Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But draw near hither, ye sons of the sorceress, the seed of the adulterer and the whore.
Come together, even come near, you nations who are still living: they have no knowledge who take up their image of wood, and make prayer to a god in whom is no salvation.
Give this out among the nations; make ready for war: get the strong men awake; let all the men of war come near, let them come up.
And there will be war between you and the woman and between your seed and her seed: by him will your head be crushed and by you his foot will be wounded.
The start of the word of the Lord by Hosea: And the Lord said to Hosea, Go, take for yourself a wife of loose ways, and children of the same, for the land has been untrue to the Lord.
But when he saw a number of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, Offspring of snakes, at whose word are you going in flight from the wrath to come?
You offspring of snakes, how are you, being evil, able to say good things? because out of the heart's store come the words of the mouth.
An evil and false generation is searching after a sign; and no sign will be given to it but the sign of Jonah. And he went away from them.
You snakes, offspring of snakes, how will you be kept from the punishment of hell?
So he said to the people who went out to him for baptism: You offspring of snakes, at whose word are you going in flight from the wrath to come?
But now you have a desire to put me to death, a man who has said to you what is true, as I had it from God: Abraham did not do that.
O you who are false to God, do you not see that the friends of this world are not God's friends? Every man desiring to be a friend of this world makes himself a hater of God.
1 John 3:10
In this way it is clear who are the children of God and who are the children of the Evil One; anyone who does not do righteousness or who has no love for his brother, is not a child of God.
And one of the seven angels who had the seven vessels came and said to me, Come here, so that you may see the judging of the evil woman who is seated on the great waters;
One whose father and mother are not married may not come into the meeting of the Lord's people, or any of his family to the tenth generation.