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27 Bible Verses about Serpents

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Numbers 21:6

In response, the LORD sent poisonous serpents among the people to bite them. As a result, many people of Israel died.

Proverbs 30:19

The way an eagle flies in the sky, the way of a serpent on a rock, the way of a ship on the high seas, and the way of a man with a young woman.

Genesis 3:14

The LORD God told the Shining One, "Because you have done this, you are more cursed than all the livestock, and more than all the earth's animals, You'll crawl on your belly and eat dust as long as you live.

Exodus 7:9

"When Pharaoh says to you, "Perform a miraculous sign,' then you are to say to Aaron, "Take your staff and throw it in front of Pharaoh.' It will become a serpent."

Numbers 21:6-9

In response, the LORD sent poisonous serpents among the people to bite them. As a result, many people of Israel died. Then the people approached Moses and admitted, "We've sinned by speaking against the LORD and you. Pray to the LORD, that he'll remove the serpents from us." So Moses prayed in behalf of the people. Then the LORD instructed Moses, "Make a poisonous serpent out of brass and fasten it to a pole. Anyone who has been bitten and who looks at it will live." read more.
So Moses made a bronze serpent and fastened it to a pole. If a person who had been bitten by a poisonous serpent looked to the serpent, he lived.

Mark 16:18

and they'll pick up snakes with their hands.Even if they drink any deadly poison, it won't hurt them, and they'll place their hands on the sick, and they'll recover."

Acts 28:3-6

Paul gathered a bundle of sticks and put it on the fire. A poisonous snake was forced out by the heat and attached itself to Paul's hand. When the people who lived there saw the snake hanging from his hand, they told one another, "This man must be a murderer! He may have escaped from the sea, but Justice won't let him live." But he shook the snake into the fire and wasn't harmed. read more.
They were expecting him to swell up or suddenly drop dead, but after waiting a long time and seeing nothing unusual happen to him, they changed their minds and said he was a god.

Proverbs 23:31

Don't stare into red wine, when it sparkles in the cup and goes down smoothly.

Isaiah 14:29

"Don't rejoice, all of you Philistines, that the rod that struck you is broken, because from the snake's root a viper will spring up, and its offspring will be a darting, poisonous serpent.

John 3:14-16

Just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, so that everyone who believes in him would have eternal life. "For this is how God loved the world: He gave his unique Son so that everyone who believes in him would not be lost but have eternal life.

Genesis 49:17

Dan will be a snake on the path, a viper on the road that snaps at the heels of horses, causing their riders to fall off.

Proverbs 23:31-32

Don't stare into red wine, when it sparkles in the cup and goes down smoothly. Eventually it will bite like a snake and sting like a serpent.

Psalm 58:3-4

The wicked go astray from the womb; they go astray, telling lies even from birth. Their venom is like a poisonous snake; even like a deaf serpent that shuts its ears,

Numbers 21:9

So Moses made a bronze serpent and fastened it to a pole. If a person who had been bitten by a poisonous serpent looked to the serpent, he lived.

John 3:14-15

Just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, so that everyone who believes in him would have eternal life.

Deuteronomy 32:33

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

Psalm 58:4

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

From Thematic Bible


Conviction » Instances of » The israelites » Complaints » Serpents

Numbers 21:7

Then the people approached Moses and admitted, "We've sinned by speaking against the LORD and you. Pray to the LORD, that he'll remove the serpents from us." So Moses prayed in behalf of the people.

Highways » Infested with » Serpents

Genesis 49:17

Dan will be a snake on the path, a viper on the road that snaps at the heels of horses, causing their riders to fall off.

Israel » Scoured » Serpents » Poisonous

Numbers 21:4-9

After this, they traveled from Mount Hor along the caravan route by way of the Sea of Reeds and went around the land of Edom. But when the people got impatient because it was a long route, the people complained against the LORD and Moses. "Why did you bring us out of Egypt to die in the wilderness?" they asked. "There's no food and water, and we're tired of this worthless bread." In response, the LORD sent poisonous serpents among the people to bite them. As a result, many people of Israel died. read more.
Then the people approached Moses and admitted, "We've sinned by speaking against the LORD and you. Pray to the LORD, that he'll remove the serpents from us." So Moses prayed in behalf of the people. Then the LORD instructed Moses, "Make a poisonous serpent out of brass and fasten it to a pole. Anyone who has been bitten and who looks at it will live." So Moses made a bronze serpent and fastened it to a pole. If a person who had been bitten by a poisonous serpent looked to the serpent, he lived.

Reptiles » Serpents

Exodus 7:10

So Moses and Aaron went in to Pharaoh and did what the LORD had commanded them. Aaron threw his staff in front of Pharaoh and his officials, and it became a serpent.

Serpents » Illustrative » Of the devil

Serpents » Evil men compared to

Psalm 58:4

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

Matthew 12:34

You children of serpents! How can you say anything good when you are evil? The mouth speaks about what overflows from the heart.

Luke 3:7

John would say to the crowds that were coming out to be baptized by him, "You children of serpents! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?

Serpents » Often sent as a punishment

Deuteronomy 32:24

Emaciated from famine, feverish from plague, and destroyed by bitterness, I'll send fanged beasts against them, along with poisonous snakes that glide through the dust.

Numbers 21:6

In response, the LORD sent poisonous serpents among the people to bite them. As a result, many people of Israel died.

1 Corinthians 10:9

Let's stop putting the Lord to the test, as some of them were doing, and were destroyed by snakes.

Serpents » Doomed to eat their food mingled with dust

Genesis 3:14

The LORD God told the Shining One, "Because you have done this, you are more cursed than all the livestock, and more than all the earth's animals, You'll crawl on your belly and eat dust as long as you live.

Micah 7:17

They will lick the dust like a serpent; they will crawl from their strongholds like snakes. They will fear the LORD our God. They will be terrified because of you.

Isaiah 65:25

"The wolf and the lamb will feed together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox; but as for the serpent its food will be dust! They won't harm or destroy on my entire holy mountain," says the LORD.

Serpents » Miracles connected with » Moses' rod turned into

Exodus 7:9

"When Pharaoh says to you, "Perform a miraculous sign,' then you are to say to Aaron, "Take your staff and throw it in front of Pharaoh.' It will become a serpent."

Exodus 4:3

Then God said, "Throw it to the ground." He threw it to the ground and it became a snake. Moses ran away from it.

Exodus 7:15

Go to Pharaoh in the morning as he's going down to the water. Stand on the bank of the Nile River and meet him. Be sure to take with you the staff that was turned into a snake.

Serpents » Illustrative » (poisonous bite of,) of baneful effects of wine

Proverbs 23:32

Eventually it will bite like a snake and sting like a serpent.

Serpents » Many kinds of poisonous

Psalm 58:4

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

Deuteronomy 32:24

Emaciated from famine, feverish from plague, and destroyed by bitterness, I'll send fanged beasts against them, along with poisonous snakes that glide through the dust.

Serpents » Illustrative » Of enemies who harass and destroy

Jeremiah 8:17

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

Isaiah 14:29

"Don't rejoice, all of you Philistines, that the rod that struck you is broken, because from the snake's root a viper will spring up, and its offspring will be a darting, poisonous serpent.

Serpents » Characterized as subtle

Serpents » Miracles connected with » Power over, given to the disciples

Mark 16:18

and they'll pick up snakes with their hands.Even if they drink any deadly poison, it won't hurt them, and they'll place their hands on the sick, and they'll recover."

Serpents » Called crooked

Isaiah 27:1

At that time, with his fierce, mighty, and powerful sword, the LORD will punish the gliding serpent Leviathan the coiling serpent Leviathan and he will kill the dragon that's in the sea.

Serpents » Were often enchanted or fascinated

Ecclesiastes 10:11

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

Serpents » Infest » Hedges

Ecclesiastes 10:8

Whoever digs a pit may fall into it, and whoever breaks through a wall may suffer a snake bite.

Serpents » Infest » Deserts

Deuteronomy 8:15

who brought you out of the land of Egypt, from the house of slavery, and who led you through the vast and dangerous desert, that parched land without water, with its poisonous snakes and scorpions. He brought water out of solid rock for you,

Serpents » Miracles connected with » Israelites cured by looking at one of brass

Numbers 21:8-9

Then the LORD instructed Moses, "Make a poisonous serpent out of brass and fasten it to a pole. Anyone who has been bitten and who looks at it will live." So Moses made a bronze serpent and fastened it to a pole. If a person who had been bitten by a poisonous serpent looked to the serpent, he lived.

Serpents » Illustrative » Of the tribe of dan

Genesis 49:17

Dan will be a snake on the path, a viper on the road that snaps at the heels of horses, causing their riders to fall off.

Serpents » Illustrative » Of hypocrites

Serpents » Dangerous to travellers

Genesis 49:17

Dan will be a snake on the path, a viper on the road that snaps at the heels of horses, causing their riders to fall off.

Serpents » Doomed to creep on their belly

Genesis 3:14

The LORD God told the Shining One, "Because you have done this, you are more cursed than all the livestock, and more than all the earth's animals, You'll crawl on your belly and eat dust as long as you live.

Serpents » Man's aversion and hatred to

Serpents » Cursed above all creatures

Genesis 3:14

The LORD God told the Shining One, "Because you have done this, you are more cursed than all the livestock, and more than all the earth's animals, You'll crawl on your belly and eat dust as long as you live.

Serpents » Unclean and unfit for food

Matthew 7:10

Or if he asks for a fish, he wouldn't give him a snake, would he?

Serpents » Illustrative » (sharp tongue of,) of malice of the wicked

Serpents » Produced from eggs

Isaiah 59:5

They hatch adders' eggs and weave a spider's web; whoever eats their eggs dies, and any crushed egg hatches out futility.

Serpents » Infest » Holes in walls

Amos 5:19

It will be like a man who runs from a lion, only to encounter a bear; or who comes home, leans his hand against a wall, and a serpent bites him!

Serpents » All kinds of, can be tamed

Serpents » Created by God

Titles and names of the wicked » Serpents

Wicked people » Compared with » Serpents

Psalm 58:4

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

Wicked, the, are compared to » Serpents

Psalm 58:4

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

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