New International Version
They make their tongues as sharp as a serpent's; the poison of vipers is on their lips.
King James Bible
They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adders' poison is under their lips. Selah.
Darby Bible Translation
They sharpen their tongues like a serpent; adders' poison is under their lips. Selah.
World English Bible
They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent. Viper's poison is under their lips. Selah.
Young's Literal Translation
They sharpened their tongue as a serpent, Poison of an adder is under their lips. Selah.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They have sharpened their tongues - They employ their time in forging lies and calumnies against me; and those of the most virulent nature.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
like a serpent
LibraryQuestion Lxxxiii of Prayer
I. Is Prayer an Act of the Appetitive Powers? Cardinal Cajetan, On Prayer based on Friendship II. Is it Fitting to Pray? Cardinal Cajetan, On Prayer as a True Cause S. Augustine, On the Sermon on the Mount, II. iii. 14 " On the Gift of Perseverance, vii. 15 III. Is Prayer an Act of the Virtue of Religion? Cardinal Cajetan, On the Humility of Prayer S. Augustine, On Psalm cii. 10 " Of the Gift of Perseverance, xvi. 39 IV. Ought We to Pray to God Alone? S. Augustine, Sermon, cxxvii. 2 V. …
St. Thomas Aquinas—On Prayer and The Contemplative Life
How the Silent and the Talkative are to be Admonished.
"Their throats are open graves; their tongues practice deceit." "The poison of vipers is on their lips."
but no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison.
His mouth is full of lies and threats; trouble and evil are under his tongue.
I am in the midst of lions; I am forced to dwell among ravenous beasts-- men whose teeth are spears and arrows, whose tongues are sharp swords.
Their venom is like the venom of a snake, like that of a cobra that has stopped its ears,
They sharpen their tongues like swords and aim cruel words like deadly arrows.
what my enemies whisper and mutter against me all day long.
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