|New International Version (© 2011)|
"See, I will send venomous snakes among you, vipers that cannot be charmed, and they will bite you," declares the LORD.
King James Bible
For, behold, I will send serpents, cockatrices, among you, which will not be charmed, and they shall bite you, saith the LORD.
American Standard Version
For, behold, I will send serpents, adders, among you, which will not be charmed; and they shall bite you, saith Jehovah.
Young's Literal Translation
For, lo, I am sending among you serpents, Vipers that have no charmer, And they have bitten you, an affirmation of Jehovah.
Jeremiah 8:17 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I will send serpents - These were symbols of the enemies that were coming against them; a foe that would rather slay them and destroy the land than get booty and ransom.
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Deuteronomy 32:24 They shall be burnt with hunger, and devoured with burning heat, and with bitter destruction...
Isaiah 14:29 Rejoice not you, whole Palestina, because the rod of him that smote you is broken...
Amos 5:19 As if a man did flee from a lion, and a bear met him; or went into the house, and leaned his hand on the wall, and a serpent bit him.
Amos 9:3 And though they hide themselves in the top of Carmel, I will search and take them out there...
Revelation 9:19 For their power is in their mouth, and in their tails: for their tails were like to serpents, and had heads...
Psalm 58:4,5 Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder that stops her ear...
Ecclesiastes 10:11 Surely the serpent will bite without enchantment; and a babbler is no better.
Jeremiah 8:17 Parallel CommentariesAdders Affirmation Basilisks Bite Charm Charmed Charmer Declares Poison-Snakes Power Sending Serpents Snakes Venomous Vipers Wonder-Worker WoundsAdders Affirmation Basilisks Bite Charm Charmed Charmer Declares Poison-Snakes Power Sending Serpents Snakes Venomous Vipers Wonder-Worker WoundsTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Numbers 21:6 Then the LORD sent venomous snakes among them; they bit the people and many Israelites died.
Deuteronomy 32:24 I will send wasting famine against them, consuming pestilence and deadly plague; I will send against them the fangs of wild beasts, the venom of vipers that glide in the dust.
Psalm 58:4 Their venom is like the venom of a snake, like that of a cobra that has stopped its ears,
Psalm 58:5 that will not heed the tune of the charmer, however skillful the enchanter may be.
Ecclesiastes 10:11 If a snake bites before it is charmed, the charmer receives no fee.