Astrologer

Astrologer (Heb. and Chald. אִשָּׁŠ, asshlaph', an enchanter, Da 1:20; Da 2:2,10,27; Da 4:7; Da 5:7,11,15; once Heb. הוֹבֵר שָׁמִיִם, hober' shama'yim, sky- divider, i.e. former of horoscopes; Sept. ἀστρόλογος τοῦ οὐρανοῦ; Vulg. augur caeli, Isa 47:13), a person who professes to divine future events by the appearance of the stars. SEE ASTROLOGY. The Babylonians were anciently famous for this kind of lore (Rawlinson's Herodotus, i, Essay x; Simplicius ad Aristot. De Calo, ii, 123; Pliny, Hist. Nat. 7:56; Vitruv. 9:9). SEE ASTRONOMY.

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Definition of astrology

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