Deuteronomy 18:10
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English Standard Version
There shall not be found among you anyone who burns his son or his daughter as an offering, anyone who practices divination or tells fortunes or interprets omens, or a sorcerer

King James Bible
There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch,

American Standard Version
There shall not be found with thee any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, one that useth divination, one that practiseth augury, or an enchanter, or a sorcerer,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Neither let there be found among you any one that shall expiate his son or daughter, making them to pass through the fire: or that consulteth soothsayers, or observeth dreams and omens, neither let there be any wizard,

English Revised Version
There shall not be found with thee any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, one that useth divination, one that practiseth augury, or an enchanter, or a sorcerer,

Webster's Bible Translation
There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch,

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

In Deuteronomy 18:4, Moses repeats the law concerning the first-fruits in Numbers 18:12-13 (cf. Exodus 22:28), for the purpose of extending it to the first produce of the sheep-shearing.

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Deuteronomy 12:31 You shall not do so to the LORD your God: for every abomination to the LORD, which he hates, have they done to their gods...

Leviticus 18:21 And you shall not let any of your seed pass through the fire to Molech, neither shall you profane the name of your God: I am the LORD.

Leviticus 20:2-5 Again, you shall say to the children of Israel, Whoever he be of the children of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn in Israel...

2 Kings 16:3 But he walked in the way of the kings of Israel, yes, and made his son to pass through the fire...

2 Kings 17:17 And they caused their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire, and used divination and enchantments...

2 Kings 21:6 And he made his son pass through the fire, and observed times, and used enchantments, and dealt with familiar spirits and wizards...

2 Chronicles 28:3 Moreover he burnt incense in the valley of the son of Hinnom, and burnt his children in the fire...

Psalm 106:37,38 Yes, they sacrificed their sons and their daughters to devils...

Jeremiah 19:4-6 Because they have forsaken me, and have estranged this place, and have burned incense in it to other gods...

Jeremiah 32:35 And they built the high places of Baal, which are in the valley of the son of Hinnom...

that useth divination The precise import of the terms here used to express these unhallowed practices cannot be clearly ascertained: he {that useth divination, kosaim, kesamim}, seems a {general} term for the various species after specified; {observer of times, meonin}, one who pretends to foretell by the {clouds, planets, etc.} {enchanter menachesh, a diviner, either by means of {serpents}, or by inspecting the entrails of beasts, the flight of birds, etc.; {a witch, mecashsheph,} one who used magical {fumigations}; {a charmer, chover chaver}, one who uses spells, or a peculiar conjunction of words, or tying knots, etc.; {a consulter with familiar spirits, shoel ov, a pythoness; a wizard, yidoni, a cunning man; necromancer, doresh el hammaithim} one who {seeks} enquiries of the dead.

Exodus 22:18 You shall not suffer a witch to live.

Leviticus 19:26,31 You shall not eat any thing with the blood: neither shall you use enchantment, nor observe times...

Leviticus 20:26,27 And you shall be holy to me: for I the LORD am holy, and have severed you from other people, that you should be mine...

1 Samuel 28:3,7,9 Now Samuel was dead, and all Israel had lamented him, and buried him in Ramah, even in his own city...

1 Chronicles 10:13 So Saul died for his transgression which he committed against the LORD, even against the word of the LORD, which he kept not...

2 Chronicles 33:6 And he caused his children to pass through the fire in the valley of the son of Hinnom: also he observed times, and used enchantments...

Isaiah 8:19,20 And when they shall say to you, Seek to them that have familiar spirits, and to wizards that peep, and that mutter...

Isaiah 47:13 You are wearied in the multitude of your counsels. Let now the astrologers, the stargazers, the monthly prognosticators, stand up...

Acts 19:19 Many of them also which used curious arts brought their books together, and burned them before all men...

Galatians 5:20 Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, jealousies, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,

Cross References
Acts 8:9
But there was a man named Simon, who had previously practiced magic in the city and amazed the people of Samaria, saying that he himself was somebody great.

Genesis 44:5
Is it not from this that my lord drinks, and by this that he practices divination? You have done evil in doing this.'"

Exodus 22:18
"You shall not permit a sorceress to live.

Leviticus 19:26
"You shall not eat any flesh with the blood in it. You shall not interpret omens or tell fortunes.

Leviticus 19:31
"Do not turn to mediums or necromancers; do not seek them out, and so make yourselves unclean by them: I am the LORD your God.

Leviticus 20:6
"If a person turns to mediums and necromancers, whoring after them, I will set my face against that person and will cut him off from among his people.

Deuteronomy 12:31
You shall not worship the LORD your God in that way, for every abominable thing that the LORD hates they have done for their gods, for they even burn their sons and their daughters in the fire to their gods.

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