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But there was a certain man, called Simon, which beforetime in the same city used sorcery, and bewitched the people of Samaria, giving out that himself was some great one:

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Acts 13:6
Having travers'd the isle as far as to Paphos, they found a Jew there nam'd Barjesus, who was a false prophet and magician:
Acts 16:16
One day as we went to the oratory, we happen'd to meet a slave, who had the spirit Python, and was very gainful to her masters by telling of fortunes.
Acts 19:18
many that believed came to confess, and give an account of their past actions.
2 Timothy 3:8
Moses did not meet with greater opposition from Jannes and Jambres, than truth does from men so corrupted in their mind, and so adulterated in their faith.
Revelation 13:13
he perform'd great wonders, so as to make fire come down from heaven on the earth, in the sight of men.
Revelation 22:15
"but without are the execrable, the poisoners, the licentious, the murderers, the idolaters, and all who are pleas'd with, or practise deceit.


Acts 5:36
for some time ago one Theudas started up, pretending to be something extraordinary, who was join'd indeed by about four hundred men: but he was no sooner put to death, than his followers all dispers'd, and were reduc'd to nothing.
John 7:18
he that speaks from himself, has a view to his own glory: but he that has a view to his glory that sent him, deserves credit, and is a stranger to all imposture.
2 Thessalonians 2:4
that adversary that exalts it self above the divine authority of majesty: that is seated in the temple of God, pretending to be it self divine.
2 Timothy 3:2
for men will be selfish, avaricious, vain, proud, slanderers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful,
2 Peter 2:18
when their language swells with vanity, by applying to the sensual passions of the licentious, they allure those who were escap'd for a while, from such deceivers:

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Acts 8:19
give me too this power, that on whomsoever I lay hands he may receive the holy spirit.