Leviticus 19:31

“Regard not them that have familiar spirits, neither seek after wizards, to be defiled by them: I am the LORD your God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Regard not them that haue familiar spirits, neither seeke after Wizards, to be defiled by them: I am the Lord your God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'Do not turn to mediums or spiritists; do not seek them out to be defiled by them. I am the LORD your God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Turn ye not unto them that have familiar spirits, nor unto the wizards; seek them not out, to be defiled by them: I am Jehovah your God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Do not go after those who make use of spirits, or wonder-workers; do not go in their ways or become unclean through them: I am the Lord your God.
- Basic English Bible

-- Turn not unto necromancers and unto soothsayers; seek not after them to make yourselves unclean: I am Jehovah your God.
- Darby Bible

Regard not them that have familiar spirits, neither seek after wizards, to be defiled by them: I am the LORD your God.
- Webster's Bible

'Don't turn to those who are mediums, nor to the wizards. Don't seek them out, to be defiled by them. I am Yahweh your God.
- World English Bible

`Ye do not turn unto those having familiar spirits; and unto wizards ye do not seek, for uncleanness by them; I [am] Jehovah your God.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Turn ye not unto the ghosts, nor unto familiar spirits; seek them not out, to be defiled by them: I am the LORD your God.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Leviticus 19:31


19:31 Wizards - Them that have entered into covenant with the devil, by whose help they foretel many things to come, and acquaint men with secret things. See #Lev 20:27 Deu 18:11 1Sam 28:3|,7,9 2Kings 21:6.


Discussion for Leviticus 19:31

  • Spirit and Life for verse 31
    Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal,
    The Lord knoweth them that are His.
    And, let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from inquity. 11 Timothy 2:19
  • Spirit and Life for verse 31
    Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal,
    The Lord knoweth them that are His.
    And, let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from inquity. 11 Timothy 2:19
  • O sing unto the Lord a New Song; for He hath done marvellous things: His Right Hand, and His Holy Arm, hath gotten him the Victory. (Psalms 98:1)
  • Overcomers for verse 31
    ..We overcame him by the BLOOD of JESUS and the word of our testimony...(Rev 12:11)

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