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What does the Bible say about sorcery? Sorcery, the act of using spells, or chatting to spirits, is deemed as an abomination in the Biblical text. The term sorcery in Scripture is continually used in reference to an immoral or false practice. Sorcery can be seen as an effort to circumvent God’s knowledge and sovereignty and to worship Satan instead. Discover the most notable scripture passages about sorcery in the Bible in this collection of verses!
He sacrificed his children in the fire in the Valley of Ben Hinnom, practiced divination and witchcraft, sought omens, and consulted mediums and spiritists. He did much evil in the eyes of the LORD, arousing his anger.
Their visions are false and their divinations a lie. Even though the LORD has not sent them, they say, “The LORD declares,” and expect him to fulfill their words.
Have you not seen false visions and uttered lying divinations when you say, “The LORD declares,” though I have not spoken?
“ ‘Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: Because of your false words and lying visions, I am against you, declares the Sovereign LORD.
My hand will be against the prophets who see false visions and utter lying divinations. They will not belong to the council of my people or be listed in the records of Israel, nor will they enter the land of Israel. Then you will know that I am the Sovereign LORD.