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Deuteronomy 18:11 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— or a charmer, or a consulter with a familiar spirit, or a wizard, or a necromancer.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— or one who casts a spell, or a medium, or a spiritist, or one who calls up the dead.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— or a charmer, or one that inquireth of a spirit of Python, or a soothsayer, or one that consulteth the dead.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Or who bindeth with spells,—Or who asketh of a familiar spirit or an oracle, Or who seeketh unto the dead.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and a charmer, and one asking at a familiar spirit, and a wizard, and one seeking unto the dead.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Nor charmer, nor any one that consulteth pythonic spirits, or fortune tellers, or that seeketh the truth from the dead.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wyzard, or a Necromancer.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— a sorcerer employing incantation, one who has in him a divining spirit, and observer of signs, questioning the dead.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Or a charmer, 2266
{2266} Prime
חָבַר
chabar
{khaw-bar'}
A primitive root; to join (literally or figuratively); specifically (by means of spells) to fascinate.
2267
{2267} Prime
חֶבֶר
cheber
{kheh'-ber}
From H2266; a society; also a spell.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
or a consulter 7592
{7592} Prime
שָׁאַל
sha'al
{shaw-al'}
A primitive root; to inquire; by implication to request; by extension to demand.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
with familiar spirits, 178
{0178} Prime
אוֹב
'owb
{obe}
From the same as H0001 (apparently through the idea of prattling a father's name); properly a mumble, that is, a water skin (from its hollow sound); hence a necromancer (ventriloquist, as from a jar).
or a wizard, 3049
{3049} Prime
יִדְּעֹנִי
yidd@`oniy
{yid-deh-o-nee'}
From H3045; properly a knowing one; specifically a conjurer; (by implication) a ghost.
or a necromancer. 1875
{1875} Prime
דּרשׁ
darash
{daw-rash'}
A primitive root; properly to tread or frequent; usually to follow (for pursuit or search); by implication to seek or ask; specifically to worship.
4191
{4191} Prime
מָמוֹת
muwth
{mooth}
A primitive root; to die (literally or figuratively); causatively to kill.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
z8801
<8801> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 309
x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Deuteronomy 18:9-14.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Deuteronomy 18:9-14.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Deuteronomy 18:11

A charmer — One that charmeth serpents or other cattle. Or, a fortune — teller, that foretelleth the events of men's lives by the conjunctions of the stars. Spirits — Whom they call upon by certain words or rites. A wizard — Heb. a knowing man, who by any forbidden way's undertakes the revelation of secret things. A necromancer — One that calleth up and enquireth of the dead.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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