Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Surely the serpent will bite without enchantment; and a babbler is no better.

Bible References

The serpent

Psalm 58:4
Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: They are like the deaf adder that stoppeth her ear,
Jeremiah 8:17
For, behold, I will send serpents, adders, among you, which will not be charmed; and they shall bite you, saith Jehovah.

A babbler

Psalm 52:2
Thy tongue deviseth very wickedness, Like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.
Psalm 64:3
Who have whet their tongue like a sword, And have aimed their arrows, even bitter words,
Proverbs 18:21
Death and life are in the power of the tongue; And they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
James 3:6
And the tongue is a fire: the world of iniquity among our members is the tongue, which defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the wheel of nature, and is set on fire by hell.

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