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48 Bible Verses about Bitterness

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Proverbs 14:10

The heart knows the bitterness of its soul, but in its joy, it will not share itself with a stranger.

Isaiah 5:20

Ah! Those who call evil good and good evil, those who put darkness for light and light for darkness, those who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!

Job 21:25

Yet another dies with a bitter inner self and has not tasted prosperity.

Revelation 8:11

And the name of the star was called Wormwood, and a third of the waters became wormwood, and many people died from the waters because they were made bitter.

Ecclesiastes 7:26

I myself found [that] more bitter than death [is] the woman who [is] a trap, whose heart [is] a snare, and whose hands [are] bonds. The one who pleases God escapes from her, but the sinner is caught by her.

Ezekiel 3:14

And [the] Spirit lifted me and took me, and I went [in] bitterness in the heat of my spirit, and the hand of Yahweh [was] strong on me.

Proverbs 27:7

An {appetite} that is sated spurns honey, but [to] an {appetite} that is ravenous, all bitterness [is] sweet.

James 3:11

A spring does not pour forth from the same opening fresh and bitter [water, does it]?

Job 10:1

"My inner self loathes my life; {I want to give vent to my complaint}; I want to speak out of [the] bitterness of my inner self.

Proverbs 5:4

But her end is bitter as the wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword.

James 3:14

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and tell lies against the truth.

Psalm 73:21

When my heart was embittered and I felt stabbed in my kidneys,

Isaiah 24:9

They do not drink wine with song; strong drink is bitter to those who drink it.

Ruth 1:20

And she said to them, "You should not call me Naomi; call me Mara, for Shaddai has {caused me to be very bitter}.

Isaiah 38:17

Look! Bitterness was bitter to me for peace. And you were the one who loved my life from [the] pit of destruction, for you have cast all my sins behind your back.

Matthew 20:22

But Jesus answered [and] said, "You do not know what you are asking! Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink?" They said to him, "We are able."

Exodus 15:23

And they came to Marah, and they were not able to drink water from Marah because it was bitter. Therefore {it was named} Marah.

Psalm 71:20

You who have caused me to see many troubles and evils, you will again revive me. And from the depths of the earth you will again bring me up.

Job 27:2

"{As God lives}, he has removed my justice, and Shaddai has made my inner self bitter.

Amos 5:7

[Ah,] you who turn justice into wormwood and hurl righteousness to the ground!

Amos 8:10

And I will turn your feasts into mourning and all of your songs into lament, and I will put sackcloth on all loins and baldness on every head. And I will make it like the mourning for an only child, and its end like a bitter day.

Deuteronomy 32:32

For their vine [is] from the vine of Sodom, and from the terraces of Gomorrah; their grapes [are] grapes of poison; {their clusters are bitter}.

2 Kings 2:19

The men of the city said to Elisha, "Please now, the location of the city [is] good, as my master can see, but the water [is] bad and the land unproductive."

Revelation 10:9

And I went to the angel and told him to give me the little scroll, and he said to me, "Take and eat it up, and it will make your stomach bitter, but in your mouth it will be sweet as honey."

Deuteronomy 29:18

so that {there is not} among you a man or a woman or a clan or a tribe {whose heart} turns {today} from [being] with Yahweh our God to go to serve the gods of these nations, so that there is not among you a root sprouting poison and wormwood.

1 Samuel 15:32

Then Samuel said, "Bring Agag the king of Amalek out to me!" Agag came to him confidently, for Agag thought, "Surely the bitterness of death {is over}."

Numbers 5:24

He will make the woman drink the waters of the bitterness that brings a curse, and the waters of bitterness that bring a curse will go into her.

Numbers 5:23

" 'And the priests will write these curses on the scroll, and he will wipe [them] off into the waters of the bitterness.

Habakkuk 1:6

For look! I am raising up the Chaldeans, the bitter and impetuous nation, the one who walks through the spacious places of earth to take possession of dwellings not belonging to it.

Job 9:18

He will not allow me to {catch} my breath; rather, he will fill me with bitterness.

Genesis 49:23

{The archers} fiercely attacked him. They shot arrows [at him] and were hostile to him.

Isaiah 38:15

What can I say? For he has spoken to me, and he himself has done [it]. I will walk slowly all my years because of the bitterness of my soul.

Jeremiah 23:15

{Therefore} thus says Yahweh concerning the prophets, "Look, I [am] going to let them eat wormwood and I will give them water of poison to drink, for from the prophets of Jerusalem went out ungodliness to all the land."

Genesis 27:34

When Esau heard the words of his father he cried out [with] a great and exceedingly bitter cry of distress. And he said to his father, "Bless me as well, my father!"

Ezekiel 27:31

{They will shave themselves bald for your sake}, and they will dress themselves [in] sackcloth, and they will weep over you with bitterness of soul [and] with bitter wailing.

Numbers 5:27

When he has made her drink the waters, it will come about, if she has defiled herself and acted unfaithfully to her husband and the waters of bitterness that bring a curse go into her and her stomach swells and her hip falls away, the woman will be as a curse in the midst of her people.

Ezekiel 21:6

And you, son of man, groan {with shaking hips}, and you must groan with bitterness before their eyes.

Exodus 1:14

And they made their lives bitter with hard work with mortar and with bricks and with all [sorts] of work in the field--with all their work in which they ruthlessly enslaved them.

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8;1;19-21

[So] the two of them went until they came to Bethlehem. {And when they came} to Bethlehem, all of the town was stirred because of them. And they said, "[Is] this Naomi?"