Amulets
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Ezekiel 13:20
Why thus said the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against your pillows, with which you there hunt the souls to make them fly, and I will tear them from your arms, and will let the souls go, even the souls that you hunt to make them fly.
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Ezekiel 13:18
And say, Thus said the Lord GOD; Woe to the women that sew pillows to all armholes, and make kerchiefs on the head of every stature to hunt souls! Will you hunt the souls of my people, and will you save the souls alive that come to you?
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2 Kings 23:24
Moreover the workers with familiar spirits, and the wizards, and the images, and the idols, and all the abominations that were spied in the land of Judah and in Jerusalem, did Josiah put away, that he might perform the words of the law which were written in the book that Hilkiah the priest found in the house of the LORD.
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Isaiah 2:6
Therefore you have forsaken your 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.
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Galatians 5:20
Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, jealousies, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,
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Acts 8:9-13
But there was a certain man, called Simon, which beforetime in the same city used sorcery, and bewitched the people of Samaria, giving out that himself was some great one:
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Smith's Bible Dictionary
Amulets

were ornaments, gems, scrolls. etc.. worn as preservatives against the power of enchantments, and generally inscribed with mystic forms or characters. The "earrings" in (Genesis 35:4) were obviously connected with idolatrous worship and were probably amulets taken from the bodies of the slain Shechemites. They are subsequently mentioned among the spoils of Midian. (Judges 8:24) In (Hosea 2:13) is another like reference. The "earrings" in (Isaiah 3:20) were also amulets.

Strong's Hebrew
3908. lachash -- a whispering, charming
... 3907, 3908. lachash. 3909 . a whispering, charming. Transliteration: lachash
Phonetic Spelling: (lakh'-ash) Short Definition: amulets. ...
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Egyptian Theory of Nature; their Amulets.
... Book IV. Chapter XLIV."Egyptian Theory of Nature; Their Amulets. For the
monad, therefore, as being beneficent, they assert that ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter xliv egyptian theory of nature.htm

They who are of the Priesthood, or of the Clergy...
... of the priesthood, or of the clergy, shall not be magicians, enchanters, mathematicians,
or astrologers; nor shall they make what are called amulets, which are ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon xxxvi they who are.htm

Homilies on Philippians, Colossians, and Thessalonians.
... Amulets, used in sickness, [737]336; applied by old women, [738]298; a device of
Satan's, [739]ib.; the use of them condemned by the better sort of heathens ...
/.../homilies on philippians colossians and.htm

John Chapter i. 34-51
... So much so, my brethren, that those who seduce by means of amulets, by incantations,
by the devices of the enemy, mingle the name of Christ with their ...
/.../augustine/homilies on the gospel of john/tractate vii john chapter i.htm

Eligius, Bishop of Noyon.
... He, therefore, is a good Christian who relies on no amulets, or inventions of Satan,
but sets all his hopes on Christ alone; who entertains strangers as ...
/.../neander/light in the dark places/eligius bishop of noyon.htm

Christian Morals. Part iii.
... active on them. Trust not too much unto suggestions from reminiscential amulets,
[152] or artificial memorandums. Let the mortifying ...
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Abraham, his Trial in Egypt; his Humility
... Amos, no prophet, but God took him, [103]392. Amulets, the use of them condemned,
[104]21, [105]262. Ananias and Sapphira, by covetousness lost all, [106]89. ...
/.../abraham his trial in egypt.htm

The Monk Nilus.
... earnest piety was awakened in him, which made him from the first fly the corrupt
manners prevalent in the houses of the great, and avoid amulets and magic ...
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Place of Jesus in the History of the World.
... their essentially superstitious character. They only threw into the world
millions of amulets and charms. No great moral thought ...
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They Falsely Promise Health to their Votaries.
... A diseased affection (pathos) is not destroyed by a counter-affection (antipatheia),
nor is a maniac cured by hanging little amulets of leather upon him. ...
/.../tatians address to the greeks/chapter xvii they falsely promise health.htm

Thesaurus
Amulets (1 Occurrence)
...Amulets (1 Occurrence). Isaiah 3:20 the headtires, and the ankle chains, and the
sashes, and the perfume-boxes, and the amulets; (ASV DBY JPS YLT NAS RSV). ...
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Amulet
... 1. Classes of Amulets: The substances out of which amulets have been made
and the forms which they have taken have been various. ...
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Earring (7 Occurrences)
... the Revised Version (British and American) renders "amulets" for the King James
Version "earrings" in Isaiah 3:20, the Hebrew word (lechashim) being elsewhere ...
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Magician (5 Occurrences)
... Magic 2. Potency of Magical Words 3. Influence of Charms V. MAGICAL TERMS USED IN
THE BIBLE 1. Divination 2. Sorcery 3. Enchantment 4. Amulets 5. Incantation 6 ...
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Magic (12 Occurrences)
... Magic 2. Potency of Magical Words 3. Influence of Charms V. MAGICAL TERMS USED IN
THE BIBLE 1. Divination 2. Sorcery 3. Enchantment 4. Amulets 5. Incantation 6 ...
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Girdles (13 Occurrences)
... (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV). Isaiah 3:20 the head-dresses, and the stepping chains,
and the girdles, and the scent-boxes, and the amulets; (DBY). ...
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Images (158 Occurrences)
... of worship, (2) pictures, embodiments or dwelling-places (temple, ark, pillar, priests)
of deities worshipped, (3) empowered instruments (amulets, charms, etc ...
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Earrings (14 Occurrences)
... In Isaiah 3:20 the Authorized Version has "ear-rings," and the Revised Version
"amulets," which more correctly represents the original word (lehashim), which ...
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Medicine (4 Occurrences)
... Among the fellahin many common plants are used as folk-remedies, but they put most
confidence in amulets or charms, which are worn by most Palestinian peasants ...
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Perfume-boxes (1 Occurrence)
... Perfume-boxes (1 Occurrence). Isaiah 3:20 the headtires, and the ankle chains, and
the sashes, and the perfume-boxes, and the amulets; (ASV BBE). ...
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