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 unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.
But when the Pharisees heard it, they said, This fellow does not cast out demons, but by Beelzebub the prince of the demons.
Then came his disciples, and said unto him, Know you that the Pharisees were offended, after they heard this saying?
Then Jesus said unto them, Take heed and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees.
Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel how they might entangle him in his talk.
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.
For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, except they wash their hands often, eat not, holding the tradition of the elders.
And he charged them, saying, Take heed, beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, and of the leaven of Herod.
And they sent unto him certain of the Pharisees and of the Herodians, to catch him in his words.
But the Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God against themselves, being not baptized of him.
And the Lord said unto him, Now do you Pharisees make clean the outside of the cup and the platter; but your inward part is full of extortion and wickedness.
And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things: and they derided him.
The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank you, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax collector.
And they who were sent were of the Pharisees.
Then came the officers to the chief priests and Pharisees; and they said unto them, Why have you not brought him?
And some of the Pharisees who were with him heard these words, and said unto him, Are we blind also?
And as they spoke unto the people, the priests, and the captain of the temple, and the Sadducees, came upon them,
Then the high priest rose up, and all they that were with him, (which is the sect of the Sadducees,) and were filled with indignation,
But there rose up certain of the sect of the Pharisees who believed, saying, It is needful to circumcise them, and to command them to keep the law of Moses.
But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men and brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee: of the hope and resurrection of the dead I am called in question.
Who knew me from the beginning, if they would testify, that after the most strict sect of our religion I lived a Pharisee.
O generation of vipers, how can you, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.
You serpents, you generation of vipers, how can you escape the judgment of hell?
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.
The wicked are estranged from the womb: they go astray as soon as they are born, speaking lies.
But draw near here, you sons of the sorceress, the descendants of the adulterer and the harlot.
They hatch viper's eggs, and weave the spider's web: he that eats of their eggs dies, and from that which is crushed a viper breaks out.
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?
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.
1 John 3:10
In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil: whosoever does not righteousness is not of God, neither he that loves not his brother.
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.
Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him.
1 Thessalonians 1:10
And to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, even Jesus, who delivered us from the wrath to come.
2 Thessalonians 1:9
Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power;
That by two immutable things, in that it was impossible for God to lie, we might have strong encouragement, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us:
And said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sits on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb:
A prudent man foresees the evil, and hides himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.