Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you.
On the lion and adder, shalt thou tread, Shalt trample on young lion and crocodile.
And the sucking child shall caress over the hole of the asp, Yea over the vipers den, hath the weaned child stretched out his hand:
But thou son of man Be not afraid of them Nor of their words, be afraid Though thorns and thistles are about thee, And amongst prickly plants, thou dost dwell, Of their words, be not afraid nor At their faces, be thou dismayed, For a perverse house, they are!
He, however, shaking of the brute into the fire, suffered no harm;
Howbeit, the God of peace, will crush Satan under your feet shortly. The favour of our Lord Jesus, be with you.
And ye will be hated by all, because of my name:
What, then, shall we say to a these things? If God is for us, who shall be against us?
Without fondness for money, be your way of life, - being content with the present things, - for, he, hath said: In nowise, thee, will I leave, no indeed! in nowise, thee, will I forsake:
And, if any one, upon them, chooseth to inflict injury, fire, cometh forth out of their mouth, and devoureth their enemies; and, if anyone shall choose, upon them, to inflict injury, thus, must he be slain.