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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
FAMILIAR . The expression ‘familiar spirit’ was taken into the AV [Note: Authorized Version.] from the Geneva Version, as the trans. of Heb. ’obh . See Magic, etc. The word is also used as a subst. in Jeremiah 20:10 ‘All my familiars watched for my halting’ (RV [Note: Revised Version.] ‘familiar friends,’ Heb. ‘men of my place’).
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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Familiar'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hdb/f/familiar.html. 1909.