(a) The Symbols of this Chapter are manifested in part by the Angels and in part by the Evil Spirits.
(b) ORIENS, PAYMON, ARITON, and AMAYMON, execute by means of their Servitors the Operations of this Chapter.
(c) The Familiar Spirits cannot execute the Operations of this Chapter.
(d) In several places Abraham warns the reader that this is the most difficult Operation of any, because for it to be brought about, the concurrence of all the Chief Spirits must be obtained. Watch for the moment when the person dies, and then at once place upon his body towards the 4 cardinal points the Symbol required. Similar Symbols are to be sewn into the garments he wears. Abraham moreover adds that by this means, one can however only prolong the life for 7 years, and no more.
(e) No. 1 is a Square of 64 Squares. EZECHIEL is from Hebrew IChZQAL, the well-known name of the Prophet, derived from ChZQ, to bind,
No. 2 is a Square of 49 Squares, it will be noticed that a small O is placed at the end of each word in the last square towards the right hand. AMIGDEL is from MGDL, a strong tower.
No. 3 is a Square of 25 Squares. IOSUA, the well-known Hebrew name, signifies "he shall save".
No. 4 is also a Square of 25 Squares. PEGER is from PGR = a dead inactive carcase whether of man or of beast.