Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

They have venom like the venom of a serpent; Like a deaf cobra that stops up its ear,

King James Version

Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder that stoppeth her ear;

Holman Bible

They have venom like the venom of a snake, like the deaf cobra that stops up its ears,

International Standard Version

Their venom is like a poisonous snake; even like a deaf serpent that shuts its ears,

A Conservative Version

Their poison is like the poison of a serpent, like the deaf adder that stops her ear,

American Standard Version

Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: They are like the deaf adder that stoppeth her ear,

Amplified

Their poison is like the venom of a serpent; they are like the deaf adder or asp that stops its ear,

Bible in Basic English

Their poison is like the poison of a snake; they are like the adder, whose ears are shut;

Darby Translation

Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder which stoppeth her ear;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Their poison is like the poison of a serpent; they are like the deaf adder that stops her ear,

Julia Smith Translation

Wrath to them according to the likeness of the wrath of a serpent: as the deaf adder will stop its ear;

King James 2000

Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder that stops its ear;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Their venom [is] like snake venom; [They are] like a deaf viper that closes its ear

Modern King James verseion

Their poison is like the poison of a snake; like the deaf adder, he stops his ear,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They are as venomous as the poison of a serpent, even like the deaf adder that stoppeth her ears,

NET Bible

Their venom is like that of a snake, like a deaf serpent that does not hear,

New Heart English Bible

Their poison is like the poison of a serpent; like a deaf viper that stops its ear,

The Emphasized Bible

Their poison, is like unto the poison of a serpent, Like the deaf adder, that stoppeth his ear;

Webster

Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder that stoppeth her ear;

World English Bible

Their poison is like the poison of a snake; like a deaf cobra that stops its ear,

Youngs Literal Translation

Their poison is as poison of a serpent, As a deaf asp shutting its ear,

Context Readings

A Cry Against Injustice

3 The wicked are estranged from the womb; These who speak lies go astray from birth. 4 They have venom like the venom of a serpent; Like a deaf cobra that stops up its ear, 5 So that it does not hear the voice of charmers, Or a skillful caster of spells.


Cross References

Psalm 140:3

They sharpen their tongues as a serpent; Poison of a viper is under their lips. Selah.

Ecclesiastes 10:11

If the serpent bites before being charmed, there is no profit for the charmer.

Deuteronomy 32:33

"Their wine is the venom of serpents, And the deadly poison of cobras.

Job 20:14

Yet his food in his stomach is changed To the venom of cobras within him.

Job 20:16

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

Isaiah 11:8

The nursing child will play by the hole of the cobra, And the weaned child will put his hand on the viper's den.

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.

Matthew 3:7

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?

Matthew 23:33

"You serpents, you brood of vipers, how will you escape the sentence of hell?

Romans 3:13

"THEIR THROAT IS AN OPEN GRAVE, WITH THEIR TONGUES THEY KEEP DECEIVING," "THE POISON OF ASPS IS UNDER THEIR LIPS";

James 3:8

But no one can tame the tongue; it is a restless evil and full of deadly poison.

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