Heb. hartumim, ( Daniel 1:20 ) were sacred scribes who acted as interpreters of omens, or "revealers of secret things."
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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Magicians". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .