Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, outcry, and slander, be put away from you, with all malice.
looking carefully lest there be any man who falls short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and many be defiled by it;
A foolish son brings grief to his father, and bitterness to her who bore him.
The heart knows its own bitterness and joy; he will not share these with a stranger.
Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; who put darkness for light, and light for darkness; who put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!
Another dies in bitterness of soul, and never tastes of good.
The name of the star is called "Wormwood." One third of the waters became wormwood. Many people died from the waters, because they were made bitter.
I find more bitter than death the woman whose heart is snares and traps, whose hands are chains. Whoever pleases God shall escape from her; but the sinner will be ensnared by her.
So the Spirit lifted me up, and took me away; and I went in bitterness, in the heat of my spirit; and the hand of Yahweh was strong on me.
A full soul loathes a honeycomb; but to a hungry soul, every bitter thing is sweet.
Does a spring send out from the same opening fresh and bitter water?
"My soul is weary of my life. I will give free course to my complaint. I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.
Give strong drink to him who is ready to perish; and wine to the bitter in soul:
But in the end she is as bitter as wormwood, and as sharp as a two-edged sword.
But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, don't boast and don't lie against the truth.
For I see that you are in the gall of bitterness and in the bondage of iniquity."
For my soul was grieved. I was embittered in my heart.
They will not drink wine with a song. Strong drink will be bitter to those who drink it.
She said to them, "Don't call me Naomi. Call me Mara; for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.
1 Samuel 1:10
She was in bitterness of soul, and prayed to Yahweh, and wept bitterly.
Husbands, love your wives, and don't be bitter against them.
Behold, for peace I had great anguish, but you have in love for my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption; for you have cast all my sins behind your back.
But Jesus answered, "You don't know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink, and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with?" They said to him, "We are able."
When they came to Marah, they couldn't drink from the waters of Marah, for they were bitter. Therefore its name was called Marah.
You, who have shown us many and bitter troubles, you will let me live. You will bring us 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, the Almighty, who has made my soul bitter.
You who turn justice to wormwood, and cast down righteousness to the earth:
I will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation; and I will make you wear sackcloth on all your bodies, and baldness on every head. I will make it like the mourning for an only son, and its end like a bitter day.
For their vine is of the vine of Sodom, of the fields of Gomorrah. Their grapes are grapes of gall, Their clusters are bitter.
2 Kings 2:19
The men of the city said to Elisha, "Behold, please, the situation of this city is pleasant, as my lord sees; but the water is bad, and the land miscarries."
I went to the angel, telling him to give me the little book. He said to me, "Take it, and eat it up. It will make your stomach bitter, but in your mouth it will be as sweet as honey."
lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turns away this day from Yahweh our God, to go to serve the gods of those nations; lest there should be among you a root that bears gall and wormwood;
1 Samuel 15:32
Then Samuel said, "Bring here to me Agag the king of the Amalekites!" Agag came to him cheerfully. Agag said, "Surely the bitterness of death is past."
He shall make the woman drink the water of bitterness that causes the curse; and the water that causes the curse shall enter into her and become bitter.
"'The priest shall write these curses in a book, and he shall blot them out into the water of bitterness.
For, behold, I raise up the Chaldeans, that bitter and hasty nation, that march through the breadth of the earth, to possess dwelling places that are not theirs.
He will not allow me to catch my breath, but fills me with bitterness.
The archers have severely grieved him, shot at him, and persecute him:
What will I say? He has both spoken to me, and himself has done it. I will walk carefully all my years because of the anguish of my soul.
Therefore thus says Yahweh of Armies concerning the prophets: Behold, I will feed them with wormwood, and make them drink the water of gall; for from the prophets of Jerusalem is ungodliness gone forth into all the land.
When Esau heard the words of his father, he cried with an exceeding great and bitter cry, and said to his father, "Bless me, even me also, my father."
and they shall make themselves bald for you, and clothe them with sackcloth, and they shall weep for you in bitterness of soul with bitter mourning.
When he has made her drink the water, then it shall happen, if she is defiled, and has committed a trespass against her husband, that the water that causes the curse will enter into her and become bitter, and her body will swell, and her thigh will fall away: and the woman will be a curse among her people.
Sigh therefore, you son of man; with the breaking of your thighs and with bitterness you will sigh before their eyes.
The life of the body is a heart at peace, but envy rots the bones.
and they made their lives bitter with hard service, in mortar and in brick, and in all kinds of service in the field, all their service, in which they ruthlessly made them serve.