Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
For I say to you, That except your justice abound more than the scribes and Pharisees, ye should not come into the kingdom of the heavens.
But the Pharisees, having heard, said, He casts not out demons, but by Beelzebub, ruler of demons.
Then his disciples having come near, said to him, Knowest thou that the Pharisees, having heard the word, were scandalized?
And Jesus said to them, Attend and keep from the leaven of the Pharisees and the Sadducees.
Then the Pharisees, having gone, took counsel how they might ensnare him in word.
Woe to you scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye lock up the kingdom of the heavens before men: for ye come not in yourselves, neither those coming in, permit ye to come in.
(For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, except they vigorously wash hands, eat not, holding the tradition of the elders.
And he enjoined them, saying, See ye, look away from the leaven of the Pharisees, and the leaven of Herod.
And they sent to him certain of the Pharisees and of the Herodians, that they might catch him in the word.
And the Pharisees, and they pertaining to the law, rejected the counsel of God against themselves, not immersed by him.
And the Lord said to him, Now ye Pharisees cleanse the outside of the cup and trencher; and your inside is full of plunder and wickedness.
And the Pharisees heard all these things, being avaricious: and they derided him.
The Pharisee having stood, prayed these to himself, O God, I return thee thanks that I am not as the rest of men, rapacious, unjust, adulterers, or also as this publican.
And they having been sent were of the Pharisees.
Then came the servants to the chief priests and Pharisees; and they said to them, Why did ye not bring him
And they being with him of the Pharisees heard these things, and said to him,
And they speaking to the people, the priests, and commander of the temple, and the Sadducees, resisted them,
And the chief priest having risen, and all they with him, (the sect being of the Sadducees,) they were filled with zeal,
And certain of them from the sect of the Pharisees having believed, rose up, saying, That they must be circumcised, and to enjoin to keep the law of Moses.
And Paul having known that one part is of the Sadducees, and the other of the Pharisees, cried in the council, Men, brethren, I am a Pharisee, son of a Pharisee: for the hope and rising up of the dead am I judged.
Knowing me beforehand, from a former period, if they would testify, that according to the most strict sect of our religion, I lived a Pharisee.
O generation of vipers! how can ye speak good things, being evil? for out of the abundance of the heart the month speaks.
Serpents, generations of vipers, how would ye flee from the judgment of hell?
And I will put enmity between thee and between the woman, and between thy seed and between her seed; it shall lie in wait for thee as to the head, and thou shalt lie in wait for him as to the heel.
The unjust turned aside from the belly: they went astray from the womb, speaking falsehood.
And ye, come ye near here, sons of her practicing magic, seed of the adulterer and the harlot.
They plundered vipers' eggs, and they will weave spiders webs: he eating from their eggs shall die, and being crushed, it shall break forth a viper.
Then said he to the crowds coming out to he immersed by him, Generation of vipers, who indicated to you to flee from the anger about to come
Ye are of your father the devil, and the eager desires of your father will ye do. He was slaying men from the beginning, and stood not in the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he would speak a lie, he speaks of his own things; for he is a liar, and the father of him.
1 John 3:10
In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the accuser: every one not doing justice is not of God, and he not loving his brother.
And the great dragon was cast out, the old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, he deceiving the whole habitable globe: he was cast into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.
Much more then, justified now in his blood, we shall be saved by him from wrath.
1 Thessalonians 1:10
And to wait for his Son from the heavens, whom be raised from the dead, Jesus, saving us from coming wrath.
2 Thessalonians 1:9
Who shall undergo punishment, eternal ruin from the face of the Lord, and from the glory of his power;
That by two unalterable deeds, in which it is impossible for God to deceive we might have a strong consolation, taking refuge in holding firmly the hope set before:
And they say to the mountains and rocks, Fall upon us, and hide us from the face of him sitting upon the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb:
The prudent one saw the evil, he hid himself; the simple passed and were punished.