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An example of a soothsayer is a fortune teller who can predict who you are going to marry.
A soothsayer was a general practitioner in his art, not attached to any one god or temple.
He was looked upon as a great soothsayer and wizard, who could turn death into life.
The Torah advises against becoming "a sorcerer, soothsayer or engager of witchcraft".
The attitude of Paul toward glossolaly among his converts strikingly resembles Plato's opinion as expressed in the Timaeus, p. 72, of the enthusiastic ecstasies of the ancient µav ns (soothsayer).
And it is also probable that certain persons combined in their own individuality the functions of magician and sacrificer as well as soothsayer.