Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

At the last it bites like a serpent And stings like a viper.

King James Version

At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.

Holman Bible

In the end it bites like a snake
and stings like a viper.

International Standard Version

Eventually it will bite like a snake and sting like a serpent.

American Standard Version

At the last it biteth like a serpent, And stingeth like an adder.

Amplified

At the last it bites like a serpent and stings like an adder.

Bible in Basic English

In the end, its bite is like that of a snake, its wound like the wound of a poison-snake.

Darby Translation

at the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

At the last it bites like a serpent and stings like an adder.

Julia Smith Translation

Its latter state it will bite as serpent, and sting as a viper.

King James 2000

At the last it bites like a serpent, and stings like an adder.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{In the end}, it will bite like a serpent, and it will sting like an adder.

Modern King James verseion

At the last it bites like an asp and stings like an adder.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

It goeth down softly; but at the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth as an adder.

NET Bible

Afterward it bites like a snake, and stings like a viper.

New Heart English Bible

In the end, it bites like a serpent, and poisons like a viper.

The Emphasized Bible

Its after effect, is that, like a serpent, it biteth, and, like a viper, it doth sting.

Webster

At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.

World English Bible

In the end, it bites like a snake, and poisons like a viper.

Youngs Literal Translation

Its latter end -- as a serpent it biteth, And as a basilisk it stingeth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
At the last
אחרית 
'achariyth 
Usage: 61

it biteth
נשׁך 
Nashak 
Usage: 16

נחשׁ 
Nachash 
Usage: 31

and stingeth
פּרשׁ 
Parash 
Usage: 4

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Learning From Your Father

31 Do not look on the wine when it is red, When it sparkles in the cup, When it goes down smoothly; 32 At the last it bites like a serpent And stings like a viper. 33 Your eyes will see strange things And your mind will utter perverse things.



Cross References

Exodus 7:5-6

"The Egyptians shall know that I am the LORD, when I stretch out My hand on Egypt and bring out the sons of Israel from their midst."

Exodus 7:12

For each one threw down his staff and they turned into serpents. But Aaron's staff swallowed up their staffs.

Job 20:16

"He sucks the poison of cobras; The viper's tongue slays him.

Proverbs 5:11

And you groan at your final end, When your flesh and your body are consumed;

Ecclesiastes 10:8

He who digs a pit may fall into it, and a serpent may bite him who breaks through a wall.

Isaiah 28:3

The proud crown of the drunkards of Ephraim is trodden under foot.

Isaiah 28:7-8

And these also reel with wine and stagger from strong drink: The priest and the prophet reel with strong drink, They are confused by wine, they stagger from strong drink; They reel while having visions, They totter when rendering judgment.

Isaiah 59:5

They hatch adders' eggs and weave the spider's web; He who eats of their eggs dies, And from that which is crushed a snake breaks forth.

Jeremiah 5:31

The prophets prophesy falsely, And the priests rule on their own authority; And My people love it so! But what will you do at the end of it?

Jeremiah 8:17

"For behold, I am sending serpents against you, Adders, for which there is no charm, And they will bite you," declares the LORD.

Amos 5:19

As when a man flees from a lion And a bear meets him, Or goes home, leans his hand against the wall And a snake bites him.

Amos 9:3

"Though they hide on the summit of Carmel, I will search them out and take them from there; And though they conceal themselves from My sight on the floor of the sea, From there I will command the serpent and it will bite them.

Luke 16:25-26

"But Abraham said, 'Child, remember that during your life you received your good things, and likewise Lazarus bad things; but now he is being comforted here, and you are in agony.

Romans 6:21

Therefore what benefit were you then deriving from the things of which you are now ashamed? For the outcome of those things is death.

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