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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?

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O generation

Genesis 3:15
And I will put hostility between you and the woman and between your offspring and her offspring; her offspring will attack your head, and you will attack her offspring's heel."
Psalm 58:4
Their venom is like that of a snake, like a deaf serpent that does not hear,
Isaiah 59:5
They hatch the eggs of a poisonous snake and spin a spider's web. Whoever eats their eggs will die, a poisonous snake is hatched.
Matthew 3:7
But when he saw many Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, "You offspring of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?
Matthew 23:33
You snakes, you offspring of vipers! How will you escape being condemned to hell?
John 8:44
You people are from your father the devil, and you want to do what your father desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not uphold the truth, because there is no truth in him. Whenever he lies, he speaks according to his own nature, because he is a liar and the father of lies.
Acts 13:10
and said, "You who are full of all deceit and all wrongdoing, you son of the devil, you enemy of all righteousness -- will you not stop making crooked the straight paths of the Lord?
1 John 3:8
The one who practices sin is of the devil, because the devil has been sinning from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was revealed: to destroy the works of the devil.

To flee

1 Thessalonians 1:10
and to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, Jesus our deliverer from the coming wrath.
Hebrews 6:18
so that we who have found refuge in him may find strong encouragement to hold fast to the hope set before us through two unchangeable things, since it is impossible for God to lie.

General references

Matthew 3:5
Then people from Jerusalem, as well as all Judea and all the region around the Jordan, were going out to him,

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