Parallel Verses

NET Bible

"Their throats are open graves, they deceive with their tongues, the poison of asps is under their lips."

New American Standard Bible

Their throat is an open grave,
With their tongues they keep deceiving,”
The poison of asps is under their lips”;

King James Version

Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips:

Holman Bible

Their throat is an open grave;
they deceive with their tongues.
Vipers’ venom is under their lips.

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

Their throat is an open grave. With their tongues they deceive. The poison of asps is under their lips,

American Standard Version

Their throat is an open sepulchre; With their tongues they have used deceit: The poison of asps is under their lips:

Amplified


Their throat is an open grave;
They [habitually] deceive with their tongues.”
The venom of asps is beneath their lips.”

An Understandable Version

[Psa. 5:9 says], "Their throats are like open graves [i.e., they are foul-mouthed]. They have spoken deceitfully." [Psa. 90:3 says], "There is snake venom under their lips [i.e., their words are deadly]."

Anderson New Testament

their throat is an open sepulcher; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips;

Bible in Basic English

Their throat is like an open place of death; with their tongues they have said what is not true: the poison of snakes is under their lips:

Common New Testament

"Their throat is an open grave; they use their tongues to practice deceit." "The poison of asps is under their lips."

Daniel Mace New Testament

their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips:

Darby Translation

their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; asps' poison is under their lips:

Godbey New Testament

Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips.

Goodspeed New Testament

Their throats are like open graves, They use their tongues to deceive; The venom of asps is behind their lips,

John Wesley New Testament

Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues have they used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips.

Julia Smith Translation

Their throat an opened tomb; with their tongues have they used deceit; the poison of asps under their lips:

King James 2000

Their throat is an open sepulcher; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Their throat [is] an opened grave; they deceive with their tongues; the venom of asps [is] under their lips,

Modern King James verseion

"Their throat is an open grave, with their tongues they have used deceit, the poison of asps is under their lips;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Their throat is an open sepulchre, with their tongues they have deceived." "The poison of Asps is under their lips."

Moffatt New Testament

Their throat is an open grave, they are treacherous with their tongues, the venom of an asp lies under their lips.

Montgomery New Testament

Their throat is an open grave; With their tongues they have used deceit. The venom of asps is under their lips.

New Heart English Bible

"Their throat is an open tomb. With their tongues they have used deceit." "The poison of vipers is under their lips;"

Noyes New Testament

Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have practised deceit. The poison of asps is under their lips.

Sawyer New Testament

their throat is an opened tomb, with their tongues they practise deceit, the poison of asps is under their lips.

The Emphasized Bible

A sepulchre opened, is their throat, with their tongues, have they used deceit, the poison of asps, is under their lips,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have spoken craftily; the poison of asps is under their lips:

Twentieth Century New Testament

'Their throats are like opened graves; they deceive with their tongues.' 'The venom of serpents lies behind their lips,'

Webster

Their throat is an open sepulcher; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips:

Weymouth New Testament

"Their throats resemble an opened grave; with their tongues they have been talking deceitfully." "The venom of vipers lies hidden behind their lips."

Williams New Testament

Their throats are just like open graves, with their tongues they have spoken treachery; the poison of asps is under their lips.

World English Bible

"Their throat is an open tomb. With their tongues they have used deceit." "The poison of vipers is under their lips;"

Worrell New Testament

their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips;

Worsley New Testament

Their throat is an open sepulchre: with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips:

Youngs Literal Translation

A sepulchre opened is their throat; with their tongues they used deceit; poison of asps is under their lips.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

Usage: 0

λάρυγξ 
Larugx 
Usage: 1

is an open
ἀνοίγω 
Anoigo 
Usage: 62

τάφος 
Taphos 
Usage: 5

with
γλῶσσα 
Glossa 
Usage: 48




Usage: 0
Usage: 0

γλῶσσα 
Glossa 
Usage: 48

δολιόω 
Dolioo 
Usage: 1

the poison
ἰός 
Ios 
Usage: 3

of asps
ἀσπίς 
Aspis 
asp
Usage: 1

is under
ὑπό 
Hupo 
of, by, under, with, in, not tr,
Usage: 188

Context Readings

Appointing The Twelve Apostles

12 All have turned away, together they have become worthless; there is no one who shows kindness, not even one." 13 "Their throats are open graves, they deceive with their tongues, the poison of asps is under their lips." 14 "Their mouths are full of cursing and bitterness."



Cross References

Psalm 5:9

For they do not speak the truth; their stomachs are like the place of destruction, their throats like an open grave, their tongues like a steep slope leading into it.

Psalm 140:3

Their tongues wound like a serpent; a viper's venom is behind their lips. (Selah)

Deuteronomy 32:33

Their wine is snakes' poison, the deadly venom of cobras.

Psalm 12:3-4

May the Lord cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that boasts!

Psalm 36:3

The words he speaks are sinful and deceitful; he does not care about doing what is wise and right.

Psalm 52:2

Your tongue carries out your destructive plans; it is as effective as a sharp razor, O deceiver.

Psalm 57:4

I am surrounded by lions; I lie down among those who want to devour me; men whose teeth are spears and arrows, whose tongues are a sharp sword.

Isaiah 59:3

For your hands are stained with blood and your fingers with sin; your lips speak lies, your tongue utters malicious words.

Jeremiah 5:16

All of its soldiers are strong and mighty. Their arrows will send you to your grave.

Jeremiah 9:3-5

The Lord says, "These people are like soldiers who have readied their bows. Their tongues are always ready to shoot out lies. They have become powerful in the land, but they have not done so by honest means. Indeed, they do one evil thing after another and do not pay attention to me.

Ezekiel 13:7

Have you not seen a false vision and announced a lying omen when you say, "the Lord declares," although I myself never spoke?

Matthew 12:34-35

Offspring of vipers! How are you able to say anything good, since you are evil? For the mouth speaks from what fills the heart.

Matthew 23:27-28

"Woe to you, experts in the law and you Pharisees, hypocrites! You are like whitewashed tombs that look beautiful on the outside but inside are full of the bones of the dead and of everything unclean.

Romans 3:4

Absolutely not! Let God be proven true, and every human being shown up as a liar, just as it is written: "so that you will be justified in your words and will prevail when you are judged."

James 3:5-8

So too the tongue is a small part of the body, yet it has great pretensions. Think how small a flame sets a huge forest ablaze.

Job 20:14-16

his food is turned sour in his stomach; it becomes the venom of serpents within him.

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