... Chapter 11 Thus the Future of which we spoke at the beginning has in England at
least? ... The past is communal: the future must be individualist. ...
/.../chesterton/whats wrong with the world/chapter 11 thus the future.htm

Future (88 Occurrences)
... 1. (vi) That is to be or come hereafter; that will exist at any time after
the present; as, the next moment is future, to the present. ...
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Times (1875 Occurrences)
... that the writer and readers are living in "the last times." In one passage (1 Peter
1:5) "the last time" is projected farther forward into the future, so that ...
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Time (7245 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A particular period or part of duration, whether past, present, or future;
a point or portion of duration; as, the time was, or has been; the time is ...
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... as-trol'-o-ji: I. THE DESIRE TO FORECAST THE FUTURE 1. Methods of Soothsaying 2.
Divination 3. Looking in the Liver 4. The Astrologers, or Dividers of the ...
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Eternity (23 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Infinite duration, without beginning in the past or end in the future;
also, duration without end in the future; endless time. ...
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Foreknow (1 Occurrence)
... It is a term used in theology to denote the prescience or foresight of God, that
is, His knowledge of the entire course of events which are future from the ...
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Foreknowledge (2 Occurrences)
... It is a term used in theology to denote the prescience or foresight of God, that
is, His knowledge of the entire course of events which are future from the ...
/f/foreknowledge.htm - 37k

Trust (201 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Credit given; especially, delivery of property or merchandise in reliance
upon future payment; exchange without immediate receipt of an equivalent; as ...
/t/trust.htm - 38k

Eternal (166 Occurrences)
... case of the wicked their absolute destruction, their annihilation, has not the
slightest support from Scripture, which always represents their future as one of ...
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Posterity (38 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Succeeding generations; future times. Multi-Version Concordance ...Future
generations shall be told about the Lord. (WEB NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Future (88 Occurrences)

Matthew 26:64
Jesus said to him, "You have said it. Nevertheless, I tell you, after this you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of Power, and coming on the clouds of the sky."
(See NIV)

Mark 12:23
In the future life, when they come back from the dead, whose wife will she be? for the seven had her for a wife.

Luke 2:5
To be put on the list with Mary, his future wife, who was about to become a mother.

Luke 22:69
But in the future the Son of man will be seated at the right hand of the power of God.

John 14:30
In future I shall not talk much with you, for the Prince of this world is coming. And yet in me he has nothing;

John 16:13
But when He has come--the Spirit of Truth--He will guide you into all the truth. For He will not speak as Himself originating what He says, but all that He hears He will speak, and He will make known the future to you.

Acts 2:31
He, having knowledge of the future, was talking of the coming again of Christ from the dead, that he was not kept in hell and his body did not see destruction.

Acts 4:17
But to prevent the matter spreading any further among the people, let us stop them by threats from speaking in the future in this name to any one whatever."

Acts 16:16
And when we were going to the place of prayer, we came across a girl with a spirit which gave knowledge of the future, whose masters made great profit from her power.

Acts 18:6
But upon their opposing him with abusive language, he shook his clothes by way of protest, and said to them, "Your ruin will be upon your own heads. I am not responsible: in future I will go among the Gentiles."

Acts 24:25
As he reasoned about righteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come, Felix was terrified, and answered, "Go your way for this time, and when it is convenient for me, I will summon you."
(See RSV)

Romans 5:14
Yet Death reigned as king from Adam to Moses even over those who had not sinned, as Adam did, against Law. And in Adam we have a type of Him whose coming was still future.

Romans 8:18
I am of the opinion that there is no comparison between the pain of this present time and the glory which we will see in the future.

Romans 8:23
And more than that, we ourselves, though we possess the Spirit as a foretaste and pledge of the glorious future, yet we ourselves inwardly sigh, as we wait and long for open recognition as sons through the deliverance of our bodies.

Romans 8:38
For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither the lower ranks of evil angels nor the higher, neither things present nor things future, nor the forces of nature,

1 Corinthians 3:22
For everything belongs to you--be it Paul or Apollos or Peter, the world or life or death, things present or future--everything belongs to you;

2 Corinthians 1:10
He it is who rescued us from so imminent a death, and will do so again; and we have a firm hope in Him that He will also rescue us in all the future,

2 Corinthians 1:22
and He has also set His seal upon us, and has put His Spirit into our hearts as a pledge and foretaste of future blessing.

2 Corinthians 5:16
Therefore for the future we know no one simply as a man. Even if we have known Christ as a man, yet now we do so no longer.

1 Timothy 1:16
But for this reason I was given mercy, so that in me, the chief of sinners, Jesus Christ might make clear all his mercy, as an example to those who in the future would have faith in him to eternal life.

1 Timothy 6:19
storing up for themselves that which shall be a solid foundation for the future, that they may lay hold of the Life which is life indeed.

2 Timothy 4:8
From now on, there is stored up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will give to me on that day; and not to me only, but also to all those who have loved his appearing.
(See NAS)

Hebrews 3:5
Moses indeed was faithful in all his house as a servant, for a testimony of those things which were afterward to be spoken,
(See NIV)

Hebrews 4:8
For if Joshua had given them the true rest, we should not afterwards hear God speaking of another still future day.

Hebrews 6:2
The teaching of baptisms, and of the putting on of hands, and of the future life of the dead, and of the judging on the last day.

Hebrews 9:11
But now Christ has come as the high priest of the good things of the future, through this greater and better Tent, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this world,

Hebrews 10:1
For the law, being only a poor copy of the future good things, and not the true image of those things, is never able to make the people who come to the altar every year with the same offerings completely clean.

Hebrews 11:20
By faith, Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau, even concerning things to come.

1 Peter 4:2
that in future you may spend the rest of your earthly lives, governed not by human passions, but by the will of God.

2 Peter 2:6
He reduced to ashes the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah, and condemned them to overthrow, making them an example to people who might in future be living godless lives.

1 John 3:2
Dear friends, we are now God's children, but what we are to be in the future has not yet been fully revealed. We know that if Christ reappears we shall be like Him, because we shall see Him as He is.

Revelation 4:1
After all this I looked and saw a door in Heaven standing open, and the voice that I had previously heard, which resembled the blast of a trumpet, again spoke to me and said, "Come up here, and I will show you things which are to happen in the future."

Revelation 10:11
And they said to me, You are to give word again of what is coming in the future to the peoples and nations and languages and kings.

Revelation 22:3
"In future there will be no curse," he said, "but the throne of God and of the Lamb will be in that city. And His servants will render Him holy service and will see His face,

Genesis 9:12
And God said, This is the sign of the agreement which I make between me and you and every living thing with you, for all future generations:

Genesis 30:33
So my righteousness will answer for me hereafter, when you come concerning my hire that is before you. Every one that is not speckled and spotted among the goats, and black among the sheep, that might be with me, will be counted stolen."
(See NIV)

Genesis 44:5
Is not this the cup from which my lord takes wine and by which he gets knowledge of the future? Truly, you have done evil.

Genesis 49:1
And Jacob sent for his sons, and said, Come together, all of you, so that I may give you news of your fate in future times.

Exodus 16:32
And Moses said, This is the order which the Lord has given: Let one omer of it be kept for future generations, so that they may see the bread which I gave you for your food in the waste land, when I took you out from the land of Egypt.

Exodus 16:33
And Moses said to Aaron, Take a pot and put one omer of manna in it, and put it away before the Lord, to be kept for future generations.

Leviticus 23:43
So that future generations may keep in mind how I gave the children of Israel tents as their living-places when I took them out of the land of Egypt: I am the Lord your God.

Numbers 18:22
In future the children of Israel are not to come near the Tent of meeting, so that death may not come to them because of sin.

Deuteronomy 4:30
When you are in trouble and all these things have come on you, if, in the future, you are turned again to the Lord your God, and give ear to his voice:

Deuteronomy 29:22
And future generations, your children coming after you, and travellers from far countries, will say, when they see the punishments of that land and the diseases which the Lord has sent on it;

Deuteronomy 32:29
If only they were wise, if only this was clear to them, and they would give thought to their future!

Joshua 4:6
that this may be a sign among you, that when your children ask in time to come, saying,'What do you mean by these stones?'
(See NIV)

Joshua 4:21
He spoke to the children of Israel, saying, "When your children ask their fathers in time to come, saying,'What do these stones mean?'
(See NIV)

Joshua 22:24
and if we have not done it from fear of this thing, saying, In future your children will speak to our children, saying, What have ye to do with Jehovah the God of Israel?

Joshua 22:27
But to be a witness between us and you, and between the future generations, that we have the right of worshipping the Lord with our burned offerings and our offerings of beasts and our peace-offerings; so that your children will not be able to say to our children in time to come, You have no part in the Lord.

Joshua 22:28
For we said to ourselves, If they say this to us or to future generations, then we will say, See this copy of the Lord's altar which our fathers made, not for burned offerings or offerings of beasts, but for a witness between us and you.

2 Samuel 7:19
And this was only a small thing to you, O Lord God; but your words have even been about the far-off future of your servant's family, O Lord God!

1 Kings 3:12
I have done as you said: I have given you a wise and far-seeing heart, so that there has never been your equal in the past, and never will there be any like you in the future.

2 Kings 21:6
And he made his son go through the fire, and made use of secret arts and signs for reading the future; he gave positions to those who had control of spirits and to wonder-workers; he did much evil in the eyes of the Lord, moving him to wrath.

1 Chronicles 17:17
And this was only a small thing to you, O God; but your words have even been about the far-off future of your servant's family, looking on me as on one of high position, O Lord God.

2 Chronicles 33:6
More than this, he made his children go through the fire in the valley of the son of Hinnom; and he made use of secret arts, and signs for reading the future, and unnatural powers, and gave positions to those who had control of spirits and to wonder-workers: he did much evil in the eyes of the Lord, moving him to wrath.

Job 8:7
Though your beginning was small, yet your latter end would greatly increase.
(See NIV)

Psalms 22:30
Posterity shall serve him. Future generations shall be told about the Lord.

Psalms 22:31
They will come and make his righteousness clear to a people of the future because he has done this.

Psalms 37:37
Mark the perfect man, and see the upright, for there is a future for the man of peace.

Psalms 37:38
As for transgressors, they shall be destroyed together. The future of the wicked shall be cut off.

Psalms 78:6
So that the generation to come might have knowledge of them, even the children of the future, who would give word of them to their children;

Psalms 102:18
This will be put in writing for the coming generation, and the people of the future will give praise to the Lord.

Proverbs 19:20
Let your ear be open to suggestion and take teaching, so that at the end you may be wise.
(See RSV)

Proverbs 23:18
Indeed surely there is a future hope, and your hope will not be cut off.

Proverbs 24:14
So let your desire be for wisdom: if you have it, there will be a future, and your hope will not be cut off.

Proverbs 24:20
For there will be no future for the evil man; the light of sinners will be put out.

Proverbs 31:25
Strength and self-respect are her clothing; she is facing the future with a smile.

Ecclesiastes 7:14
In the day of wealth have joy, but in the day of evil take thought: God has put the one against the other, so that man may not be certain what will be after him.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 9:1
In earlier times he made the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali of small value, but after that he gave it glory, by the way of the sea, on the other side of Jordan, Galilee of the nations.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 27:6
In the future Jacob shall take root; Israel shall blossom and bud, and they shall fill the face of the world with fruit.

Isaiah 30:8
Now go, put it in writing before them on a board, and make a record of it in a book, so that it may be for the future, a witness for all time to come.

Isaiah 41:22
Let the future be made clear to us: give us news of the past things, so that we may give thought to them; or of the things to come, so that we may see if they are true.

Isaiah 44:7
If there is one like me, let him come forward and say it, let him make it clear and put it in order before me: who has made clear in the past the things to come? let him make clear the future to me.

Isaiah 44:25
Who makes the signs of those who give word of the future come to nothing, so that those who have knowledge of secret arts go off their heads; turning the wise men back, and making their knowledge foolish:

Jeremiah 27:9
And you are not to give attention to your prophets or your readers of signs or your dreamers or those who see into the future or those who make use of secret arts, who say to you, You will not become servants of the king of Babylon:

Jeremiah 29:11
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says Yahweh, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you hope and a future.

Jeremiah 31:17
And there is hope for the future, says the Lord; and your children will come back to the land which is theirs.

Lamentations 1:9
Her filthiness was in her skirts; she didn't remember her latter end; therefore is she come down wonderfully; she has no comforter: see, Yahweh, my affliction; for the enemy has magnified himself.

Ezekiel 12:27
Son of man, behold, they of the house of Israel say, The vision that he sees is for many day to come, and he prophesies of times that are far off.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 38:8
After many days you shall be visited: in the latter years you shall come into the land that is brought back from the sword, that is gathered out of many peoples, on the mountains of Israel, which have been a continual waste; but it is brought forth out of the peoples, and they shall dwell securely, all of them.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 39:22
So the children of Israel will be certain that I am the Lord their God, from that day and for the future.

Daniel 2:29
as for you, O king, your thoughts came into your mind on your bed, what should happen hereafter; and he who reveals secrets has made known to you what shall happen.
(See NAS)

Daniel 2:45
Because you saw that a stone was cut out of the mountain without hands, and that by it the iron and the brass and the earth and the silver and the gold were broken to bits, a great God has given the king knowledge of what is to take place in the future: the dream is fixed, and its sense is certain.

Daniel 8:26
And the vision of evenings and mornings which has been talked of is true: and keep the vision secret; for it has to do with the far-off future.

Daniel 10:14
Now I have come to make you understand what shall happen to your people in the latter days; for the vision is yet for many days:

Micah 3:6
For this cause it will be night for you, without a vision; and it will be dark for you, without knowledge of the future; the sun will go down over the prophets, and the day will be black over them.

Micah 3:7
And the seers will be shamed, and the readers of the future will be at a loss, all of them covering their lips; for there is no answer from God.

Micah 3:11
Its heads take rewards for judging, and the priests take payment for teaching, and the prophets get silver for reading the future: but still, supporting themselves on the Lord, they say, Is not the Lord among us? no evil will overtake us.



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