24 Bible Verses about Poison
Most Relevant Verses
Then the men of the city said to Elisha, “Even though our lord can see that the city’s location is good, the water is bad and the land unfruitful.” He replied, “Bring me a new bowl and put salt in it.”After they had brought him one, Elisha went out to the spring of water, threw salt in it, and said, “This is what the Lord says: ‘I have healed this water. No longer will death or unfruitfulness result from it.’” read more.
Therefore, the water remains healthy to this very day according to the word that Elisha spoke.
One went out to the field to gather herbs and found a wild vine from which he gathered as many wild gourds as his garment would hold. Then he came back and cut them up into the pot of stew, but they were unaware of what they were. They served some for the men to eat, but when they ate the stew they cried out, “There’s death in the pot, man of God!” And they were unable to eat it.
Why are we just sitting here?
Gather together; let us enter the fortified cities
and perish there,
for the Lord our God has destroyed us.
He has given us poisoned water to drink,
because we have sinned against the Lord.
Though evil tastes sweet in his mouth
and he conceals it under his tongue, though he cherishes it and will not let it go
but keeps it in his mouth, yet the food in his stomach turns
into cobras’ venom inside him.read more.
He swallows wealth but must vomit it up;
God will force it from his stomach. He will suck the poison of cobras;
a viper’s fangs will kill him.
Be sure there is no man, woman, clan, or tribe among you today whose heart turns away from the Lord our God to go and worship the gods of those nations. Be sure there is no root among you bearing poisonous and bitter fruit.
For their vine is from the vine of Sodom
and from the fields of Gomorrah.
Their grapes are poisonous;
their clusters are bitter. Their wine is serpents’ venom,
the deadly poison of cobras.
Their throat is an open grave;
they deceive with their tongues.
Vipers’ venom is under their lips.
For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.Rescue me, Lord, from evil men.
Keep me safe from violent men who plan evil in their hearts.
They stir up wars all day long. They make their tongues
as sharp as a snake’s bite;
viper’s venom is under their lips.Selah