noun: divination; plural noun: divinations
the practice of seeking knowledge of the future or the unknown by supernatural means.
synonyms:fortune telling, divining, prophecy, prediction, soothsaying, augury; More
clairvoyance, second sight
"he looked to divination for guidance"
The whole world is run on divination because the whole world and its kingdoms are considered beasts by GOD Revelation 13.
All the beasts are rode by a women which is a church that appears Christ like on the outside Revelation 17.
'You shall not eat anything with the blood, nor practice divination or soothsaying. 'You shall not round off the side-growth
of your heads nor harm the edges of your beard. 'You shall not make any cuts in your body for the dead nor make any
tattoo marks on yourselves: I am the LORD. read more.
'As for the person who turns to mediums and to spiritists, to play the harlot after them, I will also set My face against that
person and will cut him off from among his people.
So the elders of Moab and the elders of Midian departed with the fees for divination in their hand; and they came to
Balaam and repeated Balak's words to him.
"For there is no omen against Jacob, Nor is there any divination against Israel; At the proper time it shall be said to
Jacob And to Israel, what God has done!
"When you enter the land which the LORD your God gives you, you shall not learn to imitate the detestable things of
those nations. "There shall not be found among you anyone who makes his son or his daughter pass through the fire,
one who uses divination, one who practices witchcraft, or one who interprets omens, or a sorcerer, or one who casts a spell,
or a medium, or a spiritist, or one who calls up the dead. read more.
1 Samuel 28:7
Then Saul said to his servants, "Seek for me a woman who is a medium, that I may go to her and inquire of her."
And his servants said to him, "Behold, there is a woman who is a medium at En-dor."
2 Kings 17:17
Then they made their sons and their daughters pass through the fire, and practiced divination and enchantments,
and sold themselves to do evil in the sight of the LORD, provoking Him.
When they say to you, "Consult the mediums and the spiritists who whisper and mutter," should not a people consult
their God? Should they consult the dead on behalf of the living?
"Then the spirit of the Egyptians will be demoralized within them; And I will confound their strategy, So that they will
resort to idols and ghosts of the dead And to mediums and spiritists.
The princes of Zoan are mere fools; The advice of Pharaoh's wisest advisers has become stupid How can you men say
to Pharaoh, "I am a son of the wise, a son of ancient kings"? Well then, where are your wise men? Please let them tell you,
And let them understand what the LORD of hosts Has purposed against Egypt.
Thus says the LORD, "Do not learn the way of the nations, And do not be terrified by the signs of the heavens
Although the nations are terrified by them;
Then the LORD said to me, "The prophets are prophesying falsehood in My name I have neither sent them nor
commanded them nor spoken to them; they are prophesying to you a false vision, divination, futility and the deception
of their own minds.
"But as for you, do not listen to your prophets, your diviners, your dreamers, your soothsayers or your sorcerers
who speak to you, saying, 'You will not serve the king of Babylon.'
"For thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, 'Do not let your prophets who are in your midst and your
diviners deceive you, and do not listen to the dreams which they dream. 'For they prophesy falsely to you in My name;
I have not sent them,' declares the LORD.
"For there will no longer be any false vision or flattering divination within the house of Israel.
"They see falsehood and lying divination who are saying, 'The LORD declares,' when the LORD has not sent them;
yet they hope for the fulfillment of their word. "Did you not see a false vision and speak a lying divination when you said,
'The LORD declares,' but it is not I who have spoken?"'"
"For the king of Babylon stands at the parting of the way, at the head of the two ways, to use divination; he shakes
the arrows, he consults the household idols, he looks at the liver. "Into his right hand came the divination, 'Jerusalem,'
to set battering rams, to open the mouth for slaughter, to lift up the voice with a battle cry, to set battering rams against
the gates, to cast up ramps, to build a siege wall. "And it will be to them like a false divination in their eyes; they
have sworn solemn oaths But he brings iniquity to remembrance, that they may be seized.
"Her prophets have smeared whitewash for them, seeing false visions and divining lies for them, saying,
'Thus says the Lord GOD,' when the LORD has not spoken.
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.
The Chaldeans answered the king and said, "There is not a man on earth who could declare the matter for the king,
inasmuch as no great king or ruler has ever asked anything like this of any magician, conjurer or Chaldean.
Therefore it will be night for you--without vision, And darkness for you--without divination The sun will go down on
the prophets, And the day will become dark over them. The seers will be ashamed And the diviners will be embarrassed
Indeed, they will all cover their mouths Because there is no answer from God.
For the teraphim speak iniquity, And the diviners see lying visions And tell false dreams; They comfort in vain Therefore
the people wander like sheep, They are afflicted, because there is no shepherd.
"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, and against those who oppress the wage earner in his wages, the widow and the
orphan, and those who turn aside the alien and do not fear Me," says the LORD of hosts.