And the LORD God said unto the [serpent], Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:
Get thee unto Pharaoh in the morning; lo, he goeth out unto the water; and thou shalt stand by the river's brink against he come; and the rod which was turned to a [serpent] shalt thou take in thine hand.
Therefore the people came to Moses, and said, We have sinned, for we have spoken against the LORD, and against thee; pray unto the LORD, that he take away the [serpent]s from us. And Moses prayed for the people.
He removed the high places, and brake the images, and cut down the groves, and brake in pieces the brasen [serpent] that Moses had made: for unto those days the children of Israel did burn incense to it: and he called it Nehushtan.
The burden of the beasts of the south: into the land of trouble and anguish, from whence come the young and old lion, the viper and fiery flying [serpent], they will carry their riches upon the shoulders of young asses, and their treasures upon the bunches of camels, to a people that shall not profit them.
The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the bullock: and dust shall be the [serpent]'s meat. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain, saith the LORD.
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:
And to the woman were given two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wilderness, into her place, where she is nourished for a time, and times, and half a time, from the face of the [serpent].