Soothsayers
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Topical Bible Verses
Deuteronomy 18:9-12
When you are come into the land which the LORD your God gives you, you shall not learn to do after the abominations of those nations.
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Leviticus 19:26
You shall not eat any thing with the blood: neither shall you use enchantment, nor observe times.
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Micah 5:12
And I will cut off witchcrafts out of your hand; and you shall have no more soothsayers:
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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
SOOTHSAYERS

sooth'-sa-erz.

See ASTROLOGY, 1; DIVINATION.

Strong's Hebrew
6049a. anan -- to practice soothsaying
... NASB Word Usage diviners' (1), fortune-tellers (1), practice witchcraft (1), practiced
witchcraft (2), practices witchcraft (1), soothsayers (2), soothsaying (1 ...
/hebrew/6049a.htm - 5k
Library

Those who Give Themselves up to Soothsayers or to those who are ...
... The Sixth Ecumenical Council. Canon LXI. Those who give themselves up to
soothsayers or to those who are called hecatontarchs or� ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon lxi those who give.htm

Of the Fortunes of the World at the Last Time, and of the Things ...
... The Divine Institutes. Book VII. Of a Happy Life. Chap. XVIII."Of the Fortunes of
the World at the Last Time, and of the Things Foretold by the Soothsayers. ...
/.../lactantius/the divine institutes/chap xviii of the fortunes of.htm

That Constantine Prepared Himself for the War by Prayer: Licinius ...
... On the other hand, he gathered round himself Egyptian diviners and soothsayers,
with sorcerers and enchanters, and the priests and prophets of those whom he ...
/.../the life of constantine/chapter iv that constantine prepared himself.htm

1 Cor. xii. 1, 2
... And this was not the only thing to disturb them, but there were also in the place
many soothsayers, inasmuch as the city was more than usually addicted to ...
/.../homilies on the epistles of paul to the corinthians/homily xxix 1 cor xii.htm

Belshazzar's Feast
... smote one against another. The king cried aloud to bring in the enchanters,
the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers. The king spake and ...
/.../various/select masterpieces of biblical literature/vii belshazzars feast.htm

Diocletian, as Being of a Timorous Disposition, was a Searcher ...
... rites interrupted. The soothsayers trembled, unable to investigate the wonted
marks on the entrails of the victims. They frequently ...
/.../of the manner in which the persecutors died/chap x diocletian as being.htm

The Unseen Watcher
... help. His wild cry rang out in the assembly, calling upon the astrologers,
the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers to read the writing. ...
/.../white/the story of prophets and kings/chapter 43 the unseen watcher.htm

Of the Wonders Effected by the Power of the Cross, and of Demons.
... And when the soothsayers understood this, at the instigation of the same demons
to whom they had sacrificed, [861] complaining that profane men were present at ...
/.../lactantius/the divine institutes/chap xxvii of the wonders effected.htm

Letter ccxvii. To Amphilochius, the Canons.
... LXXII. He who has entrusted himself [2841] to soothsayers, or any such persons,
shall be under discipline for the same time as the homicide. LXXIII. ...
/.../basil/basil letters and select works/letter ccxvii to amphilochius the.htm

The Birth of Cyrus.
... son and heir. He called together his soothsayers, related his dream to them,
and asked for their interpretation. They decided that ...
//christianbookshelf.org/abbott/cyrus the great/chapter ii the birth of.htm

Thesaurus
Soothsayers (16 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia SOOTHSAYERS. sooth'-sa-erz. See ASTROLOGY, 1;
DIVINATION. Multi-Version Concordance Soothsayers (16 Occurrences). ...
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Necromancers (8 Occurrences)
... Leviticus 19:31 Turn not unto necromancers and unto soothsayers; seek not after
them to make yourselves unclean: I am Jehovah your God. (DBY). ...
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Diviners (14 Occurrences)
... Jeremiah 27:9 But as for you, don't you listen to your prophets, nor to your diviners,
nor to your dreams, nor to your soothsayers, nor to your sorcerers, who ...
/d/diviners.htm - 11k

Enchanters (9 Occurrences)
... 2:27 Daniel answered before the king, and said, The secret which the king has demanded
can neither wise men, enchanters, magicians, nor soothsayers, show to ...
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Conjurers (7 Occurrences)
... 2:27 Daniel answered before the king, and said, The secret which the king has demanded
can neither wise men, enchanters, magicians, nor soothsayers, show to ...
/c/conjurers.htm - 8k

Astrologers (9 Occurrences)
... in the presence of the king, and said, The secret which the king hath demanded cannot
the wise men, the astrologers, the magicians, the soothsayers, shew unto ...
/a/astrologers.htm - 9k

Magicians (16 Occurrences)
... 2:27 Daniel answered before the king, and said, The secret which the king has demanded
can neither wise men, enchanters, magicians, nor soothsayers, show to ...
/m/magicians.htm - 12k

Meonenim (1 Occurrence)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary (Judges 9:37; AV, "the plain of Meonenim;" RV, "the oak
of Meonenim") means properly "soothsayers" or "sorcerers," "wizards ...
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Explain (30 Occurrences)
... 2:27 Daniel answered before the king, and said, The secret which the king has demanded
can neither wise men, enchanters, magicians, nor soothsayers, show to ...
/e/explain.htm - 15k

Chalde'ans (74 Occurrences)
... Daniel 4:7 Then coming up are the scribes, the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the
soothsayers, and the dream I have told before them, and its interpretation ...
/c/chalde'ans.htm - 29k

Bible Concordance
Soothsayers (16 Occurrences)

Leviticus 19:31 Turn not unto necromancers and unto soothsayers; seek not after them to make yourselves unclean: I am Jehovah your God.
(DBY)

Leviticus 20:6 And the soul that turneth unto necromancers And unto soothsayers, to go a whoring after them, I will set my face against that soul, And will cut him off from among his people.
(DBY)

Deuteronomy 18:14 For these nations, that thou shalt dispossess, hearken unto them that practise augury, and unto diviners; but as for thee, Jehovah thy God hath not suffered thee so to do.
(See JPS RSV)

Judges 9:37 Gaal spoke again and said, "Behold, people are coming down by the middle of the land, and one company comes by the way of the oak of Meonenim."
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 28:3 (Now Samuel was dead, and all Israel had lamented him, and they had buried him in Ramah, even in his own city. And Saul had put away the necromancers and the soothsayers out of the land.)
(DBY)

1 Samuel 28:9 And the woman said to him, Behold, thou knowest what Saul has done, how he has cut off the necromancers and the soothsayers out of the land; and why layest thou a snare for my life, to cause me to die?
(DBY)

2 Kings 21:6 And he caused his son to pass through the fire, and used magic and divination, and appointed necromancers and soothsayers: he wrought evil beyond measure in the sight of Jehovah, to provoke him to anger.
(DBY)

2 Kings 23:24 Moreover the necromancers and the soothsayers, and the teraphim and the idols, and all the abominations that were seen in the land of Judah and in Jerusalem, Josiah took away, that he might perform the words of the law which were written in the book that Hilkijah the priest had found in the house of Jehovah.
(DBY)

Isaiah 2:6 Therefore thou hast forsaken thy people the house of Jacob, because they be replenished from the east, and are soothsayers like the Philistines, and they please themselves in the children of strangers.
(KJV JPS ASV NAS RSV)

Isaiah 8:19 And when they shall say unto you, Seek unto the necromancers and unto the soothsayers, who chirp and who mutter, say, Shall not a people seek unto their God? Will they go for the living unto the dead?
(DBY)

Jeremiah 27:9 But as for you, don't you listen to your prophets, nor to your diviners, nor to your dreams, nor to your soothsayers, nor to your sorcerers, who speak to you, saying, You shall not serve the king of Babylon:
(WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV)

Daniel 2:27 Daniel answered before the king, and said, The secret which the king has demanded can neither wise men, enchanters, magicians, nor soothsayers, show to the king;
(WEB KJV ASV YLT)

Daniel 4:7 Then came in the magicians, the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers; and I told the dream before them; but they did not make known to me its interpretation.
(WEB KJV ASV YLT)

Daniel 5:7 The king cried aloud to bring in the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers. The king spoke and said to the wise men of Babylon, Whoever shall read this writing, and show me its interpretation, shall be clothed with purple, and have a chain of gold about his neck, and shall be the third ruler in the kingdom.
(WEB KJV ASV YLT)

Daniel 5:11 There is a man in your kingdom, in whom is the spirit of the holy gods; and in the days of your father light and understanding and wisdom, like the wisdom of the gods, were found in him; and the king Nebuchadnezzar your father, the king, I say, your father, made him master of the magicians, enchanters, Chaldeans, and soothsayers;
(WEB KJV ASV YLT)

Micah 5:12 I will destroy witchcraft from your hand; and you shall have no soothsayers.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY RSV)

Subtopics

Soothsayers

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