Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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,

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,

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Context Readings

A Cry Against Injustice

3 The wicked go astray from the womb; they go astray, telling lies even from birth. 4 Their venom is like a poisonous snake; even like a deaf serpent that shuts its ears, 5 refusing to hear the voice of the snake charmer, the cunning enchanter.


Cross References

Psalm 140:3

They sharpen their tongues like a serpent; the venom of vipers is on their lips. Interlude

Ecclesiastes 10:11

If a serpent strikes despite being charmed, there's no point in being a snake charmer.

Deuteronomy 32:33

Their wine is the venom of serpents, a poisonous cobra.

Job 20:14

his food will turn rancid in his stomach it will become a cobra's poison inside him.

Job 20:16

He will suck the poison of cobras; the fangs of a viper will slay him.

Isaiah 11:8

The nursing child will play over the hole of the cobra, and the weaned child will put his hand on vipers' dens.

Jeremiah 8:17

Look, I'll send snakes among you, vipers that cannot be charmed, and they'll bite you."

Matthew 3:7

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?

Matthew 23:33

You snakes, you children of serpents! How can you escape being condemned to hell?

Romans 3:13

Their throats are open graves. With their tongues they deceive. The venom of poisonous snakes is under their lips.

James 3:8

but no one can tame the tongue. It is an uncontrollable evil filled with deadly poison.

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