Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil-speaking, be put away from you, with all malice,
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;
A provocation to his father is a foolish son, And bitterness to her that bare him.
The heart knoweth its own bitterness, And with its joy a stranger doth not intermeddle.
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.
And this one dieth with a bitter soul, And have not eaten with gladness.
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.
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.
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.
A satiated soul treadeth down a honeycomb, And to a hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.
doth the fountain out of the same opening pour forth the sweet and the bitter?
My soul hath been weary of my life, I leave off my talking to myself, I speak in the bitterness of my soul.
Give strong drink to the perishing, And wine to the bitter in soul,
And her latter end is bitter as wormwood, Sharp as a sword with mouths.
and if bitter zeal ye have, and rivalry in your heart, glory not, nor lie against the truth;
for in the gall of bitterness, and bond of unrighteousness, I perceive thee being.'
For my heart doth show itself violent, And my reins prick themselves,
With a song they drink not wine, Bitter is strong drink to those drinking it.
And she saith unto them, 'Call me not Naomi; call me Mara, for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly to me,
1 Samuel 1:10
And she is bitter in soul, and prayeth unto Jehovah, and weepeth greatly,
the husbands! love your wives, and be not bitter with them;
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.
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.'
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.
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.
Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness.
God liveth! He turned aside my judgment, And the Mighty -- He made my soul bitter.
Ye who are turning to wormwood judgment, And righteousness to the earth have put down,
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.
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.'
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.'
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.'
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.
And the priest hath written these execrations in a book, and hath blotted them out with the bitter waters,
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.
He permitteth me not to refresh my spirit, But filleth me with bitter things.
And embitter him -- yea, they have striven, Yea, hate him do archers;
-- 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.
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.
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;'
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.
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.
And thou, son of man, sigh with breaking of loins, yea, with bitterness thou dost sigh before their eyes,
A healed heart is life to the flesh, And rottenness to the bones is envy.
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.