If the serpent bites without being enchanted, then the babbler is no more.
And the LORD said unto Moses, Make thee a fiery serpent and lift it up as a banner, and it shall be that anyone that is bitten and looks upon it shall live.
For, behold, I send serpents, cockatrices, among you, which will not be charmed, and they shall bite you, said the LORD.
Dan shall be a serpent by the way, an adder in the path, that bites the horse heels, so that his rider shall fall backward.
At the last it bites like a serpent and stings like an adder.
and though they hide themselves in the top of Carmel, I will search and take them out of there; and though they hide from my sight in the bottom of the sea, from there will I command the serpent, and he shall bite them:
And to them it was given that they should not kill them, but that they should torment them five months; and their torment was as the torment of a scorpion when he strikes a man.
And they had tails like unto scorpions, and there were stings in their tails; and their power was to hurt men five months.