The person who is full spurns honey, but to a hungry person even the bitter seems sweet.
his food will turn rancid in his stomach it will become a cobra's poison inside him.
That very night they're to eat the meat, roasted over the fire, with unleavened bread and bitter herbs.
On the fourteenth day of the second month at twilight, they are to eat it with unleavened bread and bitter herbs.
They put poison in my food, in my thirst they forced me to drink vinegar.
No longer do they drink wine accompanied by singing; even beer tastes bitter to those who drink it.
Those of you who are making justice taste bitter, and who have thrown righteousness to the ground:
"Horses don't run over bare rock, do they? One doesn't plow rock with oxen, does he? But you have turned justice to gall, and the fruit of righteousness into bitterness.
they offered him a drink of wine mixed with gall. But when he tasted it, he refused to drink it.
So I went to the angel and asked him to give me the small scroll. "Take it and eat it," he told me. "It will turn bitter in your stomach, but it will be as sweet as honey in your mouth."
So I took the small scroll from the angel's hand and ate it. It was as sweet as honey in my mouth, but when I had eaten it, it turned bitter in my stomach.
Be alert so there is no man, woman, family, or a tribe whose heart is turning away from the LORD your God to go and serve the gods of those nations. Be alert so there will be no root among you that produces poisonous and bitter fruit,
Therefore, this is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, the God of Israel, says: "Look, I'll make these people eat wormwood and drink poisoned water.
Therefore, this is what the LORD God of the Heavenly Armies says about the prophets, "I'm about to make them eat wormwood and drink poisoned water, because godlessness has spread from the prophets of Jerusalem throughout the land."