Psalm 140:3
They sharpen their tongues like snakes; the venom of vipers is on their lips. Selah
Cross References
Romans 3:13
"Their throats are open graves; their tongues practice deceit." "The venom of vipers is on their lips."

James 3:8
but no man can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison.

Psalm 10:7
His mouth is full of cursing, deceit, and violence; trouble and malice are under his tongue.

Psalm 57:4
My soul is among the lions; I lie down with ravenous beasts--with men whose teeth are spears and arrows, whose tongues are sharp swords.

Psalm 58:4
Their venom is like the venom of a snake, like a cobra that shuts its ears,

Psalm 64:3
who sharpen their tongues like swords and aim their bitter words like arrows,

Lamentations 3:62
the slander and murmuring of my assailants against me all day long.

Treasury of Scripture
They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adders' poison is under their lips. Selah.


Psalm 52:2,3
Thy tongue deviseth mischiefs; like a sharp rasor, working deceitfully…

Psalm 57:4
My soul is among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

Psalm 59:7
Behold, they belch out with their mouth: swords are in their lips: for who, say they, doth hear?

like a serpent

Genesis 3:13
And the LORD God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.

Proverbs 23:32
At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.

Matthew 12:34
O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.


Psalm 58:4
Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder that stoppeth her ear;

Romans 3:13,14
Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips: …


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