Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #5331: pharmakeia (pronounced far-mak-i'-ah)

from 5332; medication ("pharmacy"), i.e. (by extension) magic (literally or figuratively):--sorcery, witchcraft.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) the use or the administering of drugs

2) poisoning

3) sorcery, magical arts, often found in connection with idolatry and fostered by it

4) metaphorically the deceptions and seductions of idolatry

Part of Speech: noun feminine

Relation: from G5332


This word is used 3 times:

Galatians 5:20: "Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions,"
Revelation 9:21: "murders, nor of their sorceries, nor of their"
Revelation 18:23: "of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all nations"

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