Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

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.

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 at wine when it is red, when it sparkles in the wineglass, when it goes down smoothly. 32 At the last it bites like a serpent and stings like an adder. 33 [Under the influence of wine] your eyes will behold strange things [and loose women] and your mind will utter things turned the wrong way [untrue, incorrect, and petulant].



Cross References

Exodus 7:5-6

The Egyptians shall know that I am the Lord when I stretch forth My hand upon Egypt and bring out the Israelites from among them.

Exodus 7:12

For they cast down every man his rod and they became serpents; but Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods.

Job 20:16

He shall suck the poison of asps [which ill-gotten wealth contains]; the viper's tongue shall slay him.

Proverbs 5:11

And you groan and mourn when your end comes, when your flesh and body are consumed,

Ecclesiastes 10:8

He who digs a pit [for others] will fall into it, and whoever breaks through a fence or a [stone] wall, a serpent will bite him.

Isaiah 28:3

With [alien] feet [Samaria] the proud crown of the drunkards of Ephraim will be trodden down.

Isaiah 28:7-8

But even these reel from wine and stagger from strong drink: the priest and the prophet reel from strong drink; they are confused from wine, they stagger and are gone astray through strong drink; they err in vision, they stumble when pronouncing judgment.

Isaiah 59:5

They hatch adders' eggs and weave the spider's web; he who eats of their eggs dies, and [from an egg] which is crushed a viper breaks out [for their nature is ruinous, deadly, evil].

Jeremiah 5:31

The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests exercise rule at their own hands and by means of the prophets. And My people love to have it so! But what will you do when the end comes?

Jeremiah 8:17

For behold, I am sending among you serpents, adders which cannot be charmed, and they shall bite you, says the Lord.

Amos 5:19

It is as if a man fled from a lion and a bear met him, or went into the house and leaned with his hand against the wall and a serpent bit him.

Amos 9:3

And though they hide themselves on the top of [Mount] Carmel, from there I will search out and take them; and though they [try to] hide from My sight at the bottom of the sea, there I will command the serpent and it shall bite them.

Luke 16:25-26

But Abraham said, Child, remember that you in your lifetime fully received [what is due you in] comforts and delights, and Lazarus in like manner the discomforts and distresses; but now he is comforted here and you are in anguish.

Romans 6:21

But then what benefit (return) did you get from the things of which you are now ashamed? [None] for the end of those things is death.

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