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astrologer

Hebrew: 'ashshaph'

Meaning: an enchanter

one who professes to divine future events by the appearance of the stars

(Dan. 1:20; 2:2, 10, 27, etc.)

This science flourished among the Chaldeans. It was positively forbidden to the Jews (Deut. 4:19; 18:10; Isa. 47:13).

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Author: Matthew G. Easton.