Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.
Furthermore, they did not repent of their murders, of their magic spells, of their sexual immorality, or of their stealing.
Even the light from a lamp will never shine in you again! The voices of the bridegroom and his bride will never be heard in you again. For your merchants were the tycoons of the world, because all the nations were deceived by your magic spells!
Both of these will come upon you suddenly, in one day! You will lose your children and be widowed. You will be overwhelmed by these tragedies, despite your many incantations and your numerous amulets.
But approach, you sons of omen readers, you offspring of adulteresses and prostitutes!
"I will come to you in judgment. I will be quick to testify against those who practice divination, those who commit adultery, those who break promises, and those who exploit workers, widows, and orphans, who refuse to help the immigrant and in this way show they do not fear me," says the Lord who rules over all.
And they paid close attention to him because he had amazed them for a long time with his magic.
When they had crossed over the whole island as far as Paphos, they found a magician, a Jewish false prophet named Bar-Jesus,
Then one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls came and spoke to me. "Come," he said, "I will show you the condemnation and punishment of the great prostitute who sits on many waters,
You must not make gods of silver alongside me, nor make gods of gold for yourselves.
"You must not allow a sorceress to live.
For her house sinks down to death, and her paths lead to the place of the departed spirits.
I will remove the sorcery that you practice, and you will no longer have omen readers living among you.