They shall lick dust like the serpent; like crawling things of the earth, they shall come trembling forth from their close places. They shall turn with fear to Jehovah our God, and shall be afraid because of thee.
Dan will be a serpent on the way, A horned snake on the path, Which biteth the horse's heels, So that the rider falleth backwards.
Their wine is the poison of dragons, And the cruel venom of vipers.
Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder which stoppeth her ear;
They sharpen their tongues like a serpent; adders' poison is under their lips. Selah.
their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; asps' poison is under their lips:
Her voice shall go like a serpent's; for they shall march with an army, and come against her with axes, as hewers of wood.
But seeing many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, Offspring of vipers, who has forewarned you to flee from the coming wrath?
Offspring of vipers! how can ye speak good things, being wicked? For of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.
Serpents, offspring of vipers, how should ye escape the judgment of hell?
He said therefore to the crowds which went out to be baptised by him, Offspring of vipers, who has forewarned you to flee from the coming wrath?
For the power of the horses is in their mouth and in their tails: for their tails are like serpents, having heads, and with them they injure.
Behold, I send you as sheep in the midst of wolves; be therefore prudent as the serpents, and guileless as the doves.
at the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.