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Theasaurus: Bitterness

48 Bible Verses about Bitterness

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Proverbs 14:10

The heart knows its own bitterness, and with its joy no one else can share.

Isaiah 5:20

Those who call evil good and good evil are as good as dead, who turn darkness into light and light into darkness, who turn bitter into sweet and sweet into bitter.

Job 21:25

And another man dies in bitterness of soul, never having tasted anything good.

Revelation 8:11

(Now the name of the star is Wormwood.) So a third of the waters became wormwood, and many people died from these waters because they were poisoned.

Ecclesiastes 7:26

I discovered this: More bitter than death is the kind of woman who is like a hunter's snare; her heart is like a hunter's net and her hands are like prison chains. The man who pleases God escapes her, but the sinner is captured by her.

Ezekiel 3:14

A wind lifted me up and carried me away. I went bitterly, my spirit full of fury, and the hand of the Lord rested powerfully on me.

Proverbs 27:7

The one whose appetite is satisfied loathes honey, but to the hungry mouth every bitter thing is sweet.

James 3:11

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

Job 10:1

"I am weary of my life; I will complain without restraint; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.

Proverbs 5:4

but in the end she is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword.

James 3:14

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

Psalm 73:21

Yes, my spirit was bitter, and my insides felt sharp pain.

Isaiah 24:9

They no longer sing and drink wine; the beer tastes bitter to those who drink it.

Ruth 1:20

But she replied to them, "Don't call me 'Naomi'! Call me 'Mara' because the Sovereign One has treated me very harshly.

1 Samuel 1:10

She was very upset as she prayed to the Lord, and she was weeping uncontrollably.

Isaiah 38:17

"Look, the grief I experienced was for my benefit. You delivered me from the pit of oblivion. For you removed all my sins from your sight.

Matthew 20:22

Jesus answered, "You don't know what you are asking! Are you able to drink the cup I am about to drink?" They said to him, "We are able."

Exodus 15:23

Then they came to Marah, but they were not able to drink the waters of Marah, because they were bitter. (That is why its name was Marah.)

Psalm 71:20

Though you have allowed me to experience much trouble and distress, revive me once again! Bring me up once again from the depths of the earth!

Romans 3:14

"Their mouths are full of cursing and bitterness."

Job 27:2

"As surely as God lives, who has denied me justice, the Almighty, who has made my life bitter --

Amos 5:7

The Israelites turn justice into bitterness; they throw what is fair and right to the ground.

Amos 8:10

I will turn your festivals into funerals, and all your songs into funeral dirges. I will make everyone wear funeral clothes and cause every head to be shaved bald. I will make you mourn as if you had lost your only son; when it ends it will indeed have been a bitter day.

Deuteronomy 32:32

For their vine is from the stock of Sodom, and from the fields of Gomorrah. Their grapes contain venom, their clusters of grapes are bitter.

2 Kings 2:19

The men of the city said to Elisha, "Look, the city has a good location, as our master can see. But the water is bad and the land doesn't produce crops."

Revelation 10:9

So I went to the angel and asked him to give me the little scroll. He said to me, "Take the scroll and eat it. It will make your stomach bitter, but it will be as sweet as honey in your mouth."

Deuteronomy 29:18

Beware that the heart of no man, woman, clan, or tribe among you turns away from the Lord our God today to pursue and serve the gods of those nations; beware that there is among you no root producing poisonous and bitter fruit.

1 Samuel 15:32

Then Samuel said, "Bring me King Agag of the Amalekites." So Agag came to him trembling, thinking to himself, "Surely death is bitter!"

Numbers 5:24

He will make the woman drink the bitter water that brings a curse, and the water that brings a curse will enter her to produce bitterness.

Numbers 5:23

"'Then the priest will write these curses on a scroll and then scrape them off into the bitter water.

Habakkuk 1:6

Look, I am about to empower the Babylonians, that ruthless and greedy nation. They sweep across the surface of the earth, seizing dwelling places that do not belong to them.

Job 9:18

He does not allow me to recover my breath, for he fills me with bitterness.

Genesis 49:23

The archers will attack him, they will shoot at him and oppose him.

Isaiah 38:15

What can I say? He has decreed and acted. I will walk slowly all my years because I am overcome with grief.

Jeremiah 23:15

So then I, the Lord who rules over all, have something to say concerning the prophets of Jerusalem: 'I will make these prophets eat the bitter food of suffering and drink the poison water of judgment. For the prophets of Jerusalem are the reason that ungodliness has spread throughout the land.'"

Genesis 27:34

When Esau heard his father's words, he wailed loudly and bitterly. He said to his father, "Bless me too, my father!"

Ezekiel 27:31

they will tear out their hair because of you and put on sackcloth, and they will weep bitterly over you with intense mourning.

Numbers 5:27

When he has made her drink the water, then, if she has defiled herself and behaved unfaithfully toward her husband, the water that brings a curse will enter her to produce bitterness -- her abdomen will swell, her thigh will fall away, and the woman will become a curse among her people.

Ezekiel 21:6

"And you, son of man, groan with an aching heart and bitterness; groan before their eyes.

Exodus 1:14

They made their lives bitter by hard service with mortar and bricks and by all kinds of service in the fields. Every kind of service the Israelites were required to give was rigorous.

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Ruth 1:19-21

So the two of themWhen they entered Bethlehem, the whole village was excited about their arrival. The women of the village said, "Can this be Naomi?"

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