They shall lick the dust like a serpent; as the serpents of the earth, they shall tremble in their holes; they shall be filled with fear of the LORD our God and shall also fear thee.
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.
Their poison is like the poison of a serpent; they are like the deaf adder that stops her ear,
They have sharpened their tongue like a serpent; adders' poison is under their lips. Selah.
Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips,
Her voice shall go forth like a serpent; for they shall march with an army and come against her with axes as hewers of wood.
But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who taught you to flee from the wrath to come?
O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.
Ye serpents, ye generation of vipers, how can ye escape the judgment of hell?
Then said he to the multitude that came forth to be baptized of him, O generation of vipers, who taught you to flee from the wrath to come?
For their power is in their mouth and in their tails; for their tails were like unto serpents that have heads, and with them they do hurt.
Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves; be ye therefore prudent as serpents and innocent as doves.
At the last it bites like a serpent and stings like an adder.