Matthew 23:33

Ye serpents, ye generation of vipers, how can ye escape the damnation of hell?

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Yee serpents, yee generation of vipers, How can yee escape the damnation of hell?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"You serpents, you brood of vipers, how will you escape the sentence of hell?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Ye serpents, ye offspring of vipers, how shall ye escape the judgment of hell?
- American Standard Version (1901)

You snakes, offspring of snakes, how will you be kept from the punishment of hell?
- Basic English Bible

Serpents, offspring of vipers, how should ye escape the judgment of hell?
- Darby Bible

Ye serpents, ye generation of vipers, how can ye escape the damnation of hell?
- Webster's Bible

O serpents, O vipers' brood, how are you to escape condemnation to Gehenna?
- Weymouth Bible

You serpents, you offspring of vipers, how will you escape the judgment of Gehenna?
- World English Bible

Ye eddris, and eddris briddis, hou schulen ye fle fro the doom of helle?
- Wycliffe Bible

`Serpents! brood of vipers! how may ye escape from the judgment of the gehenna?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 23:33


23:33 Ye serpents - Our Lord having now lost all hope of reclaiming these, speaks so as to affright others from the like sins.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 23:33


Mt 23:33 [Ye] generations of vipers, how can ye escape? etc. Brood of vipers, full of venom, deadly as serpent, treacherous as the lurking serpent. So John had called them nearly four years before (Mt 3:7).

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