Deuteronomy 18:10

“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,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his sonne, or his daughter to passe thorow the fire, or that vseth diuination, or an obseruer of times, or an inchanter, or a witch,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"There shall not be found among you anyone who makes his son or his daughter pass through the fire, one who uses divination, one who practices witchcraft, or one who interprets omens, or a sorcerer,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let there not be seen among you anyone who makes his son or his daughter go through the fire, or anyone using secret arts, or a maker of strange sounds, or a reader of signs, or any wonder-worker,
- Basic English Bible

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,
- Darby 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,
- Webster's Bible

There shall not be found with you anyone who makes his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, one who uses divination, one who practices sorcery, or an enchanter, or a sorcerer,
- World English Bible

there is not found in thee one causing his son and his daughter to pass over into fire, a user of divinations, an observer of clouds, and an enchanter, and a sorcerer,
- Youngs Literal Bible

There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, one that useth divination, a soothsayer, or an enchanter, or a sorcerer,
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 18:10


18:10 Useth divination - Foretelleth things secret or to come, by unlawful arts and practices. An observer of times - Superstitiously pronouncing some days lucky, and others unlucky. Or, an observer of the clouds or heavens, one that divineth by the motions of the clouds, by the stars, or by the flying or chattering of birds, all which Heathens used to observe. An inchanter - Or, a conjecturer, that discovers hidden things by a superstitious use of words or ceremonies, by observation of water or smoke or any contingencies. A witch - One that is in covenant with the devil.


Discussion for Deuteronomy 18

  • A disciple
    Sheena; You shall not be afraid of false prophets! The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom and knowledge, and the foundation of repentance and conversion out of an honest and sincere heart. Our conscience smites us sore when we do wrong, because it is the Spirit of God convicting us and warning us away from the evil and worthless ways of the devil. The man sent from God speaks by God!
  • Sheena Vallett
    verse 22 of this chapter, thou shalt not be afraid of who, God or the Prophet?
  • Sylvia
    There is only one True living GOD. (1st John 5:7) For there are three that bear record in heaven the FATHER, the WORD and the HOLY SPIRIT: these three are one. Read John1:1; John 10:30 I and my Father are one. Matt 28:19; John 14:26.
  • April
    Adam means MAN,Seth-APPOINTED,Enosh-MORTAL,Cainan-SORROW,Mahalalel-THE BLESSED GOD,Jared-SHALL COME DOWN,Enoch-TEACHING,Methuselah-HIS DEATH SHALL BRING,Lamech-DESPAIRING,Noah-COMFORT/REST.Geneology of Genisis, and meaning of the names,we were spoken to through their names about JESUS coming,pretty cool huh,I found this on youtube and was like..interesting,a coded message using GENEOLOGY AMEN!!!!.
  • Steve morrow
    DEUTERONOMY 18:20 BUT THE PROPHET WHICH SHALL PRESUME TO SPEAK A WORD IN MY NAME WHICH I HAVE NOT COMMANDED HIM TO SPEAK OR THAT SHALL SPEAK IN THE NAME OF OTHER GODS EVEN THAT PROPHET SHALL DIE
  • Steve morrow
    DEUTERONOMY 18:21 AND IF THOU SAY IN THINE HEART HOW SHALL WE KNOW THE WORD WHICH THE LORD --- HATH NOT SPOKEN --- 18:22 WHEN A PROPHET SPEAKETH IN THE NAME OF THE LORD IF THE THING FOLLOW NOT NOR COME TO PASS THAT IS THE THING WHICH THE LORD HATH NOT SPOKEN BUT THE PROPHET HATH SPOKEN IT PRESUMPTUOUSLY THOU SHALL NOT BE AFRAID OF HIM

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