THE THIRD BOOK
OF THE
SACRED MAGIC

WHICH GOD GAVE UNTO MOSES, AARON, DAVID, SOLOMON, AND
OTHER
SAINTS, PATRIARCHS, AND PROPHETS; WHICH TEACHETH THE TRUE DIVINE WISDOM.

BEQUEATHED BY ABRAHAM UNTO LAMECH HIS SON.

TRANSLATED FROM THE HEBREW.

1458.

THE THIRD BOOK.

(The Prologue.) NOTES:

He who shall have faithfully observed that which hath been taught unto him, and shall have with a good will obeyed the commandments of God, let him, I say, be certain that this veritable and loyal wisdom shall be accorded unto him; and also that the perfidious BELIAL can do no otherwise than become his slave, together with all his pestiferous generation.
However I pray the true God who governeth, ruleth over, and maintaineth all that he hath created; that thou, O Lamech, my son, or whomsoever he may be unto whom thou shalt have granted this sacred operation, mayest work it out, having always before thee the fear of God, and in no way use it for evil, because God the eternal hath wished herein to leave us our free will, but woe unto him who shall abuse his divine grace. Yet I say not but that if an enemy should attempt thy life, that it is permissible unto thee if necessary to destroy him; but in any other case lay not thine hand unto the sword, but use gentler methods. Be kind and affable unto everyone. One may also serve a friend without harm unto oneself.
David and King Solomon could have destroyed their enemies in an instant, but they did not so; in imitation of God himself who chastiseth not unless he is outraged.
If thou shalt perfectly observe these rules, all the following symbols and an infinitude of others will be granted unto thee by thy holy guardian angel; thou thus living for the honour and glory of the true and only God, for thine own good, and that of thy neighbour.
Let the fear of God be ever before the eyes and the heart of him who shall possess this divine wisdom and Sacred Magic.

THE FIRST CHAPTER.

To know all manner of things past and future, which be not however directly opposed to God, and to his most holy will.
(1) To know all things past and future in general.
(2, 3) To know things appertaining unto the future.
(4) Things to happen in war.
(5) Things past and forgotten.
(6) Tribulations to come.
(7) Things propitious to come.
(8) Things past regarding enemies.
(9) To know the signs of tempests.
(10) To know the secrets of war.
(11) To know true and false friends.

1\1 MILON, IRAGO, LAMAL, OGARI, NOLIM
D: "MOREH, ORIRE, RINIR, ERIRO, HEROM". Compare Mathers 1\3.

1\2 THIRAMA, HIGANAM, IGOGANA, RAGIGAR, ANAGOGI, MANAGIH, AMARIHT
D: "NABHI, ADAIH, BARAB, HIADA, IHBAN". Compare Mathers 1\4.

1\3 DOREH, ORIRE, RINIR, ERIRO, HEROD
D: "THIRAMA, HIGANAM, IGOGANA, RAGIGAR, ANAGOGI, MANAGIH, AMARIHT" = Mathers 1\2.

1\4 NABHI, ADAIH, BAKAB, HIADA, IHBAN
D: "MILON, IRAGO, LAMAL, OGARI, NOLIM". = Mathers 1\1.

1\5 NVDETON, VSILARO, DIREMAT, ELEMELE, TAMERID, ORALISV, NOTEDVN
D: "MALACH, AMANEC, LANANA, ANANAL, CENAMA, HCALAM". = Mathers 1\7.

1\6 SARAPI, ARAIRP, RAKKIA, AIKKAR, PRIARA, IPARAS
D: "NUDETON, USILARO, DIREMAT, ELEMELE, TAMERID, ORALISU, NOTEDUN". Compare Mathers 1\5.

1\7 MALACH, AMANEC, LANANA, ANANAL, CENAMA, HCALAM
D: "MELAMMED, ERIFOISE, LISILLIM, AFIRELOM, MOLERIFA, MILLISIL, ESIOFIRE, DEMMALEM". = Mathers 2\2.

1\8 KOSEM, OBODE, SOFOS, EDOBO, MESOK
D: "EKDILON, KLISATU, DINANAL, ISAGASI, LANANID, UTASILK, NULIDKE". Probably should be *EKDILUN... = Mathers 2\3.

1\9 ROTHER, ORORIE, TOARAH, HARAOT, EIRORO, REHTOR
D: "SARAPI, ARAIRP, RAKKIA, AIKKAR, PRIARA, IPARAS". = Mathers 1\6.

1\10 MELABBED, ELINALSE, LINAKILB, ANAKAKAB, BAKAKANA, BLIKANIL, ESLANILE, DEBBALEM
D: "LOSEM, OBODE, SOFOS, EDOBO, MESOL". Compare Mathers 1\8.

1\11 MEBHAER, ELIAILE, BIKOSIA, HAOROAH, AISOKIB, ELIAILE, REAHBEM
D: "ALLUP, LEIRU, LIGIL, URIEL, PULLA". = Mathers 2\1.


Notes To The Chapters Of Magical Symbols,

By S. L. MacGregor-Mathers.

The following notes to these chapters I have classed under various heads for greater convenience of reference, thinking that besides the explanations of most of the magical names employed in the symbols, it would also be of assistance to the occult student to be able to see at a glance briefly stated at the end of each chapter, the substance of the information especially referring thereto, given by Abraham the Jew in other parts of the work, notably towards the end of the second book:-

Under (a) therefore I have stated by what powers the symbols of each particular chapter are manifested.

Under (b) the names of the sub-princes of the evil spirits who are the especial overseers of the execution of the effect desired.

Under (c) whether the operations of the chapter in question can be to an extent performed by the "familiar spirits," or not.

Under (d) an abridgment of any especial instructions given by Abraham in other parts of the work.

Under (e) I have given the meanings of most of the names employed in the squares, as far as possible, and also any additional remarks which seemed necessary.

These magical symbols of this third book consist solely of squares of letters, which may be roughly divided into four distinct classes.

1. Those in which the whole of the square is occupied by letters. In this form the double acrostic arrangement is especially marked; though in some few cases it is slightly varied by the introduction of a different name.

2. Those in which part of the square is left vacant, the letters being arranged in the form of what is called in geometry, a gnomon.

3. Those in which the central part of the square is left vacant, the letters forming a border round the void part.

4. Those of more irregular disposition, and in which in some instances single letters are placed separately in the vacant part of the square.

It will be remarked that in nearly all cases these names arranged in the squares represent generally the effect to be produced, or in other words are simply the Hebrew or other appellations of the result to which the square is to be applied. At the beginning of each chapter is placed a numbered list of the effects to be obtained by the use of each symbol there given. Then follow the squares themselves.

In the original Ms. these squares have been also numbered to correspond with the list at the beginning of each chapter, but from the evident difference in the ink this has been done later, though the handwriting is the same. I think also that in several cases the numbers to the squares have been misplaced; and though usually the natural sequence of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 is adhered to, yet occasionally they are in a more irregular order, as in the fifth chapter, for example, where they run thus:- 3, 4, 5, 6, 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12.

The squares in the original Ms. are all of the same size, subdivided according to the exigences of the case, though convenience of printing has prevented this equality of size being adhered to in the present work. In most instances the gnomons and borders are ruled off from the vacant part, but this rule is not adhered to in all cases in the original Ms. The letters in the squares are Roman capitals. In some few instances two letters are placed in the same small square, or subdivision, of the larger square.

Notes to chapter I.

(a) The symbols of this chapter are manifested only by the angels or by the guardian angel.

(b) ORIENS, PAYMON, ARITON, and AMAYMON execute the operations hereof by means of their common ministers.

(c) The familiar spirits cannot well execute the operations of this chapter.

(d) Take the symbol in your hand, place it under your hat or cap, upon the top of your head, and you will be secretly answered by the spirit who will execute that which you wish. (This mode of operation will evidently be applicable to many of the chapters.)

(e) No. 1 is a square of 25 squares, and is a complete specimen of double acrostic arrangement. MILON, though Greek-sounding, has here hardly a meaning if derived from either MILOS, a fruit or other tree; or from MEILON, a precious thing, or article of value. -- It seems rather derived from the Hebrew MLVN = a diversity of things, or matters. -- IRAGO is perhaps from Greek EIRA a question, or inquiry, and AGO to conduct or decide. Hebrew RGO = to disrupt or analyse. -- LAMAL, probably from Chaldaic MLA = fullness, entirety. OGARI from Hebrew OGR = a swallow or swiftly-flying thing. NOLIM from Hebrew, NOLIM = hidden or covered things. Whence we may extract the following as the formula of this Square: "Various questions fully examined and analysed, and that quickly, and even things carefully hidden and concealed". This rule we can apply to discover the formulas of other squares.

No. 2 is a square of 49 squares, and is also a complete specimen of double acrostic. THIRAMA from Chaldee TIRM = strongly-defended places, or citadels. HIGANAM from Hebrew or Chaldee GNN or GNM = to defend. IGOGANA, perhaps from Hebrew GG = a roof or covering or protection from above. RAGIGAR, perhaps from Chaldaic ROO (it must be remembered that, though I here transliterate the letter Ayin by O, it has really the power of a Gh as well; it is a sound difficult of comprehension by a non-Orientalist); = to break up, or breach. ANAGOGI probably from Greek ANAGOGE = the act of raising or elevating. MANAGIH from Hebrew MNO = to restrain; stop, put a barrier to, or contain by a barrier. AMARIHT from Hebrew AMRTh = word or speech. The whole idea of this formula seems to be the making forcible way into a defended place or matter.

No. 3 is a square of 25 squares, and again a perfect form of double acrostic. DOREH, from DVR Hebrew = a habitation. ORIRE perhaps from Latin ORIOR = to rise or be born. RINIR perhaps from Hebrew NIR = to renew. ERIRO perhaps from ARR = to curse. HEROD from Hebrew ChRD = shaking, trembling.

No. 4 is a square of 25 squares, and again a perfect double acrostic. NABHI from Hebrew NBA = to prophesy. ADAIH perhaps from Heb. DIH = a bird of omen. BAKAB from Heb. KAB = in trouble. HIADA from Hebrew IDH = sent forward, or thrown. IHBAN from IHB Hebrew = to give or bring. Hence the formula would be somewhat "To prophesy by omens the troubles to come"; the which is much more applicable to No. 6, "The tribulations to come"; than to No. 4, which is for "The things to happen in war".

No. 5 is a double acrostic of 49 squares. NVDETON from Hebrew ND = to remove, and AThN = strongly. VSILARO from Hebrew BSHL = to ripen, and Chaldaic ARO = the Earth. DIREMAT from Hebrew DR = to encompass or include, and MT = things forgotten or slipped aside. ELEMELE from Hebrew ALIM and ALH = God of the Mighty Ones. TAMERID from Hebrew ThMR = straight like a palm-tree, and ID = put forward. ORALISV = from Hebrew = ORL = superfluous, and ISh = the substance. NOTEDVN, from NTH = to stretch out and DN = to contend or rule.

No. 6 is a double acrostic of 36 squares. SARAPI from Hebrew ShRP = to burn. ARAIRP from Hebrew AR = a river, and RPH = to abate or slacken. RAKKIA from Hebrew RKK = to become faint, to become softened. AIKKAR from Hebrew OKR = to trouble or disturb. PRIARA from PRR = to shatter or break up. IPARAS from Hebrew PRS = to break in pieces, to divide, or part in sunder. This will give a formula of trouble.

No. 7 is a double acrostic of 36 squares. MALACH from Hebrew MLCh = salt; also that which is easily dissolved; to dissolve. AMANEC from MNK = a chain, or from AMN = stability. LANANA from LNN = to lodge, or take up one's abode. ANANAL from AN = labour, and NLH, to complete or finish. CENAMA perhaps from QNM = odoriferous. HCALAM perhaps from HCL = spacious (as a palace).

No. 8 is a double acrostic of 25 squares. KOSEM, from Hebrew QSM = to divine or prognosticate. OBODE, from Hebrew OBD = a servant. SOFOS from Greek SOPHOS = wise, learned, skilful. EDOBO, perhaps from DB = to murmur. MESOK from Hebrew MSK = to mingle or intermix.

No. 9 is a double acrostic of 36 squares. ROTHER is perhaps from RTT, trembling, dread; and HRR to conceive or bring forth. ORORIE from Hebrew OROR = laying bare, disclosing. TOARAH from Hebrew ThVRH = law, reason, or order of. HARAOT from Hebrew HRH to bring forth, or from ChRTh = To inscribe or mark down. REHTOR from RTT and ThVR = reason for dread. The whole formula will represent the disclosing of the reasons for dreading any terrible effect.

No. 10 is another double acrostic of 64 squares, and No. 11 one of 49 squares. I have here given a sufficiently careful analysis of the meanings of the combinations formed by the letters in the preceding squares to give the reader a general idea of the formulas involved. To avoid an undue extension of these notes, I shall not usually analyse every name contained in each square, but shall confine myself in most cases to giving sufficient indications of the meanings of the principal words or words only, which are therein employed. The reader must remember also that in such an acrostic arrangement of the letters of words, half of those therein contained will simply be inversions of the principal word or words therein contained. For example, in No. 11, REAHBEM is of course MEBHAER written backwards. ELIAILE reads the same way backwards or forwards, and so does HAOROAH; and BIKOSIA written backwards gives AISOKIB. Yet undoubtedly some of these words are to an extent translatable also, and in this case will be found to have a bearing on the subject-matter of the square. Hebrew especially is a language in which this method will be found to work with a readiness unattainable in ordinary European languages, from the fact that its alphabet may be said to be entirely consonantal in character, even such letters as Aleph, Vau, and Yod, being rather respectively, a drawing in of the breath than the letter A; V rather than U; and Y rather than I. Also in common with all really ancient languages the system of verbal roots from which all the words of the language are derived, has this effect, viz., that the majority of combinations of two or three letters will be found to be a verbal root, bearing a definite meaning. Besides all this, in the Qabalah each letter of the Hebrew alphabet is treated as having a complete sphere of hieroglyphic meanings of its own; whence the most important ancient Hebrew names and words can be treated by the Qabalistic initiate as in fact so many formulas of spiritual force. I have been thus lengthy in explanation in order that the reader may have some idea of the reason of the construction and use of these magic squares.

THE SECOND CHAPTER.

To obtain information concerning, and to be enlightened upon all sorts of propositions and all doubtful sciences.

(1, 2, 3) Generally for the above effect.

2\1 ALLUP, LEIRU, LIGIL, URIEL, PULLA
D: "MOTHER, OTHARE, THORAH, HAROHT, ERAHTO, REHTOP". Compare Mathers 1\9.

2\2 MELAMMED, ERIFOISE, LISILLIM, AFIRELOM, MOLERIFA, MILLISIL, ESIOFIRE, DEMMALEM
D: "MELABBED, ELINALSE, LIKAKILB, ANAKAKAB, BAKAKANA, BLIKAKIL, ESLANILE, DEBBALEM". Compare Mathers 1\10.

2\3 EKDILUN, KLISATU, DINANAL, ISAGASI, LANANID, UTASILK, NULIDKE
D: "MEBHAER, ELIAILE, BIKOSIA, HAOROAH, AISOKIB, ELIAILE, REAHBEM". = Mathers 1\11.

Notes to chapter II.

(a) The symbols of this chapter are manifested partly by the angels, and partly by the evil spirits. (b) ORIENS, PAYMON, ARITON, and AMAYMON execute the operations hereof by the means of their common ministers. (c) The familiar spirits can to an extent execute the operations of this chapter. (d) Take the symbol in your hand, and name what information you require. (In the second book, the remarks given concerning this chapter are evidently far more applicable to the third chapter, and I have therefore given them there instead of here.)

(e) No. 1 is an acrostic of 25 squares. ALLUP from Hebrew ALUP = a doctor, teacher, leader, i.e., a person who at the same time leads and instructs his following. Hence also this word means a bull as the leader of the herd. URIEL, Hebrew AURIEL = Light of God, is the well-known name of one of the archangels. Pulla in Latin means both a fowl, and also light friable earth; but is probably here derivable rather from the Hebrew PLH, meaning to classify or arrange.

No. 2 is an acrostic of 64 squares. MELAMMED is evidently from Hebrew MLMD = a stimulus or spur to exertion.

No. 3 is an acrostic of 49 squares. EKDILUN may be from the Greek EKDEILON, which means, "not afraid of"; from EK in composition, and DEILON, frightened, cowardly.

THE THIRD CHAPTER.

To cause any spirit to appear, and take any form, such as of man, animal, bird, etc.

(1) It will appear in the form of a serpent.1 (2) To make them appear in the shape of any animal. (3) In human form. (4) In the form of a bird.
1. D: Drachen ("dragon").

3\1 URIEL, RAMIE, IMIMI, EIMAR, LEIRU
D: "MARLIFIM, ITHISIRO, DSEKENIM, ATRARATU, TIRARAIN, MINEKESD, OLARAHLA, SOMFIROS".

3\2 LUCIFER, UNANIME, CATONIF, INONONI, FINOTAC, EMINANU, REFICUL
D: "SATAN, ADAMA, TABAT, AMADA, NATAS". = Mathers 3\4.

3\3 LEVIATAN, ERMOGASA, VMIRTEAT, IORANTGA, AGTNAROI, TAETRIMV, ASAGOMRE, NATAIVEL
D: "LIRBIAC, ESAERMI, RASHEUP, FILEMIR, ISAMANO, REROLIN, IRETISU".

3\4 SATAN, ADAMA, TABAT, AMADA, NATAS
D: "BEMTAUL, EMASDAI, MAKIURO, ESIPPOS, ADAPOSA, MAROMAD, ARORELI".

Notes to chapter III.

(a) The symbols of this chapter are manifested only by the angel or by the guardian angel.

(b) ORIENS, PAYMON, ARITON, and AMAYMON execute the operations hereof by means of their common ministers.

(c) The familiar spirits do not execute the operations of this chapter.

(d) Take the symbol in the hand, and name the spirit desired, who will appear in the form commanded.

(e) It will be noticed at once that of the four symbols of this chapter, the first has the name of the archangel Uriel, and the three others those of three of the chief princes of the demons, viz.: Lucifer, Leviathan, and Satan.

No. 1 is an acrostic of 25 squares. URIEL from Hebrew AURIEL = Light of God. RAMIE from Hebrew RMIH = deceit. IMIMI is either from IMM = the sea, or great waters, or from IMIM = mules. EIMAR is probably from AMR or IMR = To speak. LEIRU is the reverse of URIEL, i.e., Uriel written backwards. This formula seems to show that the symbol should be numbered 2 instead of 1.

No. 2 is an acrostic of 49 squares. LUCIFER from Lucifer (Latin) = light bearer. This square should probably be numbered 3.

No. 3 is an acrostic of 64 squares. LEVIATAN from Hebrew = the piercing or twisting serpent. This square should probably be numbered 1.

No. 4 is an acrostic of 25 squares. SATAN from Hebrew ShTN = an adversary. ADAMA from Hebrew ADMH = reddish earth.

THE FOURTH CHAPTER.

For divers visions.

(1) For mirrors of glass and crystal.

(2) In caverns and subterranean places.

(3) In the air.

(4) In rings and circlets.

(5) In wax.

(6) In fire.

(7) In the Moon.

(8) In the water.

(9) In the hand.

4\1 GILIONIN, I......., L......., I......, O......, N......, I......, N......

D: "GILIONIM, IRIMIIRI, LIOSASIN, IMSARAIO, OIARASMI, NITASOIL, IRIIMITI, MINOILIG".

4\2 ETHANIM, T......, H......, A......, N......, I......, M......

D: ETHANIM, TIADISI, HARAPIN, ADAMADA, NIPARAH, ISIDAIT, MINAHTE

4\3 APPARET, P......, P......, A......, R......, E......, T......

D: APPARET, PARESTE, PREREOR, AEREREA, ROERERP, ETSERAP, TERAPPA

4\4 BEDSER, ELIELE, DIAPIS, SEPPED, ELIELE, RESDEB

D: BEDSEK, ELIELA, DIAPIS, SEPPES, ELIEMI, KATSIN

4\5 NEGOT, ERASO, GARAG, OMARE, TOGEN

D: NECOL, ARATO, GARAC, IMARE, DIGAN

4\6 NASI, APIS, SIPA, ISAN

D: NASI, APYS, SIPA, ISAN

4\7 GOHEN, ORARE, HASAH, ERARO, NEHOG

D: COHEN, ORARE, HASAH, ERARO, NEHOC

4\8 ADMON, D...., M...., O...., N....

D: ADMON, DRASO, MAIAM, OSARD, NOMDA

4\9 LELEH, E...., L...., E...., H....

D: LELEH, EGADE, LADAL, EDAGE, HELEL

Notes to chapter IV.

(a) The symbols of this chapter are manifested only by the angels or by the guardian angel.

(b) ORIENS, PAIMON, ARITON, AMAYMON execute the operations hereof by means of their common ministers.

(c) The operations of this chapter can also be to an extent performed by the familiar spirits.

(d) No especial instructions are given regarding this chapter in the second book.

(e) No. 1 is a gnomonic square of 15 squares taken from a square of 64 squares. GILIONIN = Chaldaic GLIVNIM = mirrors.

No. 2 is a gnomonic square of 13 squares out of a square of 49 squares. ETHANIM = AThVNIM, Heb. = vaults, ovens.

No. 3 is a gnomonic square of 13 squares out of a square of 49 squares. APPARET, Latin = Let it appear.

No. 4 is a square of 36 squares. BEDSER = Hebrew BTzR a gold ornament. ELIELE = ALI ALI Hebrew = towards me. SEPPED Hebrew SPD = he struck. RES DEB = perhaps Hebrew, RSh DB head or chief point of a discourse.

No. 5 is a square of 25 squares. NEGOT = perhaps Heb. NHG, he leads. ERASO = probably Greek, sec. pers. sing. from EROMAI for EIROMAI, to demand or interrogate. GARAG = perhaps from Heb. GRO, to diminish. OMARE = perhaps Greek, an assembly or synthesis. TOGEN = perhaps from Greek TOGE, = why or wherefore when used in an adverbial sense.

No. 6 is a square of 16 squares. NASI = Hebrew NSI = my banner or symbol. APIS = the Egyptian sacred bull. SIPA = perhaps from SPH = Hebrew to consume. ISAN = perhaps from Heb. IShN = to sleep.

No. 7 is a square of 25 squares. GOHEN should perhaps be COHEN = a Jewish priest. ORARE, Latin = to pray. HASAH, Heb. HSH = to keep silence. ERARO perhaps from Heb. ARR = to curse. NEHOG = perhaps Heb. NHG = to lead.

No. 8 is a gnomonic square of 9 squares out of 25 squares. ADMON = perhaps from Heb. DMO = tears but also liquids or fluids.

No. 9 is a gnomonic square of 9 squares out of 25 squares. LELEH = Hebrew LILH = night, darkness.

THE FIFTH CHAPTER.

How we may retain the familiar spirits bond or free in whatsoever form.
(1) In the form of a lion.
(2) In the form of a page.
(3) In the form of a flower.
(4) In the form of a horseman.
(5) In the form of an eagle.
(6) In the form of a dog.
(7) In the form of a bear.
(8) In the form of a soldier.
(9) In the form of an old man.
(10) In the form of a Moor.
(11) In the form of a serpent.
(12) In the form of an ape.1

1. D: 1: giant; 2: page; 3: warrior; 4: flower; 5: old man; 6: horseman; 7: Moor; 8: eagle; 9: serpent; 10: dog; 11: ape; 12: lion.

5\1 ANAKIM, N....., A....., K....., I....., M.....
D: ANAKIM, NILARI, ALISAK, KASILA, IRALIN, MIKANA

5\2 CEPHIR, E....., P....., H....., I....., R.....
D: OIKETIS, IPORASI, KELIRAL, ENIPINE, LARIARK, IDENSAI, SILEKIO

5\3 OIKETIS, I......, K......, E......, T......, I......, S......
D: PARAS, AHARA, RACAR, ARASA, SARAP

5\4 PARAS, A...., R...., A...., S....
D: PERACHI, ERIPEIH, RIMENEC, APEREPA, CENEMIR, HIEPIRE, IHCAREP

5\5 RACAH, A...., C...., A...., H....
D: RITIR, ISARI, RAKEN, IREPI, RITIR

5\6 CUSIS, U...., S...., I...., S....
D: RACAB, ARIPA, CILIC, APIRA, BACAR

5\7 PERACHI, E.....H, R.....C, A.....A, C.....R, H.....E, IHCAREP
D: CULIS, VEAHI, SARAS, IHAEN, SISUC

5\8 RISIR, ISERI, SEKES, IREPI, RISIR
D: NESHER, ELEEHE, HEPPEH, SEPPES, EHEELE, REHSEN

5\9 NESER, ELEHE, SEPES, EHELE, RESEN
D: PETHEN, ERAANE, TARCAH, HACRAT, ENAARE, NEHTEP

5\10 PETHEN , E....., T....., H....., E....., N.....
D: "KELEF, ERARE, LAMAL, ERARE, KELEF". Compare Mathers 5\11.

5\11 KALEF, ARARE, LAMAL, ERARA, FELAK
D: "KOBHA, ORAIH, BALAH, HIARO, AHBEK". Compare Mathers 5\12.

5\12 KOBHA, O...., B...., H...., A....
D: CEPHIR, ELADI, PARIEH, HEIROP, HIALE, RIPHAE

Notes to chapter V.

(a) The symbols of this chapter are manifested only by the angels or by the guardian angel.

(b) ORIENS, PAIMON, ARITON, and AMAYMON execute the operations hereof by means of their common ministers.

(c) The familiar spirits can hardly be said so much of themselves to be able to execute the operations of this chapter, as under the rule of the afore-mentioned spirits.

(d) Each person can have four familiar spirits and no more: the first working from Sunrise to Midday; the second from Midday till Sunset; the third from Sunset to Midnight; and the fourth from Midnight till Sunrise. Such spirits may also be loaned to friends, in which case you can avail yourself of another ordinary spirit in place.

(e) The square numbered 1 is not however placed first in order in the MS., but fifth. It is a gnomon of 11 squares taken from a square of 36 squares. ANAKIM = Hebrew ONQIM = giants; the root ONQ also = a necklace or torque. This word "Anakim" hardly appears to have any reference to the form of a lion. No. 2 is a gnomon of 11 squares again, taken from a square of 36 squares, and is in the MS. placed sixth in order. CEPHIR in Hebrew means KPIR a young lion; and this square should probably therefore be numbered 1. No. 3 is a gnomon of 13 squares taken from a square of 49 squares; and in the MS. occupies the first place in order. OIKETIS, Greek, means a maid-servant or feminine page. This square therefore should probably be numbered 2. No. 4 is a gnomon of squares taken from a square of 25 squares. PARAS = Hebrew PRSh, a horse, or horseman, while PRS = an ossifrage, a bird of the hawk or eagle kind. This square is apparently correctly numbered, though in the MS. it is in the second place. No. 5 is a gnomon of 9 squares taken from a square of 25 squares. RACAH is apparently from the Hebrew RQH meaning vain, empty; and does not seem to have any particular reference to any of the forms mentioned for the symbols. No. 6 is again a gnomon of 9 squares, taken from a square of 25 squares. It is placed fourth in order in the MS. CUSIS may be from the dative plural of the Greek word KUON = a dog, but in Hebrew it would mean numbering, computing. No. 7 is a border of 24 squares taken from a square of 49 squares. PERACHI, perhaps from PRK, savagery. DB is a bear in Hebrew. No. 8 is a square of 25 squares. RISIR, perhaps from Latin "RISOR," a mocker or jester. ISERI, perhaps from Hebrew or Chaldaic root, ISR, to punish or whip. SEKES, perhaps from SChSh = reborn by hope. No. 9 is again a square of 25 squares. NESER = Hebrew, NShR, an eagle; which seems to shew that this square should be numbered 5. ELEHE is probably ALHI, Hebrew = my God. SEPES ? ShPS = the hair on the lip, the moustache. RESEN = RSN Heb., = a bridle or bit. -- No. 10 is a gnomon of 11 squares taken from a square of 36 squares. PETHEN = Hebrew, PThN, an asp or venomous serpent, whence this square should probably be numbered 11. No. 11 is a square of 25 squares. KALEF = KLP, Hebrew, a hammer. ARARE from Hebrew ARR to curse, cursed. LAMAL perhaps means "in speaking" from MLL, Hebrew, to speak. No. 12 is a gnomon of squares taken from a square of 9 squares. KOBHA = perhaps Hebrew KBH = to extinguish.



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