He also used images (teraphim) which he consulted and looked into the liver.
The teraphim was an idol about the size of a man: how did Michal use it to deceive Saul's messengers?
In the back to one side, the teraphim, or image of divination; on the other side a stairway mounts to the roof.
Mr. Tyndale conjectures that the “teraphim” of Scripture were of the same class.
teraphim are household idols that may have been associated with inheritance rights to the household property.
We have spoken before of the teraphim of Laban, of the idols or pretended oracles of Micah and Gideon.
The teraphim were certainly images of family gods, and, as such, in all probability represented deceased ancestors.
The manner how the teraphim were made is fondly conceited thus among the Rabbies.
The more childish forms of ancient superstition, such as the use of ephods and teraphim, had fallen into desuetude.
The home of the average Israelite had its teraphim and other domestic divinities.