Ancient Greek νεκρός (nekros, “dead”) + -mancer. The first element is often re-interpreted in folk etymology as Latin niger (“black”), leading to variants like nigromancer and an association with "black" magic.
Necromancer Sentence Examples
But the arts of the necromancer were always and without exception treated as foreign to the religion of Yahweh.
minion of a necromancer in your group.
(See especially Charles's Book of Enoch.) The doctrine of the resurrection of the righteous to life in the heavenly world became engrafted on to the old doctrine of Sheol, or the dark shadowy underworld (Hades), where life was joyless and feeble, and from which the soul might be for a brief space summoned forth by the arts of the necromancer.
The necromancer of ba`al 'obh was held to be possessed of the spirit who spoke through him with a hollow voice.
Indeed both necromancer and the spirit that possessed him were sometimes identified, and the former was simply called obh.