They shall lick the dust like a serpent, they shall move out of their holes like worms of the earth: they shall be afraid of the LORD our God, and shall fear because of you.
Dan shall be a serpent by the way, an adder in the path, that bites the horse's 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 its ear;
They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adders' poison is under their lips. Selah.
Their throat is an open sepulcher; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips:
Her sound shall go like a serpent; for they shall march with an army, and come against her with axes, like 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 has warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
O generation of vipers, how can you, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.
You serpents, you generation of vipers, how can you escape the judgment of hell?
Then said he to the multitude that came forth to be baptized of him, O generation of vipers, who has warned 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, with heads, and with them they do hurt.
Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.
At the last it bites like a serpent, and stings like an adder.