Parallel Verses

NET Bible

But when he saw many Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, "You offspring of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?

New American Standard Bible

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he said to them, “You brood of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

King James Version

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?

Holman Bible

When he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to the place of his baptism, he said to them, “Brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?

International Standard Version

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?

A Conservative Version

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his immersion, he said to them, Ye offspring of vipers, who showed you to flee from the coming wrath?

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he said to them, “You brood of vipers, who warned you to flee from the [divine] wrath and judgment to come?

An Understandable Version

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to be immersed, John said to them, "You children of snakes, who warned you to run away from the coming wrath [of God]?

Anderson New Testament

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his immersion, he said to them: Generation of vipers, who has warned you to flee from the coining wrath?

Bible in Basic English

But when he saw a number of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, Offspring of snakes, at whose word are you going in flight from the wrath to come?

Common New Testament

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he said to them, "You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

Daniel Mace New Testament

but when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadduces come to his baptism, he said to them, "Ye brood of vipers, who has warned you to fly from the wrath to come?

Darby Translation

But seeing many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, Offspring of vipers, who has forewarned you to flee from the coming wrath?

Godbey New Testament

And seeing many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said unto them; O generations of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

Goodspeed New Testament

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he said to them, "You brood of snakes! Who warned you to escape from the wrath that is coming?

John Wesley New Testament

But seeing many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, Ye serpents, ye brood of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

Julia Smith Translation

And seeing many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his immersion, he said to them, O generation of vipers, who has indicated to you to flee from the wrath about to come?

King James 2000

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?

Lexham Expanded Bible

But [when he] saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, "Offspring of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When he saw many of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, "O generation of vipers, who hath taught you to flee from the vengeance to come?

Moffatt New Testament

But when he noticed a number of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for his baptism, he said to them, "You brood of vipers, who told you to flee from the coming Wrath?

Montgomery New Testament

But when John saw that many of the Pharisees and Sadducees were coming for baptism, he said: "O brood of vipers! Who has warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

New Heart English Bible

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for his baptism he said to them, "You offspring of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

Noyes New Testament

But seeing many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to be baptized, he said to them, Brood of vipers, who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?

Sawyer New Testament

And seeing many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come for the baptism, he said to them; Offspring of vipers, who has warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

The Emphasized Bible

But, seeing, many of the Pharisees and Sadducees, coming unto his immersion, he said to them, - Broods of vipers! who suggested to you, to be fleeing from the coming wrath?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, O ye broods of vipers! who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

Twentieth Century New Testament

When, however, John saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to receive his baptism, he said to them: "You brood of vipers! Who has prompted you to seek refuge from the coming judgment?

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he exclaimed, "O vipers' brood, who has warned you to flee from the coming wrath?

Williams New Testament

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he said to them, "You brood of vipers, who warned you to escape from the wrath that is coming?

World English Bible

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for his baptism, he said to them, "You offspring of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

Worrell New Testament

But, seeing many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his immersion, he said to them, "Broods of vipers! who warned you to flee from the coming wrath!

Worsley New Testament

But when he saw many of the pharisees and sadducees coming to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

Youngs Literal Translation

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?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

when he saw
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

of the Pharisees
Φαρισαῖος 
Pharisaios 
Usage: 80

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

Σαδδουκαῖος 
Saddoukaios 
Usage: 12

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

to
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

his

Usage: 0

βάπτισμα 
Baptisma 
Usage: 14

he said
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824


Usage: 0

γέννημα 
Gennema 
Usage: 3

of vipers
ἔχιδνα 
Echidna 
Usage: 3

who
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

ὑποδείκνυμι 
Hupodeiknumi 
Usage: 3

you
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

to flee
φεύγω 
Pheugo 
Usage: 23

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

the wrath
ὀργή 
Orge 
Usage: 35

Context Readings

John The Baptist Begins His Ministry

6 and he was baptizing them in the Jordan River as they confessed their sins. 7 But when he saw many Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, "You offspring of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath? 8 Therefore produce fruit that proves your repentance,


Cross References

Matthew 12:34

Offspring of vipers! How are you able to say anything good, since you are evil? For the mouth speaks from what fills the heart.

Matthew 23:33

You snakes, you offspring of vipers! How will you escape being condemned to hell?

1 Thessalonians 1:10

and to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, Jesus our deliverer from the coming wrath.

Matthew 22:23

The same day Sadducees (who say there is no resurrection) came to him and asked him,

Matthew 16:6

"Watch out," Jesus said to them, "beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees."

Matthew 16:11-12

How could you not understand that I was not speaking to you about bread? But beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees!"

Acts 5:17

Now the high priest rose up, and all those with him (that is, the religious party of the Sadducees), and they were filled with jealousy.

Acts 23:6-9

Then when Paul noticed that part of them were Sadducees and the others Pharisees, he shouted out in the council, "Brothers, I am a Pharisee, a son of Pharisees. I am on trial concerning the hope of the resurrection of the dead!"

Romans 1:18

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of people who suppress the truth by their unrighteousness,

Romans 5:9

Much more then, because we have now been declared righteous by his blood, we will be saved through him from God's wrath.

Genesis 3:15

And I will put hostility between you and the woman and between your offspring and her offspring; her offspring will attack your head, and you will attack her offspring's heel."

Psalm 58:3-6

The wicked turn aside from birth; liars go astray as soon as they are born.

Isaiah 57:3-4

But approach, you sons of omen readers, you offspring of adulteresses and prostitutes!

Isaiah 59:5

They hatch the eggs of a poisonous snake and spin a spider's web. Whoever eats their eggs will die, a poisonous snake is hatched.

Jeremiah 6:10

I answered, "Who would listen if I spoke to them and warned them? Their ears are so closed that they cannot hear! Indeed, what the Lord says is offensive to them. They do not like it at all.

Jeremiah 51:6

Get out of Babylonia quickly, you foreign people. Flee to save your lives. Do not let yourselves be killed because of her sins. For it is time for the Lord to wreak his revenge. He will pay Babylonia back for what she has done.

Ezekiel 3:18-21

When I say to the wicked, "You will certainly die," and you do not warn him -- you do not speak out to warn the wicked to turn from his wicked deed and wicked lifestyle so that he may live -- that wicked person will die for his iniquity, but I will hold you accountable for his death.

Ezekiel 33:3-7

He sees the sword coming against the land, blows the trumpet, and warns the people,

Matthew 5:20

For I tell you, unless your righteousness goes beyond that of the experts in the law and the Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 12:24

But when the Pharisees heard this they said, "He does not cast out demons except by the power of Beelzebul, the ruler of demons!"

Matthew 15:12

Then the disciples came to him and said, "Do you know that when the Pharisees heard this saying they were offended?"

Matthew 22:15

Then the Pharisees went out and planned together to entrap him with his own words.

Matthew 22:34

Now when the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they assembled together.

Matthew 23:13-28

"But woe to you, experts in the law and you Pharisees, hypocrites! You keep locking people out of the kingdom of heaven! For you neither enter nor permit those trying to enter to go in.

Mark 7:3-5

(For the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they perform a ritual washing, holding fast to the tradition of the elders.

Mark 8:15

And Jesus ordered them, "Watch out! Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and the yeast of Herod!"

Mark 12:13

Then they sent some of the Pharisees and Herodians to trap him with his own words.

Mark 12:18

Sadducees (who say there is no resurrection) also came to him and asked him,

Luke 3:7-9

So John said to the crowds that came out to be baptized by him, "You offspring of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?

Luke 7:30

However, the Pharisees and the experts in religious law rejected God's purpose for themselves, because they had not been baptized by John.)

Luke 11:39-44

But the Lord said to him, "Now you Pharisees clean the outside of the cup and the plate, but inside you are full of greed and wickedness.

Luke 16:14

The Pharisees (who loved money) heard all this and ridiculed him.

Luke 18:11

The Pharisee stood and prayed about himself like this: 'God, I thank you that I am not like other people: extortionists, unrighteous people, adulterers -- or even like this tax collector.

John 1:24

(Now they had been sent from the Pharisees.)

John 7:45-49

Then the officers returned to the chief priests and Pharisees, who said to them, "Why didn't you bring him back with you?"

John 8:44

You people are from your father the devil, and you want to do what your father desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not uphold the truth, because there is no truth in him. Whenever he lies, he speaks according to his own nature, because he is a liar and the father of lies.

John 9:40

Some of the Pharisees who were with him heard this and asked him, "We are not blind too, are we?"

Acts 4:1-2

While Peter and John were speaking to the people, the priests and the commander of the temple guard and the Sadducees came up to them,

Acts 15:5

But some from the religious party of the Pharisees who had believed stood up and said, "It is necessary to circumcise the Gentiles and to order them to observe the law of Moses."

Acts 20:31

Therefore be alert, remembering that night and day for three years I did not stop warning each one of you with tears.

Acts 26:5

They know, because they have known me from time past, if they are willing to testify, that according to the strictest party of our religion, I lived as a Pharisee.

2 Thessalonians 1:9-10

They will undergo the penalty of eternal destruction, away from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of his strength,

Hebrews 6:18

so that we who have found refuge in him may find strong encouragement to hold fast to the hope set before us through two unchangeable things, since it is impossible for God to lie.

Hebrews 11:7

By faith Noah, when he was warned about things not yet seen, with reverent regard constructed an ark for the deliverance of his family. Through faith he condemned the world and became an heir of the righteousness that comes by faith.

1 John 3:10

By this the children of God and the children of the devil are revealed: Everyone who does not practice righteousness -- the one who does not love his fellow Christian -- is not of God.

Revelation 6:16-17

They said to the mountains and to the rocks, "Fall on us and hide us from the face of the one who is seated on the throne and from the wrath of the Lamb,

Revelation 12:9-10

So that huge dragon -- the ancient serpent, the one called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world -- was thrown down to the earth, and his angels along with him.

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