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   Lev 19:26   Thou shall not eat anything with the blood, nor 
   shall you practice divination or soothsaying.

   Lev 19:31   Regard not them that have familiar spirits, neither 
   seek after wizards, to be defiled by them: I am the LORD your 
   God. 

   Lev 20:6   And the soul that turneth after such as have 
   familiar spirits, and after wizards, to go a whoring after 
   them, I will even set my face against that soul, and will cut 
   him off from among his people. 

   Deu 18:10-12   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, {11} Or a charmer, or a consulter with 
   familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer. {12} For all 
   that do these things are an abomination unto the LORD.

   Exo 7:10-12   And Moses and Aaron went in unto Pharaoh, and 
   they did so as the LORD had commanded: and Aaron cast down his 
   rod before Pharaoh, and before his servants, and it became a 
   serpent. {11} Then Pharaoh also called the wise men and the 
   sorcerers: now the magicians of Egypt, they also did in like 
   manner with their enchantments. {12} For they cast down every 
   man his rod, and they became serpents: but Aaron's rod 
   swallowed up their rods. 

   Exo 8:6-7   And Aaron stretched out his hand over the waters of 
   Egypt; and the frogs came up, and covered the land of Egypt. 
   {7} And the magicians did so with their enchantments, and 
   brought up frogs upon the land of Egypt. 

   Exo 8:17-19   Aaron stretched out his hand with his rod, and 
   smote the dust of the earth, and it became lice in man, and in 
   beast; all the dust of the land became lice throughout all the 
   land of Egypt. {18} And the magicians did so with their 
   enchantments to bring forth lice, but they could not: so there 
   were lice upon man, and upon beast. {19} Then the magicians 
   said unto Pharaoh, This is the finger of God. 

   Exo 9:8-11   And the LORD said unto Moses and unto Aaron, Take 
   to you handfuls of ashes of the furnace, and let Moses sprinkle 
   it toward the heaven in the sight of Pharaoh. {9} And it shall 
   become small dust in all the land of Egypt, and shall be a boil 
   breaking forth with blains upon man, and upon beast, throughout 
   all the land of Egypt. {10} And they took ashes of the furnace, 
   and stood before Pharaoh; and Moses sprinkled it up toward 
   heaven; and it became a boil breaking forth with blains upon 
   man, and upon beast. {11} And the magicians could not stand 
   before Moses because of the boils; for the boil was upon the 
   magicians, and upon all the Egyptians. 

   Exo 22:18   Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live. 

   Josh 13:22   Balaam also the son of Beor, the soothsayer, did 
   the children of Israel slay with the sword among them that were 
   slain by them. 

   2 Chr 33:6   And he caused his children to pass through the 
   fire in the valley of the son of Hinnom: also he observed 
   times, and used enchantments, and used witchcraft, and dealt 
   with a familiar spirit, and with wizards: he wrought much evil 
   in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger. 

   Isa 2:6   Therefore thou hast forsaken thy people the house of 
   Jacob, because they be replenished from the east, and are 
   soothsayers like the Philistines, and they please themselves in 
   the children of strangers. 

   Isa 47:1 Come down, and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of 
   Babylon, sit on the ground: there is no throne, O daughter of 
   the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more be called tender and 
   delicate. {8} Therefore hear now this, thou that art given to 
   pleasures, that dwellest carelessly, that sayest in thine 
   heart, I am, and none else beside me; I shall not sit as a 
   widow, neither shall I know the loss of children: {9} But these 
   two things shall come to thee in a moment in one day, the loss 
   of children, and widowhood: they shall come upon thee in their 
   perfection for the multitude of thy sorceries, and for the 
   great abundance of thine enchantments. {10} For thou hast 
   trusted in thy wickedness: thou hast said, None seeth me. Thy 
   wisdom and thy knowledge, it hath perverted thee; and thou hast 
   said in thine heart, I am, and none else beside me. {11} 
   Therefore shall evil come upon thee; thou shalt not know from 
   whence it riseth: and mischief shall fall upon thee; thou shalt 
   not be able to put it off: and desolation shall come upon thee 
   suddenly, which thou shalt not know. {12} Stand now with thine 
   enchantments, and with the multitude of thy sorceries, wherein 
   thou hast laboured from thy youth; if so be thou shalt be able 
   to profit, if so be thou mayest prevail. {13} Thou art wearied 
   in the multitude of thy counsels. Let now the astrologers, the 
   stargazers, the monthly prognosticators, stand up, and save 
   thee from these things that shall come upon thee. {14} Behold, 
   they shall be as stubble; the fire shall burn them; they shall 
   not deliver themselves from the power of the flame: there shall 
   not be a coal to warm at, nor fire to sit before it. 

   Jer 27:9   Therefore hearken not ye to your prophets, nor to 
   your diviners, nor to your dreamers, nor to your enchanters, 
   nor to your sorcerers, which speak unto you, saying, Ye shall 
   not serve the king of Babylon:  {10} For they prophesy a lie 
   unto you .. 

   Dan 1:19 And the king communed with them; and among them 
   all was found none like Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah: 
   therefore stood they before the king. {20} And in all matters 
   of wisdom and understanding, that the king inquired of them, he 
   found them ten times better than all the magicians and 
   astrologers that were in all his realm.  2:1 And in the second 
   year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar Nebuchadnezzar dreamed 
   dreams, wherewith his spirit was troubled, and his sleep brake 
   from him. {2} Then the king commanded to call the magicians, 
   and the astrologers, and the sorcerers, and the Chaldeans, for 
   to show the king his dreams. So they came and stood before the 
   king. {3} And the king said unto them, I have dreamed a dream, 
   and my spirit was troubled to know the dream. {4} Then spake 
   the Chaldeans to the king in Syriack, O king, live for ever: 
   tell thy servants the dream, and we will show the 
   interpretation. {5} The king answered and said to the 
   Chaldeans, The thing is gone from me: if ye will not make known 
   unto me the dream, with the interpretation thereof, ye shall be 
   cut in pieces, and your houses shall be made a dunghill. {10} 
   The Chaldeans answered before the king, and said, There is not 
   a man upon the earth that can show the king's matter: therefore 
   there is no king, lord, nor ruler, that asked such things at 
   any magician, or astrologer, or Chaldean. {11} And it is a rare 
   thing that the king requireth, and there is none other that can 
   show it before the king, except the gods, whose dwelling is not 
   with flesh. {25} Then Arioch brought in Daniel before the king 
   in haste, and said thus unto him, I have found a man of the 
   captives of Judah, that will make known unto the king the 
   interpretation. {26} The king answered and said to Daniel, 
   whose name was Belteshazzar, Art thou able to make known unto 
   me the dream which I have seen, and the interpretation thereof? 
   {27} Daniel answered in the presence of the king, and said, The 
   secret which the king hath demanded cannot the wise men, the 
   astrologers, the magicians, the soothsayers, show unto the 
   king; {28} But there is a God in heaven that revealeth secrets, 
   and maketh known to the king Nebuchadnezzar what shall be in 
   the latter days. Thy dream, and the visions of thy head upon 
   thy bed, are these.. 

   Dan 4:4-9   I Nebuchadnezzar was at rest in mine house, and 
   flourishing in my palace: {5} I saw a dream which made me 
   afraid, and the thoughts upon my bed and the visions of my head 
   troubled me. {6} Therefore made I a decree to bring in all the 
   wise men of Babylon before me, that they might make known unto 
   me the interpretation of the dream. {7} Then came in the 
   magicians, the astrologers, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers: 
   and I told the dream before them; but they did not make known 
   unto me the interpretation thereof. {8} But at the last Daniel 
   came in before me, whose name was Belteshazzar, according to 
   the name of my god, and in whom is the spirit of the holy gods: 
   and before him I told the dream, saying, {9} O Belteshazzar, 
   master of the magicians, because I know that the spirit of the 
   holy gods is in thee, and no secret troubleth thee, tell me the 
   visions of my dream that I have seen, and the interpretation 
   thereof. 

   Dan 5:1 Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousand 
   of his lords, and drank wine before the thousand. {4} They 
   drank wine, and praised the gods of gold, and of silver, of 
   brass, of iron, of wood, and of stone. {5} In the same hour 
   came forth fingers of a man's hand, and wrote over against the 
   candlestick upon the plaster of the wall of the king's palace: 
   and the king saw the part of the hand that wrote. {6} Then the 
   king's countenance was changed, and his thoughts troubled him, 
   so that the joints of his loins were loosed, and his knees 
   smote one against another. {7} The king cried aloud to bring in 
   the astrologers, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers. And the 
   king spake, and said to the wise men of Babylon, Whosoever 
   shall read this writing, and show me the interpretation 
   thereof, shall be clothed with scarlet, and have a chain of 
   gold about his neck, and shall be the third ruler in the 
   kingdom. {8} Then came in all the king's wise men: but they 
   could not read the writing, nor make known to the king the 
   interpretation thereof. {9} Then was king Belshazzar greatly 
   troubled, and his countenance was changed in him, and his lords 
   were astonied. {10} Now the queen by reason of the words of the 
   king and his lords came into the banquet house: and the queen 
   spake and said, O king, live for ever: let not thy thoughts 
   trouble thee, nor let thy countenance be changed: {11} There is 
   a man in thy kingdom, in whom is the spirit of the holy gods; 
   and in the days of thy father light and understanding and 
   wisdom, like the wisdom of the gods, was found in him; whom the 
   king Nebuchadnezzar thy father, the king, I say, thy father, 
   made master of the magicians, astrologers, Chaldeans, and 
   soothsayers; {12} Forasmuch as an excellent spirit, and 
   knowledge, and understanding, interpreting of dreams, and 
   showing of hard sentences, and dissolving of doubts, were found 
   in the same Daniel, whom the king named Belteshazzar: now let 
   Daniel be called, and he will show the interpretation. 

   Mal 3:5   And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will 
   be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the 
   adulterers, and against false swearers, and against those that 
   oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the 
   fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, 
   and fear not me, saith the LORD of hosts. 

   Acts 8:9   But there was a certain man, called Simon, which 
   beforetime in the same city used sorcery, and bewitched the 
   people of Samaria, giving out that himself was some great one: 
   {11} And to him they had regard, because that of long time he 
   had bewitched them with sorceries. 

   Acts 13:6   And when they had gone through the isle unto 
   Paphos, they found a certain sorcerer, a false prophet, a Jew, 
   whose name was Barjesus: 

   Acts 13:8   But Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his name by 
   interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn away the deputy 
   from the faith. 

   Gal 5:19-20   Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which 
   are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, 
   {20} Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, 
   strife, seditions, heresies, 

   Rev 9:21   Neither repented they of their murders, nor of their 
   sorceries, nor of their fornication, nor of their thefts. 

   Rev 18:1 And after these things I saw another angel come 
   down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was 
   lightened with his glory. {2} And he cried mightily with a 
   strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, 
   and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every 
   foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird. {3} 
   For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her 
   fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed 
   fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth are waxed 
   rich through the abundance of her delicacies. {21} And a mighty 
   angel took up a stone like a great millstone, and cast it into 
   the sea, saying, Thus with violence shall that great city 
   Babylon be thrown down, and shall be found no more at all. {22} 
   And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and of pipers, and 
   trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee; and no 
   craftsman, of whatsoever craft he be, shall be found any more 
   in thee; and the sound of a millstone shall be heard no more at 
   all in thee; {23} And the light of a candle shall shine no more 
   at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the 
   bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants 
   were the great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all 
   nations deceived. {24} And in her was found the blood of 
   prophets, and of saints, and of all that were slain upon the 
   earth. 

   Rev 21:8   But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the 
   abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and 
   idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake 
   which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second 
   death. 

   Rev 22:14-15   Blessed are they that do his commandments, that 
   they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in 
   through the gates into the city. {15} For without are dogs, and 
   sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and 
   whosoever loveth and maketh a lie. 




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