Matthew 3:7

 

“But 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?”
King James Version (KJV)


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Other Translations of Matthew 3:7

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his Baptisme, he said vnto them, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
- King James Version (1611) - Compare to scan of original Matthew chapter 3

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he said to them, "You brood of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said unto them, Ye offspring of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
- American Standard Version (1901)

But when he saw a number of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, Offspring of snakes, at whose word are you going in flight from the wrath to come?
- Basic English Bible

But seeing many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, Offspring of vipers, who has forewarned you to flee from the coming wrath?
- Darby Bible

And seeing many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them: Ye brood of vipers, who hath shewed you to flee from the wrath to come?
- Douay Rheims Bible

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said to them, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
- Webster's Bible

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he exclaimed, "O vipers' brood, who has warned you to flee from the coming wrath?
- Weymouth Bible

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for his baptism, he said to them, "You offspring of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
- World English Bible

But he siy manye of the Farysees and of Saduceis comynge to his baptym, and seide to hem, Generaciouns of eddris, who shewide to you to fle fro the wraththe that is to come?
- Wycliffe Bible

And having seen many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming about his baptism, he said to them, `Brood of vipers! who did shew you to flee from the coming wrath?
- Youngs Literal Bible


 

Andrew's comment on 2015-09-08 20:01:00:

These want to belong to the group of John, just as present day thinking that belonging to a church will save them. Thus, the next verse, John asked them to bring fruits of repentance, which is the fruit of the the sanctifying work of the Spirit, an earnest for those really saved.

 

BHofmann's comment on 2013-10-17 09:15:51:

not any difference then today, we all know but do we confess Jesus rather then traditions, Paul says, let there be no divisions among us

 


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