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Isaiah 11:8

8 The infant will play near the cobra’s den, and the young child will put its hand into the viper’s nest.

Read Isaiah 11:8 Using Other Translations

And the sucking child shall play on the hole of the asp, and the weaned child shall put his hand on the cockatrice' den.
The nursing child shall play over the hole of the cobra, and the weaned child shall put his hand on the adder's den.
The baby will play safely near the hole of a cobra. Yes, a little child will put its hand in a nest of deadly snakes without harm.

What does Isaiah 11:8 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Isaiah 11:8

And the sucking child shall play on the hole of the asp,
&c.] Without fear or danger: and the weaned child shall put his hand on the cockatrice's den;
and suffer no damage: the meaning is explained in the next words, and to be understood of regenerate persons, both of new born babes, or just born, and all such who are weaned from their own righteousness, and live by faith on Christ, who shall not be hurt by the poison of false teachers, nor by the force of violent persecutors, now no more, (See Gill on Isaiah 11:6).

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