"O generation of vipers" (Greek γεννημα εχιδνων) is a phrase taken from various speeches by the Jesus Christ in which he excoriated the hypocrisies and lack of faith among his listeners, particularly the Jewish leadership of the time.[1]

Generation of Vipers was also the title of a 1942 book by Philip Wylie which criticized American society.[2]


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  1. Matthew 12:34
  2. 'Generation of Vipers' Loses Its Bite (Washington Post)

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