Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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?

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 they were baptized by him in the Jordan river, confessing their sins. 7 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? 8 Therefore bring forth fruit worthy of repentance,


Cross References

Matthew 12:34

You offspring of vipers, how can you, being evil, speak good things? For out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaks.

Matthew 23:33

You serpents, you offspring of vipers, how will you escape the judgment of hell?

1 Thessalonians 1:10

and to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead?Jesus, who delivers us from the wrath to come.

Matthew 22:23

On that day Sadducees (those who say that there is no resurrection) came to him. They asked him,

Matthew 16:6

Jesus said to them, "Take heed and beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees."

Matthew 16:11-12

Why is it that you do not understand that I did not speak to you concerning bread? But beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees."

Acts 5:17

But the high priest rose up, and all those who were with him (which is the sect of the Sadducees), and they were filled with jealousy,

Acts 23:6-9

But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees and the other Pharisees, he shouted in the council, "Men and brothers, I am a Pharisee, a son of Pharisees. Concerning the hope and resurrection of the dead I am being judged."

Romans 1:18

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness,

Romans 5:9

Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we will be saved from God's wrath through him.

Genesis 3:15

I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring. He will bruise your head, and you will bruise his heel."

Psalm 58:3-6

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

Isaiah 57:3-4

"But draw near here, you sons of the sorceress, the seed of the adulterer and the prostitute.

Isaiah 59:5

They hatch adders' eggs, and weave the spider's web: he who eats of their eggs dies; and that which is crushed breaks out into a viper.

Jeremiah 6:10

To whom shall I speak and testify, that they may hear? Behold, their ear is uncircumcised, and they can't listen. Behold, the word of the LORD has become a reproach to them. They have no delight in it.

Jeremiah 51:6

Flee out of the midst of Babylon, and save every man his life; do not be cut off in her iniquity: for it is the time of the LORD's vengeance; he will render to her a recompense.

Ezekiel 3:18-21

When I tell the wicked, 'You shall surely die'; and you give him no warning, nor speak to warn the wicked from his wicked way, to save his life; that wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at your hand.

Ezekiel 33:3-7

if, when he sees the sword come on the land, he blow the trumpet, and warn the people;

Matthew 5:20

For I tell you that unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, there is no way you will enter into the Kingdom of Heaven.

Matthew 12:24

But when the Pharisees heard it, they said, "This man does not cast out demons, except by Beelzebul, the prince of the demons."

Matthew 15:12

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

Matthew 22:15

Then the Pharisees went and took counsel how they might entrap him in his talk.

Matthew 22:34

But the Pharisees, when they heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, gathered themselves together.

Matthew 23:13-28

"But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites. Because you shut up the Kingdom of Heaven against men; for you do not enter in yourselves, neither do you allow those who are entering in to enter."

Mark 7:3-5

(For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, do not eat unless they wash their hands and forearms, holding to the tradition of the elders.

Mark 8:15

He warned them, saying, "Take heed: beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and the yeast of Herod."

Mark 12:13

They sent some of the Pharisees and of the Herodians to him, that they might trap him with words.

Mark 12:18

There came to him Sadducees, who say that there is no resurrection. They asked him, saying,

Luke 3:7-9

He said therefore to the crowds who went out to be baptized by him, "You offspring of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

Luke 7:30

But the Pharisees and the Law scholars rejected the counsel of God, not being baptized by him themselves.

Luke 11:39-44

The Lord said to him, "Now you Pharisees cleanse the outside of the cup and of the platter, but your inward part is full of extortion and wickedness.

Luke 16:14

The Pharisees, who were lovers of money, also heard all these things, and they scoffed at him.

Luke 18:11

The Pharisee stood and prayed to himself like this: 'God, I thank you, that I am not like the rest of men, extortioners, unrighteous, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.

John 1:24

(Now they had been sent from the Pharisees.)

John 7:45-49

The officers therefore came to the chief priests and Pharisees, and they said to them, "Why did you not bring him?"

John 8:44

You are of your father, the devil, and you want to do the desires of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks on his own; for he is a liar, and its father.

John 9:40

Those of the Pharisees who were with him heard these things, and said to him, "Are we also blind?"

Acts 4:1-2

As they spoke to the people, the priests and the captain of the temple and the Sadducees came to them,

Acts 15:5

But some of the sect of the Pharisees who believed rose up, saying, "It is necessary to circumcise them, and to command them to keep the Law of Moses."

Acts 20:31

Therefore watch, remembering that for a period of three years I did not cease to admonish everyone night and day with tears.

Acts 26:5

having known me from the first, if they are willing to testify, that after the strictest sect of our religion I lived a Pharisee.

2 Thessalonians 1:9-10

who will pay the penalty: eternal destruction from the face of the Lord and from the glory of his might,

Hebrews 6:18

that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have a strong encouragement, who have fled for refuge to take hold of the hope set before us.

Hebrews 11:7

By faith, Noah, being warned about things not yet seen, in reverence prepared a ship for the saving of his house, through which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is according to faith.

1 John 3:10

In this the children of God are revealed, and the children of the devil. Whoever does not do righteousness is not of God, neither is he who does not love his brother.

Revelation 6:16-17

They told the mountains and the rocks, "Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him who sits on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb,

Revelation 12:9-10

The great dragon was thrown down, the ancient serpent, he who is called the devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world. He was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.

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