Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

“Snakes! Brood of vipers! How can you escape being condemned to hell?

New American Standard Bible

"You serpents, you brood of vipers, how will you escape the sentence of hell?

King James Version

Ye serpents, ye generation of vipers, how can ye escape the damnation of hell?

International Standard Version

You snakes, you children of serpents! How can you escape being condemned to hell?

A Conservative Version

Ye serpents, ye offspring of vipers, how will ye escape from the damnation of hell?

American Standard Version

Ye serpents, ye offspring of vipers, how shall ye escape the judgment of hell?

Amplified

You serpents! You spawn of vipers! How can you escape the penalty to be suffered in hell (Gehenna)?

An Understandable Version

You snakes! You children of snakes! How do you expect to escape being judged [and condemned] in hell?

Anderson New Testament

Serpents, generation of vipers, how can you escape the condemnation of hell?

Bible in Basic English

You snakes, offspring of snakes, how will you be kept from the punishment of hell?

Common New Testament

You serpents! You brood of vipers, how are you to escape being sentenced to hell?

Daniel Mace New Testament

ye serpents, ye brood of vipers, how can ye escape the punishment of Gehenna?

Darby Translation

Serpents, offspring of vipers, how should ye escape the judgment of hell?

Godbey New Testament

Ye serpents, generations of vipers, how can you escape from the judgment of hell?

Goodspeed New Testament

You serpents! You brood of snakes! How can you escape being sentenced to the pit?

John Wesley New Testament

how can ye escape the damnation of hell?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Ye serpents, ye generation of vipers, how can ye escape the judgment of hell?

Julia Smith Translation

Serpents, generations of vipers, how would ye flee from the judgment of hell?

King James 2000

You serpents, you generation of vipers, how can you escape the judgment of hell?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Serpents! Offspring of vipers! How will you escape from the condemnation to hell?

Modern King James verseion

Serpents! Offspring of vipers! How can you escape the condemnation of hell?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

ye serpents and generation of vipers, how should ye escape the damnation of hell?

Moffatt New Testament

You serpents! you brood of vipers! how can you escape being sentenced to Gehenna?

Montgomery New Testament

"You serpents! You vipers brood! How shall you escape the judgment of hell?

NET Bible

You snakes, you offspring of vipers! How will you escape being condemned to hell?

New Heart English Bible

You serpents, you offspring of vipers, how will you escape the judgment of hell?

Noyes New Testament

Serpents, brood of vipers! how can ye escape the punishment of hell?

Sawyer New Testament

Serpents, offspring of vipers! How can you escape the judgment of hell?

The Emphasized Bible

Serpents! broods of vipers! how should ye flee from the judgment of gehenna?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Ye serpents, ye broods of vipers! how can ye escape from the damnation of hell?

Twentieth Century New Testament

You serpents and brood of vipers! How can you escape being sentenced to the Pit?

Webster

Ye serpents, ye generation of vipers, how can ye escape the damnation of hell?

Weymouth New Testament

O serpents, O vipers' brood, how are you to escape condemnation to Gehenna?

Williams New Testament

You serpents! You brood of vipers! How can you escape a sentence to the pit!

World English Bible

You serpents, you offspring of vipers, how will you escape the judgment of Gehenna?

Worrell New Testament

Serpents! broods of vipers! How can ye escape the judgment of Hell?

Worsley New Testament

how can ye escape the damnation of hell?

Youngs Literal Translation

'Serpents! brood of vipers! how may ye escape from the judgment of the gehenna?

Themes

Church » Corruption in

eternal Death » Is called » Damnation of hell

Ecclesiasticism » Jewish, rebuked by jesus

Escape » None, from the judgments of God

Eternal » For punishments, ancient modes of hell » Greek, gehenna), the place of punishment

Eternal » Wicked words of Christ concerning » Other references of Christ to

Everlasting » For punishments, ancient modes of hell » Greek, gehenna), the place of punishment

Everlasting » Future state of the wicked words of Christ concerning » Other references of Christ to

Gehenna » Greek, the place of punishment

Hell » Gehenna

Hell » In the rv the greek word "gehenna" is translated "hell" in the following scriptures

Judgments » No escape from

Pharisees » Hypocrisy of, reproved » By jesus

Pharisees » Christ » Denounced woes against

Pharisees » Christ » Called, serpents and generation of vipers

Punishment » Future state of the wicked words of Christ concerning » Other references of Christ to

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Damnation of hell

Satire » Of jesus against hypocrites

Serpents » Evil men compared to

Serpents » Illustrative » Of hypocrites

Sin » Defined » Denunciation of

Sin » No escape from the consequences of

Speech » Plainness of

Teachers » FALSE » Admonition against

the future » Punishment » Future state of the wicked » Hell » Greek, gehenna), the place of punishment

the future » Punishment future state of the wicked » Other references of Christ to

Titles and names of the wicked » Serpents

Viper » Figurative

Wicked people » Compared with » Serpents

Wicked, the, are compared to » Serpents

Words of Christ » Concerning the future state of the wicked » Other references of Christ to

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὄφις 
Ophis 
Usage: 7

γέννημα 
Gennema 
Usage: 3

of vipers
ἔχιδνα 
Echidna 
Usage: 3

πῶς 
Pos 
Usage: 65

ye escape
φεύγω 
Pheugo 
Usage: 23

the damnation
κρίσις 
Krisis 
Usage: 21

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Jesus Predicts Their Punishment

32 Fill up, then, the measure of your fathers’ sins! 33 “Snakes! Brood of vipers! How can you escape being condemned to hell? 34 This is why I am sending you prophets, sages, and scribes. Some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will flog in your synagogues and hound from town to town.



Cross References

Matthew 3:7

When he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to the place of his baptism, he said to them, “Brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?

Matthew 12:34

Brood of vipers! How can you speak good things when you are evil? For the mouth speaks from the overflow of the heart.

Matthew 5:22

But I tell you, everyone who is angry with his brother will be subject to judgment. And whoever says to his brother, ‘Fool!’ will be subject to the Sanhedrin. But whoever says, ‘You moron!’ will be subject to hellfire.

Luke 3:7

He then said to the crowds who came out to be baptized by him, “Brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?

John 8:44

You are of your father the Devil, and you want to carry out your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning and has not stood in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he tells a lie, he speaks from his own nature, because he is a liar and the father of liars.

Genesis 3:15

I will put hostility between you and the woman,
and between your seed and her seed.
He will strike your head,
and you will strike his heel.

Psalm 58:3-5

The wicked go astray from the womb;
liars err from birth.

Isaiah 57:3-4

But come here,
you sons of a sorceress,
offspring of an adulterer and a prostitute!

Matthew 21:34-35

When the grape harvest drew near, he sent his slaves to the farmers to collect his fruit.

Matthew 23:13-15

“But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You lock up the kingdom of heaven from people. For you don’t go in, and you don’t allow those entering to go in.

2 Corinthians 11:3

But I fear that, as the serpent deceived Eve by his cunning, your minds may be seduced from a complete and pure devotion to Christ.

Hebrews 2:3

how will we escape if we neglect such a great salvation? It was first spoken by the Lord and was confirmed to us by those who heard Him.

Hebrews 10:29

How much worse punishment do you think one will deserve who has trampled on the Son of God, regarded as profane the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified, and insulted the Spirit of grace?

Hebrews 12:25

Make sure that you do not reject the One who speaks. For if they did not escape when they rejected Him who warned them on earth, even less will we if we turn away from Him who warns us from heaven.

Revelation 12:9

So the great dragon was thrown out—the ancient serpent, who is called the Devil and Satan, the one who deceives the whole world. He was thrown to earth, and his angels with him.

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