Hymns of the Atharva Veda, by Ralph T.H. Griffith, , at sacred-texts.com
1Let not the serpent slay us, O Gods, with our children and our
Let it not close the opened mouth nor open that which now is
2Be worship paid unto the black, worship to that with stripes
To the brown viper reverence, reverence to the demon brood!
3I close together fangs with fang, I close together jaws with jaw.
I close together tongue with tongue, I close together mouth