3784. kashaph
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kashaph: to practice sorcery
Original Word: כָּשַׁף
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: kashaph
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-shaf')
Short Definition: sorcerers

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
denominative verb from kesheph
to practice sorcery
NASB Translation
practiced sorcery (1), sorcerer (1), sorcerers (3), sorceress (1).

כִּשֵּׁף verb Pi`el denominative practice sorcery (Assyrian kašâpu, id.); — Perfect3masculine singular: וְעוֺנֵן וְנִחֵשׁ וְכִשֵּׁף וְעָשָׂה אוֺב וְיִדְּעוֺנִ֑י2Chronicles 33:6 (of Manasseh); elsewhere only Participle as substantive masculine singular sorcerer, in Israel, מְכַשֵּׁף Deuteronomy 18:10 (following קֹסֵם קְסָמִים מְעוֺנֵן וּמְנַחֵשׁ); feminine singular מְכַשֵּׁפָה = sorceress Exodus 22:17 (E); masculine plural מְכַשְּׁפִים Malachi 3:5 (named with adulterers and falseswearers); of diviners, or astrologers in Egypt (חַרְטֻמִּים q. v.) Exodus 7:11 (P; "" חֲכָמִים); in Babylon Daniel 2:2 (+ חַרְטֻמִּים, אַשָּׁפִים, כַּשְׂדִּים).

sorcerer, use witchcraft

A primitive root; properly, to whisper a spell, i.e. To inchant or practise magic -- sorcerer, (use) witch(-craft).

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