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Necromancer

Necromancer

( 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.

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Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Necromancer". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Necromancer

One who inquires of the dead.

There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch, or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a NECROMANCER. ( Deuteronomy 18:10-11 )

Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)

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"Entry for 'Necromancer'". A King James Dictionary.