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Theasaurus: Bitterness

48 Bible Verses about Bitterness

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Hebrews 12:15

looking diligently over lest any one be failing of the grace of God, lest any root of bitterness springing up may give trouble, and through this many may be defiled;

Proverbs 14:10

The heart knoweth its own bitterness, And with its joy a stranger doth not intermeddle.

Isaiah 5:20

Woe to those saying to evil 'good,' And to good 'evil,' Putting darkness for light, and light for darkness, Putting bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter.

Job 21:25

And this one dieth with a bitter soul, And have not eaten with gladness.

Revelation 8:11

and the name of the star is called Wormwood, and the third of the waters doth become wormwood, and many of the men did die of the waters, because they were made bitter.

Ecclesiastes 7:26

And I am finding more bitter than death, the woman whose heart is nets and snares, her hands are bands; the good before God escapeth from her, but the sinner is captured by her.

Ezekiel 3:14

And a spirit hath lifted me up, and doth take me away, and I go bitterly, in the heat of my spirit, and the hand of Jehovah on me is strong.

Proverbs 27:7

A satiated soul treadeth down a honeycomb, And to a hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.

James 3:11

doth the fountain out of the same opening pour forth the sweet and the bitter?

Job 10:1

My soul hath been weary of my life, I leave off my talking to myself, I speak in the bitterness of my soul.

Proverbs 5:4

And her latter end is bitter as wormwood, Sharp as a sword with mouths.

James 3:14

and if bitter zeal ye have, and rivalry in your heart, glory not, nor lie against the truth;

Psalm 73:21

For my heart doth show itself violent, And my reins prick themselves,

Isaiah 24:9

With a song they drink not wine, Bitter is strong drink to those drinking it.

Ruth 1:20

And she saith unto them, 'Call me not Naomi; call me Mara, for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly to me,

Isaiah 38:17

Lo, to peace He changed for me bitterness, And Thou hast delighted in my soul without corruption, For Thou hast cast behind Thy back all my sins.

Matthew 20:22

And Jesus answering said, 'Ye have not known what ye ask for yourselves; are ye able to drink of the cup that I am about to drink? and with the baptism that I am baptized with, to be baptized?' They say to him, 'We are able.'

Exodus 15:23

and they come in to Marah, and have not been able to drink the waters of Marah, for they are bitter; therefore hath one called its name Marah.

Psalm 71:20

Because Thou hast showed me many and sad distresses, Thou turnest back -- Thou revivest me, And from the depths of the earth, Thou turnest back -- Thou bringest me up.

Job 27:2

God liveth! He turned aside my judgment, And the Mighty -- He made my soul bitter.

Amos 5:7

Ye who are turning to wormwood judgment, And righteousness to the earth have put down,

Amos 8:10

And have turned your festivals to mourning, And all your songs to lamentation, And caused sackcloth to come up on all loins, And on every head -- baldness, And made it as a mourning of an only one, And its latter end as a day of bitterness.

Deuteronomy 32:32

For of the vine of Sodom their vine is, And of the fields of Gomorrah; Their grapes are grapes of gall -- They have bitter clusters;

2 Kings 2:19

And the men of the city say unto Elisha, 'Lo, we pray thee, the site of the city is good, as my lord seeth, and the waters are bad, and the earth sterile.'

Revelation 10:9

and I went away unto the messenger, saying to him, 'Give me the little scroll;' and he saith to me, 'Take, and eat it up, and it shall make thy belly bitter, but in thy mouth it shall be sweet -- as honey.'

Deuteronomy 29:18

lest there be among you a man or woman, or family or tribe, whose heart is turning to-day from Jehovah our God, to go to serve the gods of those nations, lest there be in you a root fruitful of gall and wormwood:

1 Samuel 15:32

and Samuel saith, 'Bring ye nigh unto me Agag king of Amalek,' and Agag cometh unto him daintily, and Agag saith, 'Surely the bitterness of death hath turned aside.'

Numbers 5:24

and hath caused the woman to drink the bitter waters which cause the curse, and the waters which cause the curse have entered into her for bitter things.

Numbers 5:23

And the priest hath written these execrations in a book, and hath blotted them out with the bitter waters,

Habakkuk 1:6

For, lo, I am raising up the Chaldeans, The bitter and hasty nation, That is going to the broad places of earth, To occupy tabernacles not its own.

Job 9:18

He permitteth me not to refresh my spirit, But filleth me with bitter things.

Genesis 49:23

And embitter him -- yea, they have striven, Yea, hate him do archers;

Isaiah 38:15

-- What do I say? seeing He said to me, And He Himself hath wrought, I go softly all my years for the bitterness of my soul.

Jeremiah 23:15

Therefore, thus said Jehovah of Hosts, concerning the prophets: Lo, I am causing them to eat wormwood, And have caused them to drink water of gall, For, from prophets of Jerusalem Hath profanity gone forth to all the land.

Genesis 27:34

When Esau heareth the words of his father, then he crieth a very great and bitter cry, and saith to his father, 'Bless me, me also, O my father;'

Ezekiel 27:31

And they have made for thee baldness, And they have girded on sackcloth, And they have wept for thee, In bitterness of soul -- a bitter mourning.

Numbers 5:27

yea, he hath caused her to drink the water, and it hath come to pass, if she hath been defiled, and doth commit a trespass against her husband, that the waters which cause the curse have gone into her for bitter things, and her belly hath swelled, and her thigh hath fallen, and the woman hath become an execration in the midst of her people.

Ezekiel 21:6

And thou, son of man, sigh with breaking of loins, yea, with bitterness thou dost sigh before their eyes,

Exodus 1:14

and make their lives bitter in hard service, in clay, and in brick, and in every kind of service in the field; all their service in which they have served is with rigour.

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Ruth 1:19-21

and they go both of them till their coming in to Beth-Lehem; and it cometh to pass at their coming in to Beth-Lehem, that all the city is moved at them, and they say, 'Is this Naomi?'