Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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 of hell?

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?

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?

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 and ye -- ye fill up the measure of your fathers. 33 'Serpents! brood of vipers! how may ye escape from the judgment of the gehenna? 34 'Because of this, lo, I send to you prophets, and wise men, and scribes, and of them ye will kill and crucify, and of them ye will scourge in your synagogues, and will pursue from city to city;



Cross References

Matthew 3:7

And having seen many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming about his baptism, he said to them, 'Brood of vipers! who did shew you to flee from the coming wrath?

Matthew 12:34

Brood of vipers! how are ye able to speak good things -- being evil? for out of the abundance of the heart doth the mouth speak.

Matthew 5:22

but I -- I say to you, that every one who is angry at his brother without cause, shall be in danger of the judgment, and whoever may say to his brother, Empty fellow! shall be in danger of the sanhedrim, and whoever may say, Rebel! shall be in danger of the gehenna of the fire.

Luke 3:7

Then said he to the multitudes coming forth to be baptised by him, 'Brood of vipers! who did prompt you to flee from the coming wrath?

John 8:44

Ye are of a father -- the devil, and the desires of your father ye will to do; he was a man-slayer from the beginning, and in the truth he hath not stood, because there is no truth in him; when one may speak the falsehood, of his own he speaketh, because he is a liar -- also his father.

Genesis 3:15

and enmity I put between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; he doth bruise thee -- the head, and thou dost bruise him -- the heel.'

Psalm 58:3-5

The wicked have been estranged from the womb, They have erred from the belly, speaking lies.

Isaiah 57:3-4

And ye, come near hither, O sons of a sorceress, seed of an adulterer, Even thou dost commit whoredom.

Matthew 21:34-35

'And when the season of the fruits came nigh, he sent his servants unto the husbandmen, to receive the fruits of it,

Matthew 23:13-15

'Woe to you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye shut up the reign of the heavens before men, for ye do not go in, nor those going in do ye suffer to enter.

2 Corinthians 11:3

and I fear, lest, as the serpent did beguile Eve in his subtilty, so your minds may be corrupted from the simplicity that is in the Christ;

Hebrews 2:3

how shall we escape, having neglected so great salvation? which a beginning receiving -- to be spoken through the Lord -- by those having heard was confirmed to us,

Hebrews 10:29

of how much sorer punishment shall he be counted worthy who the Son of God did trample on, and the blood of the covenant did count a common thing, in which he was sanctified, and to the Spirit of the grace did despite?

Hebrews 12:25

See, may ye not refuse him who is speaking, for if those did not escape who refused him who upon earth was divinely speaking -- much less we who do turn away from him who speaketh from heaven,

Revelation 12:9

and the great dragon was cast forth -- the old serpent, who is called 'Devil,' and 'the Adversary,' who is leading astray the whole world -- he was cast forth to the earth, and his messengers were cast forth with him.

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