Parallel Verses

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."

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.

NET Bible

"Their throats are open graves, they deceive with their tongues, the poison 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:

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 aside from the right path; they have every one of them become corrupt. There is no one who does what is right--no, not so much as one." 13 "Their throats resemble an opened grave; with their tongues they have been talking deceitfully." "The venom of vipers lies hidden behind their lips." 14 "Their mouths are full of cursing and bitterness."



Cross References

Matthew 12:34-35

O vipers' brood, how can you speak what is good when you are evil? For it is from the overflow of the heart that the mouth speaks.

Matthew 23:27-28

"Alas for you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, for you are just like whitewashed sepulchres, the outside of which pleases the eye, though inside they are full of dead men's bones and of all that is unclean.

Romans 3:4

No, indeed; let us hold God to be true, though every man should prove to be false. As it stands written, "That Thou mayest be shown to be just in the sentence Thou pronouncest, and gain Thy cause when Thou contendest."

James 3:5-8

In the same way the tongue is an insignificant part of the body, but it is immensely boastful. Remember how a mere spark may set a vast forest in flames.

James 3:5-16

In the same way the tongue is an insignificant part of the body, but it is immensely boastful. Remember how a mere spark may set a vast forest in flames.

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