Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

You snakes, you children of serpents! 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?

Holman Bible

“Snakes! Brood of vipers! 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 Then finish what your ancestors started! 33 You snakes, you children of serpents! How can you escape being condemned to hell? 34 "That is why I am sending you prophets, wise men, and scribes. Some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will whip in your synagogues and persecute from town to town.



Cross References

Matthew 3:7

But when John saw many Pharisees and Sadducees coming to where he was baptizing, he told them, "You children of serpents! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?

Matthew 12:34

You children of serpents! How can you say anything good when you are evil? The mouth speaks about what overflows from the heart.

Matthew 5:22

But I say to you, anyone who is angry with his brother without a cause will be subject to punishment. And whoever says to his brother "Raka!' will be subject to the Council. And whoever says, "You fool!' will be subject to hell fire.

Luke 3:7

John would say to the crowds that were coming out to be baptized by him, "You children of serpents! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?

John 8:44

You belong to your father the Devil, and you want to carry out the desires of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning and has never stood for truth, since there is no truth in him. Whenever he tells a lie, he speaks in character, because he is a liar and the father of lies.

Genesis 3:15

"I'll place hostility between you and the woman, between your offspring and her offspring. He'll strike you on the head, and you'll strike him on the heel."

Psalm 58:3-5

The wicked go astray from the womb; they go astray, telling lies even from birth.

Isaiah 57:3-4

"But as for you, come here, you children of a sorceress, you offspring of adulterers and prostitutes!

Matthew 21:34-35

When harvest time approached, he sent his servants to the tenant farmers to collect his produce.

Matthew 23:13-15

"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You shut the door to the kingdom from heaven in people's faces. You don't go in yourselves, and you don't allow those who are trying to enter to go in.

2 Corinthians 11:3

However, I am afraid that just as the serpent deceived Eve by its tricks, so your minds may somehow be lured away from sincere and pure devotion to the Messiah.

Hebrews 2:3

how will we escape if we neglect a salvation as great as this? It was first proclaimed by the Lord himself, and then it was confirmed to us by those who heard him,

Hebrews 10:29

How much more severe a punishment do you think that person deserves who tramples on God's Son, treats as common the blood of the covenant by which it was sanctified, and insults the Spirit of grace?

Hebrews 12:25

See to it that you do not ignore the one who is speaking. For if the hearers did not escape when they ignored the one who warned them on earth, how much less will we escape if we turn away from the one who is from heaven!

Revelation 12:9

The huge dragon was hurled down. That ancient serpent, called the Devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world, was hurled down to the earth, along with its angels.

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