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Matthew 23

Matt. 23:33 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Ye serpents
ophis (Greek #3789)
a snake, figuratively, (as a type of sly cunning) an artful malicious person, especially Satan
KJV usage: serpent.
Pronounce: of'-is
Origin: probably from 3700 (through the idea of sharpness of vision)
, ye generation
gennema (Greek #1081)
offspring; by analogy, produce (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: fruit, generation.
Pronounce: ghen'-nay-mah
Origin: from 1080
g of vipers
echidna (Greek #2191)
an adder or other poisonous snake (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: viper.
Pronounce: ekh'-id-nah
Origin: of uncertain origin
, how can
pos (Greek #4459)
an interrogative particle of manner; in what way? (sometimes the question is indirect, how?); also as exclamation, how much!
KJV usage: how, after (by) what manner (means), that. (Occasionally unexpressed in English).
Pronounce: poce
Origin: adverb from the base of 4226
ye escape
pheugo (Greek #5343)
to run away (literally or figuratively); by implication, to shun; by analogy, to vanish
KJV usage: escape, flee (away).
Pronounce: fyoo'-go
Origin: apparently a primary verb
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apo (Greek #575)
"off," i.e. away (from something near), in various senses (of place, time, or relation; literal or figurative)
KJV usage: (X here-)after, ago, at, because of, before, by (the space of), for(-th), from, in, (out) of, off, (up-)on(-ce), since, with. In composition (as a prefix) it usually denotes separation, departure, cessation, completion, reversal, etc.
Pronounce: apo'
Origin: a primary particle
the damnation
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
krisis (Greek #2920)
by extension, a tribunal; by implication, justice (especially, divine law)
KJV usage: accusation, condemnation, damnation, judgment.
Pronounce: kree'-sis
Origin: decision (subjectively or objectively, for or against)
of hell
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
geena (Greek #1067)
valley of (the son of) Hinnom; ge-henna (or Ge-Hinnom), a valley of Jerusalem, used (figuratively) as a name for the place (or state) of everlasting punishment
KJV usage: hell.
Pronounce: gheh'-en-nah
Origin: of Hebrew origin (01516 and 02011)
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serpents.
Matt. 3:7• 7But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come? (Matt. 3:7)
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Matt. 12:34• 34O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh. (Matt. 12:34)
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Matt. 21:34‑35• 34And when the time of the fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the husbandmen, that they might receive the fruits of it.
35And the husbandmen took his servants, and beat one, and killed another, and stoned another.
(Matt. 21:34‑35)
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Gen. 3:15• 15And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel. (Gen. 3:15)
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Psa. 58:3‑5• 3The wicked are estranged from the womb: they go astray as soon as they be born, speaking lies.
4Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder that stoppeth her ear;
5Which will not hearken to the voice of charmers, charming never so wisely.
(Psa. 58:3‑5)
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Isa. 57:3‑4• 3But draw near hither, ye sons of the sorceress, the seed of the adulterer and the whore.
4Against whom do ye sport yourselves? against whom make ye a wide mouth, and draw out the tongue? are ye not children of transgression, a seed of falsehood,
(Isa. 57:3‑4)
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Luke 3:7• 7Then said he to the multitude that came forth to be baptized of him, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come? (Luke 3:7)
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John 8:44• 44Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it. (John 8:44)
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2 Cor. 11:3• 3But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ. (2 Cor. 11:3)
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Rev. 12:9• 9And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him. (Rev. 12:9)
how.

J. N. Darby Translation

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Serpents, offspring of vipers, how should ye escape the judgment of hellc?

JND Translation Notes

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Gehenna.

W. Kelly Translation

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

WK Verse Note

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(Note: Words in italics have been inserted from the J. N. Darby translation where the W. Kelly translation doesn’t exist.)