Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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?

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 you up then the measure of your fathers. 33  You serpents, you generation of vipers, how can you escape the judgment of hell? 34 Therefore, behold, I send unto you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: and some of them you shall kill and crucify; and some of them shall you scourge in your synagogues, and persecute them from city to city:



Cross References

Matthew 3:7

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who has warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

Matthew 12:34

O generation of vipers, how can you, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.

Matthew 5:22

But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, You fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.

Luke 3:7

Then said he to the multitude that came forth to be baptized of him, O generation of vipers, who has warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

John 8:44

You are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

Genesis 3:15

And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and her seed; he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel.

Psalm 58:3-5

The wicked are estranged from the womb: they go astray as soon as they are born, speaking lies.

Isaiah 57:3-4

But draw near here, you sons of the sorceress, the descendants of the adulterer and the harlot.

Matthew 21:34-35

And when the time of the fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the tenants, that they might receive the fruits of it.

Matthew 23:13-15

But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you shut up the kingdom of heaven against men: for you neither go in yourselves, neither allow you them that are entering to go in.

2 Corinthians 11:3

But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his cunning, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.

Hebrews 2:3

How shall we escape, if we neglect so great a salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him;

Hebrews 10:29

Of how much worse punishment, suppose you, shall he be thought worthy, who has trodden under foot the Son of God, and has counted the blood of the covenant, with which he was sanctified, an unholy thing, and has done insult unto the Spirit of grace?

Hebrews 12:25

See that you refuse not him that speaks. For if they escaped not who refused him that spoke on earth, much more shall we not escape, if we turn away from him that speaks from heaven:

Revelation 12:9

And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, who deceives the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.

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