Asp, or Adder

  • Dangerous to travellers.

    Genesis 49:17 Dan shall be a serpent by the way, an adder in the path, that biteth the horse heels, so that his rider shall fall backward.

    • Venomous.

      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.

    • See ASP in the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

    • Not to be charmed.

      Psalms 58:5 Which will not hearken to the voice of charmers, charming never so wisely.

    • Of obstinate rejecters of God's Word.

      Psalms 58:4-5 Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder that stoppeth her ear; 5 Which will not hearken to the voice of charmers, charming never so wisely.

    • Bible concordance for ASP

    • Of the enemies of God's people.

      Psalms 91:13 Thou shalt tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet.

  • (Venom of), of 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 Asp in McClintock and Strong.

  • (Venom of), of 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 its venom), of the effects of 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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