They make their tongues as sharp as(A) a serpent’s;
    the poison of vipers(B) is on their lips.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 140:3 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verses 5 and 8.
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13 “Their throats are open graves;
    their tongues practice deceit.”[a](A)
“The poison of vipers is on their lips.”[b](B)

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  1. Romans 3:13 Psalm 5:9
  2. Romans 3:13 Psalm 140:3
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