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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". - Eastons; 1897.

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