And Paul having collected a bundle of sticks and put them on the fire, a viper coming out from the heat fastened on his hand.
And seeing many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come for the baptism, he said to them; Offspring of vipers, who has warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
Offspring of vipers, how can you, being evil, speak good things? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.
And when the barbarians saw the creature hanging from his hand, they said one to another, This man is undoubtedly a murderer, whom though saved from the sea justice has not permitted to live.
as unknown and well-known, as dying and behold we live, as chastened and not killed,