‘bitter’….. mentioned in the Holy Bible (KJV)


BitterAnd I find more bitter than death the woman,
whose heart is snares and nets,
and her hands as bands:
whoso pleaseth God shall escape from her;
but the sinner shall be taken by her.
Ecclesiastes 7:26

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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “bitter”.

Genesis 27:34 And when Esau heard the words of his father,
he cried with a great and exceeding bitter cry,
and said unto his father, Bless me, even me also, O my father.

Exodus 1:14 And they made their lives bitter with hard bondage,
in morter, and in brick,
and in all manner of service in the field:
all their service, wherein they made them serve, was with rigour.

Exodus 12:8 And they shall eat the flesh in that night, roast with fire,
and unleavened bread;
and with bitter herbs they shall eat it.

Exodus 15:23 And when they came to Marah,
they could not drink of the waters of Marah,
for they were bitter:
therefore the name of it was called Marah.

Numbers 5:18 And the priest shall set the woman before the LORD,
and uncover the woman’s head,
and put the offering of memorial in her hands,
which is the jealousy offering:
and the priest shall have in his hand
the bitter water that causeth the curse:

Numbers 5:19 And the priest shall charge her by an oath,
and say unto the woman, If no man have lain with thee,
and if thou hast not gone aside to uncleanness
with another instead of thy husband,
be thou free from this bitter water that causeth the curse:

Numbers 5:23 And the priest shall write these curses in a book,
and he shall blot them out with the bitter water:

Numbers 5:24 And he shall cause the woman to drink
the bitter water that causeth the curse:
and the water that causeth the curse shall enter into her,
and become bitter.

Numbers 5:27 And when he hath made her to drink the water,
then it shall come to pass, that,
if she be defiled,
and have done trespass against her husband,
that the water that causeth the curse shall enter into her,
and become bitter,
and her belly shall swell,
and her thigh shall rot:
and the woman shall be a curse among her people.

Numbers 9:11 The fourteenth day of the second month at even they shall keep it,
and eat it with unleavened bread and bitter herbs.

Deuteronomy 32:24 They shall be burnt with hunger,
and devoured with burning heat,
and with bitter destruction:
I will also send the teeth of beasts upon them,
with the poison of serpents of the dust.

Deuteronomy 32:32 For their vine is of the vine of Sodom,
and of the fields of Gomorrah:
their grapes are grapes of gall,
their clusters are bitter:

Judges 5:23 Curse ye Meroz, said the angel of the LORD,
curse ye bitterly the inhabitants thereof;
because they came not to the help of the LORD,
to the help of the LORD against the mighty.

Ruth 1:20 And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara:
for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me.

1 Samuel 1:10 And she was in bitterness of soul,
and prayed unto the LORD,
and wept sore.

1 Samuel 15:32 Then said Samuel, Bring ye hither to me
Agag the king of the Amalekites.
And Agag came unto him delicately.
And Agag said, Surely the bitterness of death is past.

2 Samuel 2:26 Then Abner called to Joab,
and said, Shall the sword devour for ever?
knowest thou not that it will be bitterness in the latter end?
how long shall it be then,
ere thou bid the people return from following their brethren?

2 Kings 14:26 For the LORD saw the affliction of Israel,
that it was very bitter:
for there was not any shut up,
nor any left,
nor any helper for Israel.

Esther 4:1 When Mordecai perceived all that was done,
Mordecai rent his clothes,
and put on sackcloth with ashes,
and went out into the midst of the city,
and cried with a loud and a bitter cry;

Job 3:20 Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery,
and life unto the bitter in soul;

Job 7:11 Therefore I will not refrain my mouth;
I will speak in the anguish of my spirit;
I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.

Job 9:18 He will not suffer me to take my breath,
but filleth me with bitterness.

Job 10:1 My soul is weary of my life;
I will leave my complaint upon myself;
I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.

Job 13:26 For thou writest bitter things against me,
and makest me to possess the iniquities of my youth.

Job 21:25 And another dieth in the bitterness of his soul,
and never eateth with pleasure.

Job 23:2 Even to day is my complaint bitter:
my stroke is heavier than my groaning.

Psalms 64:3 Who whet their tongue like a sword,
and bend their bows to shoot their arrows,
even bitter words:

Proverbs 5:4 But her end is bitter as wormwood,
sharp as a two-edged sword.

Proverbs 14:10 The heart knoweth his own bitterness;
and a stranger doth not intermeddle with his joy.

Proverbs 17:25 A foolish son is a grief to his father,
and bitterness to her that bare him.

Proverbs 27:7 The full soul loatheth an honeycomb;
but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.

Ecclesiastes 7:26 And I find more bitter than death the woman,
whose heart is snares and nets,
and her hands as bands:
whoso pleaseth God shall escape from her;
but the sinner shall be taken by her.

Isaiah 5:20 Woe unto them that call evil good,
and good evil; that put darkness for light,
and light for darkness;
that put bitter for sweet,
and sweet for bitter!

Isaiah 22:4 Therefore said I, Look away from me;
I will weep bitterly,
labour not to comfort me,
because of the spoiling of the daughter of my people.

Isaiah 24:9 They shall not drink wine with a song;
strong drink shall be bitter to them that drink it.

Isaiah 33:7 Behold, their valiant ones shall cry without:
the ambassadors of peace shall weep bitterly.

Isaiah 38:15 What shall I say? he hath both spoken unto me,
and himself hath done it:
I shall go softly all my years
in the bitterness of my soul.

Isaiah 38:17 Behold, for peace I had great bitterness:
but thou hast in love to my soul delivered it
from the pit of corruption:
for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.

Jeremiah 2:19 Thine own wickedness shall correct thee,
and thy backslidings shall reprove thee:
know therefore and see
that it is an evil thing and bitter,
that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God,
and that my fear is not in thee, saith the Lord GOD of hosts.

Jeremiah 4:18 Thy way and thy doings
have procured these things unto thee;
this is thy wickedness,
because it is bitter,
because it reacheth unto thine heart.

Jeremiah 6:26 O daughter of my people, gird thee with sackcloth,
and wallow thyself in ashes:
make thee mourning, as for an only son,
most bitter lamentation:
for the spoiler shall suddenly come upon us.

Jeremiah 31:15 Thus saith the LORD;
A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation,
and bitter weeping;
Rahel weeping for her children
refused to be comforted for her children,
because they were not.

Lamentations 1:4 The ways of Zion do mourn,
because none come to the solemn feasts:
all her gates are desolate:
her priests sigh, her virgins are afflicted,
and she is in bitterness.

Lamentations 3:15 He hath filled me with bitterness,
he hath made me drunken with wormwood.

Ezekiel 3:14 So the spirit lifted me up,
and took me away,
and I went in bitterness,
in the heat of my spirit;
but the hand of the LORD was strong upon me.

Ezekiel 21:6 Sigh therefore, thou son of man,
with the breaking of thy loins;
and with bitterness sigh before their eyes.

Ezekiel 27:30 And shall cause their voice to be heard against thee,
and shall cry bitterly,
and shall cast up dust upon their heads,
they shall wallow themselves in the ashes:

Ezekiel 27:31 And they shall make themselves utterly bald for thee,
and gird them with sackcloth,
and they shall weep for thee
with bitterness of heart and bitter wailing.

Hosea 12:14 Ephraim provoked him to anger most bitterly:
therefore shall he leave his blood upon him,
and his reproach shall his LORD return unto him.

Amos 8:10 And I will turn your feasts into mourning,
and all your songs into lamentation;
and I will bring up sackcloth upon all loins,
and baldness upon every head;
and I will make it as the mourning of an only son,
and the end thereof as a bitter day.

Habakkuk 1:6 For, lo, I raise up the Chaldeans,
that bitter and hasty nation,
which shall march through the breadth of the land,
to possess the dwellingplaces that are not theirs.

Zephaniah 1:14 The great day of the LORD is near,
it is near, and hasteth greatly,
even the voice of the day of the LORD:
the mighty man shall cry there bitterly.

Zechariah 12:10 And I will pour upon the house of David,
and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem,
the spirit of grace and of supplications:
and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced,
and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for his only son,
and shall be in bitterness for him,
as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn.

Matthew 26:75 And Peter remembered the word of Jesus,
which said unto him, Before the cock crow,
thou shalt deny me thrice.
And he went out, and wept bitterly.

Luke 22:62 And Peter went out,
and wept bitterly.

Acts 8:23 For I perceive that thou art in the gall of bitterness,
and in the bond of iniquity.

Romans 3:14 Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness:

Ephesians 4:31 Let all bitterness,
and wrath,
and anger,
and clamour,
and evil speaking,
be put away from you, with all malice:

Colossians 3:19 Husbands, love your wives,
and be not bitter against them.

Hebrews 12:15 Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God;
lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you,
and thereby many be defiled;

James 3:11 Doth a fountain send forth
at the same place sweet water and bitter?

James 3:14 But if ye have bitter envying and strife
in your hearts, glory not,
and lie not against the truth.

Revelation 8:11 And the name of the star is called Wormwood:
and the third part of the waters became wormwood;
and many men died of the waters,
because they were made bitter.

Revelation 10:9 And I went unto the angel,
and said unto him, Give me the little book.
And he said unto me, Take it, and eat it up;
and it shall make thy belly bitter,
but it shall be in thy mouth sweet as honey.

Revelation 10:10 And I took the little book out of the angel’s hand,
and ate it up;
and it was in my mouth sweet as honey:
and as soon as I had eaten it,
my belly was bitter.

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About David Mathi Raj
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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