Ecclesiastes 10:11

English Standard Version

11 If the serpent bites before it is charmed, there is no advantage to the charmer. (Jer8:17)

New International Version

11 If a snake bites before it is charmed, the charmer receives no fee.

New Int. Readers Version

11 Suppose a snake bites before it is charmed. Then there isn't any benefit in being a snake charmer.

King James Version

11 Surely the serpent will bite without enchantment; and a babbler is no better.