« Disobedience to God Divination Divisions »

Divination

An abominable practice — 1Sa 15:23.

All who practised it, abominable — De 18:12.

Practised by

Diviners. — De 18:14.

Enchanters. — De 18:10; Jer 27:9.

Witches. — Ex 22:18; De 18:10.

Charmers. — De 18:11.

Wizards. — De 18:11; 1Sa 28:3.

Consulters of familiar spirits. — De 18:11.

Magicians. — Ge 41:8; Da 4:7.

Astrologers. — Isa 47:13; Da 4:7.

Sorcerers. — Jer 27:9; Ac 13:6,8.

Necromancers. — De 18:11.

Soothsayers. — Isa 2:6; Da 2:27.

False prophets. — Jer 14:14; Eze 13:3,6.

Effected through

Enchantments. — Ex 7:11; Nu 24:1.

Sorcery. — Isa 47:12; Ac 8:11.

Observing times. — 2Ki 21:6.

Observing heavenly bodies. — Isa 37:13.

Raising the dead. — 1Sa 28:11,12.

Inspecting the inside of beasts. — Eze 21:21.

The flight of arrows. — Eze 21:21,22.

Cups. — Ge 44:2,5.

Rods. — Ho 4:12.

Dreams. — Jer 29:8; Zec 10:2.

Connected with idolatry. — 2Ch 33:5,6.

Books of, numerous and expensive. — Ac 19:19.

A lucrative employment. — Nu 22:7; Ac 16:16.

Those who practised

Regarded as wise men. — Da 2:12,27.

Regarded with awe. — Ac 8:9,11.

Consulted in difficulties. — Da 2:2; 4:6,7.

Used mysterious words and gestures. — Isa 8:19.

A system of fraud — Eze 13:6,7; Jer 29:8.

Frustrated by God — Isa 44:25.

Could not injure the Lord’s people — Nu 23:23.

The law

Forbade to the Israelites the practice of. — Le 19:26; De 18:10,11.

Forbade seeking to. — Le 19:31; De 18:14.

Punished with death those who used. — Ex 22:18; Le 20:27.

Punished those who sought to. — Le 20:6.

The Jews prone to — 2Ki 17:17; Isa 2:6.

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