All bitterness, anger and wrath, insult and slander must be removed from you, along with all wickedness.
See to it that no one falls short of the grace of God and that no root of bitterness springs up, causing trouble and by it, defiling many.
A foolish son is grief to his father and bitterness to the one who bore him.
The heart knows its own bitterness, and no outsider shares in its joy.
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.
Yet another person dies with a bitter soul, having never tasted prosperity.
The name of the star is Wormwood, and a third of the waters became wormwood. So, many of the people died from the waters, because they had been made bitter.
And I find more bitter than death the woman who is a trap, her heart a net, and her hands chains. The one who pleases God will escape her, but the sinner will be captured by her.
So the Spirit lifted me up and took me away. I left in bitterness and in an angry spirit, and the Lord's hand was on me powerfully.
A person who is full tramples on a honeycomb, but to a hungry person, any bitter thing is sweet.
Does a spring pour out sweet and bitter water from the same opening?
I am disgusted with my life. I will express my complaint and speak in the bitterness of my soul.
Give beer to one who is dying, and wine to one whose life is bitter.
in the end she's as bitter as wormwood and as sharp as a double-edged sword.
But if you have bitter envy and selfish ambition in your heart, don't brag and lie in defiance of the truth.
For I see you are poisoned by bitterness and bound by iniquity."
When I became embittered and my innermost being was wounded,
They no longer sing and drink wine; beer is bitter to those who drink it.
"Don't call me Naomi. Call me Mara," she answered, "for the Almighty has made me very bitter.
1 Samuel 1:10
Deeply hurt, Hannah prayed to the Lord and wept with many tears.
Husbands, love your wives and don't become bitter against them.
Indeed, it was for [my own] welfare that I had such great bitterness; but Your love [has delivered] me from the Pit of destruction, for You have thrown all my sins behind Your back.
But Jesus answered, "You don't know what you're asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink?" "We are able," they said to Him.
They came to Marah, but they could not drink the water at Marah because it was bitter-that is why it was named Marah.
You caused me to experience many troubles and misfortunes, but You will revive me again. You will bring me up again, even from the depths of the earth.
Their mouth is full of cursing and bitterness.
As God lives, who has deprived me of justice, and the Almighty who has made me bitter,
Those who turn justice into wormwood throw righteousness to the ground.
I will turn your feasts into mourning and all your songs into lamentation; I will cause everyone to wear sackcloth and every head to be shaved. I will make that grief like mourning for an only son and its outcome like a bitter day.
For their vine is from the vine of Sodom and from the fields of Gomorrah. Their grapes are poisonous; their clusters are bitter.
2 Kings 2:19
Then the men of the city said to Elisha, "Even though our lord can see that the city's location is good, the water is bad and the land unfruitful."
So I went to the angel and asked him to give me the little scroll. He said to me, "Take and eat it; it will be bitter in your stomach, but it will be as sweet as honey in your mouth."
Be sure there is no man, woman, clan, or tribe among you today whose heart turns away from the Lord our God to go and worship the gods of those nations. Be sure there is no root among you bearing poisonous and bitter fruit.
1 Samuel 15:32
Samuel said, "Bring me Agag king of Amalek." Agag came to him trembling, for he thought, "Certainly the bitterness of death has come."
He will require the woman to drink the bitter water that brings a curse, and it will enter her and cause bitter suffering.
"Then the priest is to write these curses on a scroll and wash [them] off into the bitter water.
Look! I am raising up the Chaldeans, that bitter, impetuous nation that marches across the earth's open spaces to seize territories not its own.
He doesn't let me catch my breath but soaks me with bitter experiences.
The archers attacked him, shot at him, and were hostile toward him.
What can I say? He has spoken to me, and He Himself has done it. I walk along slowly all my years because of the bitterness of my soul,
Therefore, this is what the Lord of Hosts says concerning the prophets: I am about to feed them wormwood and give them poisoned water to drink, for from the prophets of Jerusalem ungodliness has spread throughout the land.
When Esau heard his father's words, he cried out with a loud and bitter cry and said to his father, "Bless me-me too, my father!"
They shave their heads because of you and wrap themselves in sackcloth. They weep over you with deep anguish and bitter mourning.
"When he makes her drink the water, if she has defiled herself and been unfaithful to her husband, the water that brings a curse will enter her and cause bitter suffering; her belly will swell, and her thigh will shrivel. She will become a curse among her people.
"But you, son of man, groan! Groan bitterly with a broken heart right before their eyes.
A tranquil heart is life to the body, but jealousy is rottenness to the bones.
and made their lives bitter with difficult labor in brick and mortar, and in all kinds of fieldwork. They ruthlessly imposed all this work on them.