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37 Bible Verses about magic

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Acts 19:19

And many of those that practised curious arts brought their books of charms and burnt them before all. And they reckoned up the prices of them, and found it fifty thousand pieces of silver.

Isaiah 47:12

Stand now with thine enchantments and with the multitude of thy sorceries, wherein thou hast laboured from thy youth; if so be thou shalt be able to turn them to profit, if so be thou mayest cause terror.

Deuteronomy 18:10

There shall not be found among you he that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, that useth divination, that useth auguries, or an enchanter, or a sorcerer,

Exodus 7:10

And Moses and Aaron went in to Pharaoh, and did so, as Jehovah had commanded; and Aaron cast down his staff before Pharaoh, and before his bondmen, and it became a serpent.

Ezekiel 13:20

Wherefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I am against your pillows, that the souls which ye catch by their means may fly away; and I will tear them from your arms, and will let the souls go, the souls that ye catch, that they may fly away.

Exodus 8:18

And the scribes did so with their sorceries, to bring forth gnats; but they could not. And the gnats were on man and on beast.

Ezekiel 13:18

and say, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Woe unto the women that sew pillows for all wrists, and that make veils for the head of persons of every stature to catch souls! Will ye catch the souls of my people, and will ye save your own souls alive?

Numbers 23:23

For there is no enchantment against Jacob, neither is there any divination against Israel. At this time it shall be said of Jacob and of Israel, What hath God wrought!

Acts 8:11

And they gave heed to him, because that for a long time he had astonished them by his magic arts.

Exodus 8:19

Then the scribes said to Pharaoh, This is the finger of God! But Pharaoh's heart was stubborn, and he hearkened not to them, as Jehovah had said.

Acts 8:18

But Simon, having seen that by the laying on of the hands of the apostles the Holy Spirit was given, offered them money,

Proverbs 17:8

A gift is a precious stone in the eyes of the possessor: whithersoever it turneth it prospereth.

Acts 8:9

But a certain man, by name Simon, had been before in the city, using magic arts, and astonishing the nation of Samaria, saying that himself was some great one.

Exodus 7:22

And the scribes of Egypt did so with their sorceries; and Pharaoh's heart was stubborn, neither did he hearken to them, as Jehovah had said.

Micah 5:12

And I will cut off sorceries out of thy hand; and thou shalt have no soothsayers.

Exodus 7:12

they cast down every man his staff, and they became serpents; but Aaron's staff swallowed up their staves.

Isaiah 3:20

the head-dresses, and the stepping chains, and the girdles, and the scent-boxes, and the amulets;

Revelation 9:21

And they repented not of their murders, nor of their witchcrafts, nor of their fornication, nor of their thefts.

Acts 4:7

and having placed them in the midst they inquired, In what power or in what name have ye done this?

2 Kings 17:17

and they caused their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire, and used divination and enchantments, and sold themselves to do evil in the sight of Jehovah, to provoke him to anger.

1 Samuel 28:7

Then said Saul to his servants, Seek me a woman that has a spirit of Python, that I may go to her and inquire of her. And his servants said to him, Behold, there is a woman who has a spirit of Python at En-dor.

Ezekiel 13:21

And I will tear your veils and deliver my people out of your hand, and they shall be no more in your hand to be hunted; and ye shall know that I am Jehovah.

Isaiah 3:3

the captain of fifty, and the honourable man, and the counsellor, and the clever among artificers, and the one versed in enchantments.

Matthew 20:15

is it not lawful for me to do what I will in my own affairs? Is thine eye evil because I am good?

Nahum 3:4

Because of the multitude of the fornications of the well-favoured harlot, mistress of sorceries, that selleth nations through her fornications, and families through her sorceries,

Isaiah 47:9

yet these two things shall come upon thee in a moment, in one day, loss of children and widowhood; they shall come upon thee in full measure for the multitude of thy sorceries, for the great abundance of thine enchantments.

Ezekiel 13:19

And will ye profane me among my people for handfuls of barley and for morsels of bread, to slay the souls that should not die, and to save the souls alive that should not live, by your lying to my people that listen to lying?

Acts 16:16

And it came to pass as we were going to prayer that a certain female slave, having a spirit of Python, met us, who brought much profit to her masters by prophesying.

Jeremiah 27:9

And ye, hearken not to your prophets, nor to your diviners, nor to your dreamers, nor to your soothsayers, nor to your sorcerers, who speak unto you saying: Ye shall not serve the king of Babylon.

From Thematic Bible


Magic » Lying wonders, spurious miracles

Exodus 7:22

And the scribes of Egypt did so with their sorceries; and Pharaoh's heart was stubborn, neither did he hearken to them, as Jehovah had said.

Matthew 7:22

Many shall say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied through thy name, and through thy name cast out demons, and through thy name done many works of power?

Magic » Divination

Jeremiah 27:9

And ye, hearken not to your prophets, nor to your diviners, nor to your dreamers, nor to your soothsayers, nor to your sorcerers, who speak unto you saying: Ye shall not serve the king of Babylon.

Ezekiel 21:21

For the king of Babylon standeth at the parting of the way, at the head of the two ways, to use divination: he shaketh his arrows, he inquireth of the teraphim, he looketh in the liver.

Genesis 44:15

And Joseph said to them, What deed is this which ye have done? Did ye not know that such a man as I can certainly divine?

Numbers 22:7

And the elders of Moab and the elders of Midian departed, having the rewards of divination in their hand. And they came to Balaam, and spoke to him the words of Balak.

Deuteronomy 18:14

For these nations, which thou shalt dispossess, hearkened unto those that use auguries, and that use divination; but as for thee, Jehovah thy God hath not suffered thee to do so.

Magic » Sorcery

Deuteronomy 18:10

There shall not be found among you he that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, that useth divination, that useth auguries, or an enchanter, or a sorcerer,

Malachi 3:5

And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against the false swearers, and against those that oppress the hired servant in his wages, the widow and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and fear not me, saith Jehovah of hosts.

Isaiah 47:9

yet these two things shall come upon thee in a moment, in one day, loss of children and widowhood; they shall come upon thee in full measure for the multitude of thy sorceries, for the great abundance of thine enchantments.

Acts 13:6

And having passed through the whole island as far as Paphos, they found a certain man a magician, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name was Bar-jesus,

2 Kings 17:17

and they caused their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire, and used divination and enchantments, and sold themselves to do evil in the sight of Jehovah, to provoke him to anger.

Magic » Magicians

Daniel 2:2

And the king commanded to call the scribes, and the magicians, and the sorcerers, and the Chaldeans, to shew the king his dreams; and they came and stood before the king.

Daniel 4:7

Then came in the scribes, the magicians, the Chaldeans, and the astrologers; and I told the dream before them; but they did not make known unto me the interpretation of it.

Exodus 8:19

Then the scribes said to Pharaoh, This is the finger of God! But Pharaoh's heart was stubborn, and he hearkened not to them, as Jehovah had said.

Genesis 41:24

and the thin ears devoured the seven good ears. And I told it to the scribes; but there was none to make it known to me.

More verses: Exodus 9:11

Magic » Soothsayers

Daniel 5:7

The king cried aloud to bring in the magicians, the Chaldeans, and the astrologers. The king spoke and said to the wise men of Babylon, Whosoever shall read this writing, and shew me the interpretation thereof, shall be clothed with purple, and have a chain of gold about his neck, and shall be the third ruler in the kingdom.

Acts 16:16

And it came to pass as we were going to prayer that a certain female slave, having a spirit of Python, met us, who brought much profit to her masters by prophesying.

Isaiah 2:6

For thou hast cast off thy people, the house of Jacob, because they are filled with what comes from the east, and use auguries like the Philistines, and ally themselves with the children of foreigners.

Daniel 2:27

Daniel answered in the presence of the king and said, The secret that the king hath demanded cannot the wise men, the magicians, the scribes, the astrologers, shew unto the king;

Micah 5:12

And I will cut off sorceries out of thy hand; and thou shalt have no soothsayers.

Magic » Necromancy

Deuteronomy 18:11

or a charmer, or one that inquireth of a spirit of Python, or a soothsayer, or one that consulteth the dead.

Isaiah 8:19

And when they shall say unto you, Seek unto the necromancers and unto the soothsayers, who chirp and who mutter, say, Shall not a people seek unto their God? Will they go for the living unto the dead?

1 Samuel 28:11

Then said the woman, Whom shall I bring up to thee? And he said, Bring me up Samuel.

Topics on Magic

Sorcery And Magic

66;18;23

and light of lamp shall shine no more at all in thee, and voice of bridegroom and bride shall be heard no more at all in thee; for thy merchants were the great ones of the earth; for by thy sorcery have all the nations been deceived.