Leviticus 20:6
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English Standard Version
“If a person turns to mediums and necromancers, whoring after them, I will set my face against that person and will cut him off from among his people.

King James Bible
And the soul that turneth after such as have familiar spirits, and after wizards, to go a whoring after them, I will even set my face against that soul, and will cut him off from among his people.

American Standard Version
And the soul that turneth unto them that have familiar spirits, and unto the wizards, to play the harlot after them, I will even set my face against that soul, and will cut him off from among his people.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The soul that shall go aside after magicians, and soothsayers, and shall commit fornication with them, I will set my face against that soul, and destroy it out of the midst of its people.

English Revised Version
And the soul that turneth unto them that have familiar spirits, and unto the wizards, to go a whoring after them, I will even set my face against that soul, and will cut him off from among his people.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the soul that turneth after such as have familiar spirits, and after wizards, to go astray after them, I will even set my face against that soul, and will cut him off from among his people.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Concluding exhortation, summing up all the rest.

Leviticus 20:6 Parallel Commentaries

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Leviticus 20:27 A man also or woman that has a familiar spirit, or that is a wizard, shall surely be put to death: they shall stone them with stones...

Leviticus 19:26,31 You shall not eat any thing with the blood: neither shall you use enchantment, nor observe times...

Deuteronomy 18:10-14 There shall not be found among you any one that makes his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that uses divination...

Isaiah 8:19 And when they shall say to you, Seek to them that have familiar spirits, and to wizards that peep, and that mutter...

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Exodus 34:15,16 Lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and they go a whoring after their gods, and do sacrifice to their gods...

Numbers 15:39 And it shall be to you for a fringe, that you may look on it, and remember all the commandments of the LORD, and do them...

Psalm 73:27 For, see, they that are far from you shall perish: you have destroyed all them that go a whoring from you.

Ezekiel 6:9 And they that escape of you shall remember me among the nations where they shall be carried captives...

Hosea 4:12 My people ask counsel at their stocks, and their staff declares to them: for the spirit of prostitutions has caused them to err...

cut him

1 Chronicles 10:13,14 So Saul died for his transgression which he committed against the LORD, even against the word of the LORD, which he kept not...

In the days of Moses, superstition was almost the {sensus communis} of the human race, which then made severe punishment necessary: by means of the Christian dispensation such errors are now exploded, the cultivation of philosophy and natural history having harmonised and contributed their feebler share of light, so that we no longer have to deplore mischiefs occasioned by the silly curiosity attempting to unfold future events.

Cross References
Acts 16:16
As we were going to the place of prayer, we were met by a slave girl who had a spirit of divination and brought her owners much gain by fortune-telling.

Exodus 22:18
"You shall not permit a sorceress to live.

Leviticus 17:10
"If any one of the house of Israel or of the strangers who sojourn among them eats any blood, I will set my face against that person who eats blood and will cut him off from among his people.

Leviticus 19:31
"Do not turn to mediums or necromancers; do not seek them out, and so make yourselves unclean by them: I am the LORD your God.

Leviticus 20:5
then I will set my face against that man and against his clan and will cut them off from among their people, him and all who follow him in whoring after Molech.

Deuteronomy 18:10
There shall not be found among you anyone who burns his son or his daughter as an offering, anyone who practices divination or tells fortunes or interprets omens, or a sorcerer

1 Chronicles 10:13
So Saul died for his breach of faith. He broke faith with the LORD in that he did not keep the command of the LORD, and also consulted a medium, seeking guidance.

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