The Witch of Endor by Nikolai Ge.Then the woman said, “Whom shall I bring up for you?” He said, “Bring up Samuel for me.” When the woman saw Samuel, she cried out with a loud voice. And the woman said to Saul, “Why have you deceived me? You are Saul.” The king said to her, “Do not be afraid. What do you see?” And the woman said to Saul, “I see a god coming up out of the earth.” “An old man is coming up, and he is wrapped in a robe.” Book of Samuel, chapter 28:3–25

The Witch of Endor by Nikolai Ge.Then the woman said, “Whom shall I bring up for you?” He said, “Bring up Samuel for me.” When the woman saw Samuel, she cried out with a loud voice. And the woman said to Saul, “Why have you deceived me? You are Saul.” The king said to her, “Do not be afraid. What do you see?” And the woman said to Saul, “I see a god coming up out of the earth.” “An old man is coming up, and he is wrapped in a robe.” Book of Samuel, chapter 28:3–25

Story: King Sauls Prophet, Samuel, had died and Saul received no answer from God as to his best course of action against the Philistines. Saul, seeks out a medium. Following the instruction of her visitor, the woman claims that she sees the ghost of Samuel rising from the abode of the dead.The voice of the prophet's ghost berates Saul for disobeying God, and predicts Saul's downfall. The voice repeats an earlier prophecy, adding that Saul will perish with his whole army in battle the next…

Story: King Sauls Prophet, Samuel, had died and Saul received no answer from God as to his best course of action against the Philistines. Saul, seeks out a medium. Following the instruction of her visitor, the woman claims that she sees the ghost of Samuel rising from the abode of the dead.The voice of the prophet's ghost berates Saul for disobeying God, and predicts Saul's downfall. The voice repeats an earlier prophecy, adding that Saul will perish with his whole army in battle the next…

Witch of Endor - Wikipedia

Witch of Endor - Wikipedia

Saul speaking to Samuel's spirit at the Witch of Endor, 1675 by Gabriel Ehinger.

Saul speaking to Samuel's spirit at the Witch of Endor, 1675 by Gabriel Ehinger.

Necromancy Rituals | ... the witch of endor uses a necromantic ritual to conjure the spirit Book of Solomon

Necromancy Rituals | ... the witch of endor uses a necromantic ritual to conjure the spirit Book of Solomon

The steel engraving of the “Pythonisse d’Endor” is delightful, and typical of Gustave Staal’s style.

The steel engraving of the “Pythonisse d’Endor” is delightful, and typical of Gustave Staal’s style.

Wikipedia.org/ Witch of Endor-- also known as the Medium of Endor, was a medium who apparently summoned the prophet Samuel's spirit, at the demand  of King Saul of the Kingdom of Israel in the First Book of Samuel, chapter 28:3–25 . The witch is absent from the version of that event recounted in the deuterocanonical Book of Sirach (46:19–20). She is called in Biblical Hebrew "a woman who has a familiar spirit at Endor".

Wikipedia.org/ Witch of Endor-- also known as the Medium of Endor, was a medium who apparently summoned the prophet Samuel's spirit, at the demand of King Saul of the Kingdom of Israel in the First Book of Samuel, chapter 28:3–25 . The witch is absent from the version of that event recounted in the deuterocanonical Book of Sirach (46:19–20). She is called in Biblical Hebrew "a woman who has a familiar spirit at Endor".

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