Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

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,

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,

References

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Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Asp

Watsons

Context Readings

A Cry Against Injustice

3 The ungodly are perverse and estranged from the womb; they go astray as soon as they are born, speaking lies. 4 Their poison is like the venom of a serpent; they are like the deaf adder or asp that stops its ear, 5 Which listens not to the voice of charmers or of the enchanter never casting spells so cunningly.


Cross References

Psalm 140:3

They sharpen their tongues like a serpent's; adders' poison is under their lips. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Ecclesiastes 10:11

If the serpent bites before it is charmed, then it is no use to call a charmer [and the slanderer is no better than the uncharmed snake].

Deuteronomy 32:33

Their wine is the [furious] venom of serpents, and the pitiless poison of vipers.

Job 20:14

Yet his food turns [to poison] in his stomach; it is the venom of asps within him.

Job 20:16

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

Isaiah 11:8

And the sucking child shall play over the hole of the asp, and the weaned child shall put his hand on the adder's den.

Jeremiah 8:17

For behold, I am sending among you serpents, adders which cannot be charmed, and they shall bite you, says 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 and escape from the wrath and indignation [of God against disobedience] that is coming?

Matthew 23:33

You serpents! You spawn of vipers! How can you escape the penalty to be suffered in hell (Gehenna)?

Romans 3:13

Their throat is a yawning grave; they use their tongues to deceive (to mislead and to deal treacherously). The venom of asps is beneath their lips.

James 3:8

But the human tongue can be tamed by no man. It is a restless (undisciplined, irreconcilable) evil, full of deadly poison.

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