“Whoever has sexual intercourse with an animal must be put to death.
If her father absolutely refuses to give her to him, he must pay an amount in silver equal to the bridal price for virgins.
I will remove sorceries from your hands,
and you will not have any more fortune-tellers.
No one among you is to make his son or daughter pass through the fire, practice divination, tell fortunes, interpret omens, practice sorcery,
1 Samuel 15:23
For rebellion is like the sin of divination,
and defiance is like wickedness and idolatry.
Because you have rejected the word of the Lord,
He has rejected you as king.
while many of those who had practiced magic collected their books and burned them in front of everyone. So they calculated their value and found it to be 50,000 pieces of silver.
idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish ambitions, dissensions, factions,
1 Samuel 28:7
Saul then said to his servants, “Find me a woman who is a medium, so I can go and consult her.”His servants replied, “There is a woman at En-dor who is a medium.”
A man or a woman who is a medium or a spiritist must be put to death. They are to be stoned; their blood is on their own hands.”
But come here,
you sons of a sorceress,
offspring of an adulterer and a prostitute!
“Do not turn to mediums or consult spiritists, or you will be defiled by them; I am Yahweh your God.
When they say to you, “Consult the spirits of the dead and the spiritists who chirp and mutter,” shouldn’t a people consult their God? Should they consult the dead on behalf of the living?
Because of the continual prostitution of the prostitute,
the attractive mistress of sorcery,
who betrays nations by her prostitution
and clans by her witchcraft,
2 Kings 17:17
They made their sons and daughters pass through the fire and practiced divination and interpreted omens. They devoted themselves to do what was evil in the Lord’s sight and provoked Him.
1 Samuel 28:8
Saul disguised himself by putting on different clothes and set out with two of his men. They came to the woman at night, and Saul said, “Consult a spirit for me. Bring up for me the one I tell you.”
And they did not repent of their murders, their sorceries, their sexual immorality, or their thefts.
2 Kings 9:22
When Joram saw Jehu he asked, “Do you come in peace, Jehu?”He answered, “What peace can there be as long as there is so much prostitution and witchcraft from your mother Jezebel?”
2 Kings 23:24
In addition, Josiah removed the mediums, the spiritists, household idols, images, and all the detestable things that were seen in the land of Judah and in Jerusalem. He did this in order to carry out the words of the law that were written in the book that Hilkiah the priest found in the Lord’s temple.
1 Samuel 28:3
By this time Samuel had died, and all Israel had mourned for him and buried him in Ramah, his city, and Saul had removed the mediums and spiritists from the land.
1 Samuel 28:15
“Why have you disturbed me by bringing me up?” Samuel asked Saul.“I’m in serious trouble,” replied Saul. “The Philistines are fighting against me and God has turned away from me. He doesn’t answer me anymore, either through the prophets or in dreams. So I’ve called on you to tell me what I should do.”
But the cowards, unbelievers, vile, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars—their share will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death.”
Outside are the dogs, the sorcerers, the sexually immoral, the murderers, the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices lying.
“You are not to eat anything with blood in it. You are not to practice divination or sorcery.
These two things will happen to you
suddenly, in one day:
loss of children and widowhood.
They will happen to you in their entirety,
in spite of your many sorceries
and the potency of your spells.
1 Samuel 28:13
But the king said to her, “Don’t be afraid. What do you see?”“I see a spirit form coming up out of the earth,” the woman answered.
Then the seers will be ashamed
and the diviners disappointed.
They will all cover their mouths
because there will be no answer from God.
For where envy and selfish ambition exist, there is disorder and every kind of evil.
1 Samuel 28:11
“Who is it that you want me to bring up for you?” the woman asked.“Bring up Samuel for me,” he answered.
Abram passed through the land to the site of Shechem, at the oak of Moreh. At that time the Canaanites were in the land.
“I will come to you in judgment, and I will be ready to witness against sorcerers and adulterers; against those who swear falsely; against those who oppress the widow and the fatherless, and cheat the wage earner; and against those who deny justice to the foreigner. They do not fear Me,” says the Lord of Hosts.