'Poison' in the Bible
They shall be wasted with hunger and devoured with burning heat and poisonous pestilence; and the teeth of beasts will I send against them, with the poison of crawling things of the dust.
Their wine is the [furious] venom of serpents, and the pitiless poison of vipers.
[But it is] because the arrows of the Almighty are within me, the poison which my spirit drinks up; the terrors of God set themselves in array against me.
Yet his food turns [to poison] in his stomach; it is the venom of asps within him.
He shall suck the poison of asps [which ill-gotten wealth contains]; the viper's tongue shall slay him.
Their poison is like the venom of a serpent; they are like the deaf adder or asp that stops its ear,
They sharpen their tongues like a serpent's; adders' poison is under their lips. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!
Do horses run upon rocks? Do men plow the ocean with oxen? But you have turned justice into [the poison of] gall and the fruit of righteousness into [the bitterness of] wormwood -- "