They will lick the dust like a serpent. Like crawling things of the earth they shall come trembling out of their dens. They will come with fear to Yahweh our God, and will be afraid because of you.
Dan will be a serpent in the way, an adder in the path, That bites the horse's heels, so that his rider falls backward.
Their poison is like the poison of a snake; like a deaf cobra that stops its ear,
They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent. Viper's poison is under their lips. Selah.
"Their throat is an open tomb. With their tongues they have used deceit." "The poison of vipers is under their lips;"
The sound of it shall go like the serpent; for they shall march with an army, and come against her with axes, as wood cutters.
But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for his baptism, he said to them, "You offspring of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
You offspring of vipers, how can you, being evil, speak good things? For out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaks.
You serpents, you offspring of vipers, how will you escape the judgment of Gehenna?
He said therefore to the multitudes who went out to be baptized by him, "You offspring of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
For the power of the horses is in their mouths, and in their tails. For their tails are like serpents, and have heads, and with them they harm.
"Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves. Therefore be wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.
In the end, it bites like a snake, and poisons like a viper.