But these two
] 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. ... 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.
And when they shall say unto you, Seek
unto them that have familiar spirits, and unto wizards that peep
, and that mutter: should not
a people seek unto their God? for the living
to the dead?
And the spirit
of Egypt shall fail
in the midst thereof; and I will destroy
the counsel thereof: and they
shall seek to the idols, and to the charmers, and to them that have familiar spirits, and to the wizards.
the tokens of the liars, and maketh
diviners mad; that turneth
] backward, and maketh their knowledge foolish;
Then Pharaoh also called the wise men
and the sorcerers
: now the magicians of Egypt, they also
did in like manner with their enchantments
And the magicians did so with their enchantments, and brought up frogs upon the land of Egypt.
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. ... Then the magicians said unto Pharaoh, This [is]
the finger of God: and Pharaoh's
heart was hardened, and he hearkened not unto them; as the LORD had said.
And the magicians could not stand before Moses because of the boils; for the boil was upon the magicians, and upon all the Egyptians.
Jeremiah 2:28 But where
] thy gods that thou hast made thee? let them arise, if they can save thee in the time of thy trouble
: for [according to
] the number of thy cities are thy gods, O Judah.
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 shew me the interpretation thereof, shall be clothed
, and [have
] a chain of gold about his neck, and shall be the third
ruler in the kingdom. ... Then was king Belshazzar greatly
troubled, and his countenance
in him, and his lords were astonied.
Because of the multitude of the whoredoms of the wellfavoured harlot, the mistress
of witchcrafts, that selleth nations through her whoredoms, and families through her witchcrafts.
But Elymas the sorcerer (for
so is his name by interpretation) withstood
them, seeking to turn away the deputy from the faith. ... Then the deputy
he saw what was done, believed, being
astonished at the doctrine of the Lord.
2 Thessalonians 2:9
], whose coming is
after the working of Satan with all power and signs
and lying wonders, ... That they
all might be damned who believed not the truth, but
had pleasure in unrighteousness.
And the woman was arrayed
in purple and scarlet colour, and decked
with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden
cup in her hand full of abominations
of her fornication: ... And I saw the woman drunken
with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs
of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered
with great admiration.