Simon the Wizard

References to Simon the Wizard are rife in the New Testament. Simon the Wizard was a warlock who became astounded when the disciples of Jesus were healing people by laying their hands on them. Simon the Wizard said: ‘can I also get this power and for that, I will give you money’. The disciples rebuked him and his demons. As an idiom Simon the Wizard refers to an unscrupulous person.

Example: in my life I don’t wish to be Simon the Wizard.

Nazi Hitler and the Fascist Mussolini were Simon the Wizards.

The God Father is Simon the Wizard.