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Want to know what the Bible says about Communicating With The Dead? Here are 211 Bible verses about Communicating With The Dead from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Leviticus 19:31 NIV
“‘Do not turn to mediums or seek out spiritists, for you will be defiled by them. I am the Lord your God.
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Isaiah 8:19 NIV
When someone tells you to consult mediums and spiritists, who whisper and mutter, should not a people inquire of their God? Why consult the dead on behalf of the living?
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Leviticus 20:27 NIV
“‘A man or woman who is a medium or spiritist among you must be put to death. You are to stone them; their blood will be on their own heads.’”
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Leviticus 20:6 NIV
“‘I will set my face against anyone who turns to mediums and spiritists to prostitute themselves by following them, and I will cut them off from their people.
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Ecclesiastes 9:5 NIV
For the living know that they will die,
    but the dead know nothing;
they have no further reward,
    and even their name is forgotten.
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Hebrews 9:27 NIV
Just as people are destined to die once, and after that to face judgment,
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Ecclesiastes 9:5-6 NIV
5 For the living know that they will die,
    but the dead know nothing;
they have no further reward,
    and even their name is forgotten.
6 Their love, their hate
    and their jealousy have long since vanished;
never again will they have a part
    in anything that happens under the sun.
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Deuteronomy 18:10-12 NIV
10 Let no one be found among you who sacrifices their son or daughter in the fire, who practices divination or sorcery, interprets omens, engages in witchcraft, 11 or casts spells, or who is a medium or spiritist or who consults the dead. 12 Anyone who does these things is detestable to the Lord; because of these same detestable practices the Lord your God will drive out those nations before you.
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2 Corinthians 11:14 NIV
And no wonder, for Satan himself masquerades as an angel of light.
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1 Chronicles 10:13-14 NIV
13 Saul died because he was unfaithful to the Lord; he did not keep the word of the Lord and even consulted a medium for guidance, 14 and did not inquire of the Lord. So the Lord put him to death and turned the kingdom over to David son of Jesse.
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Deuteronomy 18:11 NIV
or casts spells, or who is a medium or spiritist or who consults the dead.
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1 John 4:1 NIV
Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.
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1 Timothy 4:1 NIV
The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons.
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John 14:26 NIV
But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.
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2 Kings 21:6 NIV
He sacrificed his own son in the fire, practiced divination, sought omens, and consulted mediums and spiritists. He did much evil in the eyes of the Lord, arousing his anger.
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Deuteronomy 18:10 NIV
Let no one be found among you who sacrifices their son or daughter in the fire, who practices divination or sorcery, interprets omens, engages in witchcraft,
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1 Chronicles 10:13 NIV
Saul died because he was unfaithful to the Lord; he did not keep the word of the Lord and even consulted a medium for guidance,
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John 15:26 NIV
“When the Advocate comes, whom I will send to you from the Father —the Spirit of truth who goes out from the Father—he will testify about me.
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Ecclesiastes 9:10 NIV
Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might, for in the realm of the dead, where you are going, there is neither working nor planning nor knowledge nor wisdom.
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Matthew 24:24 NIV
For false messiahs and false prophets will appear and perform great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect.
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