Jeremiah 8:17 [study!]
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) 
For, behold, I will send serpents, adders, among you, which will not be charmed; and they shall bite you, saith Jehovah.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
For, behold, I will send serpents, cockatrices, among you, which [will] not [be] charmed, and they shall bite you, saith the LORD.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
“For behold, I am sending serpents against you, Adders, for which there is no charm, And they will bite you,” declares the LORD.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
For behold, I will send serpents, cockatrices, among you, which [will] not [be] charmed, and they shall bite you, saith the LORD.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
For behold, I send among you serpents, vipers against which there is no charm, and they shall bite you, saith Jehovah.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
For behold me! sending among you, serpentsvipers which there is no, charming,And they shall fatally bite you, Declareth Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
For, lo, I am sending among you serpents, Vipers that have no charmer, And they have bitten you, an affirmation of Jehovah.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
For behold I will send among you serpents, basilisks, against which there is no charm: and they shall bite you, saith the Lord.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) 
For behold, I wil send serpents, cockatrices among you, which [will] not [be] charmed, and they shall bite you; saith the LORD.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
For, behold, I send forth against you deadly serpents, which cannot be charmed, and they shall bite you
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008)  
For, behold, I will send serpents, cockatrices, among you, which [will] not [be] charmed, and they shall bite you, saith Yahweh.
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal
relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
Prolonged for H2005
I will send
A primitive root; to send
away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications).
Stem - Piel (See H8840
Mood - Participle (See H8813
Count - 685
; a snake
(from its hiss
From an unused root meaning to extrude
; a viper
out the tongue, that is, hissing
among you, which
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who
; also (as adverb and conjunction) when
, in order that
As if from a primitive root meaning to be nothing
or not exist
; a non-entity
; generally used as a negative particle.
; properly a whisper
, that is, by implication (in a good sense) a private prayer
, (in a bad one) an incantation
; concretely an amulet
and they shall bite
A primitive root; to strike
with a sting (as a serpent); figuratively, to oppress
with interest on a loan.
Stem - Piel (See H8840
Mood - Perfect (See H8816
Count - 2121
; an oracle
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Participle Passive (See H8815
Count - 1415
; (the) self Existent
or eternal; Jehovah
, Jewish national name of God.
_ _ I Jehovah.
_ _ cockatrices basilisks (Isaiah 11:8), that is, enemies whose destructive power no means, by persuasion or otherwise, can counteract. Serpent-charmers in the East entice serpents by music, and by a particular pressure on the neck render them incapable of darting (Psalms 58:4, Psalms 58:5).
Shall bite There will be no appeasing their fury by any method.
For, behold, I will (m) send serpents, cockatrices, among you, which [will] not [be] charmed, and they shall bite you, saith the LORD.
(m) God threatens to send the Babylonians among them who will utterly destroy them in such sort, as by no means they will escape.
- I will:
Deuteronomy 32:24 [They shall be] burnt with hunger, and devoured with burning heat, and with bitter destruction: I will also send the teeth of beasts upon them, with the poison of serpents of the dust.
Isaiah 14:29 Rejoice not thou, whole Palestina, because the rod of him that smote thee is broken: for out of the serpent's root shall come forth a cockatrice, and his fruit [shall be] a fiery flying serpent.
Amos 5:19 As if a man did flee from a lion, and a bear met him; or went into the house, and leaned his hand on the wall, and a serpent bit him.
Amos 9:3 And though they hide themselves in the top of Carmel, I will search and take them out thence; and though they be hid from my sight in the bottom of the sea, thence will I command the serpent, and he shall bite them:
Revelation 9:19 For their power is in their mouth, and in their tails: for their tails [were] like unto serpents, and had heads, and with them they do hurt.
Psalms 58:4-5 Their poison [is] like the poison of a serpent: [they are] like the deaf adder [that] stoppeth her ear; ... Which will not hearken to the voice of charmers, charming never so wisely.
Ecclesiastes 10:11 Surely the serpent will bite without enchantment; and a babbler is no better.
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