The Sacred Magic of Abramelin the Mage

Book Three

THE TWENTY-FIRST CHAPTER.

To transform oneself, and take different faces and forms.

(1) To appear old.
(2) To take on the appearance of an old woman.
(3) To appear young.
(4) To transform oneself into a girl.
(5) To appear like a young child.

21\1 ZAKEN, A..QI, KOLAN, EQ..., N....

21\2 DISKENAH, I......., S......., E......., K.Q....., E......., N......., A......., H.......

21\3 DISAKAN, IROQ..., S...Q.., AQ....., KUQ...., A......, N......

21\4 IONEK, O...., N...., E.Q.., K....

21\5 BACUR, AQ..., COREC, ...QA, ...AB

Notes to chapter XXI.

(a) The symbols of this chapter are manifested only by the evil spirits.

(b) MAGOT performs the operations hereof.

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

(d) This is rather a fascination than anything else. Take the symbol desired in your left hand and stroke the face therewith. Abraham further observes that such an operation performed by an ordinary magician would be easily seen through by the possessor of the Sacred Magic; while on the contrary this latter would be safe from detection by ordinary sorcerers.

(e) The student will note in these squares the marked position of the
letter Q, as in many other cases where the effect aimed at seems to be rather a deception of the senses of others.

No. 1 consists of 16 squares from a square of 25. ZAKEN means "old".

No. 2 is a gnomon of 16 squares with the letter Q added; from a square of 72 squares. DISKENAH = "in the likeness of an old woman". It is to be remarked that this square is rather oblong, 8 squares long by 9 deep.

No. 3 consists of 20 squares from a square of 49. DISAKAN means "to cover up or hide", but were it DISAKAR it would mean "as if one young".

No. 4 consists of 10 squares from a square of 25 squares. IONEK means "thy dove". No. 5 consists of 16 squares from a square of 25. BACUR = "a firstborn".


THE TWENTY-SECOND CHAPTER.

This chapter is only for evil, for with the symbols herein we can cast spells, and work every kind of evil; we should not avail ourselves hereof.1 1. In D this chapter is titled "Leute, Kinder und Vieh zu erkranken" ("To make people, children, and cattle sick.") - JHP

(1) To cast spells upon men.
(2) To bewitch beasts.
(3) To cast a spell upon the liver.
(4) This symbol should never be made use of.
(5) To cast a spell upon the heart.
(6) Upon the head and other parts of the body. 2. D:

(1) Children;
(2) Cattle;
(3) To get sick with the liver;
(4) To get sick with shame (An der Scham erkranken);
(5) At the heart;
(6) At the neck. - JHP.

22\1 QELADIM, E....Q., L....A., A......, D......, IQ....., M......

22\2 BEHEMOT, E......, H..QOEN, E.Q...., M......, O......, T......

22\3 MEBASIM, E..Q..., B......, AQ...Q., S......, I......, M..Q...

22\4 CASED, AZOTE, BOROS, ETOSA, DEBAC

22\5 LEBHAH, EMAUSA, B....., H....., A....., H.....

22\6 QARAQAK, A......, R.....Q, A......, Q......, A......, K..Q..Q

Notes to chapter XXII.

(a) The symbols of this chapter are manifested only by the evil spirits.

(b) BELZEBUD performs the operations hereof.

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

(d) Abraham warns strongly against use being made of this operation. The symbols should be either buried or concealed in places where the persons we wish to harm are likely to pass by; or, if possible, we can touch them with the symbol.

(e) No. 1 consists of 17 from a square of 49 squares. QELADIM means "those who creep in insidiously".

No. 2 consists of 19 squares from a square of 49 squares. BEHEMOT = "beasts".

No. 3 consists of 18 squares from a square of 49. MEBASIM = "those that stamp down violently".

No. 4 is a square of 25 squares. CASED, Hebrew (if used in a bad sense) = "overflowing of unrestrained lust". AZOTE, Hebrew = "enduring". BOROS, =Greek = "devouring, gluttonous". ETOSA, = Greek "idle, useless". DEBAC, = Hebrew = "to overtake and stick close".

No. 5 consists of 14 squares from a square of 36. LEBHAH implies, "agony at the heart".

No. 6 consists of 17 squares. QARAQAK, "thy baldness," also "thy rending asunder".


THE TWENTY-THIRD CHAPTER.

To demolish buildings and strongholds.

(1) To make a house fall to the ground.
(2) To destroy a town.
(3) To demolish strongholds.
(4) To ruin possessions (and estates).

23\1 NAVEH, A.Q.., VQ..., E...., H...D

23\2 QAQAH, A...., Q...Q, A...., H..QQ

23\3 COMAHON, O......, M..Q..., A.Q...., H......, O......, N......

23\4 BINIAM, INUUSI, N....., I....., A....., M.....

Notes to chapter XXIII.

(a) The symbols of this chapter are manifested by the evil spirits only.

(b) ASTAROT performs the operations hereof.

(c) The familiar spirits can to an extent perform the operations of this chapter.

(d) No especial instructions are given regarding this chapter by Abraham the Jew.

(e) No. 1 consists of 12 squares taken from a square of 25 squares. NAVEH means "a house or habitation".

No. 2 consists of 12 squares from a square of 25. QAQAH = "to make void or empty".

No. 3 consists of 15 squares from a square of 49 squares. COMAHON means "a stronghold".

No. 4 consists of a gnomon of 16 squares from a square of 36 squares. BINIAM means "in affliction".


THE TWENTY-FOURTH CHAPTER.

To discover any thefts that hath occurred.

(1) Jewels stolen.
(2) Money.
(3) Worked gold.
(4) Silver workmanship.
(5) Effects, such as furniture.
(6) Horses, and other animals.

24\1 KIXALIS, IRINEQI, X......, A......, L...M.., IQ....., S.....K

24\2 QENEBAH, E..Q..., N.....Q, E......, B......, A......, H..Q...

24\3 QEDESELAN, E........, D........, EMAQAQALA, S........, ENAQIRIQA, L........, A......Q., N.......N

24\6 MOREH, O...., ROSOR, EI..., H....

24\5 CARAC, ARIOA, RIRIR, AOIRA, CARAC

25\41 TALAH, ANIMA, L...., A...., H....

1. The squares are numbered in the above order in the original. -SLM.

Notes to chapter XXIV.

(a) The symbols of this chapter are manifested in part by the angels, and in part also by the evil spirits.

(b) ARITON performs the operations hereof; and MAGOT also; but separately.

(c) The familiar spirits can to an extent perform the operations of this chapter.

(d) No especial instructions are given by Abraham regarding this chapter.

(e) No. 1 consists of 22 squares taken from a square of 49 squares. The meaning of KIXALIS is not apparent.

No. 2 consists of 16 squares from a square of 49. QENEBAH probably conveys the idea of gain or possession.

No. 3 consists of 35 squares from a square of 81 squares. QEDESELAN may signify things of value set apart.

No. 6 (the succession of numbers here is irregular) consists of 14 squares from a square of 25 squares. MOREH means "to rebel against, to disobey".

No. 5 consists of a square of 25 squares. CARAC means "to involve or wrap up," also "garments, etc.".

No. 4 is a gnomon of 13 squares taken from a square of 25 squares. TALAH means "a young lamb," or "kid," according to whether its root terminates with Aleph or He.


THE TWENTY-FIFTH CHAPTER.

To walk upon, and operate under, water.

(1) To swim for twenty-four hours without becoming wearied.
(2) To remain under water for hours.
(3) To rest upon the water for twenty-four hours.

25\1 NAHARIAMA, A..Q....., H......E., A.Q......, R........, I........,A......Q., M.....QA., A........

25\2 BURNAHEU, ULORIPTE, ROMILAPH, NRITILIA, AILITIRN, HPALIMOR, ETPIROLU, UEHANRUB

25\3 MAIAM, A...., I...., A...., M....

Notes to chapter XXV.

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

(b) Abraham does not state to what prince this operation is submitted.

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

(d) No especial instructions are given by Abraham regarding this chapter.

(e) No. 1 consists of 23 squares taken from a square of 81 squares. NAHARIAMA means "a river of waters".

No. 2 is a square of 64 squares.

No. 3 is a gnomon of 9 squares from a square of 25 squares. MAIAM = "abundant waters such as the sea".



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