If a serpent strikes despite being charmed, there's no point in being a snake charmer.
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."
Look, I'll send snakes among you, vipers that cannot be charmed, and they'll bite you."
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.
Eventually it will bite like a snake and sting like a serpent.
Even if they hide at the top of Mount Carmel, from there I will search and seize them. Even if they hide from my sight in the depths of the sea, from there I will order the serpent to strike them.
They were not allowed to kill them, but were only allowed to torture them for five months. Their torture was like the pain of a scorpion when it stings someone.
They had tails and stingers like scorpions, and they had the power to hurt people with their tails for five months.