Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

American Standard Version

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

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 Wealth he hath swallowed, and doth vomit it. From his belly God driveth it out. 16 Gall of asps he sucketh, Slay him doth the tongue of a viper. 17 He looketh not on rivulets, Flowing of brooks of honey and butter.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:24

Exhausted by famine, And consumed by heat, and bitter destruction. And the teeth of beasts I send upon them, With poison of fearful things of the dust.

Isaiah 30:6

The burden of the beasts of the south. Into a land of adversity and distress, Of young lion and of old lion, Whence are viper and flying saraph, They carry on the shoulder of asses their wealth, And on the hump of camels their treasures, Unto a people not profitable.

Matthew 3:7

And having seen many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming about his baptism, he said to them, 'Brood of vipers! who did shew you to flee from the coming wrath?

Acts 28:3-6

but Paul having gathered together a quantity of sticks, and having laid them upon the fire, a viper -- out of the heat having come -- did fasten on his hand.

Romans 3:13

A sepulchre opened is their throat; with their tongues they used deceit; poison of asps is under their lips.

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