10 Let no one be found among you who sacrifices their son or daughter in the fire,(A) who practices divination(B) or sorcery,(C) interprets omens, engages in witchcraft,(D)

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the Philistines called for the priests and the diviners(A) and said, “What shall we do with the ark of the Lord? Tell us how we should send it back to its place.”

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He sacrificed his own son(A) in the fire, practiced divination,(B) sought omens, and consulted mediums and spiritists.(C) He did much evil in the eyes of the Lord, arousing(D) his anger.

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The Day of the Lord

You, Lord, have abandoned(A) your people,
    the descendants of Jacob.(B)
They are full of superstitions from the East;
    they practice divination(C) like the Philistines(D)
    and embrace(E) pagan customs.(F)

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12 “Keep on, then, with your magic spells
    and with your many sorceries,(A)
    which you have labored at since childhood.
Perhaps you will succeed,
    perhaps you will cause terror.

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So do not listen to your prophets,(A) your diviners,(B) your interpreters of dreams,(C) your mediums(D) or your sorcerers(E) who tell you, ‘You will not serve(F) the king of Babylon.’

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“So I will come to put you on trial. I will be quick to testify against sorcerers,(A) adulterers(B) and perjurers,(C) against those who defraud laborers of their wages,(D) who oppress the widows(E) and the fatherless, and deprive the foreigners(F) among you of justice, but do not fear(G) me,” says the Lord Almighty.

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