| | And the Lord said to the serpent
bnecause though has done this cursed thow art above all cattle and the beast of the field. To be above someone is to be their teacher and the people who have taken on the mark of the beast and their teachers are the cattle and beast of the field.
And to Adam he said from the sweat of thy face thou shalt eat , that means he sees the teachings of man and from the earth thou was taken and to it thow shall return means he only understands the earthly teachings again and to dust thou shall return ,Dust is the thoughts of the ungodly.
A surpent is on that has seen the truth and instead of the repent he goes back to the ungodly way. When Moses threw his staff on the ground it became a snake. That means it is a surpent in earthly understanding or a teacher of lies and deciete.