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16 Bible Verses about Bitter Food

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Proverbs 27:7

The full soul loathes a honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.

Job 20:14

Yet his food in his body is soured, it is the gall of asps within him.

Exodus 12:8

And they shall eat the flesh in that night, roasted with fire, and unleavened bread; and with bitter herbs they shall eat it.

Numbers 9:11

The fourteenth day of the second month at evening they shall keep it, and eat it with unleavened bread and bitter herbs.

Psalm 69:21

They gave me also gall for my food; and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.

Isaiah 24:9

They shall not drink wine with a song; strong drink shall be bitter to them that drink it.

Amos 5:7

You who turn justice to wormwood, and leave off righteousness in the earth,

Amos 6:12

Shall horses run upon the rock? will one plow there with oxen? for you have turned justice into gall, and the fruit of righteousness into hemlock:

Matthew 27:34

They gave him vinegar to drink mingled with gall: and when he had tasted thereof, he would not drink.

Revelation 10:9

And I went unto the angel, and said unto him, Give me the little scroll. And he said unto me, Take it, and eat it up; and it shall make your stomach bitter, but it shall be in your mouth sweet as honey.

Revelation 10:10

And I took the little scroll out of the angel's hand, and ate it up; and it was in my mouth sweet as honey: and as soon as I had eaten it, my stomach was bitter.

Deuteronomy 29:18

Lest there should be among you a man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turns away this day from the LORD our God, to go and serve the gods of these nations; lest there should be among you a root that bears bitterness or wormwood;

Jeremiah 9:15

Therefore thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, I will feed them, even this people, with wormwood, and give them water poisonous to drink.

Jeremiah 23:15

Therefore thus says the LORD of hosts concerning the prophets; Behold, I will feed them with wormwood, and make them drink the poisonous water: for from the prophets of Jerusalem has profaneness gone forth into all the land.

Lamentations 3:15

He has filled me with bitterness, he has made me drunk with wormwood.

Lamentations 3:19

Remembering my affliction and my misery, the wormwood and the gall.

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