Psalms 58:4

Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder that stops its ear;
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Madness; or "poison "chamath. (Menochius) Deaf asp. This is the most dangerous species. The ancients attempted to charm serpents. But these courtiers were deaf to every proof of David's innocence, (Calmet, Diss.) and would receive no admonition, stopping their ears, like asps. (Worthington) The prophet speaks conformably to the received opinion, (Berthier) without determining it to be true. (Menochius)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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