Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then said he to the multitude that came forth to be baptized of him, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
And I will put enmity between thee and between the woman, and between thy seed and between her seed; it shall lie in wait for thee as to the head, and thou shalt lie in wait for him as to the heel.
Wrath to them according to the likeness of the wrath of a serpent: as the deaf adder will stop its ear;
They plundered vipers' eggs, and they will weave spiders webs: he eating from their eggs shall die, and being crushed, it shall break forth a viper.
And seeing many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his immersion, he said to them, O generation of vipers, who has indicated to you to flee from the wrath about to come?
Serpents, generations of vipers, how would ye flee from the judgment of hell?
Ye are of your father the devil, and the eager desires of your father will ye do. He was slaying men from the beginning, and stood not in the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he would speak a lie, he speaks of his own things; for he is a liar, and the father of him.
O, full of deceit, and all dexterity, son of the devil, enemy of all justice, Wilt thou cease perverting the straight ways of the Lord?
1 John 3:8
He doing sin is of the accuser; for the accuser sins from the beginning. For this was the Son of God manifested, that he might loose the works of the accuser.
1 Thessalonians 1:10
And to wait for his Son from the heavens, whom be raised from the dead, Jesus, saving us from coming wrath.
That by two unalterable deeds, in which it is impossible for God to deceive we might have a strong consolation, taking refuge in holding firmly the hope set before:
Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judea, and all round about Jordan;