"There shall not be found among you
anyone who... practices witchcraft, or a soothsayer, or one who
interprets omens, or a sorcerer, or one who conjures spells, or a
medium, or a spiritist, or one who calls up the dead. For all who do
these things are an abomination to the Lord, and because of these
abominations the Lord your God drives them out..."
"Also he caused his sons to pass through the fire in the Valley of the Son of
Hinnom; he practiced soothsaying, used witchcraft and sorcery, and consulted
mediums and spiritists. He did much evil in the sight of the Lord, to provoke
Him to anger."
those who call evil good, and good evil; who put darkness for
light, and light for darkness.... Woe to those who are wise in their
own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!" Isaiah 5:20-21
"But these two things shall come to you in a moment, in one day: The loss of
children, and widowhood. They shall come upon you in their fullness because of
the multitude of your sorceries, for the great abundance of your
"I will cut off sorceries from your hand, And you shall have no soothsayers."
"For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and
idolatry. Because you have rejected the word of the Lord, He also has rejected
you from being king."
"Because of the multitude of harlotries of the seductive harlot, the mistress of
sorceries, who sells nations through her harlotries, and families through her
sorceries." Micah 5:12
"But there was a certain man called Simon, who previously practiced sorcery in
the city and astonished the people of Samaria, claiming that he was someone
"For these nations which you will dispossess listened to soothsayers and
diviners; but as for you, the Lord your God has not appointed such for you." Deuteronomy 18:14
"Also, many of those who had practiced magic brought their books together and
burned them in the sight of all. And they counted up the value of them, and it
totaled fifty thousand pieces of silver."
"Now the works of the flesh are evident, which are: adultery, fornication,
uncleanness, lewdness, idolatry, sorcery, hatred, contentions, jealousies,
outbursts of wrath, selfish ambitions, dissensions, heresies, envy, murders,
drunkenness, revelries, and the like; of which I tell you beforehand, just as I
also told you in time past, that those who practice such things will not inherit
the kingdom of God."
"Stand fast in your
enchantments and your many sorceries, with which you have
labored from your youth;
perhaps you may be able to succeed; perhaps you may inspire
You are wearied with your many counsels;
let them stand forth and save you, those who... gaze at the
who at the new moons make known what shall come upon you.
Behold, they are like stubble; the fire consumes them..."
"And they did not repent of their
murders or their sorceries
or their sexual
immorality or their thefts."
"But the cowardly, unbelieving, abominable, murderers, sexually immoral,
sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars shall have their part
in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone, which is the
"The light of a lamp shall not shine in you anymore, and the voice of bridegroom
and bride shall not be heard in you anymore. For your merchants were the great
men of the earth, for by your sorcery all the nations were deceived."