Deuteronomy 18:11

“Or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wyzard, or a Necromancer.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

or one who casts a spell, or a medium, or a spiritist, or one who calls up the dead.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

or a charmer, or a consulter with a familiar spirit, or a wizard, or a necromancer.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Or anyone using secret force on people, or putting questions to a spirit, or having secret knowledge, or going to the dead for directions.
- Basic English Bible

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

Or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer.
- Webster's Bible

or a charmer, or a consulter with a familiar spirit, or a wizard, or a necromancer.
- World English Bible

and a charmer, and one asking at a familiar spirit, and a wizard, and one seeking unto the dead.
- Youngs Literal Bible

or a charmer, or one that consulteth a ghost or a familiar spirit, or a necromancer.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 18:11


18:11 A charmer - One that charmeth serpents or other cattle. Or, a fortune - teller, that foretelleth the events of men's lives by the conjunctions of the stars. Spirits - Whom they call upon by certain words or rites. A wizard - Heb. a knowing man, who by any forbidden way's undertakes the revelation of secret things. A necromancer - One that calleth up and enquireth of the dead.


Discussion for Deuteronomy 18:11

  • DONALD BARKLEY for verse 11
    I THINK THIS IS A DANGEROUS PASSAGE I KNOW A YOUNG LADY THATS PRAYING IN A GRAVE YARD OVER HER BABY INFANT THATS BEEN PAST AND GONE TO HEAVEN AND THERE SHE IS ON HER KNEES I PERSONALLY THINKS SHE IS DESTURVE
  • Olomola edward toyin for verse 11
    What shall we say when confronting evil attack

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