Occurs only in Exodus 22:18 , as the rendering of mekhashshepheh , the feminine form of the word, meaning "enchantress" (RSV, "sorceress"), and in Deuteronomy 18:10 , as the rendering of mekhashshepheth , the masculine form of the word, meaning "enchanter."
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 Witch". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".