( Deuteronomy 15:11 ), i.e., "one who interrogates the dead," as the word literally means, with the view of discovering the secrets of futurity (Compare 1 Samuel 28:7 ). (See DIVINATION .)
These dictionary topics are from
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 Necromancer". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .