Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For I perceive that thou art in the gall of bitterness, and in the bond of iniquity.
So that there may not be among you any man or woman or family or tribe whose heart is turned away from the Lord our God today, to go after other gods and give them worship; or any root among you whose fruit is poison and bitter sorrow;
For their vine is the vine of Sodom, from the fields of Gomorrah: their grapes are the grapes of evil, and the berries are bitter:
His food becomes bitter in his stomach; the poison of snakes is inside him.
Your ways and your doings have made these things come on you; this is your sin; truly it is bitter, going deep into your heart.
So the Lord of armies, the God of Israel, has said, I will give them, even this people, bitter plants for food and bitter water for drink.
He has put up a wall against me, shutting me in with bitter sorrow.
Looking with care to see that no man among you in his behaviour comes short of the grace of God; for fear that some bitter root may come up to be a trouble to you, and that some of you may be made unclean by it;
O Lord, truly I am your servant; I am your servant, the son of her who is your servant; by you have my cords been broken.
The evil-doer will be taken in the net of his crimes, and prisoned in the cords of his sin.
And now, take care that you do not make sport of him, or your bands will be made strong; for I have had word from the Lord, the Lord of armies, of an end, of a complete end, which is to come on all the land.
And this was the answer Jesus gave them: Truly I say to you, Everyone who does evil is the servant of sin.
But praise be to God that though you were the servants of sin, you have now given yourselves freely to that form of teaching under which you were placed;
For in the past we were foolish, hard in heart, turned from the true way, servants of evil desires and pleasures, living in bad feeling and envy, hated and hating one another.
2 Peter 2:4
For if God did not have pity for the angels who did evil, but sent them down into hell, to be kept in chains of eternal night till they were judged;