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Dictionaries :: Sorcery

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Below are articles from the following 2 dictionaries:
Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Noun Strong's Number: g5331 Greek: pharmakia[-eia]

Sorcery:

(Eng., "pharmacy," etc.) primarily signified "the use of medicine, drugs, spells;" then, "poisoning;" then, "sorcery," Gal 5:20, RV, "sorcery" (AV, "witchcraft"), mentioned as one of "the works of the flesh." See also Rev 9:21; 18:23. In the Sept., Exd 7:11, 22; 8:7, 18; Isa 47:9, 12. In "sorcery," the use of drugs, whether simple or potent, was generally accompanied by incantations and appeals to occult powers, with the provision of various charms, amulets, etc., professedly designed to keep the applicant or patient from the attention and power of demons, but actually to impress the applicant with the mysterious resources and powers of the sorcerer.

A-2 Noun Strong's Number: g3095 Greek: magia[-eia]

Sorcery:

"the magic art," is used in the plural in Act 8:11, "sorceries" (see SORCERER, No. 1).

B-1 Verb Strong's Number: g3096 Greek: mageuo

Sorcery:

akin to A, No. 2, "to practice magic," Act 8:9, "used sorcery," is used as in A, No. 2, of Simon Magnus.

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