Word Summary
yiddeoni: familiar spirit
Original Word: יִדְּעֹנִי
Transliteration: yiddeoni
Phonetic Spelling: (yid-deh-o-nee')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: familiar spirit
Meaning: a knowing one, a conjurer, a ghost
Strong's Concordance

From yada'; properly, a knowing one; specifically, a conjurer; (by impl) a ghost -- wizard.

see HEBREW yada'


H3049. yiddeoni

יִדְּעֹנִיnoun masculine familiar spirit (properly either as knowing, wise (acquainted with secrets of unseen world), Ew vielwisserisch; or as intimate acquaintance of soothsayer, see RSJPh xiv. 1885. 127) — absolute יִדְּעֹנִיDeuteronomy 18:11 2t.; plural יִדְּעֹנִים1 Samuel 28:3 6t.; מִן הַיִּדְּעֹנִי28:9, read מִן הַיִּדְּעֹנִים‎ (see ᵐ5‎ Th We Klo Dr); familiar spirit, always "" אֹבוֺת אוֺב,28:3, 9; Isaiah 8:19; 19:3; 2 Kings 21:6 (אוֺב עשׂה‎; "" עוֺנֵן נִחֵשׁ,‎) = 2 Chronicles 33:6; 2 Kings 23:24; Leviticus 19:31; 20:6, 27 (all H; on last two compare Acts 16:16 and DrDeuteronomy 18:11), 18:11("" אוֺב‎ + אֶלהַֿמֵּתִים דֹּרֵשׁ‎).