Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

He shall suck the poison of asps: The viper's tongue shall slay him.

New American Standard Bible

“He sucks the poison of cobras;
The viper’s tongue slays him.

King James Version

He shall suck the poison of asps: the viper's tongue shall slay him.

Holman Bible

He will suck the poison of cobras;
a viper’s fangs will kill him.

International Standard Version

He will suck the poison of cobras; the fangs of a viper will slay him.

A Conservative Version

He shall suck the poison of asps. The viper's tongue shall kill him.

Amplified


“He sucks the poison of vipers [which ill-gotten wealth contains];
The viper’s tongue slays him.

Bible in Basic English

He takes the poison of snakes into his mouth, the tongue of the snake is the cause of his death.

Darby Translation

He shall suck the poison of asps; the viper's tongue shall kill him.

Julia Smith Translation

He shall suck the poison of asps: the viper's tongue shall kill him.

King James 2000

He shall suck the poison of asps: the viper's tongue shall slay him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He will suck [the] poison of horned vipers; [the] viper's tongue will kill him.

Modern King James verseion

He shall suck the poison of asps; the viper's tongue shall slay him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He shall suck the serpent's gall, and the adder's tongue shall slay him:

NET Bible

He sucks the poison of serpents; the fangs of a viper kill him.

New Heart English Bible

He shall suck cobra venom. The viper's tongue shall kill him.

The Emphasized Bible

The poison of adders, shall he suck, The tongue of the viper shall slay him;

Webster

He shall suck the poison of asps: the viper's tongue shall slay him.

World English Bible

He shall suck cobra venom. The viper's tongue shall kill him.

Youngs Literal Translation

Gall of asps he sucketh, Slay him doth the tongue of a viper.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He shall suck
ינק 
Yanaq 
Usage: 31

the poison
רושׁ ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 12

of asps
פּתן 
Pethen 
Usage: 6

the viper's
אפעה 
'eph`eh 
Usage: 3

לשׁנה לשׁן לשׁון 
Lashown 
Usage: 116

הרג 
Harag 
Usage: 166

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

A Wicked Person's Joy Is Short, His Pain Long

15 He hath swallowed down riches, and he shall vomit them up again; God will cast them out of his belly. 16 He shall suck the poison of asps: The viper's tongue shall slay him. 17 He shall not look upon the rivers, The flowing streams of honey and butter.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:24

They shall be wasted with hunger, and devoured with burning heat And bitter destruction; And the teeth of beasts will I send upon them, With the poison of crawling things of the dust.

Isaiah 30:6

The burden of the beasts of the South. Through the land of trouble and anguish, from whence come the lioness and the lion, the viper and fiery flying serpent, they carry their riches upon the shoulders of young asses, and their treasures upon the humps of camels, to a people that shall not profit them .

Matthew 3:7

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said unto them, Ye offspring of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

Acts 28:3-6

But when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and laid them on the fire, a viper came out by reason of the heat, and fastened on his hand.

Romans 3:13

Their throat is an open sepulchre; With their tongues they have used deceit: The poison of asps is under their lips:

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