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.
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.
Their venom is like a poisonous snake; even like a deaf serpent that shuts its ears,
They sharpen their tongues like a serpent; the venom of vipers is on their lips. Interlude
Their throats are open graves. With their tongues they deceive. The venom of poisonous snakes is under their lips.
Her cry will be like that of a fleeing serpent when they come in strength. They're coming to her with axes like woodcutters.
But when John saw many Pharisees and Sadducees coming to where he was baptizing, he told them, "You children of serpents! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?
You children of serpents! How can you say anything good when you are evil? The mouth speaks about what overflows from the heart.
You snakes, you children of serpents! How can you escape being condemned to hell?
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?
For the power of these horses is in their mouths and their tails. Their tails have heads like snakes, which they use to inflict pain.
"Pay attention, now! I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. So be as cunning as serpents and as innocent as doves.
Eventually it will bite like a snake and sting like a serpent.