Asp in the Bible

A venomous serpent

  • Deuteronomy 32:33 Their wine is the poison of dragons, and the cruel venom of asps.
  • Job 20:14 Yet his meat in his bowels is turned, it is the gall of asps within him.
  • Job 20:16 He shall suck the poison of asps: the viper's tongue shall slay him.
  • Isaiah 11:8 And the sucking child shall play on the hole of the asp, and the weaned child shall put his hand on the cockatrice' den.
  • Romans 3:13 Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips:

Bible Encyclopedia for ASP.

Venom of, illustrates the speech of the wicked

  • Psalms 140:3 They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adders' poison is under their lips. Selah.
  • Romans 3:13 Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips:

See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Asp.

Injurious effects of wine

  • Deuteronomy 32:33 Their wine is the poison of dragons, and the cruel venom of asps.
  • Proverbs 23:32 At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.

Deprived of venom, illustrates conversion

  • Isaiah 11:8-9 And the sucking child shall play on the hole of the asp, and the weaned child shall put his hand on the cockatrice' den. 9 They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain: for the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea.
 
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