Their wine is the poison of serpents, And the cruel venom of asps.
Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: They are like the deaf adder that stoppeth her ear,
Yet his food in his bowels is turned, It is the gall of asps within him.
They have sharpened their tongue like a serpent; Adders poison is under their lips. Selah
Why do we sit still? assemble yourselves, and let us enter into the fortified cities, and let us be silent there; for Jehovah our God hath put us to silence, and given us water of gall to drink, because we have sinned against Jehovah.
Their throat is an open sepulchre; With their tongues they have used deceit: The poison of asps is under their lips: