Vipers eggs, do they hatch, Spiders threads, do they weave, - he that eateth of their eggs, dieth, And, that which is crushed, bringeth forth an adder;
Whose trust shall be contemptible, - and, a spider's web, his confidence:
Its after effect, is that, like a serpent, it biteth, and, like a viper, it doth sting.
Do not rejoice, Philistia, any of thee, In that the rod of him that smote thee, is broken, - For, out of the root of the serpent, shall come forth, a viper, And his fruit be a fiery dragon that flieth.
But, seeing, many of the Pharisees and Sadducees, coming unto his immersion, he said to them, - Broods of vipers! who suggested to you, to be fleeing from the coming wrath?