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        (1 Sam. 15:23; 2 Kings 9:22; 2 Chr. 33:6; Micah 5:12; Nahum 3:4;
        Gal. 5:20). In the popular sense of the word no mention is made
        either of witches or of witchcraft in Scripture.
        The "witch of En-dor" (1 Sam. 28) was a necromancer, i.e., one
        who feigned to hold converse with the dead. The damsel with "a
        spirit of divination" (Acts 16:16) was possessed by an evil
        spirit, or, as the words are literally rendered, "having a
        spirit, a pithon." The reference is to the heathen god Apollo,
        who was regarded as the god of prophecy.
Bibliography Information
Easton, Matthew George. M.A., D.D., "Biblical Meaning for 'Witchcraft' Eastons Bible Dictionary".
bible-history.com - Eastons; 1897.

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