48 Bible Verses about Bitterness
Most Relevant Verses
Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.
See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God; that no root of bitterness springing up causes trouble, and by it many be defiled;
A foolish son is a grief to his father
And bitterness to her who bore him.
Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil;
Who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness;
Who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!
While another dies with a bitter soul,
Never even tasting anything good.
And I discovered more bitter than death the woman whose heart is snares and nets, whose hands are chains. One who is pleasing to God will escape from her, but the sinner will be captured by her.
Give strong drink to him who is perishing,
And wine to him whose life is bitter.
Husbands, love your wives and do not be embittered against them.
You who have shown me many troubles and distresses
Will revive me again,
And will bring me up again from the depths of the earth.
“Then I will turn your festivals into mourning
And all your songs into lamentation;
And I will bring sackcloth on everyone’s loins
And baldness on every head.
And I will make it like a time of mourning for an only son,
And the end of it will be like a bitter day.
so that there will not be among you a man or woman, or family or tribe, whose heart turns away today from the Lord our God, to go and serve the gods of those nations; that there will not be among you a root bearing poisonous fruit and wormwood.
When he has made her drink the water, then it shall come about, if she has defiled herself and has been unfaithful to her husband, that the water which brings a curse will go into her and cause bitterness, and her abdomen will swell and her thigh will waste away, and the woman will become a curse among her people.
A tranquil heart is life to the body,
But passion is rottenness to the bones.