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to be about to, on the point of; to be destined, must; to intend to; (what is) to come, the future
Greek-English Concordance for μέλλω
|Then I looked, and I heard an eagle crying with a loud voice as it flew directly overhead, “Woe, woe, woe to those who live on the earth because of the blasts of the other trumpets that the three angels are about (mellontōn | μελλόντων | pres act ptcp gen pl masc) to blow!”
|And when the seven thunders had sounded, I was preparing (ēmellon | ἤμελλον | imperf act ind 1 sg) to write but I heard a voice from heaven saying, “Seal up what the seven thunders have said, and do not write it down.”
|But in the days when the seventh angel is about (mellē | μέλλῃ | pres act subj 3 sg) to sound his trumpet, the mystery of God will be fulfilled, just as he announced to his servants the prophets.”
|His tail swept away a third of the stars of heaven and hurled them to the earth. And the dragon stood before the woman who was about (mellousēs | μελλούσης | pres act ptcp gen sg fem) to give birth, so that when she bore her child he might devour it.
|So the woman gave birth to a son, a male child, who is going (mellei | μέλλει | pres act ind 3 sg) to rule all the nations with an iron rod; but her child was taken up to God and to his throne.
|The beast that you saw was, and now is not, but is about (mellei | μέλλει | pres act ind 3 sg) to rise from the abyss and go to destruction. And those who dwell on the earth, whose names have not been written in the Book of Life from the foundation of the world, will be astounded when they see the beast, because he was and is not, but is to come.