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Sorcerer

Sorcerer [S]

from the Latin sortiarius, one who casts lots, or one who tells the lot of others. (See DIVINATION .)

In Daniel 2:2 it is the rendering of the Hebrew mekhashphim, i.e., mutterers, men who professed to have power with evil spirits. The practice of sorcery exposed to severest punishment ( Malachi 3:5 ; Revelation 21:8 ; 22:15 ).

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.

[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

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

Sorcerer. [E]

[DIVINATION] [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary


Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Sorcerer'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.