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Serpents


1. Created by God. Job 26:13.

2. Characterised as subtle. Ge 3:1; Mt 10:16.

3. Called crooked. Job 26:13; Isa 27:1.

4. Unclean and unfit for food. Mt 7:10.

5. Infest

a. Hedges. Ec 10:8.

b. Holes in walls. Am 5:19.

c. Deserts. De 8:15.

6. Produced from eggs. Isa 59:5.

7. Cursed above all creatures. Ge 3:14.

8. Doomed to creep on their belly. Ge 3:14.

9. Doomed to eat their food mingled with dust. Ge 3:14; Isa 65:25; Mic 7:17.

10. Many kinds of poisonous. De 32:24; Ps 58:4.

11. All kinds of, can be tamed. Jas 3:7.

12. Were often enchanted or fascinated. Ec 10:11.

13. Dangerous to travellers. Ge 49:17.

14. Man’s aversion and hatred to. Ge 3:15.

15. Often sent as a punishment. Nu 21:6; De 32:24; 1Co 10:9.

16. Miracles connected with

a. Moses’ rod turned into. Ex 4:3; 7:9,15.

b. Israelites cured by looking at one of brass. Nu 21:8,9; Joh 3:14,15.

c. Power over, given to the disciples. Mr 16:18; Lu 10:19.

17. Illustrative

a. Of the devil. Ge 3:1; 2Co 11:3; Re 12:9; 20:2.

b. Of hypocrites. Mt 23:33.

c. Of the tribe of Dan. Ge 49:17.

d. Of enemies who harass and destroy. Isa 14:29; Jer 8:17.

e. (Sharp tongue of,) of malice of the wicked. Ps 140:3.

f. (Poisonous bite of,) of baneful effects of wine. Pr 23:21,32.