sorcery and sorcerers

Hebrew: כָּשַׁף —transliteration: kashaph —meaning: to practice sorcery

Greek: φάρμακος —transliteration: pharmakos —meaning: a poisoner, sorcerer, magician

This word comes from the Latin word sortiarius and refers to one who casts lots, or one who tells the lot of others.

(See Divination)

There shall not be found among you anyone who makes his son or his daughter pass through the fire, one who uses divination, a soothsayer, one who interprets omens, or a sorcerer, —Deuteronomy 18:10 NASB

In Daniel 2:2, “sorcerers” is the translation of the Hebrew mekhashphim (וְלַֽמְכַשְּׁפִים֙), i.e., mutterers, men who professed to have power with evil spirits.

Then the king gave orders to call in the magicians, the conjurers, the sorcerers and the Chaldeans to tell the king his dreams. So they came in and stood before the king. —Daniel 2:2 NASB

The unrepentant practice of sorcery brings severe punishment from God.

And they did not repent of their murders nor of their sorceries nor of their sexual immorality nor of their thefts. —Revelation 9:21 LSB

“Then I will draw near to you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against those who swear falsely… —Malachi 3:5 NASB excerpt

Outside are the dogs and the sorcerers and the sexually immoral persons and the murderers and the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices lying. —Revelation 22:15 LSB

sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their part will be in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death. —Revelation 21:8 NASB excerpt