3784. kashaph
Strong's Concordance
kashaph: to practice sorcery
Original Word: כָּשַׁף
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: kashaph
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-shaf')
Short Definition: sorcerers
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
denominative verb from kesheph
Definition
to practice sorcery
NASB Translation
practiced sorcery (1), sorcerer (1), sorcerers (3), sorceress (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
כִּשֵּׁף verb Pi`el denominative practice sorcery (Assyrian kašâpu, id.); — Perfect3masculine singular: וְעוֺנֵן וְנִחֵשׁ וְכִשֵּׁף וְעָשָׂה אוֺב וְיִדְּעוֺנִ֑י2Chronicles 33:6 (of Manasseh); elsewhere only Participle as substantive masculine singular sorcerer, in Israel, מְכַשֵּׁף Deuteronomy 18:10 (following קֹסֵם קְסָמִים מְעוֺנֵן וּמְנַחֵשׁ); feminine singular מְכַשֵּׁפָה = sorceress Exodus 22:17 (E); masculine plural מְכַשְּׁפִים Malachi 3:5 (named with adulterers and falseswearers); of diviners, or astrologers in Egypt (חַרְטֻמִּים q. v.) Exodus 7:11 (P; "" חֲכָמִים); in Babylon Daniel 2:2 (+ חַרְטֻמִּים, אַשָּׁפִים, כַּשְׂדִּים).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
sorcerer, use witchcraft

A primitive root; properly, to whisper a spell, i.e. To inchant or practise magic -- sorcerer, (use) witch(-craft).

Forms and Transliterations
בַּֽמְכַשְּׁפִים֙ במכשפים וְֽכִשֵּׁ֔ף וְלַֽמְכַשְּׁפִ֑ים וְלַֽמְכַשְּׁפִים֙ וּמְכַשֵּֽׁף׃ וכשף ולמכשפים ומכשף׃ מְכַשֵּׁפָ֖ה מכשפה bam·ḵaš·šə·p̄îm bamchashsheFim bamḵaššəp̄îm mə·ḵaš·šê·p̄āh mechashsheFah məḵaššêp̄āh ū·mə·ḵaš·šêp̄ umechashShef ūməḵaššêp̄ vechishShef velamchashsheFim wə·ḵiš·šêp̄ wə·lam·ḵaš·šə·p̄îm wəḵiššêp̄ wəlamḵaššəp̄îm
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6 Occurrences


bam·ḵaš·šə·p̄îm — 1 Occ.
mə·ḵaš·šê·p̄āh — 1 Occ.
ū·mə·ḵaš·šêp̄ — 1 Occ.
wə·ḵiš·šêp̄ — 1 Occ.
wə·lam·ḵaš·šə·p̄îm — 2 Occ.

Exodus 7:11
HEB: פַּרְעֹ֔ה לַֽחֲכָמִ֖ים וְלַֽמְכַשְּׁפִ֑ים וַיַּֽעֲשׂ֨וּ גַם־
NAS: for [the] wise men and [the] sorcerers, and they also,
KJV: the wise men and the sorcerers: now the magicians
INT: Pharaoh for wise and sorcerers did also

Exodus 22:18
HEB: מְכַשֵּׁפָ֖ה לֹ֥א תְחַיֶּֽה׃
NAS: You shall not allow a sorceress to live.
KJV: Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live.
INT: A sorceress not to live

Deuteronomy 18:10
HEB: מְעוֹנֵ֥ן וּמְנַחֵ֖שׁ וּמְכַשֵּֽׁף׃
NAS: or one who interprets omens, or a sorcerer,
KJV: or an enchanter, or a witch,
INT: practices interprets A sorcerer

2 Chronicles 33:6
HEB: וְעוֹנֵ֤ן וְנִחֵשׁ֙ וְֽכִשֵּׁ֔ף וְעָ֥שָׂה א֖וֹב
NAS: used divination, practiced sorcery and dealt
KJV: and used enchantments, and used witchcraft, and dealt
INT: practiced used practiced and dealt mediums

Daniel 2:2
HEB: לַֽחַרְטֻמִּ֜ים וְלָֽאַשָּׁפִ֗ים וְלַֽמְכַשְּׁפִים֙ וְלַכַּשְׂדִּ֔ים לְהַגִּ֥יד
NAS: the conjurers, the sorcerers and the Chaldeans
KJV: and the astrologers, and the sorcerers, and the Chaldeans,
INT: the magicians the conjurers the sorcerers and the Chaldeans to tell

Malachi 3:5
HEB: עֵ֣ד מְמַהֵ֗ר בַּֽמְכַשְּׁפִים֙ וּבַמְנָ֣אֲפִ֔ים וּבַנִּשְׁבָּעִ֖ים
NAS: witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers
KJV: witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers,
INT: witness swift the sorcerers the adulterers swear

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