Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:
Looking diligently lest any man fall short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled;
A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bore him.
The heart knows its own bitterness; and a stranger does not share its joy.
Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!
And another dies in the bitterness of his soul, and never eats with pleasure.
And the name of the star is called Wormwood: and the third part of the waters became wormwood; and many men died of the waters, because they were made bitter.
And I find more bitter than death the woman whose heart is snares and nets, and her hands are fetters: whosoever pleases God shall escape from her; but the sinner shall be taken by her.
So the spirit lifted me up, and took me away, and I went in bitterness, in the heat of my spirit; but the hand of the LORD was strong upon me.
The full soul loathes a honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.
Does a fountain send forth at the same place sweet water and bitter?
My soul is weary of my life; I will leave my complaint upon myself; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.
Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts.
But her end is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword.
But if you have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, boast not, and lie not against the truth.
For I perceive that you are in the gall of bitterness, and in the bond of iniquity.
Thus my soul was grieved, and I was pierced in my heart.
They shall not drink wine with a song; strong drink shall be bitter to them that drink it.
And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara: for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.
1 Samuel 1:10
And she was in bitterness of soul, and prayed unto the LORD, and wept bitterly.
Behold, for my peace I had great bitterness: but you have in love to my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption: for you have cast all my sins behind your back.
But Jesus answered and said, You know not what you ask. Are you able to drink of the cup that I shall drink of, and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with? They said unto him, We are able.
And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah, for they were bitter: therefore the name of it was called Marah.
You, who have showed me great and severe troubles, shall revive me again, and shall bring me up again from the depths of the earth.
Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness:
As God lives, who has taken away my right; and the Almighty, who has made bitter my soul;
You who turn justice to wormwood, and leave off righteousness in the earth,
And I will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation; and I will bring up sackcloth upon every waist, and baldness upon every head; and I will make it like the mourning of an only son, and its end as a bitter day.
For their vine is of the vine of Sodom, and of the fields of Gomorrah: their grapes are grapes of gall, their clusters are bitter:
2 Kings 2:19
And the men of the city said unto Elisha, Behold, I pray you, the situation of this city is pleasant, as my lord sees: but the water is bad, and the ground barren.
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.
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;
1 Samuel 15:32
Then said Samuel, Bring you here to me Agag the king of the Amalekites. And Agag came unto him cautiously. And Agag said, Surely the bitterness of death is past.
And he shall cause the woman to drink the bitter water that causes the curse: and the water that causes the curse shall enter into her, and become bitter.
And the priest shall write these curses in a book, and he shall blot them out with the bitter water:
For, lo, I raise up the Chaldeans, that bitter and hasty nation, which shall march through the breadth of the earth, to possess the dwelling places that are not theirs.
He will not permit me to take my breath, but fills me with bitterness.
The archers have fiercely attacked him, and shot at him, and hated him:
What shall I say? he has both spoken unto me, and he himself has done it: I shall go softly all my years in the bitterness of my soul.
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.
And when Esau heard the words of his father, he cried with a great and exceedingly bitter cry, and said unto his father, Bless me, even me also, O my father.
And they shall make themselves utterly bald for you, and gird them with sackcloth, and they shall weep for you with bitterness of heart and bitter wailing.
And when he has made her drink the water, then it shall come to pass, that, if she was defiled, and has done a trespass against her husband, that the water that causes the curse shall enter into her, and become bitter, and her belly shall swell, and her thigh shall rot: and the woman shall be a curse among her people.
Sigh therefore, you son of man, with breaking heart; and with bitterness sigh before their eyes.
A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.
And they made their lives bitter with hard bondage, in mortar, and in brick, and in all manner of service in the field: all their service, in which they made them serve, was with rigor.