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6 Bible Verses about Bitter Herbs
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Though the lips of the forbidden woman drip honey
and her words are smoother than oil, in the end she’s as bitter as wormwood
and as sharp as a double-edged sword.
You know the insults I endure—
my shame and disgrace.
You are aware of all my adversaries. Insults have broken my heart,
and I am in despair.
I waited for sympathy,
but there was none;
for comforters, but found no one. Instead, they gave me gall for my food,
and for my thirst
they gave me vinegar to drink.
?HeHe pierced my kidneys
with His arrows. I am a laughingstock to all my people,
mocked by their songs all day long. He filled me with bitterness,
satiated me with wormwood.
“Then I will pour out a spirit of grace and prayer on the house of David and the residents of Jerusalem, and they will look at Me whom they pierced. They will mourn for Him as one mourns for an only child and weep bitterly for Him as one weeps for a firstborn.